We’re heading into the tail end of summer here in Sunriver, but that doesn’t mean the fun and excitement stops. There are plenty of things to do in Sunriver during late summer and fall 2019. From sampling tasty wines and cheese to Autocross at Mt. Bachelor — the fall season promises to have something for everyone living in and visiting Central Oregon. We’ve gathered together a few of our top picks for things to do in Sunriver during the late summer and early fall season.
Late Summer and Fall Events 2019
The Wine, Cheese and Brew Showcase
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Head over to Sunriver Resort to try samples of more than 100 wines, local craft beers, spirits, dozens of gourmet cheeses, specialty foods and much more. The event, which benefits Habitat for Humanity of La Pine and Sunriver, includes live music, a silent auction and hor’s d’ oeuvres.
Sunriver Half Marathon for a Cause
Saturday, August 31, 2019
This annual event has become a Central Oregon tradition. The annual Sunriver Half Marathon for a Cause raises funds for the St. Charles Cancer Center in Bend, Oregon. The race itself winds through Sunriver and offers spectacular views. Choose from a Half Marathon (13 miles), 10K (just over six miles) or a 5K (just over three miles) and finish on the Meadows lawn at Sunriver Resort.
Friends of the Sunriver Library Book Sale
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Head to the Sunriver Library, located in the Business Park, outside of the circles of Sunriver for the annual Labor Day sale. Here, you’ll find hardback books for $2 each or three for $5. Paperbacks will be $.50 each and Children’s books will be four for $1.
Friday, September 6 – Sunday, September 8, 2019
Watch as Autocross returns to Central Oregon! Mt. Bachelor and the Autocross Club of Oregon host the event. Racers must sign a liability waiver, pass a vehicle safety inspection and complete a registration form.
Uncorked, Sunriver Style: Wine Festival
Friday, September 13 – Saturday, September 14, 2019
This annual event takes place at Sunriver’s SHARC event center and features two days of wine, chocolate and cheese paired with boutique vendors, food carts and live music.
Gary Clark Jr. In Concert
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend
Join Austin-based musician Gary Clark Jr. for en evening of blues, rock and soul fusion with elements of hip hop blended in. You won’t be disappointed.
Friday, September 20 – Saturday, September 21, 2019
Don’t miss this event, which is free to attend, but in order to participate in beer tastings you must be over the age of 21 and you need to purchase a stein and tokens. Participate in feats of strength, silly games, listen to live music, root for your favorite pup in the weiner dog races, take your best in the yodeling contest and much more. The Bend Oktoberfest also includes great local beer and food.
2019 Pacific Amateur Golf Classic
Sunday, September 22 – Thursday, September 26, 2019
Crosswater Golf Course
This golf classic takes place over three days at all three of Sunriver Resort’s golf courses — Crosswater, The Meadows and The Woodlands. PacAm offers levels of competition for all skill levels and culminates in playoff competition at Crosswater Golf Course.
Robert Plant in Concert
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Les Schwab Amphitheater
The former Led Zeppelin singer returns to the Les Schwab Amphitheater and is joined by the Sensational Space Shifters and bluegrass singer-songwriter Lillie Mae.
Thursday, October 10 – Sunday, October 13, 2019
Various Venues, Bend
Bend’s independent film festival celebrates 16 years in 2019. BendFilm brings the works of talented independent filmmakers to sites all over Bend. Watch independent cinema in downtown theaters, lecture sites, music rooms and party venues.
An Evening with David Sedaris
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Tower Theatre, Bend
David Sedaris has become on the bestselling American humor writers with sardonic wit and incisive social critiques. The master satirist addresses the human condition today.
There are Always Things to Do in Sunriver
No matter the season, there are always things to do in Sunriver and throughout Central Oregon. Whether you’re looking for a small Sunriver cabin rental for a romantic getaway with your sweetheart or a luxury vacation home for your entire crew, Sunset Lodging can help you find the perfect space for enjoying all that the area has to offer.