The Holidays are upon us! If you have never been to Sunriver during the holidays, we definitely recommend it; it truly is a Winter Wonderland! We have put together some of our favorite Holiday events in Sunriver, and all over Central Oregon.


Traditions at Sunriver Resort– Celebrating 20 years of Traditions at Sunriver, this event is the biggest, and in our opinion, the best of all Holiday Events. Starting November 17th and going until January 1st, this event is packed full of fun for the whole family! Includes: Sleigh Rides, Santa, Moonlight Snowshoe Tours, and so much more! Click Here for the full calendar of events.

Gingerbread Junction- Happening December 1st– January 1st. This event is free and open to public. You can stop by The Sunriver Resort Main Lodge where magnificent Gingerbread Houses will be on display for viewing. You can even enter your own Gingerbread House! For more info, click here.

Brunch With Santa-  On December 15 & 24, you can enjoy Brunch with Santa at The Sunriver Resort Great Hall from 8am-12pm. Reservations required. Call (541)593- 1000 for reservations.

Teen Night At SHARC-  December 26 from 8-10pm. An Ice Cream/Rootbeer Float Social followed by water Games and Fun! RSVP required. Click HERE for more details.

Ice Skating

-Sunriver Village– Along with all the other fun attractions, The Village at Sunriver offers Ice Skating. Click here for more info and skating hours.
-The Inn at the Seventh Mountain (on Century Drive, on the way to Mt. Bachelor) offers ice skating all Winter Season for the whole family. Click here for hours.
-Ice Skate at The Pavilion in Bend– This Indoor ice rink is used for multiple Ice Sports, including Ice Skating for the whole family. On the west side of Bend. Check out open skate calendar here.

Community Christmas Tree Lighting in Bend- On December 1st at Drake Park, the annual Tree Lighting Event will start at 6:30pm. Santa will be there a little before 7, and event includes: cocoa, music, and festivities.

Bend Christmas Parade- Bend’s annual Christmas Parade Downtown will start at 12:00pm. To learn more, click here.


Where to see Santa in Bend-

SantaLand at The Old Mill District- You can see Santa at SantaLand (between desperado and Avalon Salon) daily starting at 10:45am. Be sure to show up early to sign up.

Bend River Promenade- Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm. Sundays 11am-6pm, and Christmas Eve from 11am-5pm. For pet- photos Thursdays ONLY from 5pm-7pm.

Santa Village at Cascade Village Shopping Center- Friday-Tuesday 11am-7pm, Sundays hours are 11am-5pm.

Happy Holidays,

The Jones Group