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Rumor has it there’s something happening in Bend right now. And now. And...you know what? It’s safe to say there’s always something going on in our bustling little mountain oasis.
From festivals to concerts, bike races to brewery tours, get the inside scoop on what’s up in Bend, Oregon. 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 awesome.

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Tower Theatre
October 18, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

ABBAFAB: The Ultimate Tribute To ABBA

Having played to sold-out crowds across the U.S. and abroad, ABBAFAB is a stunning tribute to the music of ABBA featuring the sensational talents of some of TAD’s most talented and loved artists and musicians! This multimedia production is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the 70s and 80s including monster hits such as Waterloo, Fernando, Honey Honey, Dancing Queen and countless others. From ABBA’s earliest...
Downtown Bend
October 19, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

BendTECH's 11th Annual unConference

Celebrate BendTECH’s 11th Annual unConference with Cash Prizes, Free Drinks, Cowbells, and More WHAT: The unConference began 11 years ago as a fun way to kick off Bend Venture Conference week. It’s a celebration of how entrepreneurship begins—with ideas—and a great chance for entrepreneurs to get feedback, make connections and win some cash to further their ideas. As the flagship event of BendTECH coworking—a coworking space for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and...
Tower Theatre
October 21, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Bend Venture Conference

The 18th Annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) will be held on Thursday, October 21 - Friday, October 22, 2021, both in-person and virtually. Tickets for the 18th Annual Bend Venture Conference are on sale now at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-bend-venture-conference-tickets-162605430219. Over the past five years, investments, awards and prizes surpassing $10 million were awarded to 40 companies as a result of the conference. BVC is a yearly celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation, connecting...
Campfire Hotel
October 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Campfire Unplugged

Starting September 23, Campfire Hotel, in collaboration with 4 Peaks Presents, will launch the Campfire Unplugged music series. Artists from around the country will showcase their musical repertoire while gathered around the campfire. Libations and small bites will be available for purchase. The Campfire Unplugged series kicks off Thursday, September 23 with musician Travis Ehrenstrom and runs through the month of October, offering music every Thursday from 6 to 8...
Tower Theatre
October 22, 10:00 am - October 23, 4:30 pm

Bend Venture Conference

The 18th Annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) will be held on Thursday, October 21 - Friday, October 22, 2021, both in-person and virtually. Tickets for the 18th Annual Bend Venture Conference are on sale now at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-bend-venture-conference-tickets-162605430219. Over the past five years, investments, awards and prizes surpassing $10 million were awarded to 40 companies as a result of the conference. BVC is a yearly celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation, connecting...
Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard
October 22, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Live at the Vineyard: The Dry Canyon Trio
Advance ticket purchase required. Dry Canyon Trio is a smaller version of the full band, named Dry Canyon Stampede. A folksy take on traditional country music. Wood fired pizza, pub pretzels, salad, dessert, wine by the bottle, beer on tap, and soda available for purchase. Tables and chairs are provided for you here. Bring a warm jacket and dance beneath the stars! Advance Ticket Purchase Required
Cascades Theatrical Company
October 22, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The cult classic follows the adventures of a young couple, Brad and Janet, who become trapped in a mysterious castle filled with eccentric characters as they travel through a town called Denton. At the heart of the castle is Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist of extraterrestrial origins who leads the mysterious Annual Transylvanian Convention. The film will screen complete with a "shadow cast," in which actors perform in front of...
High Desert Museum
October 23, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

High Desert Halloween

Calling all ghouls and goblins! Celebrate Halloween at the Museum. Hear tales that make you tremble. Uncover myths about not-so-wicked wildlife. Visit the Miller family and explore their favorite spooky traditions from the early 20th century. Costumes encouraged.
Bend Cider
October 23, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Conner Bennett at Bend Cider Co.

