The holidays are upon us and with friends and family coming to town, we’ve put together some fun family events for November and December here in Central Oregon.


Grand Illumination at Sunriver Resort- Head down to The Sunriver Resort on November 23rd for a fun-filled day with music, food, games, and of course the Christmas lighting!

Thanksgiving Dinner at Sunriver Resort- On Thanksgiving day from 2-6pm, enjoy an incredible buffet at The Historic Great Hall. Reservations required. To see details and menu, click here.

Broken Top Thanksgiving Buffet- An amazing Thanksgiving buffet on the 28th at Broken Top in Bend. Must call for reservations. For info, click here.

Thanksgiving Dinner at 10 Below- A four course Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving day from 12-8pm. Call for reservations. For info and menu, click here.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Mcmenamins- Buffet style dinner on Thanksgiving Day, must call for reservations. To see menu, and info, click here.

Tubing Hill opens at SHARC- Starting November 27th, the tubing hill will be open in Sunriver. Check out their site for schedule and details.

Paint with Me- Paint classes are offered at Live Laugh Love at The Village at Sunriver every Wednesday. To see dates, times, and info, click here.

Glass Fusing Workshop- Learn about the basics of glass fusing at Live Laugh Love art at The Village. Must reserve spot ahead of time. See times and info here.

Free Ice Skating at The Village at Sunriver- December 6th from 6-8pm you can ice skate for free, just bring 2 canned food items. Bring the whole family for the fun!

Traditions at Sunriver Resort- This is a family-favorite for so many in Central Oregon, as it starts November 23rd with the Grand Illumination as the kick-off, and goes until January, so don’t worry about missing the fun! See the Events and schedule here.

Bend Christmas Parade- On December 7th in downtown Bend, come watch the annual parade with music, candy and holiday fun for the whole town.

Tree Lighting Downtown Bend- On December 6th, come downtown at The Commons in Bend for the Annual Tree Lighting in Drake Park. There will be food, warm drinks, giveaways and more. Starts at 4.

Sisters Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony- On November 29th in the cute town of Sisters at The Fir Street Park, bring the family for the Annual Tree Lighting then stroll through the town. Tree lighting from 5:30-6pm.


If you attend any of these fun holiday events, take a picture (or two) and tag us on social media, we would love to see!

Happy Holidays!
The Jones Group