Once called the Portland of the Prairies by CBC Radio Calgary, Red Deer offers an eclectic array of arts and cultural offerings. Museums, programs and events tell the history and stories of our people and this place. Central Alberta is hub for heritage, arts and culture.
On the first Friday of every month, you can join the galleries in downtown Red Deer in celebrating local, regional and national artistic talent. The galleries buzz with art experiences, open gallery spaces and social mingling. First Friday Red Deer is becoming a gathering point for local culture. These events are free to attend!Have Local Arts, Culture & History Questions? Send us a Facebook Message >
February 1, 2018
What’s happening in Red Deer in February? We’re glad you asked… At the Westerner Come out to Red Deer’s Premier Pet Fest Saturday February 10th, 10am to 6pm and Sunday February 11th, 10am to 5pm. Various venders, demonstrations, giveaways, Super dog talent search and performances from the world renowned Presidents Choice Super Dogs are in store for a fun filled … Read More
July 14, 2017
For many Canadians, road tripping is the ultimate holiday and Red Deer region has a lot to offer to those who want to get behind the wheel and explore. We admit it. Red Deer’s Gasoline Alley is a great stop for road trippers. But if that’s all visitors see of this vibrant part of Alberta, they are really missing out. … Read More
May 10, 2017
Central Alberta is getting set to come together in celebration July 19th-23rd at the 2017 Westerner Days Fair & Exposition. We want to see you there too! From a great Early Bird Special to amazing Canadian performances, we’ve put together a list of reasons why you should join the fun…
Come for the arts & culture, stay for the experience. Located midway between Calgary & Edmonton - Red Deer is the destination to unwind, relax and explore!