E-Scooters in Red Deer; the In’s and Out’s

A line of e-scooters of various colours

E-scooters are here in the City of Red Deer for the next two years, and with five companies providing them, we are in for an exhilarating ride. I had the good fortune to be at Capstone for the City of Red Deer’s official launch on Wednesday, July 14, alongside the Mayor, various city delegates, food trucks, music and the wonderfully … Read More

Summer Camp Fun!

ASHFM Family

Are you looking for something for your kids to do? Check out some of these great summer camps happening in Red Deer’s Backyard; however, do not delay as space is limited. Alberta Sports Hall of Fame will be hosting two-week summer camps for ages 6-12, with daily themed programming ranging from Healthy Active Living to All About art and everything … Read More

Treasure hunt looks to spark local tourism

Deer Hunt

A local podcast has teamed up with Tourism Red Deer to help get friends and families out and about this summer. The Oh, Deer… podcast, run by Red Deerians Ryan Lund, Kevin Walsh, Dustin Moore, and Ted Emmett, hosts the (Oh) Deer Hunt from July 11-17, a city-wide treasure hunt for Central Albertans of all ages. “Kevin and I came … Read More

News – More support for Alberta’s tourism sector – December 4, 2020

Alberta’s government is providing additional supports to the province’s tourism sector by making sure more money stays in the pockets of job creators. Hotels and other lodging providers will now be able to keep the tourism levy amounts collected between March 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. This extension of the original abatement period, which was to end Dec. 31, … 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

Don’t Miss The Final Weekend of Alberta Culture Days

kids doing art

Here are some fun things to do during our last weekend of September as we celebrate Alberta Culture Days. To kick off our final weekend, we have A Celebration of Red Deer’s Cultural Riches happening at the Festival Hall this Friday and Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Central Alberta Refugee Efforts, in partnership with Urban Aboriginal Voices Society … Read More

Tourism Red Deer’s “Be Our Guest” Winner Announced

Be Our Guest 2016 | Tourism Red Deer

Eleanor Sugarman wins an Air Canada travel prize pack.    This past summer, Tourism Red Deer encouraged Central Albertans to invite their friends and family to visit Red Deer by sending out a digital invitation postcard. Every invitation sent was entered into a draw to win an Air Canada travel prize package to bring friends or family to Red Deer. … Read More