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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!

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

Paddleboard Race Series @ Elk Lake Resort
Aug 11 – Sep 8 all-day
Paddleboard Race Series @ Elk Lake Resort | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 2018 Elk Lake Paddleboard Race Series! Race #1 takes place August 11, 2018 and the Grande Finale is on September 8, 2018. This is a fun event to be a part of or to[...]
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
Drag Boat Races at Haystack Reservoir @ Haystack Reservoir | Culver | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Columbia Drag Boat Association brings the exciting sport of drag boat racing to Haystack Reservoir the weekend of August 17-19.  Bring your beach chair and enjoy the thrill of high speed boats on a beautiful[...]
Advanced Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Advanced Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
10:30 am
Join an Observatory Astronomer for an out-of-this world exploration into rockets! This class launches larger rockets with larger motors than offered for our Family Rocketry class (on Wed)  .  This Friday Advanced Rocketry class is[...]
Starry Nights @ The Village at Sunriver
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm
Starry Nights @ The Village at Sunriver | Bend | Oregon | United States
6:00 pm
Klassixs Ayre Band returns to The Village at Sunriver this summer.  Put on your poodle skirt and grease up your hair… you’ll be dancing to your favorite rock n roll tunes from the 50’s and 60’s. [...]
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
6:30 pm
Sunriver Resort brings back their ever-popular Summer Concert Series.  Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy live music at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort! A different live band will be featured on concert[...]
Mary Poppins @ Tower Theatre
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 26 @ 9:00 pm
Mary Poppins @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Thoroughly Modern Productions presents the enchanting musical “Mary Poppins”‘ which will run for 6 nights at the Tower Theater.  Get your tickets early !! “One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is[...]
Sisters Wild West Show @ Downtown Sisters
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day
Sisters Wild West Show @ Downtown Sisters | Sisters | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
  The Sisters Wild West Show is similar to the Buffalo Bill shows of yesteryear.  This is the 5th year for this very fun and unique event. It is a tremendous success. This year’s location[...]
Culver Crawdad Festival @ Veterans Memorial Park
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am
Culver Crawdad Festival @ Veterans Memorial Park | Culver | Oregon | United States
10:00 am
The 2018 Culver Crawdad Festival is Saturday, August 18th. The Parade will start at 10:00 and the Festival will begin at 11am in Veterans Memorial Park. There will be live entertainment, vendors, and of course a[...]
Quilt Show in the Park @ Pioneer Park, Bend OR
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Quilt Show in the Park @ Pioneer Park, Bend OR | Bend | Oregon | United States
10:00 am
Over 180 quilts will be displayed at the annual Mt. Bachelor Quilters Guild show in Pioneer park, located close to downtown Bend along the Deschutes River. Kris Lang and Kim McCray are this year’s featured[...]
Music on the Water Concert
5:00 pm
Great music, phenomenal views and good beer!  Elk Lake invites you to their Music on the Water Summer Concert Series.  This fun FREE series takes place every Saturday night on the lake starting at 5pm.  Each[...]
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard
Aug 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
6:30 pm
Sunriver Resort brings back their ever-popular Summer Concert Series.  Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy live music at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort! A different live band will be featured on concert[...]
Sunriver Twilight Cinema @ Village at Sunriver
Aug 18 @ 8:15 pm
Sunriver Twilight Cinema @ Village at Sunriver | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
8:15 pm
The Sunriver Twilight Cinema is presented to you by Cascade Sotheby’s and Sunset Lodging in Sunriver. Enjoy a movie in the outdoors with your family! The Sunriver Twilight Cinema movie nights are free of charge and[...]
Family Fun Fest @ The Village at Sunriver
Aug 18 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 3:00 am
Family Fun Fest @ The Village at Sunriver
11:00 pm
Family Fun Fest takes place in the Village at Sunriver.  Kids of all ages can celebrate the final days of summer with a variety of fun games and activities. Get the family together and play[...]
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm
Brother Gabe & Friends Summer Concerts @ Broken Top Bottle Shop | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Parallel 44 Presents Brother Gabe & Friends summer concert series at Broken Top Bottle Shop!  Gabe will be assembling a different batch of players every other Tuesday night from June 12 through Aug 21st from[...]
