Bend and Eugene, Oregon Events Calendar

Looking for things to do in Bend or Eugene, Oregon this weekend, next weekend, or a few months from now? You shouldn’t have to look very wide or far: both Bend and Eugene are, after all, quite happening places. But we wouldn’t discourage you from seeking out special events to go along with their normal embarassment of riches. Browse Bend events and Eugene events below. There are, of course, a few common denominators in the events you’ll find in Bend and Eugene: outdoor events and competitions of physical endurance  are, of course, quite popular. In Bend, you’ll find that a lot of events revolve around beer in one form or another.  Eugene has plenty of outre cultural and artistic events going for it. Whatever kind of fun you’re looking for, though, look no further than here for the top things to do in Bend and Eugene.
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
Bend’s festival culture is a strong one–strong enough even to withstand the cold of Central Oregon’s winter, as Oregon Winterfest proves. The event promises three days of live music, drink, food, non-musical live performances and all-around merriment. Headliners include Boxcar Stringband, Precious Byrd, Bodeans, Toast and Jam, Mowo, and A Night of Bowie. But music …

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The Old Mill District
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm
10:00 am
Eugene’s Asian-American community is an especially vibrant one, and every year, the Oregon Asian Celebration showcases this cultural heritage. The event features traditional performances, live music, fine arts, martial arts demonstrations, Asian cuisine, and more. This year’s theme is “Get Spirited Away!” a reference to the Hayao Miyazaki film of the same name and to …

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Lane Events Center
12:00 am
Beergarden, one of our absolute favorite venues in Eugene for beer and gourmet-level food cart edibles, is the place to be for the extended weekend of February 21-February 24. You might not be so into bacon, or not so into bluegrass, or not so into beer. But one of the three ought to be right …

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Beergarden
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Bend, we’re sure you’re well aware, is a destination for all things outdoors. It’s also a burgeoning destination for film lovers, with festivals occurring throughout the year. What do you get when you combine those two things? Well, something like Mountainfilm on Tour, which features some of the best selection of outdoor and adventure films …

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Tower Theater
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
What does “zwickelmania” mean? For clarification’s sake, it’s a portmanteau of the German word for lager and, well, the English word “mania.” But we’re honestly more excited about the other three words here: Oregon Brewery Tour. Zwickelmania is happening all over Oregon, and Eugene’s iteration is sure not to disappoint. How better to spend a …

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Various Eugene Breweries + Pubs
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
What does “zwickelmania” mean? For clarification’s sake, it’s a portmanteau of the German word for lager and, well, the English word “mania.” But we’re honestly more excited about the other three words here: Oregon Brewery Tour. Zwickelmania is happening all over Oregon, and Bend’s iteration is sure not to disappoint. How better to spend a …

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Various Bend Breweries
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm
5:00 pm
We’re a Eugene real estate company, so of course we had to include this one. The Lane County Home and Garden Show is an annual extravaganza of everything you’ll need to make both the interior and exterior of your home shine. What do we mean by “extravaganza?” Try 325 different home and garden exhibits, including 60 …

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Lane Events Center
8:00 pm
Local cider and local music: you’re going to want to head to Wildcraft Ciderworks the evening of March 9 for your fill of both. We’ve written in the past about our love of Wildcraft’s new ciderhouse, just completed last year. If you’re into dry, wild-fermented cider pressed exclusively from Oregon fruit and botanicals, it’s hard not …

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Wildcraft Ciderworks
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 17 @ 8:00 pm
12:00 pm
Like tattoos, or maybe thinking of getting inked up yourself? Then the Evergreen Tattoo Expo is not an event to be missed. Over 200 tattoo artists from 30 different states and four countries will be on deck, displaying their handiwork, offering workshops, and of course tattooing. There will be contests for categories such as sleeve, …

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Lane Events Center
10:05 am
This is one of those days when Bend’s residents turn out en masse to celebrate the two things most emblematic of Bend: beer and strenuous outdoor activity. (There are several celebrations involving this combo: just wait till the summer!) Mind you, the beer will come after the running. The order of the day is a …

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Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Running is big in Eugene. Steve Prefontaine and Nike founder Phil Knight both cut their mustard here, and today Eugene is known as “Track Town USA.” So naturally, there are a lot of races going on. Before you race your way into St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Sunday, March 17, it might make sense to …

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Doris Ranch Living History Farm
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
10:00 am
Did you know that in 2012, the United Nations established March 20 as the official International Day of Happiness? Bend, Oregon is of course as good a place as any to celebrate the occasion, with winter starting to give away to the spectacular joys of the warmer season. But to make it official, the Old …

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Old Mill District
8:00 am
Join She Moves Mountains in celebrating the opening of the 2019 climbing season with a day (or weekend) jammed-packed with activities, including yoga, beer, and relaxing around the fire to go with all of the climbing. She Moves Mountains’ mission “to create an educational space for women to realize their strength through rock climbing clinics.” …

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Smith Rock State Park
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
Eugene is a burgeoning epicenter of Pacific Northwest cuisine, known for its rustic (yet delicious) simplicity and farm-to-table ethos. It also features a growing number of top-notch eateries featuring cuisines from all over the world. Normally, you’d have to take in the best of Eugene’s culinary scene over the course of weeks, if not months …

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Hult Center
7:00 am
Did you know that Eugene is home to one of the nation’s premiere marathon events? The Eugene Marathon is a qualifier for both the Boston Marathon and Olympic trials, so the stakes will be high for competitive runners both in and outside the area. But more than anything else, the event is just a great …

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Autzen Stadium