What’s Happening in Red Deer this July

Westerner Days - Red Deer


  • July 7th
    Eurostance brings cars from all over Western Canada to one place to show off their amazing builds. This is Western Canada’s only indoor European car show! See all types of builds, including street, race, resto, and stance. Whether new or old, Eurostance is opening its doors to everything European you’ve got to show off!
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Bullskit Comedy

  • July 8th 
    July is a busy month for Bullskit, Red Deer’s local comedy troupe. Only July 8th, bring the whole family to their free family friendly show that will be taking the classic Wizard of Oz and put a spin on it using a unique blend of improve comedy and choose your own adventure stories.
  • July 14th
    Family friendly not your style? Check out their comedy fundraiser on July 14th for some adult only fun. Improv teams from Red Deer, Calgary, and Edmonton will outwit, fight, and survive the audience’s diabolical nature.
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Canada’s Largest Gospel Music Celebration

  • July 12th – 14th
    Join artists from all over North America at Canada’s Largest Gospel Music Celebration! Gather at Westerner Park for a harmonious and spiritual weekend you won’t want to miss!
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Bard on the Bower

  • July 12th – 29th
    The ever popular Bard on the Bower, Red Deer’s own Shakespeare in the Park, returns with three productions this month! At the Bower Ponds Stage, they will be performing Romeo and Juliet and Henry V, and new for this year will be a quickie production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream that will take place in local parks.
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Westerner Days 2018

Westerner Days Fair & Exposition

  • July 18th – 22nd
    Central Alberta’s largest summer celebration is back! The Westerner Days Fair & Exposition brings oodles of fun with midway rides, free live entertainment, nightly pony chuckwagon races, and agricultural exhibits. Not to mention those mini donuts. Buckle up, and let’s go!
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Ladies Night Market

  • July 21st
    Spoil yourself at the Ladies Night Market at the Quality Inn. Enjoy a cocktail (or two) while your browse and meet some awesome women!
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  • July 28th – 29th
    CentreFest is Central Alberta’s largest outdoor street performer festival that welcomes all ages! Enjoy the diverse talents of performers from across the globe in downtown Red Deer. World class artists, musicians, performers, and street acts combine to create a fun and inspiring atmosphere that will entertain and amaze.
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Rock ‘n Red Deer

  • July 30th – August 5th
    Over 850 hot rods, customs, and classic 50s, 60s and 70s cruisers are on display to the public. Event highlights include day cruises, Friday night “Cruise In” in downtown Red Deer plus an outdoor stage with continuous live music all day Saturday and Sunday! Cruise to a different location each day and take in the festivities.
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Danish Canadian Museum

  • July 15th
    Celebrate the weekend with an “all-you-can-eat” æbleskiver event! These little traditional Danish treats are also called pancake puffs or appleskives ad make a delicious snack. The event will be complete with live music and entertainment and how to make æbleskiver demostrations.
  • July 22nd
    Bring the family to the museum for a picnic and service. Enjoy a delicious lunch and have fun with the family by playing good, old fashioned games like egg races, two legged races, and everything else you remember from childhood!
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Fun Happenings in July

  • The Red Deer Library will be hosting a number of events ranging from tech nights to How to Survive the Library: Hogwarts Style for youth. Check out their website for details on how you can join in the summer fun!
  • The Kerrywood Nature Centre and Fort Normandeau will be hosting various events this summer, including Meet the Critters, bannock making, adult yoga, and even gold panning! These are just a few of the fun things they have planned for the summer so visit their website for more ideas.
  • There is always something fun happening at The MAG, Red Deer’s Museum and Art Galley, and July is no exception. Whether it’s day camps for kids, watercolour, or a printmaking workshop, the MAG is sure to delight.
  • Take part in the Ross Street Patio Parties happening every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and the occasional Friday, featuring live and local entertainment. Check out the website for Patio Party times and who will be playing!