Calendar of Events

What's happening in and around Central Oregon

Central Oregon Calendar of Events

Bend, Oregon Events, Festivals, Concerts and More.

Our calendar page provides visitors with a comprehensive list of the myriad events that take place all over Central Oregon. The region includes Bend, Sunriver, Sisters, Redmond, La Pine, Prineville, Madras, and Warm Springs, so no matter where you are in the high desert, there is always something for you to do. You may find yourself watching one of today's hottest bands at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in the Old Mill District one minute, and another you will be walking the streets of Downtown Bend, indulging in samples of Central Oregon's famous craft beer and contemporary brewery food, or attending the annual fair & rodeo or one of the hundreds of other events at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds & EXPO Center. If you are traveling from out of town for some of Central Oregon's yearly events, like the Sisters Quilt Show or the Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival, we encourage you to take a look at our many places to stay. Or, if your desired event brings you to town for only a day, check out all of our unique restaurants and brewpubs - there is surely something to please everyone! So whether you are looking for free live music, culinary events, family fun, comedy and theater, races, art exhibitions and workshops, lectures, or festivals, visit our calendar of events page often for the most up to date events in Central Oregon!   To submit an event, use the green Post Event button below or send to:


Jenny Don’t and The Spurs
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jenny Don't and The Spurs @ McMenamins

McMenamins invites you to enjoy some old time classic country music.  Jenny Don’t And The Spurs will evoke memories of Hank Williams, Patsy Cline and Wanda Jackson just to name a few.  This is a FREE concert in Father Luke’s Room.  All ages are welcome. Doors open at 6pm, show is at 7pm…


New Hikes in CO Cascades
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm
New Hikes in CO Cascades @ McMenamins

The History Pub at McMenamins presents “New Hikes in The Central Oregon Cascades”.  This event features author and hiking guru William L. Sullivan.  He will take you on a tour of a dozen new or dramatically changed trails in the area between Salem and Bend.  These trails are featured in the new 5th edition of his guidebook, 100 Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades.  Doors open at 5:30 in Father Luke’s Room.  Presentation starts at 7pm.  First come first served, so get there early.


Rod DeGeorge -Guitar God Review
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Rod DeGeorge -Guitar God Review @ McMenamins

McMenamins invites you to enjoy Rod DeGeorge who has been called one of the brightest stars amongst 21st Century new guitar heroes.  He will be performing A Tribute Show celebrating the music of Guitar Greats such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen, Prince and more! Promo at

Don’t miss your chance to hear this rising star on July 31st in Father Luke’s Room.  This is a free concert!

Strange Hotels
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Strange Hotels @ McMenamins

McMenamins invites you to a free concert by Strange Hotels on Aug. 1st at 7pm.  This event takes place in Father Luke’s Room.

Whiskey of the World
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Whiskey of the World @ McMenamins

McMenamins invites you to Whiskey World!  So many whiskeys, just enough time! Travel the world in a glass – sample from a huge selection at our whiskey tasting.  More than 80 whiskeys from around the world, plus Northwest distilleries will be on site: Crater Lake Spirits, McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Distillery, McMenamins Edgefield Distillery, New Basin Distilling and Oregon Spirit Distillers.

History Pub: The Beaverton Outlaws
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm
History Pub:  The Beaverton Outlaws @ McMenamins

The History Pub at McMeamins will feature a presentation on the “Beaverton Outlaws”.  These aviators literally flew in the face of the federal government in the 1930s when home built aircraft was marked illegal. This presentation will feature a video history of these men, complete with oral interviews of the outlaws themselves, highlighting what it was like to fly in the US at the dawn of aviation. Join us to discover how these men, through their passion and dedication, forever changed the face of general aviation, as we know it today.

Doors open at 5:30, presentation is at 7:00pm.  Be sure to come early… seats go fast..