2019 Red Deer Attractions Opening Dates

Cronquist House at Bower Ponds

Every year we eagerly anticipate the spring season in Red Deer. Spring not only brings warmer weather, green grass, and full leafy trees, but also a number of our seasonal attractions open their doors to visitors once again. Red Deer is home to a number of great places to spend the day, or afternoon, with your family. We’ve put together … Read More

Your 2019 Mother’s Day Weekend Guide

Mother's Day High Tea at Stella Bean Sweets

Whether it’s an event, a brunch, dinner at a fine restaurant, a walk through our beautiful trails or a visit to Cronquist House at Bower Ponds, Red Deer has all the ingredients for a perfect Mother’s Day. So checkout what Red Deer has to offer, to make you Mother’s Day extra special. Brunches & Lunches The Canadian Danish Museum invites … Read More

What’s Happening in May 2019 in Red Deer

Spring in Red Deer

Fun Days Star Wars Day May 4 “May the 4th be with you.” What started as pun warmly shared by fans has become a full-fledged Star Wars holiday. In Red Deer our many fans can celebrate this iconic day by heading down to one of our Public libraries for a little Star Wars fun. At The Dawe Branch hang out … Read More

Your Red Deer Guide to Easter Activities

Easter in Red Deer

Easter is upon us and now is the time to celebrate with family and friends. Here are just a few activities you can enjoy while celebrating this great holiday. Easter Activities Easter Family Egg Hunt The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum April 17 Children of all ages will have fun in the museum-wide hunt for goodies. Enjoy full … Read More

What’s Happening in Red Deer in April

April in Red Deer

Spring is here, warmer temperatures, longer days and more time to spend outdoors. So grab you coat, head outdoors, and let’s celebrate Red Deerians, what are you waiting for. Fun Days New Beer’s Eve April 6 An unofficial holiday celebrating the night of April 6, 1933, the day before prohibition ended and people lined up outside of breweries and taverns … Read More

Experience Your Own Sporting Moment – The Legacy of the Canada Winter Games

Servus Arena Red Deer

In the winter of 2019, Red Deer hosted the Canada Winter Games – the largest multi sport event in the nation. We prepared by upgrading our facilities and mobilizing a host of enthusiastic volunteers to ensure the 3,600 athletes, their coaches, their families and their fans experienced the best games ever. The games have come and gone, but their legacy … Read More

What’s Happening in Red Deer in March

March in Red Deer

With the change of seasons, winter to spring, what could be better than getting out and participating in all the fun events happening in Red Deer. Whether they are indoors or outdoors, here are just a few ways you can get into the spring of things and make this month an enjoyable one. Get Outside For our sport fans we … Read More

What’s Happening in Red Deer this February

Fun Days Library Lovers Month All month long This is the time of year to celebrate libraries and all the things you love about them. Not only is it a place to discover new books to read but it has quiet reading and writing spaces you can work in, computer zones with internet access, community posting boards, poetry readings, kids, … Read More

What To Do in Red Deer During the Canada Winter Games

The Canada Winter Games February 15 – March 3 The Canadian Winter Games are finally here! With 19 different sporting events, free entertainment, food trucks, vendors, various games themed events, and much more we know Red Deer is going to be booming with excitement. Whether you’re visiting for the Games, live in Red Deer, or are just stopping by we … Read More

What To Do in Red Deer on Family Day

Family Day February 18 What could be better than a holiday designated to celebrate the family, a time to forget about the pressures of life, and indulge in a little fun with your kin. Red Deer has a multitude of activities to keep you entertained, from snowshoeing or cross country skiing down at Heritage Ranch to getting together for ice … Read More

Celebrate the Month of the Artist in Red Deer

January is the time to celebrate Alberta’s first annual Month of the Artist. Throughout January, we want to celebrate the creators, storytellers, innovators, teachers, and mentors that bring art to our communities. Their creativity has made a positive impact on our way of life and we would like to take the time to celebrate them. Alberta is the first province … Read More

What’s Happening in Red Deer this January

Fun Days Hot Tea Month All month long With January being the coldest month of the year what better way to warm up than a hot cup of Tea. It is the second most consumed beverage in the world, and has been known for its many health benefits. Here in Red Deer we can celebrate Hot Tea Month with a … Read More

Celebrate New Years in Red Deer

fireworks

New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration. Some of us love staying home and ringing in the new year by watching movies and some of us like to wear our fanciest digs and paint the town red. For those of you that will be in Red Deer on December 31st, we’ve put together a list of some of the … Read More

What’s Happening in Red Deer this December

December is the month where the days are shorter, colder, and winter is well on its way. It’s a month of celebrations, winter sports, roaring fires and festive lights. We take time this month to celebrate, reconnect with old friends and make new ones. A month of giving and remembering all the good things life has to offer. Fun Days … Read More

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

Edgar Farms Pickled Asparagus

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