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Events in Bend

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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Holiday Cheer Drive-Thru

Healing Reins Equine Assisted Services 60575 Billadeau Road, Bend, OR

Join the Healing Herd on Saturday December 10th from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for a holiday drive-thru like no other! We will be busy making our facilities glisten with festive décor. Bring your family for this driving tour of our beautiful 20 acre farm, where our therapy horses and team of cheery staff and […]


Winter Bazaar

General Duffy's Waterhole 404 SW Forest Ave., Redmond

Attention Holiday shopping procrastinators, come to General Duffy’s Waterhole for those last-minute Christmas gift finds during our Winter Bazaar! This is one of our BIGGEST vendor markets of the year. Make sure to shop and sip with us on 12/18 from 10am to 5pm. Our annex will be lined wall to wall with vendors, spilling […]


Hoodoo’s Wintervention at AVID Cider Co.

Avid Cider 550 SW Industrial Way, Bend

Join Hoodoo at AVID Cider Co. for a flurry of fun and over 50K in giveaways this season. Lift Tickets, Lodging, Gear, Skis, Boards and More! Free for all ages, go to skihoodoo.com for full details.


Wanderlust Tours | New Year’s Eve Bonfire on the Snow

Wanderlust Tours 61535 S Highway 97, Bend, OR

There is no more unique opportunity to ring in the new year than Wanderlust Tours’ Bonfire on the Snow, at midnight, under the light of our solar system’s twinkling lights. Cruising on snowshoes, our destination is a hand-carved amphitheater in the snow where a crackling bonfire awaits. Join us for a magical meander through the […]


Tour of Meissner 2023

Virginia Meissner Sno-Park NF-4615, Bend, OR

The Tour of Meissner, a benefit for the Meissner Nordic Club, brings together the generous spirit and energy of the Central Oregon Nordic community and showcases the expansive community-supported Virginia Meissner trail system, just 14 miles west of Bend. The Tour of Meissner is one of the largest classic ski events in the Western United […]

Wanderlust Tours | Guided Crater Lake Snowshoe Adventure

Crater Lake National Park 1 Sager Building, Crater Lake

Wanderlust Tours is the premier destination to discover the beauty and secrets of our 6th National Park. Perched atop the 750-mile long cordillera, the world’s purest body of water awaits to astound you! Join us for unforgettable vistas while snowshoeing through this preserved volcanic environment. Includes: - Transportation from Bend - Snowshoes - Lunch - […]


Wanderlust Tours | Valentine’s Weekend Romance on the Snow

Wanderlust Tours 61535 S Highway 97, Bend, OR

Celebrate the day that Oregon became a state (and Valentine's Day) around a cozy bonfire in the snowy forest! This is an unforgettable way to celebrate a day of love with the one you love! If the romance of being under the stars in a peaceful forest isn't enough, Wanderlust will be adding several special […]


Wanderlust Tours | Pride Bonfire on the Snow Snowshoe Celebration

Wanderlust Tours 61535 S Highway 97, Bend, OR

Celebrate Winter PrideFest and inclusivity in the outdoors in true Bend fashion as we strap into some snowshoes and jaunt through the forest for a magical night gathered around a glowing bonfire, sharing drinks under the night sky. Kicking through the snow-laden forest after the fall of darkness, our nose will, in part, lead us […]

Wanderlust Tours | Cave Clean Up – Voluntourism

Wanderlust Tours 61535 S Highway 97, Bend, OR

Central Oregon is home to so many incredible and diverse ecosystems and our caves are certainly one of them. Join us as we clean some our favorite Central Oregon caves to keep them looking wild and wonderful! We'll conclude our day with a tasty beverage from Deschutes Brewery. Saturday, May 13th | 9:00am - 1:00pm […]