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Canadian Finals Rodeo Itinerary 2022

Welcome to Red Deer for the Canadian Finals Rodeo!

Canadian Finals Rodeo - Things to do during CFR 2022!

The Red Deer Region is one of the fastest-growing hubs for sports and entertainment in our region, which makes it a perfect place for rodeo fans to stay and play! Tourism Red Deer welcomes all our guests as they visit our great region during the Canadian Finals Rodeo! CFR Red Deer is a world-class rodeo event that brings together the very best rodeo contestants and fans in the country.

Experience our Central Alberta region and so we have come up with some of our hotspots to check off your list! From fun things to do to great places to eat and drink, we have it all for you right here! Make sure to look below and find our "Special Offers" at some of our member locations just for you during the CFR here in Red Deer.


Heritage Ranch

Heritage Ranch sits on 217 acres of beautiful and wild municipal land just outside the city of Red Deer; surrounded by beautiful natural backdrops and landscapes running along the scenic and tranquil Red Deer River. Experience adventure with our many available ranch experiences, including horse and carriage rides, ranch tracker games, and romantic custom chef-inspired dinner sat the Westlake Grill.

Jackpot Casino

For the 18 and over, try your luck at Jackpot Casino in downtown Red Deer, with gaming tables, slot machines and VLTs. Stay for lunch or dinner at the Jackpot Kitchen.  

Outdoor Recreation

Enjoy exploring the city on foot or on a bike with 110 km of trails within the city and along the beautiful Red Deer River. The Red Deer River provides beautiful scenic views with no shortage of solitude and fresh air.


Red Deer is the shopping destination for central Alberta, with all the amenities of a large city in a smaller-sized package and with convenient locations and easy-to-find parking. From one-of-a-kind downtown boutiques to shopping malls, we have shopping for every taste. There will be lots of opportunities to stop for a coffee or delicious lunch along the way.

Gasoline Alley Farmers Market

Gasoline Alley Farmers Market is an indoor and year-round approved farmers’ market and family-friendly destination located in Gasoline Alley, Red Deer County. As an Alberta-approved farmer’s market, 80% of our vendors are Albertans who make, bake, grow and sew the products they sell. They are open every Friday and Saturday from 9-5 and every Sunday from 10-4.

Eat & Drink

Indulge your taste buds at one of Red Deer’s most charming restaurants, breweries, lounges, and cafes. Whatever your taste buds desire, you’ll find it in Red Deer. Savour the local flavour and explore our culinary scene. From crowd-pleasing family restaurants to a romantic fine dining experience with the best Alberta beef steaks and local produce.

Breweries and Lounges

Experience the taste of craft. Visit a taproom and experience the flavour and relax by a fire with a flavorful beverage. Central Alberta has plenty of options for a unique experience. You can find many of our local crafts in bars and restaurants throughout the city as they feature local brews on their menus. Cheer on your favourite team or enjoy some great music at one of Red Deer’s bars and lounges. Take in the great food, beverages, big-screen TVs, and a lively atmosphere.

Family Fun

There are many activities, events, and attractions for families to enjoy, and the best part is that many are completely free of charge. Whatever your family’s interests are, you’ll find plenty of great things to make memories together here in the Red Deer region.


Explore the culture in the heart of our city with a stroll along the pedestrian-friendly downtown streets. Experience the unique murals, sculptures and statues, art galleries, boutique shopping, and great dining options.

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Make sure to check out the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, located along Highway 2. Interactive games and sports history are at your fingertips, including some great memorabilia and all of the sport-related fun awaits you at this renowned facility!

Walking Tours

The City of Red Deer’s Heritage Walking Tours are a great way to discover the downtown with its multitude of lovely shops and restaurants; you might even run into a ghost or two.

Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery

The Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery is pleased to welcome visitors attending the CFR, with rotating and permanent exhibits on display for all to enjoy, for the current exhibits and hours visit

Canadian Finals Rodeo Special Offers

Parkland Nurseries & Garden Centre
26554 HWY 11, Red Deer County
The 3-minute drive East of Red Deer on Highway 11 transports you into a world of plants, unique garden accessories and gift ideas.
Offer: CFR Attendees receive 15% off fall fashion, seasonal giftware, Christmas décor and ornaments. Use CODE CFR 2022PNGC.

Gasoline Alley Farmers Market
558 Laura Avenue, Red Deer County, Alberta
A fresh, fun, and friendly farmers’ market located in Red Deer County! We are open all year round, every Friday and Saturday from 9-5 and every Sunday from10-4
Offer: At the market, we will be offering a complimentary coffee from Dark Woods Coffee Roasting and a hot dog from Quality Concessions for the first100 guests each market day, that are wearing a cowboy hat. This is valid for the Friday-Sunday during CFR which is when we are open.

Red Hart Brewing                                           
112-488 McCoy Drive                                                          
Craft Brewery & Taproom                     
Offer: $5 Pints when you mention this discount (ends Nov. 6, 2022)  

Famoso Pizzeria
Address: 5016 B 51 Avenue 
Description: Serving authentic Neapolitan Pizza and Pasta in downtown RedDeer. 
Offer: 15% off dine-in / takeout food for CFR attendees. Show CFR ticket to receive the discount.  

6852 66 Street Unit 1201 Red Deer Alberta
Indoor Golf Simulation Recreation Centre - Golfzone makes golf fun for everyone! Located just off the 67th Street Traffic Circle 
Offer: CFR attendees get 20% off the 1st hour on any 2 or more-hour booking!  It cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. Please use promo code CFRPROMO

Las Palmeras
3630 50th Ave, Red Deer AB T4R 2T2                
Las Palmeras Restaurant was first established in Red Deer in 1992. Our restaurant proudly offers a little taste of Mexico. Our talented chefs at Las Palmeras will treat you with exotic, delicious flavors of authenticity in an extensive menu. Come see us today!    
Offer: 15% of Entrées from the Main Dining Menu with proof of CFR ticket. 

Memphis Blues BBQ House
6320 Gaetz Ave North End in the Village Mall                              
Offer: CFR attendees get a 15% discount for wearing boots, buckle, or hat, just show your proof at time of payment and ask for the CFR discount 

Let's Tea Talk Milk Tea Bar
Located on the north side of the city, between ESSO and Chevron Gas station.                                                                
Offer: CFR Attendees will receive 50% off in all our drinks and they could use the code CFRLTT2022                           

Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse
1101 499 Timberlands Dr., Red Deer, AB.
Pampa is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse that offers an all-you-can-eat menu of 10 fire roasted meats, including beef, lamb, pork, and chicken.
Offer: 15% discount on the ADULT FULL DINNER RODIZIO for Red Deer location only, from November 2nd to 6th 2022 from 4:30 to 8:00 pm.  The discount is not applicable to drinks, desserts, tax, and gratuities. To be entitled to this offer, simply mention that you are attending the CRF.

For more information and things to do as you explore Red Deer’s backyard, go to our Events Calendar or check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

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