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Sep 22

What’s Happening this weekend | September 23-25, 2022

Check out what's happening this weekend in Red Deer and Central Alberta!

What’s Happening this weekend | September 23-25, 2022

Check out what's happening this weekend in Red Deer and Central Alberta!

1. Food Truck Friday at Capstone this Friday, September 23 from 11 am – 2:00 pm. Spend your lunch hour down at Capstone for Food Truck Fridays! This is a great location with places to sit to enjoy your food and paths to walk with beautiful views of the Red Deer River. Capstone Night Market is also this Friday, September 23 from 5:00 – 10:00 pm at Canada 150 Square. Explore this unique outdoor market supporting local artisans, musicians, and food vendors. Here, you'll find one-of-a-kind products and meet the makers whose entrepreneurial spirit lights up this special event. Click here for more information.

2. The Red Deer Rock N' Gem Show is also at Westerner Park from September 23-October 2, 2022. This fun event is dedicated to the world of gemstones and minerals. Not only will you find a huge array of gemstones, beads, crystals, jewelry and fossils at the event, but you can participate in workshops, learn how to bead, flint knap, or wire wrap and even see the world's largest sapphire! With options starting at just $1.00, this is a family-friendly event you do not want to miss. Click here for more details.

3. The Mesozoic Safari is at Westerner Park. This event is happening from September 23-October 2, 2022. They are bringing some of the past's most legendary animals back to life in this 10 day long interactive exhibit. Take a walk through our prehistoric jungle to find your way to 17 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs, Interactive programs, classes, scavenger hunts, guest speakers and so much more. Click here for more information.  

4. Cheer on the Red Deer Rebels at their home opener this Saturday, September 24 as they take on the Edmonton Oil Kings. The doors open at 6:00 pm and the puck drops at 7:00 pm. Click here for tickets and more information.

5. The Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival is happening from Friday, September 23 to Sunday, September 25, 2022. This year's events will be kicked off with a barn dance on Friday night. There will also be plenty of cultural performances, artistic demonstrations, a living artisan market, and agricultural demonstrations planned all weekend long. Check out the website:

6. The Red Deer Regional Airport presents Girls in Aviation Day 2022 on Saturday, September 24 from 12:00-4:00 pm. The event brings all things aviation to one place so the community may learn about the industry. For girls to leave with a vision of careers, and access to information and pathways to broaden their awareness of all careers in aviation. Click here for more information.

7. The cool fall days bring warm family fun to Parkland Mall. Visit them on Saturday, September 24, 2022, for one of three 30-minute Magic Shows at noon, 1:30 pm, or 3:00 pm presented by Christopher Cool magician. Everyone who joins this FREE event can enter a draw for a chance to win The Wiggles Big Show family pass. For more details visit

8. Bo’s Bar and Stage presents Monowhales Live on September 23, 2022. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the show starts at 8:00 pm. Click here for more information.  

9. Join Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery for a one hour guided historical walking tour of the Ghost Sculptures in downtown Red Deer. Free to attend, donations are appreciated. This is an outdoor program and is dependent on the weather. Click here to register.

10. Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery are hosting MAGnificent Saturdays for the month of September. Saturday, September 24 is Low Relief Landscapes. Using cardboard, we will create a monochromatic low relief landscape.

11. Red Deer Arts Council is excited to once again host a fascinating Literary Tea Party featuring Canada's own "Anne of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Join them Saturday, September 24 at either 1:00 pm or 2:30 pm. For more event details click here:

12. RV Wars is happening this weekend at Westerner Park. Shop for your next RV at RV Wars from September 22nd - 25th at Westerner Park. Multiple dealers, tons of inventory, all in one convenient location.

13. Central Alberta Wedding Expo is Sunday, September 25 at the Harvest Centre at Westerner Park. Find wedding experts to plan your dream wedding. This fabulous event will feature a diverse group of wedding professionals, ranging from all different disciplines. We will have door prizes; booth prizes and our experts will have different sales going on.

14. Visit Sylvan Lake invites you to their Flannel and Feast event. Enjoy arts, music, food, and entertainment that celebrates the laid-back cabin lifestyle that is quintessentially Sylvan Lake. Part of Alberta Culture Days, this family-friendly event features food trucks, a petting zoo, Wood Shed axe throwing, a pig roast, Snake Lake beer gardens, a market, mobile escape room, live entertainment by Him & Her and Boots and The Hoots and more. Click here for more information.

15. Heritage Ranch is hosting its Heritage Harvest Dinner on Friday, September 23 at 5:00 pm. Bring in the fall season with a Harvest Dinner that features their famous 12-hour smoked brisket. Click here to see the full menu and to book a reservation.

For more ideas and things to do check out the rest of our website. 

Mark your calendars for events that are coming soon....

Saturday, October 1, 2022 - Oktoberfest 2022 is at Exhibition Hall, Westerner Park. It is time to FINALLY bust out your lederhosen, beer steins and your dancing shoes!  Click here for tickets!  

October 14-16, 2022 - Powwow Times International Gathering at Westerner Park. This year's Powwow will focus on the revitalization and preservation of Indigenous languages. Click here for more information.  

November 2-6, 2022 - Canadian Finals Rodeo at Westerner Park. Enjoy the very best rodeo contestants competing in 6 action-packed performances for the top prize November 2nd to 6th at the Peavey Mart Centrium. Click here for tickets.

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