Conner Bennett is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who finds creative energy by spending time in nature. While he has spent years studying and playing “American” roots music, he has traveled to various other countries and learned from their musical traditions as well. Best known for his expressive improvisational skills and ability to play many different styles of music— from folk to blues, funk, jazz, etc., Conner loves to play them...
Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard
October 23, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live at the Vineyard: The Substitutes

Advance ticket purchase required. Come listen to the classic rock sounds of the Substitutes! As Central Oregon’s self-appointed “Rock And Roll Border Patrol,” Tables and chairs provided for you. Wood fired pizza, salad, pub pretzels, wine by the bottle, etc available for purchase. Bring a warm jacket and come dance beneath the stars! Advance Ticket Purchase Required
Cascades Theatrical Company
October 23, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The cult classic follows the adventures of a young couple, Brad and Janet, who become trapped in a mysterious castle filled with eccentric characters as they travel through a town called Denton. At the heart of the castle is Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist of extraterrestrial origins who leads the mysterious Annual Transylvanian Convention. The film will screen complete with a "shadow cast," in which actors perform in front of...
Bend High School Auditorium
October 24, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Fall Central Oregon Symphony Concert

Due to pandemic protocols, our concerts this season will be briefer affairs – an hour without intermission – but we are delighted to be performing live orchestral music in Central Oregon once again. Our first concert will feature Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 “Haffner” (a piece we were scheduled to perform in May 2020), the lively Tritsch-Tratsch Polka by Johann Strauss and Wagner’s sublime symphonic poem, Siegfried Idyll.
Campfire Hotel
October 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Campfire Unplugged

Starting September 23, Campfire Hotel, in collaboration with 4 Peaks Presents, will launch the Campfire Unplugged music series. Artists from around the country will showcase their musical repertoire while gathered around the campfire. Libations and small bites will be available for purchase. The Campfire Unplugged series kicks off Thursday, September 23 with musician Travis Ehrenstrom and runs through the month of October, offering music every Thursday from 6 to 8...
Cascades Theatrical Company
October 29, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The cult classic follows the adventures of a young couple, Brad and Janet, who become trapped in a mysterious castle filled with eccentric characters as they travel through a town called Denton. At the heart of the castle is Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist of extraterrestrial origins who leads the mysterious Annual Transylvanian Convention. The film will screen complete with a "shadow cast," in which actors perform in front of...
High Desert Museum
October 30, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$20 Art Show Opening Night Party

Bend’s biggest little art show is back, presented by Bright Place Gallery. The Museum is honored to host this year’s $20 Art Show, featuring thousands of pieces of original art by over 100 local artists. Join us to celebrate with live music, food, drinks and $20 art. Costumes encouraged. Portions of the event will be held outside, rain or shine. Come dressed for the elements.
Campfire Hotel
October 30, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nightmare on 3rd Street - Campfire 1st Anniversary Party
Come dressed in your best costume and get ready for a howling good time! Join us at the Campfire Hotel as we celebrate our 1st year Anniversary! Enjoy music from the Wanna B-52's, Portland's best B-52 Tribute band from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. There will be food trucks and drinks available on site . The event will be located outside by our fire pit and we will be giving...
Cascades Theatrical Company
October 30, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The cult classic follows the adventures of a young couple, Brad and Janet, who become trapped in a mysterious castle filled with eccentric characters as they travel through a town called Denton. At the heart of the castle is Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist of extraterrestrial origins who leads the mysterious Annual Transylvanian Convention. The film will screen complete with a "shadow cast," in which actors perform in front of...
The Capitol
October 30, 8:00 pm - October 31, 1:30 am

Halloween at The Capitol

Join local dj's, Welterweight and Softclip, for Halloween at The Capitol Saturday October 30th! With support from Mafimi and Goodwill - this is one party you don't want to miss! Dress up, grab your friends and get ready for a frighteningly good time! Costume contest + prizes available! Winners will be announced at 11pm! 21+ | $15 at the door. *COVID mask mandate applies. Thanks for your consideration!
Riverbend Park
October 31, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bend 2021 Witches Paddle

We are happy to announce that the Bend Witches Paddle will commence again this year! Thank goodness it's on a Sunday this year so that all our working peeps can be there as well. All proceeds will be going to MOUNTAIN STAR RELIEF NURSERY. If you are able, for anyone attending, we would love to receive any of the below items: 1. Diapers sizes 4-6 2. Gas cards 3. Grocery...
Campfire Hotel
November 4, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Campfire Unplugged

Starting September 23, Campfire Hotel, in collaboration with 4 Peaks Presents, will launch the Campfire Unplugged music series. Artists from around the country will showcase their musical repertoire while gathered around the campfire. Libations and small bites will be available for purchase. The Campfire Unplugged series kicks off Thursday, September 23 with musician Travis Ehrenstrom and runs through the month of October, offering music every Thursday from 6 to 8...
Downtown Bend
November 5, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

