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!


Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
Natural History Pub @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
McMenamins will host the ever popular Natural History Pub on October 9th.  Topic for this month is: ” Cascadia:  The Next Big Earthquake and Tsunami”.  Daniel McKay, adjunct instructor at UO will explore the geologic[...]
Cascade Crescendo @ McMenamins
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cascade Crescendo @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
If you enjoy bluegrass, don’t miss the Cascade Crescendo at McMenamins on Oct. 17.  This band pulls from their vast range of collective influences to play original, high-energy bluegrass, jamgrass and Americana music.  This concert[...]
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
High Desert Oregon Distillers Festival @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
6:00 pm
High Desert Oregon Distillers Festival is your opportunity to sample over 100 handcrafted spirits from Oregon Distillers Guild members.  Come sip and sample some of the best Oregon-made spirits.  Specialty cocktails will also quench your[...]
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Old St. Francis Pumpkin Carving @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
10:00 am
Take your pumpkin carving to the next level at McMenamins.  Carve a pumpkin alongside some fantastic professional pumpkin carvers!  Enjoy fresh apple cider, kids movies, donuts and more!  The entry fee of $15 includes a[...]
Oct 27 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
About Halloween Dance Party @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
9:00 pm
McMenamins invites you to get down with the band Object Heavy at their annual Halloween Dance.  Come in costume to celebrate the spookiest of holidays.  Some of the haunts at McMenamins are said to be[...]
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Garcia Birthday Band @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Music lovers of all genres will LOVE this band.  McMenamins is proud to host the Garcia Birthday Band.  This group of veteran musicians interpret and celebrate the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and[...]