What’s Happening in September in Red Deer

It’s undeniable that summer is slowly leaving us. You wake up in the morning and there’s a chill in the air. Where you once only needed a sweater, an extra layer is now essential — but it’s okay because autumn in Red Deer and the surrounding area is awesome! Don’t believe us? Check out all these awesome events that are happening this month.

Days Worth Celebrating

Beer Lover’s Day

Friday, September 7th
Visit any of our amazing local breweries and have a pint for us!

Grilled Cheese Day

Saturday, September 15th
Who doesn’t love a good grilled cheese sandwich? The crunch of the bread, the ooze of the cheese — everyday could be Grilled Cheese Day and we wouldn’t complain. Check out our friends Chedda Heads and see where you can get the ultimate grilled cheese to celebrate this day properly!

World Tourism Day

Thursday, September 27th
Be a tourist in your own backyard by checking out all the great attractions Red Deer has to offer. Whether you want to do something outside or stay cozy indoors, Red Deer has the spot for you!

Family Farm Fun

Pumpkin Season Kick Off

Saturday, September 1st
The Jungle Farm, 28120 Township Road 362, Red Deer

Kick off pumpkin season on September 1st at The Jungle Farm for the opening of the 8 acre corn maze. Make sure to bring your camera so you can capture all the fun on the 60 ft strawberry mountain slides, wagon rides, farm animals, straw play area, and so much more!
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New Moon Maze

Friday, September 7th & Friday, October 5th
The Jungle Farm, 28120 Township Road 362, Red Deer

Take on The Jungle Farm’s eight acre corn maze in complete darkness for the New Moon happening on September 7th & October 5th. The New Moon Maze happens close to the new moon, meaning it will be even darker than usual! Make sure to take your flashlights and glow sticks with you. The evening fall air can get a little chilly so make sure you bundle up!
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Sauerkraut Festival

Saturday, September 15th
The Jungle Farm, 28120 Township Road 362, Red Deer

Whether you like it on hot dogs or just straight out of the jar, sauerkraut is delicious! Head out to The Jungle Farm to learn anything you could ever need to know about sauerkraut.
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Family Fall Festival

Saturday, September 29th
The Jungle Farm, 28120 Township Road 362, Red Deer

Celebrate the harvest by taking a wagon ride to the ‘Back Forty’ and visit the 8 acre corn maze, visit the farm animals, watch the pumpkin cannon shows, journey through the gnome walk, and much more. This festival offers live music, tasty treats, and pumpkin picking!
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Fall Festivities

Harvest Moon Long Table

Thursday, September 6th
C.P. Rail Pedestrian Bridge, Red Deer

Enjoy a traditional Long Table Dinner Red Deer’s picturesque C.P. Rail Pedestrian Bridge. Come and enjoy the beauty of the Harvest season with a 6-course dinner including beer and wine pairings, live music, interactive art.
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OldstoberFest

Friday, September 14th & Saturday, September 15th
Olds Regional Exhibition Fair Grounds, Olds

Oldstoberfest is the world’s first and only Bavarian Rodeo and is held annually on the third weekend in September. Be prepared for a variety of rodeo action, grandstand concerts, and authentic Bavarian biergarten’s where you can enjoy a taste of some of Alberta’s best locally brewed beer!
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Friday Night with Fred Penner

Friday, September 28th
Bo’s Bar & Grill, 2310 50 Ave, Red Deer

Check out Fred Penner, Canadian Icon, who hosted the popular children’s show “Fred Penners Place”. Fred will be joined by the burlesque dancers from Cabaret Calgary, and Red Deer’svery own comedy duo, The Dirrty Show. Eat cereal and sing along to your minivan favourites! All proceeds from the event will go to support both the MAG and Red Deer Symphony Orchestra. This event is 18+ only.
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Quality Inn & Conference Centre Red Deer

Coming to Red Deer this September? Quality Inn & Conference Centre Red Deer is an excellent option for you to call home base. Their friendly and helpful staff are great at providing local knowledge and recommendations for things to do and places to eat! Contact Ted directly at ted@qualityinnreddeer.com to get your adventure started!