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Bend Oregon Travel Guide


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Special Events and Festivals in Bend, Oregon
Balloons Over Bend

Balloons Over Bend

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The community of Bend, Oregon, celebrates a variety of annual events throughout the year, many featuring sports and recreation.
  • Bend Winterfest (Feb) - snow- and ice-related activities of all kinds
  • Pole Peddle Paddle (May) - teams and individuals compete in this multisport event that includes alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biking, running, paddling, and sprinting
  • Balloons Over Bend (June) - community festival featuring hot air balloons
  • Bite of Bend (Jun) - food, food, and more food
  • Bend Summer Festival (Jul) - visual and performance art, food booths, and family-friendly fun
  • Deschutes Brewery Sagebrush Classic (Jun) - gourmet food, microbrews, golf, and more, all to benefit local children's charities
  • JELD-WEN Tradition Golf Tournament (Aug) - pro-am championship golf accompanied by a community festival

Popular annual events that take place near Bend in Central Oregon include:

  • Sisters Rodeo (Jun)
  • Crooked River Roundup in Prineville (Jun)
  • Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (Jul)
  • La Pine Rodeo (Jul)
  • Deschutes County Fair in Redmond (Aug)

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