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Events in Bend, Oregon

Rumor has it, there’s always something happening in Bend. And you know what? The rumors are true. It’s safe to say there’s always an event going on in our bustling little mountain oasis.

Events in Bend are chock full of fun, culture, action, and even delicious food and beverages. From family-friendly festivals to art walks, beer-fests, outdoor concerts, marathons, or a bike race, there’s probably an event happening that you won’t want to miss.

Family-friendly events like Oregon WinterFest, Bend Summer Festival, and Balloons Over Bend will keep the youngins entertained with kid-friendly activities and plenty of welcoming entertainment for the whole family.

For the grownups, how about sampling some of the area’s best-tasting hoppy, hazy, dark, balanced, and all-out delicious locally crafted brews. Sample your favorite beers and ciders or discover a new favorite at The Bend Brewfest or the Central Oregon Winter Beer Festival.

Got a foodie or two in the group? Be sure to check out the Bite of Bend, a three-day food party where you can taste local flavors from chefs, bartenders, brewers, and food enthusiasts from the area. Or head over to Munch and Music for a perfect blend of live music in the park paired with a few treats from some of Bend’s best food trucks.

If you’ve got a hankering for art and live music, then be sure to add Art in the High Desert, First Friday Art Walk, and a live outdoor concert at the Hayden Homes Amphitheater, where you’ll hear big names and get spectacular views of the Deschutes River and the Cascade Mountains.

Or, if you’re looking to hit the ground riding or running, there are plenty of local bike and running events. For bikers, gear up with Mudslinger events like the High Cascades 100, the Best of Both, or Ring of Fire. Runners will have fun and make miles at the Bend Marathon, Bend Beer Run, or The Dirty Half.

If you’re planning a Bend vacation, use the search function to figure out what’s shakin’ when you’ll be here. We promise we’re planning something extraordinary.


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Central Oregon Battle of the Badges

K1 Speed Bend 20795 NE High Desert Ln, Bend

The Bend Police Department will face off against the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office in a go-kart race at K1 Speed Bend. All proceeds benefit NeighborImpact. Come enjoy the food trucks, police cars, Big Play Thing, and of course, the races.


inte-GRIT-y Conversations for the Greater Good

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend

This inaugural Bend conference is an open-to-all event (with limited seating) that was born as an experiment, setting the stage for future conferences; an opportunity for local communities to get together, to engage in meaningful dialogue learning about the things that help us grow as individuals, to make new connections, hear about activities and actions […]


Bend Health Fair

Riverhouse Convention Center 100, 2955, US-97 BUS, Bend, OR

Bend's Largest and Most Comprehensive Health Event! Bringing local practitioners and health related services together with our ever-growing community. Build your healthcare team by meeting health experts and healers in person. Take advantage of complimentary consultations and health care screenings. Discover what Bend has to offer with free demonstrations, classes and good food. Shop local […]


Heroes on the Run 5K

Athletic Club of Bend 61615 Athletic Club Drive, Bend, OR

Street Dog Hero saves lives around the world. Our mission is to help street dogs globally by providing transportation, medical treatment, adoption placement, awareness, and education. Our 3rd Annual Heroes On The Run 5k & Kids Mini-Run event raises money to help us meet & exceed this important mission. Why race Heroes on the Run? […]

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Central Oregon

Riverbend Park 799 SW Columbia At, Bend

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. While there is no fee to register for Walk, all participants […]