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’s 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.

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

2022 marks the return of the wedding show!

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

The Northwest’s largest festival is coming to Central Oregon this February! The 2022 OnPoint Oregon WinterFest is moving to the Deschutes County Expo Center.

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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. 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 features the largest BBQ Competition east of the Cascades. Sample beer and whiskey alongside several food vendors offering BBQ options. 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. Celebrate summer together at Downtown Bend’s largest celebration of the arts, culture and community!

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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!

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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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Aaron Switzer

PRODUCER

Angela Switzer

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Timm Collins

SALES DIRECTOR

Erica Durtschi

ART DIRECTOR

Luke Larson

EVENTS DIRECTOR

Megan Burton

VOLUNTEERS/MARKETING