Have you ever visited Sunriver in October? Sunriver in October offers guests to the area a peek into the serenity we get to experience as locals. The crisp fall air feels brisk on your cheeks and beckons you inside to rest in front of the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa. Despite the slower pace of life in the fall compared to the busy summer season, visitors to the area still have a variety of activities to occupy your time. Plan to bring your friends, family or your sweetheart to Sunriver for a relaxing autumn getaway.
Things to Do in Sunriver in October
Sunriver offers a variety of great activities in October and throughout the fall. Visit Sunriver in October for easy access to trails that may be popular in the summer. Have some of the most amazing sights all to yourself when you visit Sunriver in the autumn. Bring your mountain bike for premier trail conditions before the snow flies. In addition to outdoor recreation, there are plenty of activities for the entire family, including:
Sunriver Resort’s Fall Festival — The first two weekends in October, Sunriver Resort brings all of your favorite fall activities to one central location. Bring the kids and wander through the pumpkin patch and hay maze, enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, live music, bounce houses, face painting and games. There’s something for everyone at Sunriver Resort’s Fall Festival. October 5-6 and 12-13, 1-5pm.
3rd Annual Fungi Festival and Mushroom Show — The third annual festival is presented in partnership with the Central Oregon Mushroom Club. View a diverse array of fungi during this annual celebration, which includes a guided mushroom walk, cooking demonstrations, a sensory station and activities for children. The event takes place at the Sunriver Nature Center. October 5, 10am – 3pm.
BendFilm Festival — Every October, Bend transforms into a film Mecca, showcasing the work of talented independent filmmakers. Now entering its 16th year, BendFilm takes place at various theaters in downtown Bend and includes parties, lectures, Q&A with filmmakers and much more. October 10-13.
Rest and Relaxation
The best aspect of visiting Sunriver in October or November? Peace and quiet that fuels rest and relaxation with ease. Just think — shorter wait times at your favorite Sunriver restaurants, the privacy of your vacation rental’s hot tub without the sounds of neighboring visitors. Head down to Sunriver Brewing and grab a pint at the pub or venture outside of the circles and try The Wallow for dinner.
Back home at your Sunriver vacation rental, rest and relaxation come naturally. Hop in the hot tub and gaze up at the stars sparkling down. The warm water feels especially nice in juxtaposition to the cool autumn air. Grill up dinner on the grill or come inside and prepare a homecooked meal in your full kitchen as the fireplace crackles, creating a serene ambiance. Many vacation homes include a stack of your favorite games, giving you the perfect opportunity to teach your kids how to play Clue or to beat your significant other at Scrabble.
Visiting Sunriver in October offers guests a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Slow down for a weekend and enjoy the petting zoo and pumpkin carving at Sunriver Resort’s Fall Festival or make your partner a romantic dinner in your private Sunriver condo. Treat yourself to a taste of the sweet life in Sunriver, with all of the stars and trails essential to yourself. It’s tough to beat Sunriver in the fall.
Contact Sunset Lodging in Sunriver to book your fall getaway today.