BEND & Central Oregon Calendar of Events
There is always something fun happening in Bend, Oregon! In the heart of Central Oregon there are endless opportunities to enjoy festivals, live music, and adventures to sample the "Mountain Town that has it all - Bend, Oregon."
Beyond the plethora of incredible events there are plenty of daily activities & tours to immerse yourself in all that makes Central Oregon so unique. Check out our Summer Fun, Winter Fun & Family Fun pages for a complete list of opportunities. Once you've decided on what to do in Bend, be sure to check out our where to stay page for all of your lodging needs. From hotels and motels to vacation rentals and B&Bs, we've got you covered.
John Mellencamp in Concert
John Mellencamp is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter, and actor. He is known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock, which emphasizes traditional instrumentation. Mellencamp rose to superstardom in the 1980s while honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style that, starting in 1982, yielded a string of Top 10 singles, including "Hurts So Good," "Jack & Diane," "Crumblin' Down," "Pink Houses," "Lonely Ol' Night," "Small Town," "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.," "Paper in Fire," and "Cherry Bomb."
Jewel Kilcher is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress, author, and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2008, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
Carlene Carter, daughter of June Carter, began her career as a rock singer in the mid-'70s, she became immersed in the new wave in the late '70s before emerging as a new country singer in the late '80s.