Summer Events and Food in Bend!!

Summer brings tremendous fun, festivities, and excitement to the Central Oregon area. First, go to Hayden Homes Amphitheater in Bend for a summer concert that runs through October with a different lineup each week! Another is the Made in Central Oregon Film Festival continues at the Tower Theatre in Bend. Lastly, catch and see some live music by different stellar summer lineup at Sisters Art Works.

Make sure to dine out at the best recommendations around town with your Where To Eat Guide - Central Oregon Magazine.

Food Events

Wine Club Dinner with Chef Rocky

August 6, Saturday 10 AM - 12 PM
Kara's Kitchenware, Bend, OR

Join them for a multiple-course wine pairing dinner with wines from their favorite boutique wineries. More information to come! Wines will be available for purchase in limited supply. Visit their link for more information.

Redmond Taco & Margarita Festival

August 20, Saturday 11 AM - 6 PM
Deschutes Country Fair & Expo Center, Redmond, OR

At the event, you’ll find over 10 of Redmond’s best restaurants, food trucks & carts serving up a fantastic variety of mouth-watering tacos & related food items (sold separately). There will be bars and beverage stations serving margaritas, tequila shots, ice cold beer, water, soda & more.

Contact 541-548-2711 if there are available tickets because they often sell out fast!

Spirit of Summer Concert Series - Leadbetter Band

August 27, Saturday 6 AM - 9 PM
Crater Lake Spirits Distillery Tasting Room, Bend, OR

Join Crater Lake Spirits for live music played by Leadbetter Band. Route 20 food truck will serve fantastic food that compliments the distillery's cocktails! El Yunque and Tumalo Tea will be our featured pop-up shops! $1 per cocktail will be donated to Oregon Adaptive Sports. Buy your tickets here!

Summer Concerts

July to October | Hayden Homes Amphitheater, Bend

You’ll find some big names at summer concerts at Hayden Homes Amphitheater. You can check the lists of shows until October!

This August, The Chicks - Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, and Emily Strayer - will be in Bend for two days! They have grown from a band into a cultural phenomenon. Since the release of their debut album in 1998, their music has stirred emotions in fans worldwide, and after 14 years, they released their fifth studio album!

And for September, we have LANY's Summer Forever Tour with Special Guests Surfaces and Annika Bennett! Click here to visit the Hayden Homes Amphitheater website to get tickets.

Made in Central Oregon Film Fest

July to November | 7:30 PM | Tower Theatre, Bend

If you missed the previous screening of Up The Creek, there’s still time to see films at the Tower Theatre’s Made in Central Oregon film festival. This festival runs from July to November, so there's more to view! Celebrates the films made in the most scenic places in the region. After considering any of the three feature films, you decide the value and price you want to pay for the film. Click here to visit the Tower Theatre website for more information.

Stellar Summer Concert

July 30, Saturday | Gates open at 6 PM | Shows run 7 - 10 PM
August 5, Friday | Gates open at 6 PM | Shows run 7 - 10 PM
August 11, Thursday | Gates open at 5 PM | Music starts at 6 PM

Keep note! Bring an empty water bottle to fill at the free filling station. For foodie seekers our there, don't worry. Food vendors will be on-site serving up delicious food.

Sisters Folk Festival presents summer concerts at our all-outdoor Sisters Art Works venue in beautiful downtown Sisters! Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange), Tim O'Brien & Jan Fabricius, and An Intimate evening with Grammy-nominated artists, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, Jontavious Willis, and Southern Ave! Join them on the lush lawn for this stellar summer lineup. Click here to visit the Sisters Art Works website to get tickets.