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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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Crater Lake National Park
February 4, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wanderlust Tours | Guided Crater Lake Snowshoe Adventure

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 - Much More! Saturday, February 4th | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wanderlust Tours
February 10, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wanderlust Tours | Valentine's Weekend Romance on the Snow

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 touches (including a Champagne toast) to make the night one to remember! 5 available nights...
Wanderlust Tours
February 11, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wanderlust Tours | Valentine's Weekend Romance on the Snow

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 touches (including a Champagne toast) to make the night one to remember! 5 available nights...
Wanderlust Tours
February 12, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wanderlust Tours | Valentine's Weekend Romance on the Snow

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 touches (including a Champagne toast) to make the night one to remember! 5 available nights...
Wanderlust Tours
February 13, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wanderlust Tours | Valentine's Weekend Romance on the Snow

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 touches (including a Champagne toast) to make the night one to remember! 5 available nights...
Wanderlust Tours
February 14, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wanderlust Tours | Valentine's Weekend Romance on the Snow

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 touches (including a Champagne toast) to make the night one to remember! 5 available nights...
Wanderlust Tours
March 3, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wanderlust Tours | Pride Bonfire on the Snow Snowshoe Celebration

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 to a Michaelangelo-esque creation- an amazing snow built amphitheater. When the whiff of pine hits...
Wanderlust Tours
May 13, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wanderlust Tours | Cave Clean Up - Voluntourism

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 Registration is free but required