Events & Things To Do In July in Bend, Oregon

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4th of July Pet Parade

July 4, 10AM
Harmon Park to Drake Park
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Join us for the beloved 4th of July Pet Parade, a cherished Bend tradition since 1924! The festivities kick off at 10 AM, with lineup starting at 9 AM. Whether you are marching in the parade or cheering from the sidelines, everyone is welcome to participate in the fun. Put on your finest red, white, and blue attire, dress up your pets, and head downtown for a fantastic celebration. Don’t miss this iconic event in the heart of Bend!

Paint and Sip

July 6, 2PM-4PM
Austin Mercantile
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Looking for a relaxing Saturday afternoon in July to unleash your creativity while enjoying some delicious wine? Head over to Austin Mercantile in River Rim on July 6th! Enjoy a guided tutorial with all the supplies provided, ensuring a fun and stress-free experience. Whether you are a seasoned artist or a complete beginner, you will have a blast and leave feeling refreshed. Treat yourself to a delightful afternoon of art and relaxation!

The Bend Summer Festival

July 12-14 
Downtown Bend 
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Three days of art, live music, delicious food, and much more—what else could you ask for? With events for all ages, there is something for everyone. Let the kids enjoy the bouncy houses while you explore the fine art exhibits. The festivities run from 4 PM to 10 PM on Friday, 11 AM to 10 PM on Saturday, and 11 AM to 5 PM on Sunday. Whether you spend the whole weekend or just drop by for a few hours, you are sure to have an unforgettable time. Don’t miss this fantastic event!

FairWell Festival

July 19-21
Deschutes County Fairgrounds
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Great artists, great views, and great fun await you at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds! Spend your weekend enjoying three days of non-stop entertainment across three stages, featuring over 36 performances in a variety of music styles. In addition to the incredible music, you will find delicious food and drink from Central Oregon’s favorite restaurants, breweries, and more! With vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available, there is something for everyone. Whether you are camping for the entire event or just making a day trip, everyone is guaranteed to have an amazing time. Don’t miss out on this fantastic weekend experience!

FairWell Festival poster

Riverside yoga + Wine event

July 23, [5:30]PM-[7:30]PM
Old Mill District
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Join us in the old mill district for the Riverside Yoga and Wine Event! Start with a relaxing one-hour yoga session by the river, led by a friendly instructor. After yoga, enjoy a variety of wines and tasty snacks over at Va Piano Tasting Room while you relax and chat with others. It’s the perfect way to unwind and enjoy a peaceful evening. Don’t miss this special mix of yoga and wine!

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

July 25, 7PM
Hayden Homes Amphitheater
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Doors open at [5:30]PM, head into Hayden Homes and find your seat early to ensure splendid views. As you wait for the show to begin at [7:00]PM take advantage of the food and drinks from some delicious food trucks. Enjoy your evening listing to some great music against the stunning backdrop of the old mill and the river. This promises to be a fun-filled event for all ages, offering entertainment and a beautiful setting that everyone will enjoy.

RE/MAX Key Properties Balloons Over Bend

July 26-28
COCC, Jewell Elementary & Tetherow
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Get ready for a weekend full of excitement starting with sunrises filled with balloon launches and afternoons filled with events. Each morning of the weekend balloons will launch after sunrise whether you are watching on site or from the comfort of your home, it is an incredible sight. Afternoons are packed with a variety of events, including games for kids, live music, local brews, and so much more. There is something for everyone to enjoy throughout the weekend, making it a perfect time for family fun and community celebration.