Take a trip to Kraay Family Farm and enjoy Pumpkin Days! Head into the pumpkin patch and purchase your own pumpkin or take the opportunity to pose for the perfect picture. The patch is beautiful and has plenty of pumpkins for picking! They are open for the season until October 14, 2023, so don't miss out on the fun!
Website: www.kraayfamilyfarm.com When: Pumpkin Days kicks off on Saturday, September 16, 2023 Where: Site 6 Box 9 Range Road 1, Lacombe, AB
Enjoy a variety of fall-themed tours and excursions with the Alberta Prairie Railway located in Stettler, Alberta! Experience the magic of autumn in a unique way and climb aboard the steam train through landscapes painted in vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold while participating in the most thrilling train excursions in Alberta!
Treat yourself to a seasonal delight at one of Red Deer’s many amazing bakeries and cafés that will satisfy any sweet tooth! Get yourself pumpkin spice somewhere nice and experience all the seasonal treats Red Deer has to offer.
Pack your picnic basket and head over to Bower Ponds for your picture-perfect outing! Enjoy your picnic on a variety of green spaces surrounding the ponds and then take a walk around the expansive trail system. And if you feel like dessert, stop in at the Pavilion for a sweet treat before continuing to explore everything Bower Ponds has to offer!
Take this opportunity to visit the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre and participate in some peaceful birdwatching. Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is Alberta’s oldest federal migratory bird sanctuary and occupies almost 300 acres of land with around 5 kilometers of unpaved trails to explore. Don’t miss out on the tranquil sound of birds chirping and the breathtaking fall foliage while you explore the sanctuary!
Immerse yourself in colors while exploring Red Deer’s trails. Boasting over 110 kilometers of trails within the city limits, Red Deer is well-known for its impressive trail system that winds though the river valley. With a picturesque riverscape and vibrant fall leaves as a backdrop, there is no better way to connect with nature and enjoy a day this fall.
Whether it’s for romance, fun, or just to admire the seasonal leaves, Heritage Ranch offers trail rides that will leave you breathless. Explore the city on horseback and appreciate it from another vantage point during a one-hour guided tour on Red Deer’s expansive trail system.
Spend an afternoon at Ellis Bird Farm, a quiet spot dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of the natural environment. Visit their unique café, educate yourself in a workshop, and walk around exploring the gorgeous gardens. You have until October 15 to join in the fun, so make sure you don't miss out!
Spend a chilly autumn afternoon browsing through many high-quality products at the Gasoline Alley Farmers’ Market! This vibrant indoor market is open year-round, every weekend, so make sure you stop by and treat yourself to some fresh seasonal décor, drinks, and dessert!
Website: www.gasolinealleymarket.ca When: Fridays and Saturdays (9 am – 5 pm) | Sundays (10 am – 4 pm) Where: 558 Laura Ave, Red Deer, AB
Put on your favorite flannel, grab some friends, and make your way to one of Red Deer’s trendy breweries! Whether you want to curl up by the fire at Red Hart Brewing or soak up the sun in the last few weeks of patio season at the Troubled Monk, Red Deer has many options for you to enjoy!