With the kids back to school and fall right around the corner, September in Bend is still packed with amazing things to do! Before the cold sets in, there’s still plenty of camping and outdoor activities to take in along with some great music at the Hayden Home Amphitheater.


September Community Events


First Friday Art Walk – September 2nd

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.


Bend Health Fair – September 24th 

With over 40,000 sq feet of exhibitors and the opportunity for complimentary consultations and health screenings you can’t miss this event! Meet local practitioners and shop local vendors. If you’re searching for the right practitioner for your needs, the Bend Health Fair is the perfect opportunity.


Bend Fall Festival – October 1st and 2nd

While this is not technically September, we don’t want you to miss this one. The Bend Fall Festival is an annual FREE event in downtown Bend, full of all the fall activities you love. With a fall market, Kids Harvest Run, live music, a kids fun zone, and a wide range of arts and crafts, this festival is the perfect way to welcome the change of season.


Outdoor Activities

Bend is a beautiful place and the opportunities to get outdoors are abundant year round! Here are some great opportunities to get outdoors this month.


Campout for Public Lands – September 17th

To celebrate National Public Lands Day, take the opportunity to camp out at Newberry National Volcanic Monument. With a full glamping experience you’ll get catered meals, watercraft demos, live entertainment, yoga, adult beverages from 10 Barrel Brewing and a dance party! The best part…proceeds benefit Discover your Forest! Grab your tickets today!


Discover Nature Festival – September 17th

For a more family oriented event on the 17th, check out the Discover Nature Festival in Alpenglow Community Park. Learn how you can help take care of our environment with 30+ outdoor activities like archery, wall climbing and even fly casting!


Heroes on the Run 5K – September 25th

Benefiting Street Dog Hero, this is the 3rd annual family and dog friendly event. With a kids mini-run, live entertainment, and the opportunity to meet some amazing adoptable pups what a great way to spend a Sunday in Bend! Register today!


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:

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


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

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