Events and Activites

Situated in the central Oregon High Desert, Bend offers exception weather with a multitude of adventures and activities for all interests. No organized drives are scheduled for Day 1 of the Holiday, allowing attendees to relax and enjoy a new and unique activity with their closest 356 friends.

Wanderlust Tours

This company offers a variety of highly rated tours, such as Lava Tube Cave spelunking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting and kayak trips to the local lakes. On Wednesday it will offer group tours with pick up and drop off at the Riverhouse. Sign up during registration.

Bend Ale Trail

The largest Beer Trail in the West, with over 23 breweries (as of 2016), Bend is known as the micro-brew capital of the West. The Bend Ale Trail lists over 20 participating breweries with tasting rooms to sample their latest brews. Upon visiting 16 breweries, and checking in with your App, you will receive a Bend Ale Trail SiliPint from the Visit Bend office downtown. The organizing committee encourages attendees to partake of the breweries at a leisurely and maintained pace!

High Desert Museum

A truly unique experience combining wildlife, history and Native American art.


Bend is surrounded by numerous golf courses offering a variety of terrain and challenge. Group tee times will be available at several private courses. Details forthcoming

Cycle Pub Tours

Drink beer while cycling with 6-12 of your friends! Departing from the Riverhouse as groups fill. Sign-ups upon registration.


There are many fantastic walks and hikes in and around Bend. Directions and descriptions will be provided in the program of many self-guided trips of different lengths for all abilities


We will pass many cyclists on the Cascade Lakes Highway during our drives and the local area is riddled with mountain bike trails like the legendary Phil’s Trail. Bend/Sisters is known as one of the best cycling and mountain bike locations in the US.

Fly Fishing

The proprietor of The Fly Fisher’s Place in Sisters is a Porsche guy. The committee is coordinating group tours upon request.

Drift Spa

Located onsite at the Riverhouse, the spa offers a variety of services for which attendees will receive a 10% discount on all services. Reservations through Drift Spa.

Deschutes Brewery Tour

Group tours will be organized Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for this popular 45 minute tour finishing in the tap room. Cost is $5 per person. Sign-ups upon registration

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