November 2014 – September 2015

Nov
26
Wed
Starfest Holiday Light Celebration @ Eagle Crest Resort
4:00 pm – January 1, 2015 @ 10:00 pm

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November 26th – January 1st, dusk to 10:00pm
Come enjoy Starfest, a mile long animated holiday light exhibit along Falcon Crest Drive at Eagle Crest Resort. Walk, drive or hitch a ride on a horse-drawn wagon and marvel at the spectacular display. Canned food donations for Redmond’s food banks are welcome.

Dec
26
Fri
Bonfire On The Snow @ Wanderlust Tours
7:00 pm – January 1, 2015 @ 11:30 pm

Bonfire in the Snow

Snowshoe a short way with a Wanderlust Tours guide to a quiet spot in the snowy forest to bask at a glowing bonfire in the middle of an amazing amphitheater hand-carved into the snow! Relax around the fire enjoying delectable desserts and hot drinks while naturalist guides share fun facts about the forest, its animal life and the night sky!

Dec
31
Wed
New Year’s
Dec 31 all-day

New Years Eve

Bring the whole family, or just that special someone, out to Eagle Crest Resort to ring in New Year’s Eve in style.

Jan
17
Sat
Chemult Sled Dog Races @ Walt Haring Sno-Park
Jan 17 – Jan 18 all-day

Chemult Sled Dog Races

 

At the Walt Haring Sno-Park, 1 mile north of Chemult, Race times begin at 8:30am Saturday & Sunday. Come watch Sprints, Skijor and PeeWee’s race to the finish line. The races are FREE and fun for all ages.  A daily snow park pass will be required. Dogs, outdoors, snow, winter fun and more.  Our warming hut has a wood stove and food concessions to warm your heart (and hands and feet). Chairs and tables also make the hut a great place to take a break. There will also be special events for the kids including a snowman making contest, a coloring contest and a Peewee race: one kid, one sled, one dog in a 25 yard dash just for the thrill of it.

Jan
18
Sun
Chemult Sled Dog Races @ Walt Haring Sno-Park
Jan 18 – Jan 19 all-day

Chemult Sled Dog Races

 

At the Walt Haring Sno-Park, 1 mile north of Chemult, Race times begin at 8:30am Saturday & Sunday. Come watch Sprints, Skijor and PeeWee’s race to the finish line. The races are FREE and fun for all ages.  A daily snow park pass will be required. Dogs, outdoors, snow, winter fun and more.  Our warming hut has a wood stove and food concessions to warm your heart (and hands and feet). Chairs and tables also make the hut a great place to take a break. There will also be special events for the kids including a snowman making contest, a coloring contest and a Peewee race: one kid, one sled, one dog in a 25 yard dash just for the thrill of it.

Feb
7
Sat
Hoodoo Winter Carnival @ Hoodoo Ski Area
Feb 7 all-day

Hoodoo Winter Carnival

Join in the 33rd celebration of winter with kids games, live music, BBQ, the Dummy Downhill and professional fireworks on the mountain. Presented by Subaru of Bend.

Feb
16
Mon
President’s Day
Feb 16 all-day

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Come celebrate President’s Day Weekend at Eagle Crest Resort. Details to follow.

Mar
17
Tue
St. Patrick’s Day
Mar 17 all-day

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Come experience St. Patrick’s Day in Central Oregon. Details to follow.

Apr
5
Sun
Easter
Apr 5 all-day

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Come celebrate Easter with your family at Eagle Crest Resort. Details to follow.

May
10
Sun
Mother’s Day
May 10 all-day

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Come celebrate Mother’s Day with your family at Eagle Crest Resort. Details to follow.

Jul
10
Fri
Bend Summer Festival @ Downtown Bend
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bend Summer Festival

 

Presented by: The Source Weekly and Hayden Homes

Enjoying 24 years of success, the Bank of Cascades Bend Summer Festival draws 75,000 visitors for a weekend like no other. Festival features fine artists and craftspeople, artisans and performers, and five stages of some of the best regional and national blues, rock and jazz.

Bend Live Music and Festival
Free Concerts on three stages
Fine Artist Promenade
Conscious Living Showcase
Kids Street of Fun
Over 30 food vendors
Gourmet Food, Wine and Jazz on Minnesota Avenue

Friday, July 10th (5pm – 10pm)
Saturday, July 11th (11am – 10pm)
Sunday, July 12th (11am – 5pm)

Jul
24
Fri
Balloons Over Bend-Morning Launch
6:00 am

Balloons Over Bend - Balloon Morning Launch

The Balloons Over Bend Festival brings families, visitors and businesses together in a community celebration that has something for every generation and demographic to enjoy.

Sep
18
Fri
Bend Oktoberfest @ Downtown Bend
12:00 pm – September 19, 2015 @ 10:00 pm

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The Bend Oktoberfest, a free community event, will be held to raise funds for beautification efforts like flowers, Christmas décor, bike racks, benches, & more that keep Downtown Bend beautiful.

Traditional Bavarian foods along with seasonal and Oktoberfest brews served from our local beer sponsors Bend Brewing Company, Boneyard Beer, Crux Fermentation Project, Deschutes Brewery, Silver Moon Brewing, and Worthy Brewing. German and Austrian wines will be provided by The Wine Shop & Beer Tasting Bar. European-inspired cider from Atlas Cider Company.

Friday activities will include traditional Bavarian music, beer, cider, wine, and food. Friday also means the start of DoubleTree by Hilton Bend Oktoberfest Games including the 92/9 FM Yodeling Contest & Natural Edge Furniture Hammerschlagen Competition (race to hammer a nail into a log).

Saturday will be the OnPoint Community Credit Union Family Fest, activities will include bouncy houses, face painting, treats, and more. DoubleTree by Hilton Bend Oktoberfest Games continue with Medieval German Sword Play, The Hutch’s Bicycles Tricycle Races, Wiener Dog Parade, and the legendary Deschutes Veterinary Clinic Wiener Dog Races benefiting the Humane Society of Central Oregon held in the afternoon.

Saturday evening will include live music and the final events where participants will show their best Bend Oktoberfest spirit for cash prizes.

September 18th-19th 2015
Friday 5:00pm to 10:00pm & Saturday 12:00pm to 6:00pm