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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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The Sun Threaders at Crosscut

Crosscut - Warming Hut No.5 566 SW Mill View Way, Bend

Relax with a pint and enjoy great local music every Wednesday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Free

BC⚡DC: Bend Central District Celebration

Open Space Event Studios 220 Northeast Lafayette Avenue, Bend

Join us for the BC⚡DC - that's the Bend Central District Celebration! Learn about what’s up and coming for the vibrant heart of the city - from safer bike paths to bustling new businesses and more housing options - and how you can be a part of it. Get to know more about LandWatch’s Cities […]

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Haley Reinhart at Jazz at the Oxford

Oxford Hotel Bend 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR

A timeless voice outlasts eras. It feels just as at home in the sixties as it does in the TikTok age. It also resounds louder as time goes on. Haley Reinhart brandishes such a voice. The expansive scope of her range comes into full focus on her 4th album, Lo-Fi Soul. In many ways, Haley […]

FREE Music Education Workshop with featured Artist Haley Reinhart

Oxford Hotel Bend 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR

Your opportunity to meet, listen, and ask questions, learn from and maybe even "jam" with the Pro's: Georges Bouhey and Studio20 are hosting FREE Music Education Workshop with featured Artist Haley Reinhart on Saturday February 11th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Doors open at 10:00 am. Whether you play or not - ALL ages […]

Free

Piano Album Release Concert – Everyday Miracles by Julie Hanney

Wille Hall, Coats Campus Center, COCC Bend 2600 NW College Way, Bend, OR

Pianist and composer Julie Hanney celebrates the release of her fourth solo piano album titled Everyday Miracles. Come hear songs from this album as well as some iconic songs from other genres. Local musicians will join in for part of the concert. Genre: Think George Winston meets romantic music with a hint of jazz thrown […]

Free
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Haley Reinhart at Jazz at the Oxford

Oxford Hotel Bend 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR

A timeless voice outlasts eras. It feels just as at home in the sixties as it does in the TikTok age. It also resounds louder as time goes on. Haley Reinhart brandishes such a voice. The expansive scope of her range comes into full focus on her 4th album, Lo-Fi Soul. In many ways, Haley […]

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Haley Reinhart at Jazz at the Oxford

Oxford Hotel Bend 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR

A timeless voice outlasts eras. It feels just as at home in the sixties as it does in the TikTok age. It also resounds louder as time goes on. Haley Reinhart brandishes such a voice. The expansive scope of her range comes into full focus on her 4th album, Lo-Fi Soul. In many ways, Haley […]

Sunriver Music Festival Valentine’s Dinner & Dance Concert featuring Blue Skies Big Band

Great Hall at Sunriver Resort 17600 Center Drive, Sunriver

One of the premier dance bands in the Pacific Northwest, the 17 members of the Blue Skies Big Band bring the smooth big band sound along with the tight vocal harmonies of the Jewel Tones. All seats are reserved and your ticket includes hosted happy hour, multi-course dinner, and a full concert with the 17-piece […]

$125

HDCM Concert Series: ROBERT THIES

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

High Desert Chamber Music’s 15th season, presented by Mission Building, continues with our annual Valentine’s Day concert at the Tower Theatre. Enjoy a special evening featuring Steinway Artist Robert Thies. He has been a frequent guest in the HDCM Concert Series, and you won’t want to miss his love and romance-themed program. This best-selling event […]

$15 – $55

Bend A Capella Festival 2023

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Bend A Cappella Festival is back! The Tower resumes the Northwest's only festival focusing on masterclasses, performance, and raising voices in camaraderie with fellow vocalists. Deke Sharon ("Pitch Perfect," "The Sing-Off") repeats as coach and host, while Naturally 7 -- recently proclaimed by CBS "World's best Group" -- returns to headline, wondrously transforming their voices into […]

$3 – $89

Naturally 7

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Certain experiences burn themselves in your memory from the very first encounter. The jaw-dropping audio pyrotechnics that Naturally 7 put on display every night absolutely belong in that category. “A cappella group” so vastly underplays what they create onstage that they had to coin a phrase – “Vocal Play” – to depict more accurately what […]

