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:


Newberry Event Music Festival to Defeat Multiple Sclerosis
Jul 26 – Jul 28 all-day
Newberry Event Music Festival to Defeat Multiple Sclerosis @ DiamondStone Guest Lodges | La Pine | Oregon | United States

Come dance and enjoy many genres of music – rock, blues, jazz, reggae, folk, bluegrass and more!  Located at DiamondStone between Sunriver and La Pine, adjacent to Quail Run Golf Course, the 2018 line-up included artists Lettuce, Pimps of Joytime, Shook Twins, Con Brio, Five Alarm Funk, The Stone Foxes, HoneyHoney, Normal Bean Band and Merry Pranksters, John Craigie, Pat Simmons, Jr., Deja Neaux, Jeff Pevar and more. Get your tickets here

Camping all three days is highly recommended as you won’t want to leave, with the myriad of vendors, food, fine wine and local brews on site. More than just music, local artisans offer all-natural handcrafted goods.

Newberry Country comes together for fun and a heart to raise non-profit funds to benefit the Oregon Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  The last weekend of July, the annual  Newberry Event Music Festival features multi-genre live performances, a charity to defeat multiple sclerosis. 20+ bands, 2 stages, 5 acres. Free camping. Great food, brews, ciders, spirits, art vendors. This limited ticket fundraising festival feels like a private party good time for a good cause. Don’t miss it!

Hosting everything from rock, blues, jazz, reggae, folk, bluegrass and more, the 7th Annual Newberry Event offers up great live music to go along craft beers and wine, great food and artist vendors. You’ll find everything you need for the day or the weekend.
Lettuce, the legendary East Coast Indie funk jam band, headlines Saturday night. For more than two decades, Lettuce has brought new vitality to classic funk. This is an exclusive Oregon performance on their west coast tour. Brooklyn based Pimps of Joytime headlines Friday night, an American soul funk outfit delivering high-energy shows. The festival lineup explodes with socially conscious, positive-messaged bands.
July 26, 27 & 28, the Annual Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival / Charity Fundraiser to Defeat Multiple Sclerosis is an OUTDOOR festival held at DiamondStone Guest Lodge. With over 20 bands on two rotating stages, the lawns, shady aspens & pines create a beautiful venue. With limited tickets, it’s a private party for a good cause. Dance in the grass just feet from the stage. A memorable summer getaway, tent camping and admission for kids under age 13 are FREE; with discounted teen tickets and RV sites for sale.
With a myriad of vendors – great food (breakfast too), local brewery beers, Kombucha, & distillery vendors, you’ll find everything you need for the day or weekend. You’ll also enjoy aerial artists, homemade arts & crafts, a silent auction plus raffles of incredible fine art and merchandise. Tickets on sale now at Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological and autoimmune disease that can keep people from moving. Come rock out and dance for those who can’t. Raise awareness and research funds to find the cause and develop a cure. The 501c3 charity benefits the Oregon National Multiple Sclerosis Society..Don’t miss it!
Reviews: “We come from Boise each year. Front row center to some of the best musicians I’ve ever seen and heard. You don’t want to miss this one. Great people and vendors all around. Come as a stranger, leave as a friend.”
“One of the best family gatherings on the west coast! Great music, great fun, and great people. The Newberry Event set a new standard with high fidelity sound by Sonic Solutions.”
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Collective Soul Concert
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm
Collective Soul Concert @ Deschutes County Fair

The Deschutes County Fair brings you the American Rock Band – Collective Soul on Wednesday, July 31st.  This concert is FREE with a concert pass and paid Fair admission.  Doors open at 5:30 – show starts at 7:00pm.  You can pick up your free pass at all Central Oregon McDonald’s and Point S Tire & Auto stores, each Wednesday from 2-7pm starting July 3rd.

Americana Song Academy
Sep 3 – Sep 6 all-day
Americana Song Academy @ Caldera

Sisters Folk Festival once again offers the ever popular Americana Song Academy at beautiful Caldera.  This exceptional “Song Camp” inspires people to believe in their creativity and helps develop a community that supports that pursuit”.  Artists who will be performing at the Sisters Folk Festival arrive 4 days early to teach and share all aspects of music, songwriting performance and singing.  “Campers” deeply engage and nurture their music through participation in workshops, communal meals and activities at the performing arts camp.  This event sells out quickly so get your tickets now….

Sisters Folk Festival
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
Sisters Folk Festival @ Downtown Sisters

The Sisters Folk Festival is a three-day music festival in beautiful Sisters, OR.  The Festival hosts eleven stages, including a 900 -seat venue at Village Green Park in downtown Sisters and 1,100 seats at Sisters Art Works.  Many greats have shared their talents since 1995 and this year hosts almost 50 acts.  “All the Town’s a Stage”.  This annual event sells out early so get your tickets now!

The Festival happens the weekend after Labor Day every year (2019’s dates are September 6-8). For important ticketing information, please visit this website.