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Come have a fun New Year’s 2019 when you come stay with us in beautiful and scenic Sunriver! There’s plenty to keep busy, and you’ll start your year off right, surrounded by nature and fun activities. Sunriver is such a great place to spend New Year’s, so read on to find out why!

Exciting Outdoor Recreation

Sunriver has tons of winter recreation to offer up! The nearby Mt. Bachelor is only a short and scenic drive away, and offers several exciting ski trails, as well as cross-country skiing and snow-tubing. If you’re searching for a real thrill to start your year off with, you could go on a snowmobile excursion with Central Oregon Adventures, where one of their tours includes a stop at a mountain lodge where you can relax with a cup of hot cocoa! You can rent snowshoes to explore the Swampy Lakes Trails all on your own, or you can elect to take a guided tour with Wanderlust Tours. In town, you’ll find classic winter pastimes like ice-skating at The Pavilion at the Sunriver Resort, as well as snow-tubing at the SHARC recreation center. Of course, you can always enjoy nature all on your own by taking a walk along the frosty Deschutes River, or making your own Frosty the Snowman right in your front yard!

Great New Year’s Eve Events

There’s plenty of great New Year’s Eve 2019 events in Sunriver! At the Sunriver Resort, you can spend the night dancing away to live music and specialty drinks at their ticketed New Year’s Eve party. Another party at the Sunriver Resort is a live show by band Toast and Jam. For a break from the parties and a peaceful way to ring in the new year is to go on a bonfire tour with Wanderlust Tours, where you snowshoe out to a bonfire with hot cocoa and champagne toasts to the new year. Of course, you can always ring in the new year cozied up by the fire and start the first day off by skiing down the mountainside!

Scenic Sunriver Pines New Year 2019

At Sunriver Pines we have everything you need for the best new year you could ever imagine! Our properties are top-notch, and you’ll know why when you come see for yourself. Contact us and we’ll assist you in choosing the perfect New Year’s rental to end and start your year off right in scenic Sunriver!

There’s nothing better than spending the holidays in a scenic forest, full of stretching pine trees and that delicious seasonal crisp in the air. When you come to stay with us in Sunriver over the holidays, you’ll be treated to beautiful natural scenery, an abundance of outdoor recreation, and plenty of holiday Sunriver activities and events to attend. You might even be lucky enough to see a bit of snowfall!

Endless Choices for Winter Recreation

For holiday recreation in Sunriver, you’ll find lots of options. There are several ice-skating rinks in town where you can partake in this iconic holiday pastime, among them The Pavillion at Sunriver Resort, which opens the day before Thanksgiving. If you want to go skiing or tubing for the holidays, the nearby Mt. Bachelor offers fantastic snow activities, and also boasts miles of cross-country skiing trails. In town, you can find snow tubing at the SHARC Recreation Center, and in December they have a special black-light tubing at night with hot cocoa and glow sticks.

A Perfect Setting for Holiday Sunriver Activities

When you’re surrounded by such picturesque scenery, you’ll want to go out and explore a bit! Go on a horse–drawn sleigh ride, a simply perfect activity to get into the holiday spirit. Sunriver Stables offers a beautifully scenic ride along the Deschutes River, where you can sit back and enjoy the ride cuddled in the thick winter blankets they provide. If you’d like to go out for a holiday dinner, Sunriver offers quite a few options, among them the holiday buffet at Sunriver Resort and elegantly plated multi-course dinners at Carson’s Kitchen. It’s definitely one of the best holiday Sunriver activities!

Seasonal Events to Get You into the Holiday Spirit

No matter the holiday you visit for, you’ll find a few festive events and Sunriver activities in addition to the thrilling winter recreation. If you visit us during Thanksgiving, you can attend The Holiday Marketplace at Sunriver Resort, where you can purchase unique holiday gifts and souvenirs from a variety of local artists. During Christmas time, you can meet Santa at The Village at Sunriver Resort, or if you’re here earlier in the month, attend their Grand Illumination tree lighting ceremony. For New Years Eve, you could venture out to the Twisted River Tavern for a night of live music, champagne, and dancing.

Spend the Holidays in the Oregon Wilderness with Sunriver Pines

We have a wide selection of holiday rentals waiting for you! Feel free to browse our holiday rentals online or give us a call to speak to one of our friendly reservation specialists and get your trip planned today!

