Questions? Check out the frequently asked questions below. Still have questions? Use the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Can I bring my dog?2019-10-01T14:13:23-07:00

NO PETS ARE ALLOWED on the Bend Fall Festival premises. Service animals are allowed per ADA and Oregon State Law policies.

What are the festival hours?2019-10-01T14:17:24-07:00

Friday: 5 – 10pm | Saturday: 11am – 10pm | Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Is the festival free?2019-10-01T14:22:50-07:00

Yes! There is no charge to attend the Bend Fall Festival. Enjoy three days of live music on the Top Shelf Music Stage — and family fun on Saturday & Sunday at the AT&T Family Play Zone, DIYcave Fine Artist Promenade, Gourmet Food & Wine Street, Harvest Market and more! Vendors and organized activities within the festival, such as the bounce houses in the Bend Family Play Zone and Kids Harvest Run, require tickets. Follow the links for pricing.

Where should I park?2019-10-04T11:03:39-07:00

Free parking is available at the Deschutes County Administration building parking lots on Friday after 5pm and all day Saturday & Sunday. 

The lots are located just two blocks from the festival in downtown Bend, making for an easy walk. There is also street and garage parking in downtown Bend.

*Note: the streets highlighted in red are blocked off for the festival

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For those that would rather catch a ride from another location or require mobility assistance on Friday, the new Ride Bend shuttle service offers free rides by request between 7am and 6pm, Monday – Friday. Riders can request a ride using the Ride Bend app.

Are bars cash only?2019-10-01T14:31:50-07:00

Nope! Bend Fall Festival bars will take both cash and card. Methods of payment accepted by other vendors will vary based on their preference.

Where can I buy alcoholic beverages?2019-10-01T14:40:55-07:00

There are 2 bars selling Deschutes Brewery Beer, Elixir Wine Group wine, AVID Cider and Crater Lake Spirits cocktails.


  1. Oregon Avenue, near the Top Shelf Music Stage.
  2. Wall Street & Minnesota Avenue.
Where can I get food?2019-10-01T14:44:15-07:00

Food vendors are located in two food pods throughout the festival (only one food pod on Friday night, near the Top Shelf Music Stage).


  1. Oregon Avenue, near the Top Shelf Music Stage.
  2. Wall Street & Minnesota Avenue.
Where is the kids area located?2019-10-01T14:47:30-07:00

The AT&T Family Play Zone is located on Oregon Avenue between Bond Street and Lava Road.

Where can I register for the Kids Harvest Run?2019-10-01T14:50:47-07:00

You can register your kiddos for the Kids Harvest Run, a part of the PacificSource Kids Rock the Races series, through Thursday, Oct. 3rd at bendticket.com. Cost is $5 per child.

Onsite registration

Info Booth – Friday, Oct. 4th, 5-10pm

Troy Field – Saturday, Oct. 5th, 11-11:45am

Is there a beneficiary for the Bend Fall Festival?2019-10-01T14:52:48-07:00

Yes! The 2019 First Interstate Bank Bend Fall Festival beneficiary is The Center Foundation.

The Center Foundation provides over $500,000 in medical services annually to area high schools, and serves more than 5,000 student athletes at over 1400 sporting events each year.

Who produces the event?2019-10-01T14:53:40-07:00

Bend Fall Festival is produced by Lay It Out Events — a local events company in Bend, Oregon.

Lay It Out Events produces more than 20 festivals, races and contract events each year. For each ticketed event and race, LIOE donates a portion of proceeds to local nonprofit organizations. Through our beneficiaries, we raise awareness and much-needed funds for vital nonprofit groups across the Northwest. In the past 10 years, LIOE has donated over $277,000 to local charities and nonprofits.

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2020 Sponsors

Title Sponsor

First Interstate Bank
All Star Labor & Staffing
AVID Cider
Bend Broadband
Bend Nest
Best Western Peppertree Inn
Central Oregon Daily
Chevrolet of Bend
Combined Communications
Crater Lake Spirits
Deschutes Brewery
DIY Cave
Fisher & Paykel
High Desert Pure
Humm Kombucha
Ida’s Cupcakes
Indian Motorcylce
Intermountain Wind & Solar
Monarch Medical Weight Loss
Oregon Army National Guard
Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace
PacificSource Health Plans
S.O.S. Alarm
Source Weekly
Standard TV & Appliance
Top Shelf Medicine