November 2014 – September 2016

Nov 29 Sat
Civil War Game and Watch Party @ The Barn
2:00 pm

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This year, the OSU Beavers will take on the UO Ducks at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, and we will watch all the action on a giant movie screen. Wear your colors and root for your favorite team. Gameday eats, beer, wine and cocktails will be available for purchase. Cornhole, giant Jenga and ladder golf lawn games will, be provided as well.

May 22 Fri
Central Oregon Beer Week @ Over 20 Breweries in Central Oregon
May 22 – May 31, 2015 all-day

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Central Oregon has one of the largest per-capita number of breweries of any region around, so it’s only natural the region have a Central Oregon Beer Week, a week-long celebration of Bend and Central Oregon’s amazing beer culture! The final details for the week are being prepared and will be published soon.

Jun 21 Sun
Bite of Bend Annual Food Festival @ Downtown Bend Oregon
Jun 21 – June 23, 2015 all-day

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Celebrate the local flavor of Central Oregon during the region’s largest food festival. The Bite of Bend is a two-day food party on the streets of downtown Bend!

2014 Bite of Bend Highlights:

  • THE BITE. Bring your appetite and feast on small plates ($1-$2 each) and libations from the best restaurants in the region.
  • TOP CHEF COMPETITION. Watch eight rock-star chefs knock each other out in a live kitchen battle.
  • BEER RUN. Run a 5k the Central Oregon way, with craft beer breaks!
  • BITE WEEK. Explore your culinary side with experiential classes, demos and chefs’ dinners all week, June 22-29

The Bite of Bend also brings Locavore Alley full of local artisans and purveyors sure to inspire your home kitchen with fresh ingredients and new tools. Live music and kids’ activities, too!

Jul 4 Sat
Fourth of July Bend Oregon
Jul 4 all-day

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Bring your families out to The Ranch to celebrate Independence Week. Live music, plenty of family activities, the Brasada Country Fair, and Chef Ryan’s signature BBQ will make this an Independence Day weekend to remember. More information to come soon

For more information, contact Brasada Adventures at 541.526.6870 or by emailing adventures@brasada.com.

Aug 13 Thu
Bend Brew Fest @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Aug 13 – August 17, 2015 all-day

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THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 14, 15.
NOON TO 11 EACH DAY.
AND NEW THIS YEAR!! SUNDAY, AUGUST 16. NOON TO 8 P.M.
A one-time purchase of a souvenir mug is required for tasting. Mugs are $15 and include 5 tasting tokens. Mugs from previous years will not be filled. Tasting tokens are required for beer purchase and cost $1 per (sold in packets of five). 1 token equals a four ounce taste.

Hours: Noon to 11pm, Thursday, August 13 through Saturday, August 15. Noon to 8pm Sunday, August 16.

Sep 4 Fri
Labor Day Weekend @ Brasada Ranch
Sep 4 – September 8, 2015 all-day

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Come enjoy an unforgettable family weekend at The Ranch. More details to follow.

Oct 2 Fri
Bend Fall Festival @ Downtown Bend
Oct 2 – October 5, 2015 all-day

Autumn LeavesAs fall gracefully eases its way onto the scene and provides a time to harvest and give thanks, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a community gathering. The Bank of the Cascades Bend Fall Festival, presented by The Source Weekly and Hayden Homes brings a celebration of all things fall to downtown Bend. Fall-themed activities including contests, music, art, and food that will thrill attendees of all ages.

Friday, October 2nd (5pm – 11pm)
Saturday, October 3rd  (11am – 11pm)
Sunday, October 4th (11am – 5pm)


Bend Live Music and Festival

Free Concerts On Two Stages

Fine Artist Promenade

Conscious Living Showcase

Fall Into Fun Street

C.E. Lovejoys Harvest Market

Over 30 Food Vendors

May 6 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

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Come join us as we celebrate First Friday Art Walk with a wide assortment of local artists. Local beverages, food, and music are always on the agenda, and demos and other fun surprises are always a possibility!

May 9 Mon
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

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On the Local Pour Tour, you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisan practices.  Our guide also becomes your designated driver!

​We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence.  If you are outside the Bend area, for $5 per person, we will pick you up.  This will ensure everyone can enjoy a safe tour.

Visit Wanderlust Tours while you’re out exploring Bend!

 

May 11 Wed
Downtown Culinary Walking Tour @ Meet tour guide in Downtown Bend
1:00 pm

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Our walking tour of Downtown Bend visits locally and family owned coffee shops, bakeries, restaurants, food carts, shops, breweries and more. You get to sip, sample and stroll your way through the tour and meet and talk with some of the owners and learn firsthand what makes these gastronomic stars so special. We feature locations that serve up locally procured food – food from our area!

