Wine & Dine Experiences

The Red Deer region offers foodies a full spectrum of culinary adventures. From farmer’s markets to award winning restaurants, the area is home to a variety of delicious experiences that are sure to satisfy even the most discriminating pallets.

Have a Drink on Us – What is Red Deer’s Signature Drink?

Troubled Monk Open Road Ale

Calgary invented the Caesar and the province’s only fruit winery is in Strathcona County, so we’ve been thinking: What is Red Deer’s signature drink? Here are four contenders for this prestigious, and totally made up by us, title. Open Road American Brown Ale Winner of the silver award at the 2016 World Beer Cup, this smooth and malty brown ale … Read More

The original Puffed Wheat Square: A 100-year-old Red Deer treat

Much like Nanaimo bars and butter tarts, puffed wheat squares are Canadian treasure, but did you know that they are thought to be invented in Red Deer? In 1913, Maritimer Alfred James Russell settled in Red Deer and opened a candy store. The store was located on Red Deer’s Ross St., not far from where The Hub now sits. A.J. … Read More

Your Call – Best Dining in Red Deer

In a city of almost 100,000 people, Red Deer has a multitude of restaurants to choose from for any given day or meal. After asking Tourism Red Deer’s Facebook fans where they prefer to eat, there were a few clear top choices. Original Joe’s got top votes and comments ranging from “best atmosphere” to “best food and service”. People mentioned … Read More

Top Ten Red Deer Experiences

If you were on a flight back home and a tourist seated beside you asked what the Top 10 Experiences are while visiting Red Deer, what would you say? Here is our first go at ten amazing attractions in Red Deer – we’d love to hear yours!  Hear a loon, at dusk, on McKenzie Trail “McKenzie Trails Recreation Area is a … Read More