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:


Glow Ball Golf
Jul 17 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 2 @ 10:30 pm
Glow Ball Golf @ Sunriver Resort Meadows Putting Course | Sunriver | Oregon | United States

Grab a putter after dark and keep the party “glowing’ with one of Sunriver Resort’s most popular programs.  Wed. Fri. Sat. Using glowing golf balls, try your luck as you putt away on the 9-hole grass putting course.

Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday | 9:00pm – 10:30pm | $15 per person

We accept walk-up players until 10:15.  Check inside the Merchant Trader Gift Shop then head out to the putting course!

Raptors of the Desert Sky
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States

The High Desert Museum invites you to “Raptors of the Desert Sky”.  Raptors take flight overhead in this intimate demonstration.  Experience these powerful predators up close as wildlife specialists showcase the birds’ agility and grace.  This program is a highlight of the Museum’s summer experience.  Hawks, owls, falcons and turkey vultures soar from perch to perch directly over the crowd seated in a natural amphitheater nestled in the Museum’s pine forest.  A Museum expert narrates the action and shares about the hunting strategies and natural behaviors of these spectacular birds of prey.

You can register and prepay for specific dates or pay admission same day.  For more info call 541-382-4754

Bike Day
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bike Day @ Eurosports

Bike decorating, a mini parade, and raffle prizes will brighten the streets of Sisters on July 21.   Courtesy of Sisters Farmers Market and EuroSports, Bike Day celebrates healthy outdoor activity and creativity for all ages.
The fun kicks off at EuroSports in Sisters at 11:00 a.m., where all are invited to decorate their bikes. EuroSports will provide decoration supplies free of charge, in addition to raffle prizes.
At 11:30 a.m., Kaleb and Rachel Kelleher will lead a mini bike parade through town, ending at Fir Street Park for a full farmers’ market day.  A raffle follows after noon, with prizes donated by EuroSports, Sisters Saloon, Paulina Springs Books, market vendors, and others.

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!

Family Rocketry
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory

Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some assembly and decorating of their rockets before going out to launch them on site. This class is open to younger rocketeers ages 5 and up.  We also ask every group to have at least one adult present during the class.

Family Fun Float
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Fun Float @ Sunriver Resort Marina

Sunriver Resort invites you to treat the family to a Family Fun Float.   Guides will lead you two leisurely miles down the beautiful Deschutes River in a 6-person raft.  You can enjoy a stunning late afternoon sunset and Cascade Mountain views. Enjoy refreshments, games and live entertainment after you float.  This event takes place every Wednesday night during the summer season.

Battlefield Laser Tag
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Battlefield Laser Tag @ Sunriver Resort Meadows Driving Range

Test your agility and skills at the coolest laser tag setup around.  Battle other teams or play a free-for-all game-style match.  You can become the ultimate victor by deploying the best tactics!  The Battlefield is at the Meadows Golf driving range behind Sunriver Resort.  Each Wednesday during the summer from 6:30 – 9:30.

Big Daddy’s Variety Show
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Big Daddy's Variety Show @ Village Bar & Grill Stage | Sunriver | Oregon | United States

Big Daddy’s Variety Show is a MUST for family fun.  Big Daddy is considered the best interactive DJ around.   Bring the family to this FREE family night that includes family game shows, dance parties, karaoke, and prizes.  This event is brought to you by Village Bar & Grill and takes place on their stage in the courtyard every Wednesday

Here’s what people of said about Big Daddy’s shows:

“Best interactive DJ I’ve ever seen” our kids are still doing the dances he showed them!”

“Game show was a blast…and we WON! some cool stuff…we’ll be back!”

“My kids got to be the stars at his recent KARAOKE show….they loved HIM!”

“He’s truly FUN and crazy”!

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!”