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…


Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band @ Deschutes County Fair

Deschutes County Fair brings you the iconic and legendary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on Friday, Aug. 2nd.  This is a FREE concert with Fair admission!  Doors open at 5:30 – Show starts at 7:00pm.  With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of top ten hits such as “Fishin’ In The Dark” and “Mr. Bojangles”, multiple Grammy, IBMA, CMA Awards and nominations, the band’s  accolades continue to accumulate. Their 1972 groundbreaking “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” album
has been inducted into the U.S. Library of Congress as well as the Grammy Hall of Fame. NGDB’s recording of “Mr. Bojangles” was also inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2010.

Chris Janson
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
Chris Janson @ Oregon Spirit Distillers

Oregon Spirit Distillers invites you to meet hit country singer/songwriter Chris Janson!  Your purchase of a VIP Meet & Greet with the artist behind smash hits “Buy Me a Boat”, “Holdin Her”, and #1 hit single “Fix a Drink” includes the opportunity to meet Chris and get your photos taken with him.