$3 – $52

Diane Schurr

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Long regarded as one of Contemporary Jazz's leading vocalists, Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant. Born in Tacoma, Washington, Schuur was blind from birth; but she was gifted with perfect pitch and three-and-a-half-octave vocal range. She initially taught herself piano by ear and later received formal piano training at The Washington State […]

$3 – $67

Memphis Jookin’ Lil Buck

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

An energetic ode to the Tennessee streets and clubs where expressive glides and intricate footwork known as Jookin' was born. Lil Buck - featured performer in Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson" and ads for Gap, Lexus, and Apple AirPods - stars alongside ten dancers and an onstage DJ.

$3 – $47

Live in the Cozy Tasting Room – Mango Stu Trio

Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr, Terrebonne, OR

Mango Stu is back at the Vineyard with a fun night of Palm Tree Rock N Roll with great tunes by Kenny Chesney, Jimmy Buffett, Zac Brown and the Eagles. Come hear the trio in our warm tasting room and we will pretend we have our toes in the sand and share some sun screen:) […]

$12 – $15

Live at Faith Hope & Charity Vineyards -Bobby Lindstrom …Our Central Oregon Treasure

Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr, Terrebonne, OR

Join International Blues Challenge solo nominee, singer/songwriter/bluesman Bobby Lindstrom for some soul-inspiring blues and rock. His riveting original songs reflect the stories of his life, his loves and his quest of helping and healing with music. Bobby was born in a small timber town on the Oregon Coast and has made his music home here […]

$12 – $15

Distillery After Dark

Oregon Spirit Distillers 740 NE 1st St, Bend, OR

Join us Saturday February 25th from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. a premiere DJ event and dance party in our Tasting Room. This pop up event features the distillery in a whole new setting- as a dance floor! Enjoy great music from local DJs, Father Sean and Wildgoose Project, while sipping on quality cocktails and […]

Free

Take Me to the River: New Orleans

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

This all-star evening with NOLA musical royalty starts with the Crescent City’s eclectic piano master Jon Cleary and culminates with Ivan and Ian Neville leading the preeminent funk-fusion export Dumpstaphunk. The second in the franchise of the award-winning TAKE ME TO THE RIVER. “Take Me to the River New Orleans” celebrates the rich musical history, […]

$3 – $57

Hillbenders- “WhoGrass”

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Formed in April of 2008, and still touring with the original lineup The HillBenders took Performing Arts venues, festivals and clubs all over the US by storm in 2015 with their critically-acclaimed "Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry". They followed up the Tommy tour with a year of successful dates joining Keller Williams for "PettyGrass". (Tom Petty […]

$3 – $32

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is America’s premier large brass ensemble. A group that always reflects the diverse makeup of men and women in the American culture, RMPBB is dedicated to the notion that music is a gift to be enjoyed by everyone.

$3 – $47

Paul Eddy at Crosscut

Crosscut - Warming Hut No.5 566 SW Mill View Way, Bend

Relax with a pint and enjoy great local music every Wednesday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Free
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Eric Darius at Jazz at the Oxford

Oxford Hotel Bend 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR

On March 10-11, Eric Darius will close out this season of Jazz at the Oxford. Internationally known as an elite Jazz/R&B/Pop Saxophonist, Songwriter, Producer, and Performer, Darius released his first independent album at age 17. He recently dropped, “L.O.V.E Feat. Brian Culbertson” the third single from his seventh studio album, Breakin’ Thru, which debuted at […]

FREE Music Education Workshop with featured Artist Eric Darius

Oxford Hotel Bend 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR

Your opportunity to meet, listen, and ask questions, learn from and maybe even "jam" with the Pro's: Georges Bouhey and Studio20 are hosting FREE Music Education Workshop with featured Artist Eric Darius on Saturday March 11th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Doors open at 10:00 am. Whether you play or not - ALL ages […]

Free
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Eric Darius at Jazz at the Oxford

