Welcome to the Bend Marriotts blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our Bend, Oregon hotels (Fairfield Inn and Suites and Towneplace Suites). Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as Mt. Bachelor, the Old Mill District and more.
Drake Park is a true treasure, a local favorite where you can relax and soak in the peaceful environment. Centered on Mirror Pond, this urban green space has recently been renovated. Chill out on the grassy lawn, visit the ducks in the pond, bring a picnic lunch or stroll the paved pathways that encircle the park. Continue readingDrake Park and Mirror Pond detail
Catch an exciting performance by indie rock band The National on May 23 at Les Schwab, Bend's beautiful outdoor riverfront amphitheater. This gorgeous live music hosts a wide variety events, including numerous music concerts, and you'll find a full roster of amazing shows throughout the spring and summer this year. Continue readingThe National at Les Schwab and Upcoming Concerts detail
An exciting relay race that crosses the scenic Oregon countryside, Pole Peddle Paddle is a six-leg adventure for both amateurs and pros. Competitors will race on skis, snowboards, canoes, kayaks, bikes and their own two feet during this fun-filled event, which takes place along the Deschutes River, in Bend and on Mt. Bachelor. Wear a costume and join in the fun or greet the victors at the finish line. Continue readingPole, Peddle, Paddle 2014 detail
Spend an afternoon at Sun Mountain Fun Center and discover one of Bend's top family attractions. This playtime destination features a wide range of activities that are easy on the wallet, including mini golf, go karts, batting cages, arcade games, bumper cars, bowling and much more. Plan a group outing or just show up and have a blast! Continue readingSun Mountain Fun Center detail
A colorful cultural celebration, Cinco de Mayo is a fun time to visit Bend. Enjoy live music from Latin bands, salsa dancing, family-friendly events, folk performances and of course, delicious Mexican cuisine all over town. Take a look at some of our favorite Cinco de Mayo events in Bend. Continue readingCinco de Mayo in Bend detail