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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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January 22, 12:00 am
Nature Night: A Closer Look at Microplastics Virtual Event
The large majority of plastic pollution, which is found in oceans, rivers and streams, and on land, is comprised of tiny particles and fibers smaller than five millimeters in size. It breaks down from larger plastic debris and is even shed from our clothing. Many of these microplastics are so small that they cannot be seen without a microscope. Join Deschutes Land Trust and Dr. Susanne Brander of Oregon State...
First Friday at Crater Lake Spirits –
February 14, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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! Adventure: Wanderlust Tours...
Brooks Alley
May 19, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

From quaint beginnings atop Drake Park to a thriving, bustling market in nearby Brooks Alley, the Bend Farmers market has been “growing” and feeding Central Oregon for over 20 years! Our market runs Wednesdays, rain or shine, smoke or hail, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Bend. The 2021 season starts on May 5 and will run through October 13. The mission of the Bend Farmers Market is...
Brooks Alley
May 26, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

From quaint beginnings atop Drake Park to a thriving, bustling market in nearby Brooks Alley, the Bend Farmers market has been “growing” and feeding Central Oregon for over 20 years! Our market runs Wednesdays, rain or shine, smoke or hail, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Bend. The 2021 season starts on May 5 and will run through October 13. The mission of the Bend Farmers Market is...
May 27, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom Author Event: Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge
This is a ticketed event. Ticket package includes event access, book, and shipping if needed. The critically acclaimed and Whiting Award–winning author of We Love You, Charlie Freeman returns with Libertie, an unforgettable story about one young Black girl’s attempt to find a place where she can be fully, and only, herself. Coming of age as a freeborn Black girl in Reconstruction-era Brooklyn, Libertie Sampson is all too aware that...
Rise Challenge Event Location
May 29, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

RISE Ranch Challenge

Central Oregon has many races throughout the year and although they are unique in their own ways, they are nothing like this race. Ever wonder what it would be like to be on a ranch? Well, here is your chance! RISE Ranch Challenge combines cowboy and ranch style obstacles and challenges for a rootin' tootin' farm hand experience! Conquer Fresh Obstacles and Challenges in a Unique, Grass Roots Event! All...
Crux Fermentation Project
May 29, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

LIVE MUSIC - Soul'd Out

Have you been kinda outta RHYTHM? Feeling kinda BLUE? Feeling a little FUNKY? Well, Soul'd Out is ready to bring you a remedy! It’s that time of the season for some music & we’re gearing up for another great summer. So, put Saturday, May 29th on your calendar & let’s have an incredible Memorial Day Weekend together. See you there!
Brooks Alley
June 2, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

From quaint beginnings atop Drake Park to a thriving, bustling market in nearby Brooks Alley, the Bend Farmers market has been “growing” and feeding Central Oregon for over 20 years! Our market runs Wednesdays, rain or shine, smoke or hail, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Bend. The 2021 season starts on May 5 and will run through October 13. The mission of the Bend Farmers Market is...
June 3, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom Author Event: The Step Back by J.T. Bushnell
Ed Garrison has it all: a successful basketball career, a great relationship with his kid brother, and a supportive family. With summer vacation the only thing standing between him and a full-ride scholarship to UC Berkeley, Ed feels invincible. But everything falls apart when his mother leaves his father for a woman three thousand miles away. Soon, Ed lashes out. He turns down his scholarship in favor of attending a...
Downtown Bend
June 4, 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!
Crux Fermentation Project
June 5, 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Crux Fermentation Experience at Smith Rock
Depart Crux Fermentation Project for an awe-inspiring journey to experience nature’s handiwork at Smith Rock through a brewer’s lens. As we begin our descent into the Crooked River canyon we’ll examine the wildlife, geology, agriculture, water and rock which, when coalesced, give birth to wild yeasts, microflora, and bacteria that provide for the complexities of Crux’s latest Gypsy Coolship release. This sweet fusion is the inspiration behind the brewery's name!...
June 5, 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Milky Way and Night Sky Outing Photo Workshop
Summer is a wonderful time to head out and take photos of our clear night sky here in Bend, Oregon. Join our local Pro Doug Bowser for a Astro photography night sky outing to a local pond. See and learn to capture the milky way as its core rises over the high desert landscape. If the conditions are right you can see and photograph the reflection in the water. Learn...
Fir Street Park
June 6, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sisters Farmers Market

The 2021 Sisters Farmers Market is 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. June - October. 2021 NEWS: We’re happy to announce that we’ll be able to enjoy live music at the market this year! And our furry friends will be welcome to join! IMPORTANT COVID PRECAUTIONS: The health and safety of our vendors, volunteers, and customers is our top priority as we open for our 2021 season. Stay home if you...
Sunriver Resort Woodlands Golf Course
June 6, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunriver Swings Fore Strings Golf Tournament
12th Annual SWINGS FORE STRINGS golf tournament, Sunday June 6th at the Woodlands Course. Sunriver Resort and Sunriver Music Festival present this good time for a great cause. Gather your golfing buddies for a fun afternoon and sign up now at sunrivermusic.org or call 541.593.1084.
June 8, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom Author Event: Girls at the Edge of the World by Laura Brooke Robson
Please join us for this virtual event. Set in a world on the edge of an apocalyptic flood, this heart-stoppingly romantic fantasy debut is perfect for fans of Rachel Hartman and Rae Carson. In a world bound for an epic flood, only a chosen few are guaranteed safe passage into the new world once the waters recede. The Kostrovian royal court will be saved, of course, along with their guards....
Brooks Alley
June 9, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

From quaint beginnings atop Drake Park to a thriving, bustling market in nearby Brooks Alley, the Bend Farmers market has been “growing” and feeding Central Oregon for over 20 years! Our market runs Wednesdays, rain or shine, smoke or hail, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Bend. The 2021 season starts on May 5 and will run through October 13. The mission of the Bend Farmers Market is...
Seventh Mountain Resort
June 9, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Women's Foundational Skills

Calling all ladies new to mountain biking! In just two hours, we will help you dial in fundamental skills to set you up for some fun trail rides! You’ll feel more confident setting up your bike, shifting, braking, and navigating small trail obstacles after instruction from the skilled coaches at Grit Clinics. This is the perfect, no pressure, no judgement environment to feel more comfortable on your mountain bike and...
June 10, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom Author Event: Finding the Vein by Jennifer Hanlon Wilde
Everyone is a suspect, and as Heritage Camp's darkest secrets begin to unravel, they realize that murder is just the tip of the iceberg. Isaac knew Heritage Camp would be different this year: he was different. While he had accepted who he was, he wasn't sure how his peers would feel. What he didn't expect was having to investigate the sudden death of his camp counselor. Sergeant Mikie O'Malley is...
Seventh Mountain Resort
June 12, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Beginner/Intermediate Skills Mountain Biking Workshop
We’ll begin by dialing in our bike set up and body position, then work on skills throughout the afternoon. Examples of some of the skills we will work on include braking, shifting, cornering, switchbacks, wheel lifts, line choice, technical descending and getting up and over logs and rocks. Join us for two hours of skill building fun! ​ Suitable for: All skill levels, Men & Women, 18+
Seventh Mountain Resort
June 12, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cornering Switchbacks OR Intro to Jumping* Mountain Biking Workshop
Cornering and Switchbacks (odd dates of the month): The best way to get good at cornering is to practice practice practice. We’ll begin by dialing in body position, leaning the bike and understanding how to handle different types of corners. Next we’ll take it to the trails where we will practice bermed corners, flat loose corners and switchbacks until we are all dizzy with progression! Intro to Jumping (even dates...