The warm weather is here and if you're seeking a leisurely and enchanting experience on the water, look no further than Bower Ponds in Red Deer. Among the many attractions and activities available, the paddle boats stand out as a delightful way to explore the serene beauty of the ponds. Additionally, the pavilion is now open for the season, providing a delightful stop for a tasty treat of delicious new flavored soft-serve ice cream.
Website: www.bowerponds.ca Where: 4715 Fountain Drive Red Deer, AB
Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture and beyond at this captivating artisan mini-market. The event showcases a range of experiences, including engaging activities by the Red Deer Native Friendship Society, such as captivating Indigenous storytelling for kids and exciting craft workshops. Additionally, there will also be a mini Powwow performed by the talented Red Deer Indigenous Dance Troupe. To complete the experience, delightful food options will be available, allowing you to grab a rejuvenating cup of coffee or indulge in a satisfying lunch on-site.
Website: www.parklandgarden.ca When: Friday, June 10, 2023 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) Where: located 3 minutes East of 30th Avenue, Red Deer on Highway 11 East.
Don't miss Troubled Monk's Anniversary Scavenger Hunt & Party on Saturday, June 10th, from 11:00am-8:00pm! Enjoy a city-wide scavenger hunt supporting the Mustard Seed's school lunch program and the Red Deer Food Bank. After the scavenger hunt, there will be games, beer gardens, food trucks, and more at the brewery.
Website: www.troubledmonk.com When: Saturday, June 10, 2023 (11:00 am – 8:00 pm) Where: 5551 45th Street Red Deer
Satisfy your taste buds with an array of delectable delights from numerous local food trucks, all conveniently located in Capstone. This exciting event takes place every Friday, weather permitting, until the end of September.
Website: www.liveincapstone.ca When: Friday, June 9, 2023 (11:00 am – 2:00 pm) Where: Canada 150 Square (5589 47 St, Red Deer, AB)
Experience a Summer of Unforgettable Music at the Ross Street Patio! Embracing the incredible talent of local musicians and bands, the Patio serves as the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable atmosphere. Enjoy these free, public events and immerse yourself in the vibrant melodies. As an officially designated Entertainment district, the Ross Street Patio allows you to enjoy alcoholic beverages from local vendors during designated times.
Discovery Canyon Park is now open and it's the perfect destination to enjoy a delightful summer day. This park offers a one-of-a-kind lazy river, a beautiful beach area, a spacious nature-themed playground, a convenient concession stand, picnic tables, and clean washrooms. Families are welcome to bring their own tubes for the lazy river adventure or purchase a wristband for tube usage at just $6. The park is open daily from 11 am to 7 pm, subject to weather conditions.
Join the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra at the Snell. Inspired by the land, water, and sky and filmed against the backdrop of Alberta's beautiful landscapes, Wandering With Wonder uses the arts to reconnect people with nature.
Website: www.rdso.ca/ When: Saturday, June 10, 2023 (1:00 pm) Where: Red Deer Public Library, 4818 49 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 1T9, Canada
Get ready for another fun Capstone Cabaret on Friday, June 9, 2023. Enjoy a performance from the band him and her. Gather your friends and immerse yourself in an evening of relaxation while indulging in delectable treats and refreshing beverages.
Website: www.liveincapstone.ca When: Friday, June 9 (7:00pm - 9:30pm) Where: Canada 150 Square (5589 47 St, Red Deer, AB)
Gasoline Alley Farmers' Market is a bustling indoor marketplace located in Red Deer County. This year-round market is a celebration of local farmers, producers, and artisans, and is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Website: www.gasolinealleymarket.ca When: Fridays and Saturdays 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Sundays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: 558 Laura Avenue, Red Deer County, Alberta
Prepare for the ultimate adrenaline rush at Monster Spectacular, the largest monster truck tour in Canada. This action-packed show showcases a stellar lineup of five monstrous trucks, including renowned American stars such as Overkill Evolution and Black Stallion. But that's not all! Get ready for heart-stopping Freestyle Motocross performances and thrilling ATV races that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Whether you're a die-hard fan or a family seeking an unforgettable experience, this show is the perfect entertainment for all.
The Market at Red Deer is now held at its new location at Red Deer Polytechnic. From 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, immerse yourself in a captivating experience as the Market showcases a bountiful array of farm-fresh produce and an extensive selection of goods, services, and entertainment. Located in the heart of Red Deer, this vibrant gathering promises a delightful fusion of flavors, products, and experiences that will leave you wanting more.
When: June 10, 2023 Where: 100 Red Deer College Boulevard
The Canyon Coaster is now open! Soar down the canyon as you weave in and out of the ski slope and forest trails while travelling over 1300 meters in length with a total 440-foot vertical drop. Don't miss out on this thrilling adventure, book your tickets on their website!
Website: www.canyonski.ca Where: 38433, Range Rd 264A, Red Deer County, AB T4E 0Z1
Just a short distance from Red Deer, Alberta, lies a hidden treasure for nature enthusiasts. Ellis Bird Farm is a non-profit organization dedicated to conservation, education and sustainable agriculture. Drop-in visitors are welcome during the summer months, to stroll the trails, enjoy the beautiful gardens, and visit the Tea House/Visitor Centre.
Get ready for another fun Jazz and Java event at Capstone. Spend your Sunday afternoons in Capstone while enjoying live jazz music by the Jeremy Doody Trio and complimentary coffee from Dose.
Website: www.liveincapstone.ca When: Sunday, June 11 (11:00am – 1:00pm) Where: Canada 150 Square (5589 47 St, Red Deer, AB)
Get ready to explore Red Deer and Central Alberta with this brand-new guide! Discover exciting activities, attractions, fantastic dining spots, a fun summer adventure checklist, and so many tools to help make exploring Red Deer’s Backyard even easier. View it online or grab a copy at the Tourism Red Deer office on Highway 2. Share it with friends and family when they visit.