Discover 12 Exciting Summer Activities in and around Red Deer
Discover 12 exciting summer activities in and around Red Deer. Get ready for a thrilling season of adventure and unforgettable experiences.
12 FUN SUMMER THINGS TO DO AROUND RED DEER
Get ready to uncover 12 exciting summer activities in and around Red Deer! Keep reading to find a printable Summer Adventure Checklist. Don't forget, you can also find this checklist in our brand new Visitor Guide on page 24.
Soar down the luge track as you weave in and out of the ski slope and forest trails on the new Canyon Coaster at the Canyon Ski Resort! This Coaster reaches over 1300 meters in length with a total 440-foot vertical drop!
Website: www.canyonski.ca Where: Canyon Ski Resort, 38433 Range Road 264A, Red Deer County
Visit one of central Alberta’s many farmers markets for some locally grown produce and artisan goods.
Downtown Market: Offering locally produced goods that are baked, made, and grown right in Alberta, this accredited Alberta Farmers’ Market offers products from dozens of vibrant vendors for you to enjoy!
Website: www.downtownreddeer.com When: Every Wednesday (3:30 pm – 6:30 pm) Where: Downtown on Little Gaetz at 50 Avenue, Red Deer
Gasoline Alley Farmers’ Market: This spirited indoor market celebrates local producers, artisans, and farmers across Alberta while offering high quality products from over 50 Alberta-owned businesses.
Website: www.gasolinealleymarket.ca When: Fridays & Saturdays (9 am – 5 pm), Sundays (10am – 4 pm) Where: 558 Laura Avenue, Red Deer County
Capstone Night Market: Enjoy Red Deer’s captivating community of Capstone and visit the lively night market on select Friday nights! While strolling along the charming riverscape, this twinkly market offers over 50 one-of-a-kind artisan vendors, producers, and creators with an assortment of food trucks and live music to keep you entertained.
Take a road trip to Stettler, Alberta, and immerse yourself in the province’s prairies and history. Offering a unique and exciting experience, this heritage railway takes passengers on a scenic journey through the stunning Alberta countryside, with views of rolling hills, fields of golden wheat, and charming small towns.
Located just outside of Lacombe, this family-owned and operated farm is a popular destination for an array of engaging activities! Their wide range of attractions include the corn maze, a petting zoo, jumping pillows, a sunflower field, and more.
Walk with wolves at the Discovery Wildlife Park in Innisfail, Alberta! Home to over 40 unusual species of animals, this family-owned park features wildlife such as bears, tigers, raccoons, camels, and many more!
Try Alberta’s most unique outdoor water play areas located in Red Deer. The park is built around a natural river-fed water pool and kids can rent tubes and ride them down a small river into bubbling pools of water.
Website: www.rbgra.ca Where: 3.5 km north of the 30 Avenue and 67 Street roundabout in the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area.
Enjoy a quiet day at Bower Ponds, where you can rent paddle boats or canoes, take a walk on their family-friendly trails, or even enjoy a peaceful picnic! The location features a series of interconnecting ponds and borders nearly 2km of paved pathways in its’ expansive and mature park setting.
Enjoy our entertainment district in downtown Red Deer and experience the vibrant music scene during patio season! Grab some grub and a beverage with friends on the Ross Street Patio while being treated to live music.