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Your Guide to Summer in Bend Oregon!

Summer is here! So for the love of sunshine, good food, and great company.. It’s time to have some fun!

Here’s your guide to great fun this summer.


Dine out at the Old Mill District!

  • Anthony’s 

Anthony’s at the Old Mill District in Bend overlooks the Deschutes River. Their menu features fresh Northwest seafood complimented by Northwest designer steaks and fresh in season produce. A broad selection of Oregon and Washington wines as well as local microbrews complete your Northwest dining experience. 

  • Hola!

Lively and colorful decor highlight the Mexican-Peruvian cuisine of Hola!  Authentic Peruvian cuisine meets bold new directions in Mexican cuisine like you’ve never tasted, such as Ahi Chile Reneos. Enjoy chicken mole, ceviche, enchiladas and several mouth-watering seafood dishes. Amazing Caipirinhas, Margaritas and an expansive selection of tequilas. Outdoor dining available.

  • Greg’s Grill

A lively place for any occasion, it offers a variety of foods with an emphasis on contemporary Northwest cuisine to include rotisserie prime rib, choice-cut steaks, seafood, and chicken cooked to perfection over our apple-wood and mesquite fired grill. Inside, Northwest style architecture utilizes natural materials and floor-to-ceiling windows, which overlook beautifully landscaped patios, the Deschutes River and the Cascade mountain range.

These and many more!

View all Old Mill restaurants here


Farmer’s Market in Bend


Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

  • Wednesday Market:  

Located in the heart of Bend right behind the Tower Theater in the Brooks Street Alley-way

  • Friday Market

Located at Mountain View High School in the North parking lot off of 27th street – 2755 NE 27th Street.

These and more Central Oregon farmers market’s here!


Regal Summer Movie Express

Family fun movies playing on Tuesdays & Wednesdays for the summertime! Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. Each week both movies play on both days. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

Find out more about Regal Summer Movie Express here


Happy Hour


  • Level 2

Features numerous small plates including calamari, fish taco, ahi tuna poke, pork belly sliders, grilled Ceaser salad, spring roll, lettuce wraps, hummus and grilled bok choi from $5-$8. Happy Hour from 3-6pm daily.

  • Mio Sushi

Enjoy a choice of select premium rolls and special rolls from $4.50-7.95 as well as appetizers ranging from $3.95-$5.50. Sake, beer and wine ranging from $2.75-$5. Happy Hour runs from 4-6pm Monday-Thursday.

  • Red Robin

Offers beer, wine and well drinks from $2.50-$4.50 in the bar. Happy Hour runs Monday-Friday from 3-6pm.

  • Flatbread Community Oven

Flatbread Community Oven offers up select flatbreads, pizzettas, appetizers, and wines from $3.50-$6.50. Happy Hour from 3-6pm Monday-Sunday and Friday-Saturday from 9pm to close.

View the whole happy hour list here!


BMC Free Summer Sunday Concerts

Bend Memorial Clinic Free Summer Sunday Concerts start June 5 and run through July 24 on select Sundays from 2:30-4:30pm. Come on down to the Les Schwab Amphitheater and enjoy a beautiful afternoon of great music and healthy family fun. Delish food vendors, bouncy-houses and other activities will be onsite.

For more info visit their website here


Bend Brewfest

The Bend Brewfest is just across the Deschutes River in the historic Old Mill District. Dozens of shops, restaurants, art galleries, a movie theater, bike rental, riverfront trails, a 12-hold fly-casting course and more. The closest hotels are the Hilton Garden Inn just 2 blocks from the gates of the Brewfest.

Admission to the brewfest is free!

August 18,19, 20

Find out times and more info here


Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo

Get ready for five days of fun, great food, great vendors and entertainment. This year’s County Fair will give you more for your money! The 2016 Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo runs Wednesday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 7th.

For more info visit their website here




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