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There's no shortage of events — family-friendly and adult-friendly — in Central Oregon. Read on for a taste of what lies ahead — and check out the Source calendar for a full list of events.
While there's no shortage of events between now and Halloween, here are a few that we're looking forward to.
Fright Night Halloween Costume PartyAVID throws one of the best Halloween shindigs of the season — and it’s free! Portland’s DJ Wicked will be spinning tunes, who has opened for Wu-Tang Clan, Eminem and Outkast. Dress in your best costumes for the photo booth (you know, pics or it didn’t happen). If you work up an appetite while dancing the night away, the Parilla Grill Taco Truck will be there serving delicious tacos to wash down with specialty AVID ciders.
8pm-12:30am. Fri., Oct. 26. Ages 21+
AVID Cider Co.
550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 190, Bend.
Worthy Brewing's Dance of the Dead
If you missed Worthy's Halloween party last year — well, you missed out. Don't let it happen again. It would be a sad, sad thing. Enjoy live performances by Lyrics Born, local DJs and more. This Day of the Dead-themed party comes complete with food carts, award-winning beer, themed drinks and of course… Central Oregon's biggest costume contest! Prizes include cash, trips and goodies.
8pm. Fri., Oct. 26. Ages 21+
495 NE Bellevue Dr., Bend
Halloween Dance Party w/ Object Heavy
9pm-midnight. Sat., Oct. 27
McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 NW Bond St., Bend
Vampyres & Visions Halloween Fashion Show
8pm-2am. Sat., Oct. 27. Ages 21+
939 NW Bond St., Bend
Looking for a convenient and safe space to take the kids trick or treating on Halloween? "Trunk or Treat" events gather members of the community in one place to hand out candy and celebrate in a family-friendly atmosphere.
Trunk or Treat events
Sat., Oct. 27
- 12-4pm. Smolich Motors, 1865 NE Hwy. 20, Bend.
- 5-7pm. Compass Church, 21610 Butler Market Rd., Bend.
- 4-7pm. Approved Auto of Central Oregon, 63330 N Hwy. 97, Bend.
- 5:30-7pm. Trinity Lutheran Church, 2550 NE Butler Market Rd., Bend
- 6-8pm. Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 NE 27th St., Bend.
- 6:30-8pm. Solid Rock Community Church, 61215 Brosterhous Rd., Bend.