Oxford Hotel Bend 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR

On March 10-11, Eric Darius will close out this season of Jazz at the Oxford. Internationally known as an elite Jazz/R&B/Pop Saxophonist, Songwriter, Producer, and Performer, Darius released his first independent album at age 17. He recently dropped, “L.O.V.E Feat. Brian Culbertson” the third single from his seventh studio album, Breakin’ Thru, which debuted at […]

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Eric Darius at Jazz at the Oxford

Oxford Hotel Bend 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR

On March 10-11, Eric Darius will close out this season of Jazz at the Oxford. Internationally known as an elite Jazz/R&B/Pop Saxophonist, Songwriter, Producer, and Performer, Darius released his first independent album at age 17. He recently dropped, “L.O.V.E Feat. Brian Culbertson” the third single from his seventh studio album, Breakin’ Thru, which debuted at […]

Irish Rambling House

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

In Ireland, the neighbors would pick a house to ramble to in the evenings to share music, dance, and story. It was these settings that bore their humor, charm, and a sense of community and togetherness which is what Rambling House exemplifies. It is a joyful culture that’s rich in spirit and warmth - like […]

$3 – $47

Siren Songs

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

A folk/americana collaboration between best friends Merideth Kaye Clark and Jenn Grinels. Vocalists, musicians and songwriters - Clark and Grinels create a musical experience full of beautiful harmonies on a variety of stringed instruments.

$3 – $32

HDCM Concert Series: FELICI PIANO TRIO

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend

High Desert Chamber Music’s 15th season, presented by Mission Building, continues with the Felici Piano Trio’s first appearance in the HDCM Concert Series. As resident touring ensemble of Chamber Music Unbound in Mammoth Lakes, California, the vibrant threesome has performed worldwide since 1998. The members of Felici are prize winners of multiple competitions and will […]

$10 – $48

Jonathan Foster at River’s Place

River's Place 787 NE Purcell Blvd, Bend

On tour, acoustic songwriter Jonathan Foster performs at River's Place in Bend Oregon! Sunday, March 26th, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., all ages, free to attend!

The Sweet Remains

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

THE SWEET REMAINS (TSR) is the unusual band on today’s music scene to be headed by three gifted  singer-songwriters,  each  of  whom  contribute  to  the  writing  and  3-part  harmonies  that define the band’s sound. They are also the very rare independent band to claim over 40 MILLION plays on Spotify (and averaging nearly 200,000 listeners […]

$3 – $47

Always…Patsy Cline

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

“Always… Patsy Cline,” based on the true story of Patsy Cline’s unlikely yet lasting friendship with Texas fan Louise Seger, features down home country humor and 27 of Patsy’s unforgettable songs, including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams,” and “Walking After Midnight.”

$3 – $57

Yesterday & Today: All-Request Beatles Tribute

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

This amazing band, anchored by brothers Billy, Matthew and Ryan McGuigan perform as themselves and leave the song choices completely in the hands of the audience. This is done through request cards that audience members fill out prior to the show. On the cards audience members only need to fill out three things: their name, […]

$3 – $42

Step Afrika

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional African dances; and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation. The blend of technique, agility, and pure energy […]

$3 – $57

Skerryvore

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

With a mix of fiddle, accordions, pipes and whistles, alongside guitar and vocals, underpinned by driving bass, drums and keys, Skerryvore represent the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music. Their 6 studio albums demonstrate the wide range of influences the individual musicians bring to the mix – a unique fusion of folk, trad, rock and […]

$3 – $47

The Black Market Trust

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

The Black Market Trust are an American Traditional Pop/Vocal Jazz group from Los Angeles who combine the sounds of the legendary American crooners and vocal groups with the fire and energy of Gypsy Jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.

$3 – $42

HDCM Concert Series: BEN HONG & NING AN

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

High Desert Chamber Music’s 15th season, presented by Mission Building, concludes with Los Angeles Philharmonic Associate Principal Cellist Ben Hong. He is a three-time winner of his native country Taiwan’s National Cello Competition prior to leaving home at the age of 13 to study at the Juilliard School. International prize-winning pianist Ning An will join […]

$10 – $48