Stay & Play – Things to Do in Bend, Oregon

Bend is packed with events throughout the summer months.

See our list of upcoming specials events happening throughout Bend and Central Oregon.

Ticketed concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheater. See the August-September lineup that includes Jackson Browne, Brandi Carlile, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Huey Lewis & The News, Steve Miller Band and NEEDTOBREATHE here.

Free Summer Sunday Concerts happening through July 24 on select Sundays.  Learn more about this free, fun, family oriented event here.

Looking for things to do with kids?  We suggest Wheel Fun Rentals, Regal $1 Movies for kids and much more ideas of fun things to do with kids happening in Bend.

Bend is home to two charming Farmer’s Markets each summer. Find out all the details here.

Take a walk on the river trail, pop into one of or many shops for clothes, jewelry, shoes and much more.  See our full list of 40+ stores to wow and delight you.

Our Fermentation Celebration is a beer walk through the Old Mill District on Thursday, June 23. T he Old Mill District is now home to two wine tasting rooms.

Quilts on view in the Old Mill District from July 1-17 at over twenty locations. Take a self guided walking tour and stop for lunch or dinner at our of our fabulous riverfront restaurants along the way.

Bend Brewfest returns August 18-20 with over 180+ beers at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.

Art in the Art Desert with over 100 juried artists along the banks of the Deschutes River on August 26-28.

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe’s backdoor is on the river just steps from the north end of the Old Mill District Take a class or rent a SUP, kayak, canoe or floating tube.