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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.​

2019 Vendors

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FOOD & LIBATIONS

2019 Food Vendors

Friday – Sunday  |  Wells Fargo Parking Lot

Little Makana

2019 Beer, Wine & Spirits

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FINE ARTIST PROMENADE

Saturday & Sunday  |  Wall Street between Oregon & Franklin

Stroll through the more than 100 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.

Congratulations to the 2018 Best of Show and Best of Jury Winners!

2019 Featured Artists

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

Located on Oregon Street between Bond St. & Lava Rd.

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

Info on vendors coming soon!

Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Noon    |   Troy Field

Join us for the final Kids Rock the Races event brought to you by Pacific Source held at The Bend Summer Festival! Kids between the ages of 3-10 will have a blast on this fun course.

Registration

$5child

Three age/ability-appropriate distance races:

  • Ages 3 to 4 — 12:00pm

  • Ages 5 to 7 — 12:15pm

  • Ages 8 to 10 — 12:30pm

All racers receive a #1 bib, participation ribbon and tasty treats. The more you race the more you earn; join in on all PacificSource Kids Rock the Races runs to earn additional prizes.

About PacificSource Kids Rock the Races

Does your kid want to join in on the fun? Are you hoping to instill your love for running and the outdoors? Not only is this six-race series a chance for little ones to be a part of the “Big Kid” races, but it’s also a great way to teach children how to lead a healthy lifestyle.

The races are non-competitive — everyone receives a finishers ribbon and tasty treats for participating! Run multiple races, earn more prizes! Learn More >>>

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.

2019 Vendors

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THE CENTER RING

Intersection of Minnesota Avenue & Wall Street

Returning this year is Bend Summer Festival’s Center Ring! This area highlights much of the talent in the area with a variety of wonderful performances!

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

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.

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Ablis
Avid Hard Cider Co.
Bend Broadband
Bendistillery Inc.
Central Oregon Daily
Chevrolet of Bend
Combined Communications
Deschutes Brewery
Elixir Wine Group
Esthetix MD
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