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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: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

Jul
20
Sat
2019
For The Love of Pets Benefit Festival
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
For The Love of Pets Benefit Festival @ American Legion Park
For the Love of Pets Benefit Festival is a fun family event that takes place in Redmond’s American Legion Park on July 20th.  “Bring the whole family (two- and four-legged) to enjoy a good time benefiting local shelters and rescues.
This FREE, dog-friendly community festival is host to an IPA tasting, music, great food and adoptable pets galore. 100% of funds raised at the event are split among the beneficiaries, which for 2019 are Brightside Animal Center, Three Rivers Humane Society, Humane Society of the Ochocos and Cascade Canine Rescue (in Tumalo).
Raffle announcements and giveaways every hour! Bring product donations (e.g. cat litter, tennis balls, bleach) in exchange for raffle tickets.
IPA tasting participation is $10-$12 and includes 10 tastes plus a take-home glass or Silipint. Visit www.FLPBenefit.com for more details!”
Jul
25
Thu
2019
‘Dancing in the Garden’ Beer & Wine Gardens
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
'Dancing in the Garden' Beer & Wine Gardens @ C.E. Lovejoy's Brookswood Market

Join C.E. Lovejoy’s for summer Dancing in the Garden Beer & Wine Gardens on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of June, July and August, 2019!!  From 5-7pm, enjoy free live music, food by Bruneau’s South Philly Cuisine, dancing, friendships, and fun!   CELovejoys.com

2019 Band Line Up:

June 13 – Off The Record
June 27th – Heller Highwater
July 11th – Five Pint Mary
July 25th – Downhill Ryder
August 8th – Victory Swig
August 22nd – The Blue Vinyls

Aug
8
Thu
2019
‘Dancing in the Garden’ Beer & Wine Gardens
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
'Dancing in the Garden' Beer & Wine Gardens @ C.E. Lovejoy's Brookswood Market

Join C.E. Lovejoy’s for summer Dancing in the Garden Beer & Wine Gardens on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of June, July and August, 2019!!  From 5-7pm, enjoy free live music, food by Bruneau’s South Philly Cuisine, dancing, friendships, and fun!   CELovejoys.com

2019 Band Line Up:

June 13 – Off The Record
June 27th – Heller Highwater
July 11th – Five Pint Mary
July 25th – Downhill Ryder
August 8th – Victory Swig
August 22nd – The Blue Vinyls

Aug
15
Thu
2019
Bend Brewfest
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 17 @ 11:00 pm
Bend Brewfest @ Les Schwab Amphitheater

Beer lovers rejoice!  The Bend Brewfest is back with over 200+ craft beers plus cider and wine.  This outdoor festival is held at The Les Schwab Amphitheater August 15-17  Admission is FREE.  For tasting, a one-time purchase of a souvenir mug is required.  Mugs are $20 and come with 5 tokens.  Mugs from previous years are not accepted.

Additional tokens are sold in packs of five for $5. Each 4 oz pour is one token, full beers are 4 tokens. X-Tap beers are 2 tokens for 4 oz.  Tokens are non-refundable.  You may not use mugs from previous years.

In addition to the best craft beer ever, fabulous food vendors will be available.  Check out the Bend Brewfest website for a Guide to all the brews that will be available for tasting.

Aug
22
Thu
2019
‘Dancing in the Garden’ Beer & Wine Gardens
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
'Dancing in the Garden' Beer & Wine Gardens @ C.E. Lovejoy's Brookswood Market

Join C.E. Lovejoy’s for summer Dancing in the Garden Beer & Wine Gardens on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of June, July and August, 2019!!  From 5-7pm, enjoy free live music, food by Bruneau’s South Philly Cuisine, dancing, friendships, and fun!   CELovejoys.com

2019 Band Line Up:

June 13 – Off The Record
June 27th – Heller Highwater
July 11th – Five Pint Mary
July 25th – Downhill Ryder
August 8th – Victory Swig
August 22nd – The Blue Vinyls

Aug
30
Fri
2019
Little Woody Bend Barrel-Aged Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day
Little Woody Bend Barrel-Aged Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival @ Deschutes Historical Museum

Calling all gnomes!!  The Little Woody is back better than ever!  What is it you say??…The Little Woody Bend Barrel-Aged Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival celebrates barrel aged libations from across the Northwest.  Come taste test choices from 24 Breweries, 3 Cideries and 12 Distillers.  This event takes place the last weekend in August at the Deschutes Historical Society.  Very fitting since oak barrels have been used for centuries to store and transport beer and whiskey.  Feel free to blend in with your favorite gnome persona.

Sep
20
Fri
2019
Bend Oktoberfest
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day
Bend Oktoberfest @ Downtown Bend

Join us on Sept 20 & 21, 2019 for Downtown Bend’s largest fundraiser, Bend Oktoberfest. The event is free to attend, but we suggest you pre-purchase your steins and tokens to skip the line (link below). Bend Oktoberfest is the most engaging festival of the year, and the ONLY festival where 100% of the funds raised go directly back into Downtown Bend!

Enjoy numerous feats of strength and silly games, live music, great food and lots of local beer! Bring the entire family to enjoy the wiener dog races, stein hold competition, tricycle races, a bratwurst toss, a yodeling contest, costume contest, and more!

For more info: https://www.bendoktoberfest.com/
To pre-purchase: https://www.bendticket.com/events/96634010/bend-oktoberfest