Father's Day Activities central Alberta
Jun 11

What's Happening in Red Deer for Father's Day

What's happening in Red Deer for Father's Day?

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate Father's Day in Red Deer? You're in luck! The city is buzzing with exciting events and activities to make this Father's Day unforgettable. Whether your dad enjoys outdoor adventures, live music, or delicious food, Red Deer has something special in store for every type of dad.

Cruise Night at Parkland Mall

1. If your dad is a car buff, don't miss the Red Deer Cruise Night happening on June 13 from 6-9pm at Parkland Mall. This event is one of the largest weekly car shows, featuring an average of 350-450 vehicles! Everyone is welcome to attend. New this year, the food court will have extended hours until 8pm, so be sure to enjoy food from Grand House Restaurant, Subway, Tim Hortons, and Taco Time!

Fishing by the River

2. Nice weather? Why not take dad fishing? Our beautiful Red Deer River offers picturesque scenery right in the heart of the city. The river is home to various fish species, including brown trout, walleye, northern pike, and mountain whitefish. It's the perfect spot to relax and enjoy some quality time together. Learn more about Red Deer here.

Live Music on the Ross Street Patio

3. Does Dad love live music? Head to the Ross Street Patio on Friday, June 12, from 12-1:30 PM. Grab a coffee from a local café or sit on one of the many restaurant patios to enjoy lunch while soaking up the sounds.

Kerry Wood Nature Centre

4. Build a fort with Dad at Kerry Wood Nature Centre! On Sunday, June 16, from 11:30-1:30, join us for a fun-filled event where you can grab some burgers and build a fort to enjoy them in. Playing with logs, ropes, and fire, this free event is open to everyone. Don't miss out on the adventure!

Kerry Wood Nature Centre

5. Is Dad a bargain hunter who can't resist a good find? Bring him to the Kerry Wood Nature Centre Trash to Treasure Swap Meet on June 15 and 16. Bring your gently used, small, unwanted items to the swap meet, and while you're there, pick up something you might need or want. Let's keep these treasures out of the landfill!

Lockdown Escape Rooms

6. Does Dad love a good challenge? Head to Lockdown Escape Rooms Inc. on June 16. One dad per group gets to spin the wheel of discounts for savings on real-life or VR games! Enjoy free mini pirate games outside the building, and every dad receives a gift after playing. Click here for more information about Lockdown Escape Rooms.

Troubled Monk

7. If Dad loves live music, food trucks, craft beer gardens, pong tournaments, 50/50 raffles, and big celebrations, don't miss the 9th Anniversary Troubled Monk Bash! Join the festivities on June 15, starting at 4 PM! (oh, and you won’t miss the Oilers game, Game 4 will be live streamed too!). Click here to visit Troubled Monk's website.

Squabble Bus

8. Play Ball! Catch the Sylvan Lake Gulls in action with a shuttle to and from the stadium with the Sylvan Lake Gulls Squabble Bus! The group will meet at Chillabongs at 6pm on June 15 before setting out to watch the game. Chillabongs is also offering a 10% food and drink discount! Click here for more information or to purchase a spot.  

RDCSO Pop Up Orchestra

9. Don’t miss the last Red Deer Symphony Orchestra event of the calendar season! The “Pop-Up Orchestra” will be saying farewell to the 23-23 season with this FREE concert June 15 at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. Click here for more information.

Gasoline Alley Farmers Market

10. The Gasoline Alley Farmers Market has a giveaway any dad is sure to love: Five tickets (two adults and three children) to the NASCAR Canada Series event on Saturday, July 27, in Wetaskiwin, the only NASCAR sanctioned racetrack in Western Canada! Pop by the market before the draw date of June 16!

11. Why not treat dad to a meal? From burgers, pastas, steakhouses, sushi to tacos and more, Red Deer has whatever Dad wants. Click here to see the best of Red Deer in one spot!

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