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.
Apr 20 @ 7:00 am
7:00 am
We’re not sure what you might have planned for April 20 this year, but we’d encourage you to put on a pair of running shoes and hit the streets and trails of West Bend for what’s bound to be the run of the season this side of the Cascades. Bend has incredible scenery, and the …

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Les Schwab Ampitheater
May 3 @ 10:00 am – May 5 @ 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Being a real estate company, of course we’re going to tell you to go to the Central Oregon Home and Garden Show. With nearly 400 exhibitors, there’s sure to be something for everyone who owns a home and has had at least some glimmer of home improvement-related inspiration. Head north of Bend to Redmond to …

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Deschutes County Fairgrounds & Expo Center
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – May 5 @ 7:00 pm
2:00 pm
As the summer months draw nearer and nearer, it seems that the pulse of Bend starts to revolve more and more around the Deschutes River. By our reckoning, Bend’s paddling season begins in early May with Spring Paddlefest Weekend. With heavily discounted paddleboard and kayak lessons available courtesy of Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe, this …

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Riverbend Park
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Bend and dogs go together like beer and burgers (beer and burgers obviously go with Bend pretty well too). Now-defunct Dog Fancy Magazine even named Bend America’s dog-friendliest city in 2012. So it’s safe to say that area dogs enjoy plenty of prestige already. Nonetheless, it makes sense to devote at least one day of your calendar …

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The Village at Sunriver
Jun 1 all-day
12:00 am
Bend isn’t the only place in the world where there are beer runs. But still, there’s something about the combination of good times and strenuous outdoor activity that is quintessentially Bend. This particular beer run is a relay race, meaning there’s an element of teamwork involved. You and up to five of your friends join …

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6:30 pm
The Les Schwab Amphitheater is Bend’s premiere outdoor concert venue, and its summer concert season is set to start with a bang the evening of Sunday, June 9. Either one of these artists coming to play in Bend would be pretty big news in itself. But having both Jason Isbell and Father John Misty show …

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Les Schwab Ampitheater
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
Whether you join June 16’s 5k Beer Run or not (we recommend that you do), Bite of Bend is a culinary and cultural extravaganza. Perhaps the festival’s centerpiece, the Top Chef Competition, will take place June 15 and 16 when top area chefs will vie for the Top Chef Bend crown downtown. Organizers will offer …

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Downtown Bend
12:00 am
In addition to fun athletic events like beer runs, Bend is also home to plenty of serious world-class athletic competition. Cycling and mountain biking are both huge around here. So, it’s only proper that Bend would be home to the world’s first combined road cycle and mountain bike race. Amateurs and pros alike are welcome …

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Wanoga Snow Park, Mt. Bachelor