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Calendar of Events

Sunriver Resort is proud to host a number of annual events, from marathons to holiday festivals.

Sunriver Resort Annual Events

DecemberEvents for November 2015

  • November29

    Art Exhibition at the Lodge

    When: From November 19, 2015 to January 04, 2016

    Sunriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery presents, in the upper gallery, color photography from the Oregon Natural Desert Association members, including those from the associations 2015 calendar celebrating the beauty of the High Desert of Central and Eastern Oregon. The lower gallery presents noted Bend photographer Dave Kamperman's area landscapes.


    For more information contact Billye Turner, Art Consultant, 503-780-2828

  • December4

    Santa's Workshop

    When: From November 28, 2015 to December 27, 2015

    Event Dates:

    • Saturday, November 28th - 1:00-5:00pm
    • Friday, December 4th - 3:00-5:00pm
    • Saturday, December 5th - 1:00-5:00pm
    • Friday, December 11th - 3:00-5:00pm
    • Saturday, December 12th - 1:00-5:00pm
    • Friday, December 18th - 3:00-5:00pm
    • Saturday, December 19th - 1:00-5:00pm
    • December 20th-December 26th (Excluding Christmas Day) - 1:00-5:00pm

    Step into the magical world of Santa’s Workshop and create your own hand-crafted holiday keepsake. Choose from fused-glass ornaments, night lights or a hand-painted ceramic mug worthy of Mrs. Claus’ Hot Cocoa and perfect for any holiday gift or keepsake. Santa’s Workshop is located in the Yurt between Fort Funnigan and the Bike Barn and is only open during craft sessions.


    *Please allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete your masterpiece as the workshop closes promptly at 5pm to allow for additional programs.  Children 12 and under require parent supervision. 


    Cost: $15-40 for fused glass projects, $12-25 for ceramic projects


  • December5

    The Bear Factory

    When: From November 29, 2015 to December 27, 2015

    Event Dates:

    • Saturdays only from November 28th through December 28th

    We’re excited to bring you the official Bear Factory stuffed animal collection.  Choose from a variety holiday animals such as Rudolf, frosty, penguins, polo bears and so much more! You will hand-stuff them to achieve the perfect hugability.  Dress your new friend in an outfit suitable for a holiday party or brunch with Santa.  Beary cool! Walk-in program; please allow 15 minutes to create your holiday animal.  10am-12pm. 


    Cost: $25 per animal, $15 per outfit

  • December11

    Elf Tuck-Ins

    When: From November 28, 2015 to December 24, 2015

    Event Dates:

    • Saturday, November 28th - 6:00-9:00pm
    • December 11th & 12th - 6:00-9:00pm
    • December 18th through 24th - 6:00-9:00pm 

    Visions of Sugar Plum Fairies will dance in their heads after Santa’s helper reads your children a favorite Christmas story and says good night with warm holiday wishes and a special goodie bag.  Appointment times available from 6:00-9:00pm.  Tuck-ins are available for Sunriver, Crosswater, and Caldera Springs communities; ages 12 and under only.  Reservations required with a 24-hour cancellation policy or full program fee will be charged. 


    Cost: $25 per child, Resort Guests; $35 per child on Christmas Eve. $35 per child, General Public; $45 per child on Christmas Eve.


  • December11

    Traditions Christmas Concert

    When: From December 11, 2015 to December 11, 2015


    Sunriver Music Festival & Sunriver Resort present a special holiday musical performance featuring Concert Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer & his band. Enjoy a family friendly evening of your favorite holiday music. For more information contact the Sunriver Music Festival Ticket Office at 541-593-9310 or visit


  • December12

    Sleigh Rides!

    When: From December 12, 2015 to January 03, 2016

    Treat your family to a time-honored Holiday Tradition: A One-Horse Open Sleigh Ride along the Deschutes River!  Victorian Sleighs hold four adults and two children comfortably.  Warm winter blankets provided.  Reservations required.  Please call 541-593-6995 for reservations.

    Cost: $125 per sleigh non-Holiday dates, $175 per sleigh: December 24, 25, 31 and January 1.

    Weather Permitting 


  • December12

    Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

    When: From December 06, 2015 to December 20, 2015

    Event Dates:

    • Saturday, December 5th - 3:30-5:00pm
    • Saturday, December 12th - 3:30-5:00pm
    • Saturday, December 19th - 3:30-5:00pm

    The holidays aren’t complete without a batch of freshly baked gingerbread cookies.  Our pastry chef provides the cookies and the icing.  Kids are in charge of the scrumptious decorations.  3:30-5pm.


    Cost: $5 for two cookies

  • December20

    Sunriver Resort Magic Show

    When: From December 20, 2015 to December 30, 2015

    Event Dates:

    • Sunday, December 20st - 7:00pm
    • Wednesday, December 23rd - 7:00pm
    • Wednesday, December 30th - 7:00pm

    As if the holiday season isn’t magical enough, we’re bringing in Mr. Magic for an evening of humor, interaction, and of course…magic!  Gingerbread Junction will be closed from 7-8pm on nights of Magic Show. 7pm.


    Cost: $5 adults, children under 12 free with paying adult

  • December22

    Taste of the Northwest Dinner Series with NW Sparking Wines

    When: From December 22, 2015 to December 22, 2015

    Join us for our Taste of the Northwest Dinner Series featuring NW Sparkling Wines. Cost is $75/person. 

    Learn More

  • December25

    Christmas Brunch at Carson's American Kitchen

    When: From December 25, 2015 to December 25, 2015

    Elaborate Holiday Brunch, $52 adults, $24 children ages 6-12, ages 5 and under complimentary with paid adult brunch/  Bloody Marys and mimosas included for $8 additional.  Live music.  Reservations required.  Please call 541-593-3740 for reservations. 8am-1pm.

  • December25

    Christmas Dinner at the Great Hall

    When: From December 25, 2015 to December 25, 2015

    Eat like royalty during our spectactular Christmas buffet served in the Great Hall.  Reservations required.  36-hour cancellation policy.  $52 adults; $24 children 6-12; complimentary for children 5 and under. 2-7pm. 

  • December25

    Christmas Dinner at Carson's American Kitchen

    When: From December 25, 2015 to December 25, 2015

    Expansive holiday dinner.  $52 per adult, $24 for children ages 6-12, 5 and under complimentary with paid adult dinner.  Reservations required.  Please call 541-593-3740 for reservations.  4-8pm.

  • December25

    Christmas Dinner at The Grille at Crosswater

    When: From December 25, 2015 to December 25, 2015

    Enjoy Christmas Dinner at the exclusive Grille at Crosswater for a truly memorable holiday experience.  Reservations are required for this yuletide prix fixe menu.  48-hour cancellation poilcy.  $53 for adults; $24 for children ages 6-12.  Kids' menu available for children 5 and under.  Complimentary shuttle service to and from the Sunriver Lodge.  Open only to Resort guests.  Please call 541-593-3400 for reservations. 4-7:00pm.

How to Get Here

17600 Center Drive, Sunriver, OR 97707

Locations & Directions

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International: 01-541-639-3450


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