2018 Winter Season Openings

Some shy away from the cold, but here in Red Deer we embrace it. Whether you love the cold or may be warming up to the idea of if, we love inviting visitors to experience Central Alberta at its coolest. Pursuit Adventures Winter tours start November 2nd Discover the magic of winter. Play in the snow, catch up with friends … Read More

What’s Happening in November in Red Deer

Fun Days World Kindness Day November 13th What a great day to not only celebrate but to engage in those random acts of kindness to help promote and make this world a better place. In Red Deer we have so many opportunities to help and a great way is to checkout out our Volunteer Central website. There are so many … Read More

2018 Holiday Craft Shows

Winter Holiday Market at the Baymont Inn & Suites November 10th Baymont Inn & Suites, 4311 49 Ave With Christmas in the air and the snow on the ground, why not venture down to the Baymont and partake in their Winter Holiday Market. This market includes free admission, children’s crafts and your chance to win a gift basket door prize! … Read More

BDC Small Business Week: Edgar Farms

BDC Small Business Week is a national celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy. Events held during the week bring together entrepreneurs—and prospective entrepreneurs—at conferences, workshops, luncheons and trade fairs across Canada. Throughout October we’ll be profiling a few of Red Deer’s business owners. The Edgars farm with their daughter and son-in-law and the family’s farming roots … Read More

BDC Small Business Week: Holiday Inn Suites Red Deer South

BDC Small Business Week is a national celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy. Events held during the week bring together entrepreneurs—and prospective entrepreneurs—at conferences, workshops, luncheons and trade fairs across Canada. Throughout October we’ll be profiling a few of Red Deer’s business owners. Shazma Charania heads Zainul & Shazma Holdings Ltd, a family owned and operated … Read More

CFR Ready Countdown: #1 CFR Activities

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area. Country Fun CFR Cabaret October 30th – November 4th You can enjoy live music every night of CFR. Emerson Drive, Meghan Patrick, Alecia Aichelle and The Dungarees are only a … Read More

BDC Small Business Week: Pursuit Adventures

BDC Small Business Week is a national celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy. Events held during the week bring together entrepreneurs—and prospective entrepreneurs—at conferences, workshops, luncheons and trade fairs across Canada. Throughout October we’ll be profiling a few of Red Deer’s business owners. Red Deer’s only tour company began as a ski bus offering weekend transportation … Read More

CFR Ready Countdown: #2 Test Your Skills

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area. Try Something New Lockdown Escape Rooms 4836 51 St & 2085 Gaetz Ave Real-life themed adventure gaming, a type of light physical adventure game in which people are in a … Read More

It’s Pumpkin Time in Central Alberta

There is one thing that represents October more than anything else and that is the pumpkin. Why not celebrate throughout the month by dropping in to the Chronicles Comic & Cafe downtown for a pumpkin spice latte or one of their delicious house made pumpkin desserts! If you’re hungry and need warming up, a savoury pumpkin soup is always a … Read More

CFR Ready Countdown: #3 Quench Your Thirst in Red Deer

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area. There’s a craft brewing revolution going on and Central Alberta is right in the middle of it. You’ll definitely want to delve deeper into our culture on a do-it-yourself tasting … Read More

What’s Happening in October in Red Deer

Fun Days International Coffee Day October 1st At a time when the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting colder, what’s better then a hot cup of coffee to help wake and warm us up? Whether it be an Americano at Meeting Waters Coffee & Roastery or maybe one of those fancy coffee‘s like a lavender chocolate latte … Read More

CFR Ready: #4 A Night Out in Red Deer

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area. It’s the weekend and you’re ready to let off some steam. Whether you’re looking for live music, a cozy nook to talk, or you’re feeling lucky, Red Deer has it … Read More

CFR Ready Countdown: #5 Get Your Shop On in Red Deer

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area. From one-of-a-kind downtown boutiques to a huge fashion hub, Red Deer has shopping for every taste. There will be lots of opportunities to stop for a coffee or delicious lunch … Read More

3 Ways to Get Excited for CFR 45

Kraay Family Farm from above

The Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) is coming to Red Deer from Oct 30th to Nov 4th, 2018. For six days, Westerner Park will play host as the best Canadian rodeo competitors square up for one final showdown: the chance to be crowned national champions. The CFR turns 45 this year and 2018 marks the first time that the rodeo extravaganza touches … Read More

CFR Ready Countdown: #6 Get Active With the Family

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area. It’s no secret that being active is good for you but we know that sometimes it’s hard to have the motivation to get out there. So, what’s the best way … Read More

8 Reasons Red Deer is an Incredible Meetings & Conventions City

Central Alberta is the province’s activity hub, from amazing attractions people can explore during their downtime to great hosting venues with plentiful experience, Red Deer is the perfect city to host your upcoming meeting or convention. Here are eight reasons why Red Deer is an incredible meeting and conventions city.

CFR Ready Countdown: #7 Explore the Waskasoo Trails

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area. Red Deer’s beautiful parks and natural green spaces are well known throughout Alberta. With over 100 km of easily accessible, paved, walking, and hiking trails connecting park users to beautiful … Read More

Alberta Culture Days Celebrations in Red Deer

Alberta Culture Days is taking place September 28th to the 30th! This annual three day event is Alberta’s largest celebration of arts, heritage, diversity, and community spirit! There are many free, family-friendly activities are happening in Red Deer throughout the weekend. Take a look at our list of all the can’t miss events taking place in Red Deer during Alberta … Read More

What’s Happening in September in Red Deer

It’s undeniable that summer is slowly leaving us. You wake up in the morning and there’s a chill in the air. Where you once only needed a sweater, an extra layer is now essential — but it’s okay because autumn in Red Deer and the surrounding area is awesome! Don’t believe us? Check out all these awesome events that are … Read More

CFR Ready Countdown: #8 Take a Country Drive

Join us and discover new and exciting things to do in Red Deer during CFR! Our CFR Ready itineraries highlight the must sees and dos in Red Deer and area. Red Deer County has agriculture as its backbone. Visitors are welcomed at many area farms where you can get eggs, honey, fruit, meat, preserves, and cheese right from the farm … Read More