The nightlife scene thrives at Red Deer’s dance clubs, sports bars, local pubs, eateries and lounges with live entertainment of all genres. Enjoy the big game with friends then dance the night away to the best in jazz, country, rock – whatever moves you. Take in a comedy improv show, roll the dice at a casino, or enjoy a pint after a brewery tour.
Central Alberta is home to plenty of diverse and exciting bars that got us thinking – exactly what would be Red Deer’s signature drink of choice?Read the story here >
Red Deer has an enthusiastic community band society with five adult community concert bands that are active from September through May playing everything from classical to jazz-rock, funk and Latin Music. In the summer months, the Red Deer Royals perform traditional and contemporary music. In the heart of downtown, The Ross Street Patio and the Alexander Way parklet feature free live entertainment throughout the summer months and is a great place to kick back and enjoy the sunshine.
Come and enjoy downtown Red Deer’s first true cocktail lounge. A food and beverage experience like no other.
4916 50 St
Whether you are looking for great live music, new friends or, just a pint of our Vat Lager, the Vat Has It! Presenting, local, national and international music. Over the last 20 years, the Vat has been voted Red Deer’s #1 Place for live music 16 times, and voted #2 four times. Every day- Cheap Drinks until 7 pm. Wednesdays – Singer Songwriter night ( your time to shine!) Hosted by the talented and accommodating Pete Stone. Come and share your songs and or stories, or just come to en
#101, 5301 - 43rd Street
The Hot Spot in Red Deer for great food, cold drinks, and live music on the weekends. Reservations recommended.
#108, 5301 43 St
The smoothest gin joint this side of Ross Street.
4928C 50 St
Best known for it’s great food, great atmosphere and great service!
2310 50th Ave
Jackpot Casino is located in the heart of downtown Red Deer. Table games include Blackjack (featuring Lucky Lucky), Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em, EZ Baccarat, and Roulette. We also offer 349 slot machines and 10 VLTs. All skill levels and always fun! On-site enjoy Lucky’s Lounge, Lucky’s Kitchen, and All Sports Bar & Grill with live horse racing all day long and in the evening NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB as well as many other sports games and pay per view events, including UFC. There is no bette
4950 47 Ave
6KM, 18+Obstacles, 10,000 watt after-party –Mud Hero Alberta is Canada’s largest obstacle event! Just 1 hour north of Calgary, and 1 hour south of Edmonton, Canyon Ski Resort features hills, mud, water and plenty of challenging terrain for an unsurpassed event experience. Don’t miss out on this awesome experience as waves and days sell out quickly! 2019 event date: August 10.
There’s nothing mediocre about this middle distance race. The Spartan Super offers the ideal blend between distance and speed. Offering racers a true athletic test. If you consider yourself a more seasoned athlete determined to push beyond excuses, you just might have the mettle for a Spartan Super. Serving up 24-29 Spartan Obstacles and 8-10 miles of rugged terrain, the Spartan Super spares no one. Developed as the second race in the Spartan Trifecta, the Super is where you prove to yourself
6300 Cronquist Drive
If you want to see how we really feel about sports, come to a Red Deer Rebels game. Our WHL team draws big crowds of loyal fans to the ENMAX Centrium to proudly show off their burgundy and black, eat hot dogs, and cheer on the Rebels loudly! Proud hosts of the 2016 MasterCard Memorial Cup, May 20-29, 2016!
4847C - 19 St
The Woody’s RV World Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k takes place through Red Deer’s famous park and trail system in May. Experience scenic winding paths following along the majestic Red Deer River. With small race charm and big race benefits, our event has repeatedly been ranked among Alberta’s best races. 21st Anniversary – May 19, 2019.
Make the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG) your next stop when exploring Red Deer! Whether you create your own masterpiece through one of our art programs, take in a world class touring exhibit, or learn how truly remarkable Red Deer is through our history exhibit, we are not only telling our story, we want to help you write yours! Visit our website for what’s on with public programs, exhibits and events.
4525 47A Ave
Established in 1987, the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra is a community oriented organization that is dedicated to inspiring appreciation for arts and culture in central Alberta through providing high calibre performances and educational experiences. The seven concert Main Series runs fall – late spring; memberships and single ticket sales are available. Music education experiences offered include Choir Kids, Open Dress Rehearsal and Music Plus; dates, times and ways to participate in education pr
3827 39 Street
Red Deer Arts Council operates the Kiwanis Gallery at the Red Deer Public Library as a partnership. The Gallery is open the same hours as the Library except for the evening of the First Friday of the month when the arts council hosts an opening for the exhibition presented there. The space is in the lower level of the Library and is adjacent to the Snell Auditorium which is where the openings are held. We also showcase local performers and writers at alternate First Friday openings. The Kiwanis
4818 49 Street
The Red Deer Arts Council works with local arts organizations, visual, literary and performing artists as well as many community participants to bring arts and culture in our City to the forefront of people’s minds. Red Deer Arts Council does programs for local schools, workshops for artists’ skills development, have a scholarship and awards program, newsletters that share our members profile to the broader community, address advocacy issues as they arise, support local organization
4818 50 Avenue, Suite 110
Explore the culture of the heart of our city with a stroll along the pedestrian-friendly downtown streets. With outdoor patio dining, murals, festivals, art galleries, boutique shopping and an array of dining options, Red Deer’s downtown area has become a thriving neighbourhood that is a vibrant and dynamic part of the city. Cocktail Culture If you’re looking for a place to sip a premium whisky or enjoy a sophisticated cocktail and a conversation, To The Lost on Ross Street is the plac
Some road trips take months of planning. Others are spur of the moment and only take a few minutes to slap together. It was a sunny Saturday afternoon when a few friends and I all piled into my car and decided to head down to Red Deer, Alberta for a beer. The drive from Edmonton to Red Deer is a straight shot down QE2 for about an hour and forty minutes - a relatively short drive to see a unique Alberta brewery and enjoy couple of pints with friends. Red Deer’s newest contribution to
Have Fun National Relaxation Day August 15 Take the day off from your regular routine on National Relaxation Day. Grab (or rent) an inner tube at Discovery Canyon and take a float down their natural lazy river. Jazz at the Lake August 17 to 19 2018 marks the 16th annual Jazz at the Lake Festival. This year features award-winning Canadian pianist/vocalist Laila Biali and performances by this year's Project Discovery winners. Viking Days August 18 to 22 This is the Danish Canadian Museum