Big Daddy’s Variety Show @ Village Bar & Grill Stage
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Big Daddy's Variety Show @ Village Bar & Grill Stage | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
6:00 pm
Big Daddy’s Variety Show is a MUST for family fun.  Big Daddy can be seen doing fun and crazy stuff in the Village at Sunriver…and you may just get caught up in the fun!  This event[...]
Glow Golf @ Sunriver Resort
Aug 22 @ 9:00 pm
Glow Golf @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
9:00 pm
Grab a putter after dark and keep the party “glowing’ with one of Sunriver Resort’s most popular programs. Using glowing golf balls, try your luck as you putt away on our 9-hole putting course. June[...]
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Aug 22 @ 10:30 pm – Aug 23 @ 8:30 am
10:30 pm
Bring the kids out to the Oregon Observatory in Sunriver for a family rocket building excursion.  Every Wed. from 10:30 to 12:30 kids with a parent can learn about rocket engines, flight and thrust by[...]
Planetary Solar Rover Class @ Oregon Observatory
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Planetary Solar Rover Class @ Oregon Observatory | Bend | Oregon | United States
10:30 am
Come learn more about the Mars rovers and build a rover of your own!  Every Thurs, the Oregon Observatory invites kids and parents to this informative fun event.  You will build your own solar rover and[...]
Music In The Pines @ Frontier Heritage Park
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music In The Pines @ Frontier Heritage Park | La Pine | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
La Pine invites you to enjoy an evening of great music, good food, and nice people.  Bring a blanket or low chairs to Frontier Heritage Park and experience “Music in the Pines”.  The Newberry Family[...]
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
6:30 pm
Sunriver Resort brings back their ever-popular Summer Concert Series.  Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy live music at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort! A different live band will be featured on concert[...]
Airshow of the Cascades @ Madras Municipal Airport
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day
Airshow of the Cascades @ Madras Municipal Airport | Madras | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Budweiser and Daimler Trucks of North America present Airshow of the Cascades! Our airshow provides the crowd with an up close and personal experience that brings out the kid in all of us. Our partnership[...]
Advanced Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Advanced Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
10:30 am
Join an Observatory Astronomer for an out-of-this world exploration into rockets! This class launches larger rockets with larger motors than offered for our Family Rocketry class (on Wed)  .  This Friday Advanced Rocketry class is[...]
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4th Friday Art Stroll in Sisters @ Downtown Sisters | Sisters | Oregon | United States
4:00 pm
Sisters Arts Association and the Galleries of Sisters know how to put on an art stroll.  This event features beautiful art, good company, refreshments, music, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, plus additional sponsoring restaurants and food venues. [...]
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
6:30 pm
Sunriver Resort brings back their ever-popular Summer Concert Series.  Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy live music at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort! A different live band will be featured on concert[...]
Aug 25 all-day
Central Oregon Saturday Market @ Downtown Bend | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Saturday Market is back!!  Starting May 26th.  The Central Oregon Saturday Market is the largest gathering of local artists East of the Cascades since 1974. Open summer Saturdays in Downtown Bend across from the Public[...]
Music on the Water Concert
5:00 pm
Great music, phenomenal views and good beer!  Elk Lake invites you to their Music on the Water Summer Concert Series.  This fun FREE series takes place every Saturday night on the lake starting at 5pm.  Each[...]
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Summer Concert Series @ Sunriver Resort - The Backyard | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
6:30 pm
Sunriver Resort brings back their ever-popular Summer Concert Series.  Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy live music at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort! A different live band will be featured on concert[...]
Glow Golf @ Sunriver Resort
Aug 29 @ 9:00 pm
Glow Golf @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
9:00 pm
Grab a putter after dark and keep the party “glowing’ with one of Sunriver Resort’s most popular programs. Using glowing golf balls, try your luck as you putt away on our 9-hole putting course. June[...]
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Aug 29 @ 10:30 pm – Aug 30 @ 8:30 am
10:30 pm
Bring the kids out to the Oregon Observatory in Sunriver for a family rocket building excursion.  Every Wed. from 10:30 to 12:30 kids with a parent can learn about rocket engines, flight and thrust by[...]