Get outdoors this August and enjoy all that Bend has to offer before summer is over and school starts back up for the kids! This month’s to-dos are packed with great outdoor activities and fun for people of all ages!
First Friday Art Walk
August 5th – 5pm – 9pm, FREE
The Art Walk is held in Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District from 5pm to 9pm on the first Friday of every month. Join hundreds of other locals and visitors in celebrating art.
Click here for all your questions and to figure out where to park so you’re in the right place and right on time for this beloved community event.
Hayden Home Amphitheater Concerts
From County and Rock to Punk and more, the live music options in Bend this August are abundant!
August at the Hayden Homes Amphitheater includes live music from artists like:
- Alanis Morissette
- The Chicks
- My Morning Jacket
- Thomas Rhett
- Bonnie Raitt
- Maren Morris
- Alice in Chains
With a range of food and drink vendors available, you can relax, enjoy some tunes and maybe even try some new to you grub!
Bend is a beautiful place and the opportunities to get outdoors are abundant!
- Kid and Family Activities – pools, museums, fun centers await!
- Floating on the Deschutes – this scenic float will take you through the Old Mill District and even provide a more wild ride option through Bend Whitewater Park
- Water Adventures – rafting, paddling, fishing and more!
- The Bend Ale Trail – grab a paper passport or download the app and explore brews, spirits, and ciders
Munch and Music
August 4th and 11th – 5:30 – 9pm – FREE
Celebrating it’s 31st season, the Summit Health Munch & Music FREE concert series in Drake Park wraps up in August! With one of the largest gatherings of food trucks and local vendors you’ll have plenty of food options for the whole family.
With Deschutes Brewery locations throughout the park, you’ll find beer, wine, cider and weekly specialty cocktails. Why not pair a beverage with your favorite food vendor items! Take the younger members of your group to the Kids Zone to enjoy a little entertainment. And, for the adult visitors, wander Artisan Row and find something new for yourself!
Theater in the Park
August 26th and 27th – Tickets $25 – $65
Get ready for some laughs as you kick back in the park and watch Monty Python’s SPAMALOT. Held in Drake Park right in Downtown Bend, this is a unique opportunity to experience live theater in the the great outdoors!
Visit our other blog posts about great events in Bend to keep up to date!