What’s Happening2018-07-13T22:15:18+00:00

What’s Happening

THE CENTER RING

Intersection of Minnesota Avenue & Wall Street

New this year, the Center Ring at the Bend Summer Festival focuses on local talent ranging from dance performances, singers, musicians, theater and more.

SATURDAY, JULY 14

SILKS RISING AERIAL ARTISTS

SATURDAY, JULY 14 - 11:30AM

SILKS RISING AERIAL ARTISTS

Aerial silks demo and performance.

LATIN DANCE BEND

SATURDAY, JULY 14 - 1:15PM & 1:45PM

LATIN DANCE BEND

Couples Bachata Team & Ladies Bachata Team will be performing at Bend Summer Fest. Click here to see teams. 

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR TEASE

SATURDAY, JULY 14 - 2PM

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR TEASE

Get a taste of Theater in the Park’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar, held at Drake Park Aug. 24 & 25, at the Bend Summer Festival Center Ring!

STRING THEORY

SATURDAY, JULY 14 - 3PM

STRING THEORY

String Theory’s music students showcase their skills in the Center Ring!

OREGON TAI CHI

SATURDAY, JULY 14 - 3:45PM

OREGON TAI CHI

Oregon Tai Chi Wushu’s award winning performance team will demonstrate the yin and yang of Chinese Martial Arts with exciting displays of Wushu and modern Tai Chi, lead by International Grand Champion Shifu JianFeng Chen.

SUNDAY, JULY 15

ACADEMY BLUE DRUMLINE

SUNDAY, JULY 15 - 11:15AM

SATURDAY, JULY 14

Cascade School of Music’s drumline and percussion ensemble.

HULA DANCING

SUNDAY, JULY 15 - NOON

HULA DANCING

Adults, Teens, and Children of all ages share their love and enthusiasm for the art of Hula and Tahitian dancing with enthusiastic audiences throughout Central Oregon.

STRING THEORY

SUNDAY, JULY 15 - 1PM

STRING THEORY

String Theory’s music students showcase their skills in the Center Ring!

GUITAR GIRL KNITS

SUNDAY, JULY 15 - 4PM

GUITAR GIRL KNITS

Genevieve & Adriana, 13 and 11 years old, will play a variety of songs from a variety of artists, from Johnny Cash to Coldplay. Instagram @guitargirlsknits

GOURMET JAZZ, FOOD & WINE STREET

Saturday & Sunday  |  Minnesota Avenue

Minnesota Street becomes the hub for gourmet artisans from ​the Pacific Northwest to sip, graze and absorb the best free live jazz in Oregon! This year, we pair a stellar line up of jazz musicians with world-class wines from Oregon, salts, oils, spices, exotic prepared food and more. Learn how to complement your foodie repertoire from the source, on the street, and with friends.​

2018 Vendors

Ablis

Blissful Spoon

Bohemian Roastery

Crater Lake Spirits

Caramel Kitchen

Fur Friends Doggie Bakery

Humm Kombucha

Hello Fresh

Macindoe Family Cellars

Merrill Cellars

Meli Wraps LLC

Mi Distinctive Tastes

Mud Bay

Navidi’s Olive Oil and Vinegars

The Oxford Hotel

Pioneer Ranch

Serra Vineyards

FOOD & LIBATIONS

2018 Food Vendors

Friday – Sunday  |  Wells Fargo Parking Lot

Circa 1880

New York City Sub Shop

Duda’s Aussie Meat Pies

Pantry

Dump City Dumplings

Rico’s Tacos

Empanadas Maria Elba

Sarika Thai

Famous Kettle Korn

Samurai Teriyaki

Fries A La Carte

Senior C’s Street Tacos

Greekstreet Catering

Shred Town Food Cart

Island Noodles

Suzy Q’s Sweet Things

Lajitana

The Pizza Cart

Little Makana

2018 Beer, Wine & Spirits

Deschutes Brewery Libation Stations located throughout the festival. Serving beverages from:

Deschutes Brewery

AVID Cider Company

Crater Lake Cocktails:

Pom Lemonade Humm Kombucha w/ Crater Lake Rye Whiskey

Greyhound made w/ Crater Lake Vodka

Humm Kombucha

BEND BUSINESS SHOWCASE

Friday – Sunday  |  Wells Fargo Parking Lot

The Bend Business Showcase is a valuable opportunity to highlight central Oregon’s businesses while attracting thousands of local residents during the Bend Summer and Fall Festivals. Our visitors are pleasantly surprised to discover who’s who and who’s doing what in the central Oregon area and are able to make more informed decisions when researching and seeking products and services.

The Bend Business Showcase opens the opportunity for businesses to meet and personally brand those who would most benefit from what they offer. Whether your business is healing and wellness, nutrition, tiny homes, home improvement, insurance agents, banks, recreational vehicles, sporting goods, non-profits, lawyers, or financial consultants, come and join us at central Oregon’s largest public gatherings to educate and inform.

See 2018 Businesses

Title Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

FAMILY FUN STREET

Saturday, 11am – 6pm  |  Sunday, 11am – 5pm

Oregon Street between Bond & Lava

Enjoy two days of family fun at First Interstate Bank Bend Summer Festival. Bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, gardening activities, kids activities and more!

S & K Inflatables

Pure Light Family Chiropractic

Cascades Academy

Free Spirit

Face Painting

Balloon Animals

Gardening Activity — Plant and take home your very own flower!

Bend Senior High School Cheerleading Team Dunk Tank

FINE ARTIST PROMENADE & PERFORMANCE SQUARE

Saturday & Sunday  |  Wall Street between Oregon & Franklin

Stroll through the more than 150 fine artists and craftspeople as they fill the street with their handwork, design and artistry. Traveling to Bend from all over the state, region and country, these fine artists bring color and life to the First Interstate Bank Bend Summer Festival! A sampling of this year’s artists bringing pottery, photography, fiber arts and clothing, 2D fine art, 3D fine art and sculpture, home and garden adornments, jewelry and more.

2018 Featured Artists

THE SOUK

Located on Oregon Street between Brooks Street and Wall Street

The SOUK is section of our festival focusing on items from all over the world, as well as products that reflects the lifestyle and values of our community at large.

This area is for vendors offering non-altered products as well as products that have not been significantly altered and that have originated and/or manufactured by an outside company or other commercial services. (By significantly altered we mean items that have not been transformed into another item all together. Staining, polishing, painting or embellishing does not constitute as  significantly altered.) Please see arts and craft section for significantly altered arts and crafts.

2018 Vendors

Color Street

Natural Stone Jewelry

Copper Venus

Oregon Wind Spinners

Gem and Trends

Proof Eyeware

Hawaiian Moon

Queen of Shira

Imagine Anything Art

Sage and Stone

IQ Massager

Silversands

Key to Tibet

Vendors Are We

Last Chance Café

Wick’d DIY Candle

LulaRoe Julie LoGreco

Willow Wild

GET SOCIAL

GET HERE

STAY HERE

Best Western Premier Bend

2018 Sponsors