Fall, Fermentation, and Family. That about sums up all that Bend has to offer in October. There are so many Fall events for adults, kids, and family to enjoy in Bend in October, we thought we’d list some of our favorite Central Oregon Fall traditions. Don’t miss out!
The Follow the Fork Fermentation Tours
October 2nd, 10:30am
Enjoy customized fermentation tours throughout the month, throughout Bend.
Bend Fall Festival
October 3rd – 5th, 5pm, Downtown Bend
The Bend Fall Festival will be celebrating it’s 19th year on the streets of Downtown Bend. Music, beer, kid’s activities and more!
First Friday Art Walk
October 3rd, 5pm, Downtown Bend and the Old Mill
Stroll downtown Bend and the Old Mill District to enjoy art, wine, music, food and fun as we celebrate our community and the arts.
Harvest Dinner at the High Desert
October 4th, 6pm, High Desert Museum
This farm-to-table celebration at the High Desert Museum will showcase regional ingredients from many of the farms and ranches featured in the exhibition, Painting Oregon’s Harvest: The Art of Kathy Deggendorfer.
Ghost Stories of Central Oregon
October 9th, 6pm, East Bend Library
Come fall in Central Oregon, the leaves begin to change color and minds turns to thoughts of cool days, cooler nights, warm clothes, pumpkins … and ghost stories!
2014 BendFilm Festival
October 10th, 9am, Theaters throughout Bend
BendFilm celebrates the brave voice of independent cinema through films, lectures and education.
Bend Beer Chase
October 11th, 6:30am, Throughout Bend
One day, One van, One relay brewery race to celebrate the amazing craft breweries of Central Oregon with your friends!
Pumpkin Pickin’ and Carving with Naked Winery
October 12th, 12pm, Smith Rock Ranch
A scary good time of pickin’ and carvin’ pumpkins with Naked Winery at the Terrebonne Pumpkin Patch.
Halloween Cyclocross Crusade
October 27th – 28th, 8am – 7pm, Throughout Bend
Bend hosts the highly anticipated Halloween Cross Crusade & Cyclo-cross festival. This amazing event will include the famous Halloween Cyclocross Crusade, the fourth annual Cross Culture Art Celebration, a cultural celebration showcasing the cyclo-cross lifestyle, and much more.
Old Mill Halloween Party
October 31, 4 – 6pm, Old Mill
Bring your little ones in costume to the Old Mill District for crafts and trick-or-treating in each of the Old Mill District stores and restaurants.