The Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival

The Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival

Enjoying 27 years of kicking off the summer season, the Bank of Cascades Bend Summer Festival draws 75,000 visitors for a weekend like no other. Festival features fine artists and craftspeople, artisans and performers, and three stages of some of the best regional and national blues, rock and jazz.

Presented by: The Source Weekly & Hayden Homes



Friday, July 7th (5pm - 11pm)
Saturday, July 8th (11am - 11pm)
Sunday, July 9th (11am - 5pm)

Location: Downtown Bend

Bend Live Music and Festival

Free Concerts on 3 Stages

Fine Artist Promenade 

Conscious Living Showcase


Family Fun

​More than 25 Food Vendors

Gourmet Food, Wine and Jazz on Minnesota Avenue





MAINSTAGE | Friday through Sunday | Oregon Street  


Friday, July 7

5:00pm | TBD

7:00pm | Meekoh Martinez

9:15pm | Precious Byrd


Saturday, July 8

11:00am | Joytribe

1:00pm  | Tezeta

3:00pm  | TBD

4:30pm  | Naughty Professor

7:00pm  | Stone in Love

9:15pm  | Larry and his Flask

 Sunday, July 9

11:00am | Portland Soul Allstars

1:00pm  | Andy Stokes Band

3:00pm  | The Cutman

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JAZZ FOOD & WINE STAGE | Friday through Saturday | Minnesota Street


Friday July 7

5:30pm | Friends of Lenny

7:00pm | Just Us

9:15pm | Quarterflash


Saturday July 8

5:00pm | Tezeta

7:00pm | Andy Stokes Band

9:00pm | High Street 



LOCALS ONLYS STAGE| Friday through Sunday | Wells Fargo Bank Parking Lot


Friday July 7

5:30pm | TBD

7:30pm | Dry Canyon Stampede

9:30pm | TBD

 Saturday July 8

12:30am | Shannon Smith

2:30pm   | TBD

4:30pm   | TBD

6:30pm   | Ubuntu

8:30pm   | TBD

 Sunday July 

11:30pm | TBD

1:30pm   | TBD

3:30pm   | TBD





Fine Artist Promenade | Saturday and Sunday | Wall Street between Oregon and 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 Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival Presented by Hayden Homes and The Source Weekly!

It's an ideal place to find that special gift or one-of-a-kind piece that will bring you (or someone you love) happiness for years to come.




Fine Art Promenade Performance Square | Intersection of Wall & Minnesota

​Featuring the Central Oregon Aerial Arts presented by:

 Saturday, July 9th  Sunday, July 10th



2016 Featured Artists

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.

Lisa Eldredge 

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Rebecca Trapnell 

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Ginza Girl Designs

by Elita Hill

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Green Gumo 

by Sam Allen 

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Owl House Batik

by Barbara Holmes

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The Dog Pack Collars

by Megan Tormey 

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Wayward Starfish

by Tyler Jarvik

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Klamath River Alpacas

by Lynn Roy


Jax Hats

by Adrienne Priess

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Upcycled Sam and Finn

by Amy Hekker

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Layers Squared 

by Summer Pinncik

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Mailekai Creates 

by Elise Clark

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Debby Dunnaback

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Just a Little Charm 

by Jen Aylward

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Sheila Walker

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Denise Sampson 

Christian Gardelle

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Newmans Design 

by Barbara and Ken Newman

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Kinni Creative 

by Nicole Wilkinson

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Junk to Jems

by Marianne Prodehl

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Endless Jewelry Arcata

by Celia Wilson

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Silver Element Jewelry

by Ruly Deen 

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Joe Christensen

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Walter Brown

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Crow Black 

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Mopilo Designs

by John Akhtar

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The Soap Block

by Heather Akhtar

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David and Sabine

by Sabine Schran-Collings

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Oregon Jewelry

by Brooke Spehar

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More artists to come!

Family Fun Street

Family Fun Street | Saturday & Sunday 11am - 6pm | Oregon Street between Bond & Lava

Come enjoy hours of entertainment on the Family Fun Street! Click here to become a vendor.








