What’s Happening Halloween Weekend Oct 30 to Nov 1, 2020

Child dressed as Iron man playing a game

Halloween weekend is upon us with trick or treating house to house, movie nights with some spooky themes, pumpkin carvings, and yes, even a Halloween Howl Poker Run for adults. Check out some of these great activities happening and make this weekend a Covid-19 safe and ghostly Halloween. To start the weekend off this Friday, the Alberta Sports Hall of … Read More

What’s Happening in October 2020

View over Red Deer of Autumn Colours

Fall is here, and with it comes Autumn colours, cooler evenings, the end of harvest and yes, the last day of daylight savings, October 31. This month allows for time to reconnect with family, pumpkin spice lattes, dressing up for Halloween and being thankful for the abundance of offerings here in Red Deer’s backyard. So grab a light jacket and … Read More

The Music Scene in Red Deer

summer patios, Live music, Ross Street - Red Deer

With the announcement of indoor singing, limited band practice, and wind instrument concerts allowed again in Alberta; we would like to share with you what’s happening in the music scene this September as we Explore Red Deer’s Backyard. The Ross Street Patio is an amazing venue. On Friday evening, September 18, starting at 7:00 pm, Save Our Stage Music Originals … Read More

Seven Fun Things to do during Culture Days this Weekend

With Alberta Culture days happening all month long, we would like to highlight some of the great things that are happening this weekend as you Explore Red Deer’s Backyard. Music on Ross Street Patio is always fun, and this Friday evening starting at 7:00 pm, Save Our Stage Music Originals Open Mic will be entertaining us with original music from … Read More

Canada Day Celebrations 2020… Re-Imagined

Canada Day is just one week away, and things are a bit different this year. Tourism Red Deer has been tracking down fun events for July 1st. Canada Day, the day to celebrate and show our Canadian pride. In Red Deer, we can do this by going online to explore Canada’s different facets in the online company of our fellow … Read More

Savour Central: Eat Local

Savour Central

Delight your senses with a world of flavours right here in Central Alberta. From locally sourced ingredients to craft breweries to international tastes – the world is starting to take notice of the Central Alberta food scene. We’ve raised the bar when it comes to food. Some people call that a revolution and others call it evolution. Whatever you call … Read More

Celebrate Alberta Open Farm Days 2019

Alberta Open Farm Days

Alberta Open Farm Days, a weekend dedicated to the farmers and ranchers. Take the time to stop in for a visit, to share stories, see demonstrations, and learn more about the farmers who grow our food. As well, some of Alberta’s most talented chefs and rural communities will be hosting a memorable series of farm to table culinary events that … Read More

Celebrate CentreFest 2019 in Red Deer


As you approach the festival site in the heart of downtown, the music and laughter float toward you, beckoning you on. Soon the aromas from the food vendors envelop you – the smells of mini-donuts, foot-long hot dogs, popcorn, ethic foods and lemonade stands mingle in a heady swirl that makes your stomach growl. It’s CentreFest – Red Deer’s annual … Read More

What’s Happening In July 2019 in Red Deer

Westerner Days Carousel

Shopping at the outdoor markets, picnics in the park, floating down the river, or chillin’ out at one of our many festivals, these are just a few of the many things you can do this month in Red Deer. Fun Days Mac and Cheese Day July 14 Who doesn’t like mac ‘n’ cheese? It is a staple in most homes, … Read More

How to Celebrate Canada Day 2019 in Red Deer

Canada Day Red Deer

Some things have changed over the years when it comes to celebrating Canada Day — others have not. We know that here in Red Deer, we love celebrating Canada Day by spending time with family, enjoying local events and ending the day of red and white with the bang of fireworks. If you’re looking for a bit of Canada Day … Read More

Your 2019 Mother’s Day Weekend Guide

Mother's Day High Tea at Stella Bean Sweets

Whether it’s an event, a brunch, dinner at a fine restaurant, a walk through our beautiful trails or a visit to Cronquist House at Bower Ponds, Red Deer has all the ingredients for a perfect Mother’s Day. So checkout what Red Deer has to offer, to make you Mother’s Day extra special. Brunches & Lunches The Canadian Danish Museum invites … Read More

7 Ways to Celebrate Dad This Father’s Day

What are you doing on June 17th? We hope you said calling or seeing Dad because June 17th is Father’s Day! Whether it’s treating him to brunch or hiking through the forest, Red Deer has all the answers to your Father’s Day needs.

Races to Conquer in Red Deer this Summer

Is there anything better than lacing up your runners, slapping on some SPF, and hitting the trails? Red Deer has a multitude of races this summer, including walks, marathons, and obstacle courses. If you’re supporting a charity or looking just to get in shape, there is something for everyone! So come one, come all, and see which races you want … Read More