FESTIVALS & RACES

2022 Happy Girls Run Series

Bend, OR May 21 | Spokane, WA Sept. 17 | Sisters, OR Nov 5

The Happy Girls Run Series offers the best all-women running experience in the Pacific Northwest. Sponsors are front and center during our marketing campaigns as we lead up to each race day. Happy Girls embraces all women offering 5K, 10K, and half marathon races in three beautiful locations.

Reach thousands of participants during packet pick-up and on race day at the start and finish of each course. Participants in each race get to commemorate their run with goody bags filled with swag from all our sponsors.

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Saturday, January 22, 2022

The Cascades Wedding Show is a one-day event for Central Oregon event professionals to connect with future brides and grooms planning for their big day. Get in front of the anticipated 6,000+ attendees with your sponsorship. Sponsorship levels are available with several options, giving you a variety of deliverables depending on your needs.

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Friday, Saturday & Sunday, February 18-20, 2022

As a sponsor at Central Oregon’s largest festival, your company will have interactions with over 45,000+ attendees throughout the three-day weekend, including several popular event areas for branding opportunities available for sponsorship.

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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Be part of the 2022 race season with a true Bend tradition, kicking off the season in style with all new courses. One of the first half marathons of the year in the Northwest, the Salmon Run is a testing ground for those looking to be a factor on the racing scene.

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Friday-Sunday, June 3-5, 2022

The Central Oregon BBQ, Brews & Whiskey Festival will feature beer and whiskey tastings alongside several food vendors offering BBQ options from around the world. Enjoy a sunny summer weekend full of new and classic flavors while catching inspiring demos and entertainment in the heart of Oregon.

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Saturday – Sunday, July 8–10, 2022

The Bend Summer Festival draws over 75,000 visitors with fine food, libations, artists and two stages of live music. Attendees stroll through more than 150 fine artist booths, food vendors and the Bend Business Showcase. The popular Gourmet Food & Wine Street, pairs jazz music with world-class wines from Oregon, and specialty ingredients of spices, oils and more.

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Friday–Sunday, July 22 – 24, 2022

Where else will you find breathtaking views of hot air balloons drifting across the skyline of the Cascade Mountains? Balloon launches begin at sunrise on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Night Glow events in Bend and Redmond showcase the hot air balloons on the ground, inflated and lit up against the night sky.

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Saturday, August 13, 2022

As Central Oregon’s only full trail marathon’s, Trail Runner Magazine voted Bend, Oregon the #1 trail town and the Haulin Aspen as one of its top races. All participants enjoy the post-race celebration, offering locally-brewed beers and lots of scrumptious food to refuel tired muscles.

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Friday & Saturday, August 19 & 20, 2022

Bend’s annual Theater in the Park attracts hundreds of locals and visitors who come for an evening of entertainment alongside the scenic Deschutes River and Mirror Pond. Get in front of your audience with a sponsorship that includes a comprehensive marketing campaign in the months leading up to the event, as well as stage mentions and visible branding at the event.

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Friday & Saturday, Sept. 2 & 3, 2022

The region’s premier barrel-aged beer, cider and whiskey festival! Celebrate the craftsmanship of beer along with lawn games, live music, food trucks and the best barrel-aged beverages in the Northwest. Get your name in front of beer lovers from near and far at this highly anticipated two-day event.

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Saturday, September 3, 2022

The Beer Run sends participants along a 5k race loop through Drake Park along the Deschutes River and back through Columbia Park, enjoying the fine beer from 10 Barrel, Cascade Lakes, Deschutes and Immersion breweries along the way. Finish with a full beer while perusing the delicious vendors available at The Little Woody!

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Friday – Sunday, September 30 – October 2, 2022

Get cozy and enjoy the harvest season with friends, good food and a hot cup of cider. Downtown Bend’s Fall Fest brings music, food and art. The streets will be filled with a Harvest Market, Gourmet Food and Wine, Family Fun, Fine Arts Promenade, Bend Business Showcase and more.

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Contract Events

Redmond Northern Lights

Celebrating Seasonal Events throughout 2022

The Redmond Northern Lights Animation series is a selection of video and animation appearing on notable downtown Redmond buildings. The animation incorporates the unique architecture of each building into a whirlwind of light, color and engaging animated figures. This year we expect to have small events around the animation that can include your business.

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BendFilm Pop Up Drive-In

BendFilm’s Pop Up Drive-In combines the nostalgia of the drive-in era, the crisp Pacific Northwest air, the right amount of physical distancing and innovative presentation elements to create the ultimate outdoor viewing experience.  Films in the line up range from adventure stories to throwback classics to blockbusters and more.

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Aaron Switzer

PRODUCER

Angela Switzer

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Timm Collins

SALES DIRECTOR

Erica Durtschi

ART DIRECTOR

Luke Larson

EVENTS DIRECTOR

Megan Burton

VOLUNTEERS/MARKETING