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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 […]

Bend Premier Real Estate title sponsor for Bend Oktoberfest

DBBA, Informative - September 3, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

The Downtown Bend Business Association is pleased to announce Bend Premier Real Estate as the presenting sponsor of the annual Bend Oktoberfest, to be held on Sept 21st and 22nd. Bend Premier Real Estate’s Lynnea Miller states, “We are extremely pleased and excited to be part of such a worthwhile event. Not only is it […]

Bend Oktoberfest – Become a Volunteer!

Beer, Downtown Bend Business Association, Events, Family Friendly, Food - September 3, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Every year it takes over 250 volunteers to make Bend Oktoberfest possible.  Bend Oktoberfest is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Downtown Bend Business Association (DBBA). The DBBA is a small nonprofit dedicated to increasing the vitality of Downtown Bend. Join us in making Bend Oktoberfest a success! Bend Oktoberfest is Sept 21st and […]

What is the Downtown Bend Business Association?

Bend Businesses, DBBA, Downtown Bend Business Association, History - July 17, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

There are many different organizations that help Bend, Oregon look beautiful and run smoothly to create a family-friendly environment. Today, you are introduced to the Downtown Bend Business Association. It was created in 1982. In our video, you’ll learn about the history of downtown, which began in 1903. The growth of downtown since then is […]

J&J Bar and Grill Meets a New Summit

Beer, Bend Businesses, Events, Food - July 6, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

J&J Bar and Grill is the newest addition to Downtown Bend. It’s an iconic spot off of Oregon Avenue where Summit Saloon once was. The new restaurant opened on July 4, 2018. It has the similar structure to what was Summit, but with a facelift. The restaurant is open every day from 9 am to […]

Deschutes Brewery Turns 30!

Beer, Bend Businesses, Events, Family Friendly, Food - June 30, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

It was the birthday bash of the summer! Deschutes Brewery turned 30! The celebration began at the beginning of the week. Ever since, the party has gotten bigger! Saturday, June 30th, was the final of festivities. Drake Park was filled with families soaking in the sun and enjoying the atmosphere Deschutes Brewery provided. There was […]