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The Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl

Beer, DBBA, Downtown Bend Business Association, Events, Holiday - November 12, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Christmas, Christmas time is near, time for toys and time for beer! We’ve been good, but we can’t last. Hurry Christmas, hurry fast! Pubs for the masses to join the crawl. Which Ugly Sweater will beat them all? Find out at the Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl in Downtown Bend on December 15th! The event is […]

Downtown Bend Community Tree Lighting

Downtown Bend Business Association, Events, Family Friendly, Holiday, Live Entertainment - November 7, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

The holiday season continues in Downtown Bend with an invitation to a Family-friendly celebration in Crow’s Feet Commons on Friday, November 30th. Be sure to come down for a night of live music, games, warm drinks and Santa Claus! The party is from 4-8 pm with the Tree Lighting at 5:28 pm. Bob Shaw from […]

Shop Small Saturday

Downtown Bend Business Association, Events, Family Friendly - November 5, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

The holiday season is just weeks away and the Downtown Bend Business Association is kicking it off with Shop Small Saturday on November 24th. The event runs from 10 am- 4 pm. Shoppers will meet with the DBBA staff to pick up their passport in front of Hola. Shoppers will then get their passport stamped […]

Ladies Night in Downtown Bend

Beer, Bend Businesses, DBBA, Downtown Bend Business Association, Events, Food - October 29, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

November 15th is the Third Annual Ladies Night in Downtown Bend! Join us for a great night of food, drinks, and Shopping! Over 30 local Downtown Bend shops and restaurants are offering deep discounts, lots of freebies, raffles, contests, and giveaways! FREE snacks and cocktails at all participating stores & a guaranteed fun, festive night in […]

Downtown Businesses Are Boo’ed

Bend Businesses, Events, Family Friendly - October 17, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

On October 17th, 16 Downtown Bend Businesses were Boo’ed and they’re happy about it! It’s all part of the fun neighborhood game that goes on around Halloween. Here are the rules of the game: A business will begin by giving a basket to a business they don’t know on a different street. The basket must include: […]

Halloween in Downtown Bend

DBBA, Downtown Bend Business Association, Events, Family Friendly, Food - October 15, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Trick or Treat Tonight is Halloween. Remember to wear your costume If you don’t you can’t go out. Children going door to door asking for candy like, Kit Kat Bars. Odd little skeletons walk on sidewalks, Real ghouls yell trick or treat, Tricky monsters hide behind walls, Rickety old robots, Elves with pointy hats, All […]

Downtown Bend is hiring an Operations Manager

Downtown Bend Business Association, Informative - October 1, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

The Streetscape Operations Manager manages the daily operations of the cleaning, streetscape, and landscaping maintenance services of the Economic Improvement District (EID). This position is responsible for managing the beautification of Downtown seven days per week. The Operations Manager is an important element of the program’s visibility and is expected to be a ‘working’ manager, […]

Community comes together to host Bend Oktoberfest

Beer, Bend Businesses, DBBA, Downtown Bend Business Association, Events, Family Friendly, Food, History, Informative - September 11, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

On Sept 21st and 22nd, The 14th Annual Bend Oktoberfest will take over Irving and Oregon Avenue in Downtown Bend for a good cause.  Whether you are a visitor or a local, Downtown Bend grabs a special place in your heart.  With its rich history, unique stores, award-winning restaurants, and dynamic events – Downtown Bend […]

City of Bend Celebrates Welcoming Week

Informative - September 11, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Beginning on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, the City of Bend joins numerous community partners in celebrating “Welcoming Week,” a series of community-organized events that highlight the principles of inclusion and create communities that prosper because everyone feels welcome. Welcoming Week takes place Sept. 14 to 23. Festivities begin with a Launch Celebration at 6 p.m. […]

Take the quiz and enter to win!

DBBA, Events, Family Friendly, Informative - September 3, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Fall is nearly here, which means that locals and visitors alike will be flocking to Central Oregon for the annual Bend Oktoberfest on September 21-22. In the good-natured spirit of Oktoberfest, why not test your knowledge of this traditional German fall festival and celebration! Everyone who plays will be entered to win a valuable prize […]