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:


Cruise To The Center of Oregon
Jul 20 all-day
Cruise To The Center of Oregon @ Crook County Fairgrounds

Crook County Rodders invite you to their annual car show at the Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville.  “Cruise To The Center of Oregon”  has a variety of antique and classic cars featuring everything from bombers, to lowrider and hot rods.  There will be great food, art, music and vendors.  Plus, Redmond’s Home Depot will host the ever popular children’s workshop again this year.

Music On The Water Begins
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm
Music On The Water Begins @ Elk Lake Resort

Head to Elk Lake Resort for their 2019 Music on the Water Summer Series sponsored by Boneyard Beer and Crater Lake Spirits.   In addition to the beautiful lake, you’ll enjoy free great music by extremely talented local and regional bands! Music starts at 5:00PM in-between the lodge and the lake every Saturday night this summer… See you at the lake!!


June 15 – Coyote Willow
June 22 – Richard Taelour and CJ Neary
June 29 – Blackstrap Bluegrass
July 6 – Blaze and Kelly
July 13 – Alovitiman
July 20 – The ABluestics
July 27 – JoAnna Lee
August 3 – Opal Agafia & The Sweet Nothings
August 10 – Derek Michael Marc and Friends
August 17 – Jay Fleming
August 24 – Sleepless Truckers
August 31 – Third Seven
September 7 – Mark Ransom

Sweet Red and The Hot Rod Billies
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm
Sweet Red and The Hot Rod Billies @ Sunriver Resort

Sweet Red and The Hot Rod Billies will be playing at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort on July 20th.  You’ll love this high-energy five-piece Rock-A-Billy band.  Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy live music at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort! A different live band will be featured each concert day. Delicious food and local brews, wine and cocktails will be offered during each concert.

Sisters Farmers Market
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sisters Farmers Market @ Fir Street Park

Sisters Farmers Market invites you to come on down for some small-town fun!  Share the bounty of our special town in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Microlocal produce, artisanal foods, handcrafted goods, & more!  Now on Sundays—featuring lunch, coffee, wellness demos, music, and a splash pad for the kids.

Jackwagon Blues Band at Turf Tunes
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jackwagon Blues Band at Turf Tunes @ SHARC

Turf Tunes means FREE Fun and great music!  Come to The SHARC’s John Gray Amphitheater, on July21st and enjoy The Jackwagon Blues Band.  Bring a blanket or low chair.  Try the great food and beverage vendors and the farmers produce market.  Feel free to dance on the grass!

Subaru Outside Games
Jul 25 – Jul 28 all-day
Subaru Outside Games @ Mt Bachelor & Elk Lake

“The Subaru of Bend Outside Games is four days of celebrating the best that Central Oregon has to offer: live music, local brews, and fun and games on the trails, around the town, at Mt Bachelor, at Elk Lake and on the beautiful Deschutes River.

We will sip, bike, splash, paddle, run, dine, laugh and play with you.  Bring the kids & the dogs. You will challenge yourselves, learn from the pros, try a new sport, head out to a concert, and just relax under the summer skies in the best of company, and for the best of causes.

The Subaru of Bend Outside Games is proud to benefit those local non-profit organizations that support our community and make this a wonderful place to live and thrive.  Come play with us in 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!

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

Music In The Pines
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music In The Pines @ Frontier Heritage Park

Mid Oregon Credit Union invites you to “Music in the Pines” summer concert series in La Pine.  This is a great opportunity to come together with the community and enjoy some fantastic music, great food & craft vendors and of course local beverages..This event is held in Frontier Heritage Park from 5-8pm.  Concerts are every other Thursday – see schedule below….Bring a blanket or low chair end ENJOY!!

2019 Summer Concert Series

We’re excited to announce our lineup for the Mid Oregon Credit Union Music in the Pines Summer Concert Series, in addition to a 7th concert in September:

06/13: Kelly Thibodeaux and Etouffee (Swamp Rock)
06/27: The Parnells (Country)
07/11: Scott Brockett (Rock)
07/25: Dodgy Mountain Men (Stompgrass)
08/08: Juju Eyeball (Beetles Cover Band)
08/22: High Street Band (Dance, R&B, Rock)
09/05: Mango Stew (Island Rock – think Jimmy Buffett)

Munch & Music Free Concert
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm
Munch & Music Free Concert @ Drake Park | Bend | Oregon | United States

Every Thursday, July 12th – August 16th in Drake Park. The evening kicks off at 5:30pm with live music. Don’t worry you’ll have time in between the opening and headliner acts to grab some delicious grub from one of the many food trucks and vendors or sip on a Deschutes Brew to quench your summer time thirst while you browse local artisans and craftspeople’s booths. Kids will love the family fun area complete with bouncy houses to wear off a bit of Thursday night energy!  Check out the band schedule at:  Munch & Music


The Munch & Music food court is sure to have something for everyone! As one of the largest gatherings of all you favorite local food trucks and vendors; make sure you arrive hungry!

The Deschutes Brewery Libation Stations will be available with beer, wine and a specialty cocktail weekly. With our walk-around policy, you can roam the area freely with your beverage! No outside alcohol is allowed on the event premise.


We love your dogs, but please leave them at home. Our event attracts large crowds of people and many small children. Thank you for sparing your pup the overwhelming atmosphere by leaving them at home.


Located in the iconic Drake Park of downtown Bend, head downtown and you can’t miss us! With an outdoor amphitheater nestled just along the Deschutes River, this is an ideal spot for a weekly picnic with live music and lots of grassy knolls to share. Lawn seating only. Only low back chairs are permitted. And, please be courteous of those willing to sit on the ground and place your chairs towards the back of the concert seating area. We thank you in advance!

July 18th –  Brett Dennen. (folk-pop)

July 25th –  Ozomatli (Latin/funk/soul/hip/hop

Aug. 1st.  –   The Original Wailers (reggae)

Aug 8th   –    Supersuckers (rock n roll)

Aug 15th. –   Cash’d Out  (Johnny Cash tribute)

KC Flynn
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm
KC Flynn @ Sunriver Resort

Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy live music at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort!  A different live band will be featured each concert day. Delicious food and local brews, wine and cocktails will be offered during each concert.          KC Flynn will be performing on July 25th and Aug 22nd.  This is a FREE event.