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. Our early 2018 announcements include the Dave Matthews Band, Steve Martin & Martin Short, Jethro Tull and Primus + Mastodon. Our 2017 concert lineup included John Mellencamp, Pink Martini, Ween, Deftones + Rise Against, Slightly Stoopid, The Avett Brothers, Diane Krall and Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton.

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.

The Old Mill District is now home to two wine tasting rooms.

The annual Bend Brewfest happens in August with more than 200 beers at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.

Art in the Art Desert with over 100 juried artists along the banks of the Deschutes River every August.

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.