Main Attractions and Vendors



The Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival presented by Hayden Homes and The Source Weekly is please to welcome back the Conscious Living Showcase. It's a wonderfully popular shout-out to those businesses who help us live a healthy lifestyle in Central Oregon. This year the showcase will boast more than 50 exhibitors from the areas of:

  • Outdoor Sports and Recreation
  • Home and Nature
  • Healing and Wellness
  • And, Home Energy Conservation

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Participating Companies


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Accelerated Organics

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American Painting

Bend Whole Health

B-Line Clinic

Cleaner Living NW

College Hunks Junk Hauling & Moving

Consumer Cellular


Country Financial

Cutco Cutlery

Dr. Natasha's Natural Chiropractic

doTERRA Wellness

Energy Trust

Esthetix MD

Farmers Insurance Pedersen Agency

Farmers Insurance Shull Agency

First Tech Credit Union

Green Savers

Hot Tub Warehouse 


High Desert Wildlife & Rehabilitation

Sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited

Presented by Sunriver Metal Works

Isagenix International

Lifetime Windows & Doors

Living Well Therapy

LuLa Roe

Mortgage Trust

N Hance Wood Renewal

Alzheimer's Association

Sponsored by Cascade Retirement Community


Newgen Forge 

Planned Parenthood

Pro Caliber

Purium Health Products

Solar Light

SOS Alarm


Turf-N Central Or

Wood Family Homes


Volunteer Connect

Featured Members:

Grandma's House of Central Oregon

Latino Community Association

Family Resource Center of Central Oregon




Gourmet Jazz, Food & Wine Street

Cascade Sotheby's International Realty Gourmet Jazz, Food & Wine Street| Saturday and 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.



Food Promenade | Friday through Sunday | Wells Fargo Bank Parking Lot

The following vendors will be available during all festival hours:

Beer | Wine | Sprits | Friday through Sunday | Various Locations Across Festival

Visit the Deschutes Brewery Libation Stations located throughout the festival space.

Serving the following:

From Deschutes Brewery

  • ​Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Mirror Pond Pale Ale
  • Black Butte Porter
  • HopSlice Session IPA
  • Armory XPA
  • Down and Dirty IPA (Served from Local’s Stage as a Festival Special)


From Atlas Cider Co:

  • Pomegranate Cherry Cider
  • Apricot Cider


From Bendistillery's Crater Lake Vodka:

  • Humm-Dinger Mule

    -- The perfect summer sipper made with Crater Lake Sweet Ginger Vodka, a squeeze of

    lime and Humm’s Lemon Ginger Kombucha. 

  • Black & Blue Whiskey Sour

    -- This sunny essential combines Crater Lake Rye Whiskey with our own blackberry-

    blueberry citrus sour.

  • Rhubarb-Lime G&T

    -- Crater Lake Gin is topped with tonic, lime and a few dashes of rhubarb bitters-- a great

    twist on your favorite classic cocktail.  Also great as a V&T.

And from Humm Kombucha

  • Lemon Ginger
  • Strawberry Lemonade

Policies & Contacts

Policies & Contacts


Festival Dates & Hours:

  • Friday, July 7th | 5-11pm
  • Saturday, July 8th | 11am - 11pm
  • Sunday, July 9th | 11am - 5pm

Admission & Parking

Downtown Bend - Downtown Bend is a launching point to discovering all the wonders of Central Oregon. Downtown bend is the the center of the community where people gather to enjoy the Central Oregon. The historic downtown features over 325 diverse businesses & many fun events.


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Dog Policy

We love your dogs, but please leave them at home. Bringing your dog down to the event is a violation of city code(s):
7.396 (1) “Interfered with conduct of special event by bringing dog to event.”
7.398 (2) “Failing to comply with condition of special event by bringing dog to event.”
City of Bend Police will be on hand and violations are a Class A civil infraction and could result in a $500 fine.

CLICK HERE for parking maps

CLICK HERE for F​requentely Asked Questions

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