Summer is in full swing and July in Bend is full of music and creativity! From summer festivals to a wide range of live music options, Central Oregon and Bend are the place to be this July!


First Friday Art Walk

July 1st – 5pm – 9pm, FREE

The Art Walk is held in Downtown Bend 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.


July 4th Celebration

Ready for food, fun, and fireworks? This year’s celebration at Pilot Butte in Bend includes a fireworks show at 10pm along with a full day of activities including:

  • Annual Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast
  • Bend Park & Recreation District Pet Parade
  • Hula Hoop and Watermelon Eating Contests
  • Live Music and Local Artisan

With a designated area for kids, this is a great opportunity for fun for the whole family! Check out the full list of things to do on the Visit Bend website.


Hayden Home Amphitheater Concerts

From County to Punk, the live music options in Bend this July are abundant! July at the Hayden Homes Amphitheater includes live music from artists like:

With a range of food and drink vendors available, you can relax, enjoy some tunes and maybe even try some new to you grub!


Munch and Music

July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th – 5:30 – 9pm – FREE

Celebrating it’s 31st season, the Summit Health Munch & Music FREE concert series in Drake Park is back! With one of the largest gatherings of food trucks and local vendors you’ll have plenty of food options for the whole family.

Munch and Music Map

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!


Bend Summer Festival

July 9th 11am – 10pm and July 10th 11am – 5pm 

The Bend Summer Festival is packed with artisans, live music and plenty to see and do! The best part, there’s something for all ages!

  • Fine Art – 100+ fine artisans and craftsmen will line Bond Street Between Franklin & Greenwood
  • Live Music – with 10+ artists over 2 days, there’s something for everyone
  • Oregon Lifestyle Marketplace – local handmade goods, food products and wine
  • Family Fun – dedicated play zone area for kids and the Kids Summer Sprint (a fun summer themed course for kids ages 3-10)

Meet local vendors and artisans and get connected with the community. Also, this event proudly supports Cascade School of Music & Central Oregon Veteran’s Ranch affording you a great opportunity to have a little fun while supporting our Bend community.

Visit our other blog posts about great events in Bend to keep up to date!

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