Having a day to celebrate, appreciate, and honor mom is the least we can do. Whether you’re a mom yourself or you plan to take your mom out on that day, Sunriver has a lot to offer on that special day. You can always treat mom to one of the many brunches offered especially on that day or you can take her to a spa. Spas are a great idea since mom can have any package she likes to pamper, rejuvenate, and relax her. Check out our favorite Mother’s Day activities in Sunriver below!

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

Carson’s American Kitchen offers a special brunch buffet for mom. Treat her to a sumptuous brunch to start her day right. The menu will leave her spoilt for choice. If mom likes seafood, there’s plenty on the menu. Pacific salmon, shrimp, spicy salmon rolls, ahi tuna rolls and vegetarian rolls with soy sauce, pickled ginger, wasabi, and roasted sesame seeds are for seafood lovers. Or you could treat her to Slow Roasted Prime Rib Eye, or Roasted Pork Porchetta. It costs $55 per adult while children 5 and under are free.


What better way to make mom feel special on her special day than to take her to a spa? Let her relax and unwind while she chooses from the many packages on offer like facials, massage, acupuncture, hot stone massage, manicure and pedicure, and many others. Mom will feel like a new person by the end of the massage session. Hair and skin care services are also available. The various massage types soothe aching pains, undo muscle knots, and elicit deep states of relaxation. Many spas in town offer packages and discounts on Mother’s Day, so you might want to take advantage of those promotions.

Sunriver Shopping

Sunriver shopping is a favorite for moms. But while on an average day mom will be mostly shopping for groceries and necessities, the Sunriver shopping with your mom will be different. It’s your opportunity to let her know that you appreciate all she has done for you by taking her Sunriver shopping. Clothes are an obvious first choice. Let mom try out different clothing items and spend as much time choosing that snazzy bag or pair of shoes as she likes. It’s her day, and she deserves every bit of attention, care, and love you can give her.

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Sunriver. For more information and to book your stay, call us today!

We know that travelling for the holidays can be jarring—as relaxing as it is to escape your daily routine, the events around the end of the year are special. Fret not—here in Sunriver, we have all the classic traditions—done in the Sunriver way—that’ll help you feel like it’s home sweet home!

Grand Illumination

The Christmas season can start early when you’re this far north! So this year, Sunriver Lodge is kicking off the holiday season on November 18th. Santa himself will be there to say hello-ho-ho! Plus, live music, food vendors, and artists will show you the cultural side of Oregon. There’ll be plenty of fun to do at these things to do in Sunriver, with the Oregon Observatory bringing its telescopes for viewing and train rides and sleigh rides exciting the whole family. The entertainment begins at 4:30; the tree will be lit at 5:30, and Santa’s available for pictures starting at 6!

Annual Turkey Trot

No matter where you travel for Thanksgiving, you shouldn’t ever have to miss a Turkey Trot! Sunriver’s 5k is happening Friday, November 24th at 10 a.m. To add to the fun, prizes will be awarded to those who are best dressed in their Thanksgiving vestments! The 5k begins at the Sunriver Resort’s Center Drive—register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-sunriver-resort-turkey-trot-tickets-38094573896.

Things to Do in Sunriver: A Charlie Brown Christmas—Live on Stage!

November 27th, a touring production of A Charlie Brown Christmas is coming to Bend’s Tower Theater. It follows the beloved story of Charlie Brown trying to bring out the true meaning of the season, with an ensemble on stage bringing the timeless music of the story to life. Purchase your tickets now for this heartwarming display!

Christmas Parade

Over in Bend, about 20-30 minutes north of Sunriver, their downtown plays host to some of the greatest traditions of central Oregon. This year, the Christmas Parade will be marching through downtown Bend on December 2nd! This year’s theme—Christmas surprises! Come see all the creative floats and costumes and marvel at all the different ways people express their love of the season.

Black Light Blast at the SHARC

Sunriver’s aquatic complex, the SHARC, is throwing a party on December 23rd. Fun for all ages 4+, it includes a great time of tubing accentuated with exciting lights! A laser show, music, and glow tubing will make the night bright! Grab your complimentary light-up necklace and get ready for plenty of rides down the tubing hill!

Sunriver’s Best

If you’re going to the best events, then stay in the best properties. Call us at 541-797-9165 to learn how we can make a new holiday tradition for you!