Annual in Bend, Oregon Events

When planning a trip to Bend, Oregon, special events are plentiful. Here's a list of activities and festivals in Bend, Oregon to make your vacation or your post-conference stay even more memorable.

Please note that the monthly calendars are typically updated 90 days in advance and should only be considered a guide. This is not a comprehensive list of all events, festivals or activities in Bend. Call ahead or email for more information.

Special lodging offers are available at all times of the year at Riverhouse on the Deschutes, visit the packages page to learn more. 

January

  • Happy New Year
  • Events at Mt. Bachelor

February

  • Oregon Winterfest
  • Vertfest at Mt. Bachelor
  • Polarbear Plunge

March

  • Muse Conference
  • Central Oregon Sportsman Show
  • St. Patrick's Day Walk/Run

April

  • NW Crossings Spring Festival
  • Earth Day Fair & Parade
  • Bend Fly flishing festival
  • Bend Paddle Fest
  • Easter Brunch at Riverhouse

May

  • Mother's Day events
  • Us Bank Pole Pedal Paddle
  • Concerts at Les Schwab Amphitheater begin
  • Central Oregon Beer Week
  • Pond Skimming at Mt. Bachelor

June

  • Heaven Can Wait 5K Run
  • Summer Sundays Concerts begin
  • Sisters Rodeo
  • Bite of Bend
  • Dirty Half Marathon 
  • Fermentation Celebration
  • Pacific Crest Sports Weekend Festival
  • Bend Farmer's Market

July

  • Old-fashioned Fourth of July Celebration & Pet Parade
  • Sisters Quilt show
  • Tour des Chutes
  • Bend Summer Festival
  • Deschutes Dash Festival
  • Munch and Music, free concert series on Thursday evenings
  • Oregon High Desert Classic
  • Cascade Cycling Classic
  • Balloons Over Bend
  • Cascades Lakes Relay

August

  • Ghost Tree Invitational
  • Bend Brewfest
  • Deschutes County Fair
  • Haulin Aspen Full & Half Marathon
  • Art in the High Desert
  • Flashback Classic Car Show

September

  • Labor Day events
  • Little Woody Barrel Aged Brew and Whiskey Festival
  • Sisters Folk Festival
  • Pacific Amateur Golf Classic
  • Oregon 24 hour Mt. Bike Race
  • Oktoberfest

October

  • Bend Fall Festival
  • Bend Film Festival
  • Bend Venture conference
  • Bend Design conference
  • Halloween Cross Crusade
  • Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz

November

  • Art Walk
  • Veteran's Day Parade
  • I Like Pie Run
  • Bend Christmas Tree lighting

December

  • Jingle Bell Run & Christmas Parade
  • Carriage Rides at Old Mill District
  • Christmas Nightglow Paddle

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