Ten Things to do in Red Deer this weekend
Feb 29

Things to do this weekend | March 1 - 3, 2024

What's Happening In And Around Red Deer This Weekend?

Get ready to ignite your weekend with 10 fun things to do this weekend in Red Deer, March 1 – 3, 2024.

1. Don't miss all things outdoors at the 56th Annual Red Deer Sports and Outdoor Show. A family friendly event at Westerner Park, check out the latest trends in hunting and fishing to RVs, boats, ATVs and more March 1 from 4:00pm - 9:00pm, March 2 9:00am - 6:00pm, and March 3 10:00am – 4:00pm. Click here for more information.

56th Annual Red Deer Sports and Outdoor Show

2. Experience the magic of Polar Glow downtown Red Deer on the “Frost” Street Patio. Ross Street Patio is home to more winter fun, Saturday March 2 from 3:00pm – 8:00pm. Dance to live music and enjoy a lively open air art gallery under a canopy of lights. For more details to this fun family event click here.

Downtown Red Deer Glow Event

3. The French-Canadian Association of Alberta are hosting their family friendly Red Deer Winter Carnival Saturday, March 2 at Ecole La Prairie from 10am - 5pm for what promises to be a fun filled day! Celebrate French-Canadian traditions with French cuisine and drinks, activities and games for all ages, traditional maple taffy along with shows and entertainment. For a full rundown of the day’s activities click here.

Winter Carnival

4. The largest gem and mineral show in Canada, the Red Deer Rock N’ Gem Show returns to the Harvest Centre at Westerner Park February 28 – March 3, 2024. $5 per family or $2 per single admission, for more information click here.

Westerner Park, Rock and Gem Show

5. “Red Deer’s newest, hottest most sing-songiest made-up musical improv show”, Key of I: Improvised Musical is this Saturday, March 2 at 8pm at the Scott Block Theatre, an event by the Red Deer Arts Council and Bull Skit Comedy. For information or to purchase tickets, click here.

"Key of I" Presented by Bull Skit and Red Deer Arts Council

6. If you are a fan of 90s dance music, throwback party jams and neon outfits, you aren’t going to want to miss the All 90s Dance Party at Bo’s Bar and Stage.  For tickets to this 18+ dance party March 2, click here.

Bo's 90's Night

7. Join the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery for a celebration of 20 years of the SCENE entertainment and arts magazine with live music by Red Deer based singer songwriter Jesse Roads and light refreshments, March 1, 2024, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. For more details click here.

Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery

8. Whisky Workshop, From Making to Tasting! Experience the entire whisky making process from crafting to tasting with local award-winning Diony Distillery experts. Click here for tickets to this 18+ workshop.

Whisky Making and Tasting Class at Diony Distillery

9. Celebrate the arrival of spring with Parkland Garden Centre’s “March into Spring” from 10am – 2pm. Live music from Dean Ray, microgreens workshop and giveaways throughout the day. Click here for more information.

Parkland Garden Centre

Red Deer Rebels take on Central Division Rivals Swift Current Broncos on Friday March 1 and Calgary Hitmen Saturday, March 2 at the Peavey Mart Centrium at Westerner Park. Click here for tickets and information.

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