May 30 Mon
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

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On the Local Pour Tour, you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisan practices.  Our guide also becomes your designated driver!

​We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence.  If you are outside the Bend area, for $5 per person, we will pick you up.  This will ensure everyone can enjoy a safe tour.

Visit Wanderlust Tours while you’re out exploring Bend!

 

Jun 1 Wed
Downtown Culinary Walking Tour @ Meet tour guide in Downtown Bend
1:00 pm

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Our walking tour of Downtown Bend visits locally and family owned coffee shops, bakeries, restaurants, food carts, shops, breweries and more. You get to sip, sample and stroll your way through the tour and meet and talk with some of the owners and learn firsthand what makes these gastronomic stars so special. We feature locations that serve up locally procured food – food from our area!

Jun 2 Thu
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

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On the Local Pour Tour, you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisan practices.  Our guide also becomes your designated driver!

​We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence.  If you are outside the Bend area, for $5 per person, we will pick you up.  This will ensure everyone can enjoy a safe tour.

Visit Wanderlust Tours while you’re out exploring Bend!

 

Jun 3 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

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Come join us as we celebrate First Friday Art Walk with a wide assortment of local artists. Local beverages, food, and music are always on the agenda, and demos and other fun surprises are always a possibility!

Jun 17 Fri
The Bite of Bend – Mixology Showcase @ Downtown Bend
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrating craft mixology at The Bite Mixology Showcase. The 2 day event highlights the best of the region’s cocktail culture, including the best spirits, mixers and latest cutting-edge techniques.  This Mixology Showcase features competitions, tastings, food pairings, workshops and a gathering of industry professionals, cocktail connoisseurs and at-home mixologists all included in the price of entry.

Jun 18 Sat
The Bite of Bend – Mixology Showcase @ Downtown Bend
11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Celebrating craft mixology at The Bite Mixology Showcase. The 2 day event highlights the best of the region’s cocktail culture, including the best spirits, mixers and latest cutting-edge techniques.  This Mixology Showcase features competitions, tastings, food pairings, workshops and a gathering of industry professionals, cocktail connoisseurs and at-home mixologists all included in the price of entry.

Jun 19 Sun
Bite of Bend Beer Run @ Downtown Bend
12:00 pm

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The Beer Run finishes at the intersection of Bond St. and Franklin Ave. in the heart of the Bite of Bend festival, under an inflatable arch. Finishers are greeted with – you guessed it – another beer! We sell out, so sign up right away! Registration increases on race day so get in early and spend the savings on a couple beers instead!

Jun 23 Thu
Fermentation Celebration
Jun 23 all-day

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Fermentation Celebration 2016 happening June 23. Check back soon for more information.

 

Jul 1 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

First-Friday

Come join us as we celebrate First Friday Art Walk with a wide assortment of local artists. Local beverages, food, and music are always on the agenda, and demos and other fun surprises are always a possibility!

Jul 4 Mon
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

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On the Local Pour Tour, you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisan practices.  Our guide also becomes your designated driver!

​We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence.  If you are outside the Bend area, for $5 per person, we will pick you up.  This will ensure everyone can enjoy a safe tour.

Visit Wanderlust Tours while you’re out exploring Bend!

 

Aug 1 Mon
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

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On the Local Pour Tour, you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisan practices.  Our guide also becomes your designated driver!

​We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence.  If you are outside the Bend area, for $5 per person, we will pick you up.  This will ensure everyone can enjoy a safe tour.

Visit Wanderlust Tours while you’re out exploring Bend!

 

Aug 5 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

First-Friday

Come join us as we celebrate First Friday Art Walk with a wide assortment of local artists. Local beverages, food, and music are always on the agenda, and demos and other fun surprises are always a possibility!

Aug 12 Fri
IPA Wars
Aug 12 all-day

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Here is information about last years event: This year 10 Barrel invited the best breweries from Oregon, California, Washington, Colorado and Idaho! Many of these breweries don’t even distribute in Oregon so this is your chance to try these highly coveted breweries best IPAs!

Check back for more information about this years event.

Aug 18 Thu
Bend Brewfest @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Aug 18 – August 21, 2016 all-day

Thursday, August 18 through Saturday, August 20. Noon to 10 p.m. each day. There will be over 150 craft beers and ciders for you to enjoy on the banks of the Deschutes River in the Old Mill District.

Sep 1 Thu
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

wanderlustbendbrewbus (1)

On the Local Pour Tour, you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisan practices.  Our guide also becomes your designated driver!

​We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence.  If you are outside the Bend area, for $5 per person, we will pick you up.  This will ensure everyone can enjoy a safe tour.

Visit Wanderlust Tours while you’re out exploring Bend!