FESTIVALS & RACES

2021 Happy Girls Run Series

Bend, OR May 29 | Spokane, WA Sept. 18 | Sisters, OR Oct 30

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! Stay tuned for more details!

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Friday, Saturday & Sunday, February 12-14, 2021

Due to COVID-19 Oregon Winterfest has been canceled. We’ll be back in 2022!

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Saturday, February 13, 2021

Due to COVID-19 and ongoing safety concerns, the 2021 Royal Run has been cancelled. Stay tuned as we plan for the return of this race in 2022!

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Sunday, April 10, 2021

Be part of the 2021 race season with a true Bend tradition, kicking off the season in style with all new courses at the beautiful Pronghorn Resort. 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 11– 13, 2021

The region’s largest annual food festival brings restaurants, food carts, bakeries and breweries to the streets of downtown Bend to showcase their very best, including a $1 or $2 “bite.” Enjoy the Top Chef competition, Bend Beer Run and more. Thousands of people attend the festival throughout the weekend allowing sponsors to engage with attendees and build relationships.

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Friday-Sunday, June 25-27, 2021

The first event of its kind, 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, June 26, 2021

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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Saturday – Sunday, July 10–11, 2021

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 speciality ingredients of spices, oils and more.

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Friday–Sunday, July 23 – 25, 2021

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 7, 2021

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 20 & 21, 2021

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. 3 & 4, 2021

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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Friday – Sunday, October 1 – 3, 2021

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 SOUK.

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Aaron Switzer

PRODUCER

Angela Switzer

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Timm Collins

SALES DIRECTOR

Shannon Corey

ART DIRECTOR

Luke Larson

EVENTS DIRECTOR

Megan Burton

VOLUNTEERS/MARKETING