First Friday Art Walk

It's First Friday Art Walk! Head into Downtown Bend or the Old Mill for a night filled with art, shopping, music and local food & drink. On First Fridays, we celebrate ALL forms of art - music, comedy, photography, painting, sculpture, acting and more. Head to Downtown Bend, and delight your senses!
Roundabout Books
November 11, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Author Event: People Along the Sand by Rachel King
Please join us for this in-store event, which will also be available live-streamed on Zoom. A debut novel about the pleasures and limits of solitude centered around the passing of the Oregon Beach Bill—and published in time for the fifty-fifth anniversary of the historic legislation. It’s 1967 in Kalapuya, a town on the Central Oregon Coast, and Jackson Ryder decides to build a second story onto his motel. His wife,...
Campfire Hotel
November 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Campfire Unplugged

Starting September 23, Campfire Hotel, in collaboration with 4 Peaks Presents, will launch the Campfire Unplugged music series. Artists from around the country will showcase their musical repertoire while gathered around the campfire. Libations and small bites will be available for purchase. The Campfire Unplugged series kicks off Thursday, September 23 with musician Travis Ehrenstrom and runs through the month of October, offering music every Thursday from 6 to 8...
Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
November 13, 8:00 am - November 15, 5:00 pm

Maker Faire: Central Oregon

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired!
Silver Moon Brewing
November 13, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Diff'rent Smokes: Smoked Beers & Cocktails Fest
Inspired by a passion for old school smoke beers—it’s believed that all beers made before kiln-dried malts came into fashion in the 19th century were smoky—as well as the devastating fire season this year, Diff’rent Smokes celebrates a wide range of beers made with smoked malts or other smoked ingredients. Cocktails featuring smoky or peaty spirits such as Islay Scotch or Mezcal will also be included as well as new,...
Campfire Hotel
November 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Campfire Unplugged

Starting September 23, Campfire Hotel, in collaboration with 4 Peaks Presents, will launch the Campfire Unplugged music series. Artists from around the country will showcase their musical repertoire while gathered around the campfire. Libations and small bites will be available for purchase. The Campfire Unplugged series kicks off Thursday, September 23 with musician Travis Ehrenstrom and runs through the month of October, offering music every Thursday from 6 to 8...
November 26, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

4th Friday Artwalk in Sisters

Map, Galleries & More details at https://www.sistersartsassociation.org/4th-friday-artwalks @SistersArtsAssociation Who? You and your friends What? 4th Friday Art Walk Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters When? Every 4th Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cost? Complimentary-Free Visit the Art Galleries in Sisters Featuring: A great time, beautiful art, good company, music, demonstrations, plus additional sponsoring restaurants and food venues for during and following the walk. Visit with actual artists and their...
Cascades Theatrical Company
November 26, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Miracle on 34th Street- the play

Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies. Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street. By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy's customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy...
Tower Theatre
November 27, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Nutcracker: A Child’s Tale

Valerie Holgers' Académie de Ballet Classique is proud to present The Nutcracker: A Child’s Tale at The Tower Theatre on November 27th at 1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Directed by Alesa Terry, this holiday ballet takes place on the eve of Christmas when a young girl, Clara, befriends a nutcracker. The nutcracker magically comes to life to bravely fight an evil mouse king to whisk Clara away to a land...
Cascades Theatrical Company
November 27, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Miracle on 34th Street- the play

Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies. Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street. By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy's customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy...
Cascades Theatrical Company
November 28, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Miracle on 34th Street- the play

Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies. Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street. By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy's customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy...
Cascades Theatrical Company
December 2, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Miracle on 34th Street- the play

Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies. Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street. By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy's customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy...
Downtown Bend
December 3, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

First Friday Art Walk

It's First Friday Art Walk! Head into Downtown Bend or the Old Mill for a night filled with art, shopping, music and local food & drink. On First Fridays, we celebrate ALL forms of art - music, comedy, photography, painting, sculpture, acting and more. Head to Downtown Bend, and delight your senses!
Cascades Theatrical Company
December 3, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Miracle on 34th Street- the play

Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies. Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street. By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy's customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy...