Celebrate National Hamburger Day

Red Deer Burgers

Get your napkins ready because Monday, May 28th is National Hamburger Day. National Hamburger Day celebrates one of North America’s most iconic and well-loved foods — the hamburger. The History of the Burger The history of the hamburger is a mystery, but it seems as though they’re a such ubiquitous staple in the Western hemisphere that we cannot imagine a world … Read More

Local Recommendations: Red Deer Golf Guide

Red Deer Golf - May

The snow has melted, and the sun is shining. Golf season has arrived! Red Deer and Central Alberta have a plethora of courses to take advantage of all summer long. Whether it’s a full 18-hole round or a quick 9-hole outing, there are fairways and greens for all skill levels right in Red Deer’s backyard. 8 Red Deer Golf Courses … Read More

16 Ways You Know Summer Has Arrived in Red Deer

Technically speaking, the first official day of summer is June 21st, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start your summer a bit early this year. Here are 16 different ways you can start Summer 2018 off right. For the History Buff For the Family For the Foodie For the Outdoor Enthusiast

Your Red Deer Mother’s Day Weekend Guide

Whether it’s an event, 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. Top 10 Mother’s Day Activities If brunch is more of her thing, treat Mom at one of many local restaurants on May 13th.

Local Recommendations: Red Deer Springtime Ideas

The snow is starting to melt, and the air is feeling a little more fresh! Say hello to spring with so many activities and events to get up to in and around Red Deer in the month of April. Experience Spring Spring in Red Deer is something to experience and some of the city’s finest culture institutions have put together … Read More

Your Easter Weekend Guide to Red Deer

Red Deer Easter Activities

Easter is upon us and that means a nice, long weekend to get together with family, dig into some wholesome family brunch and get up to some exciting adventures with the kids. Here are some great activities to participate in over the Easter weekend. Easter Brunch The key to a good Easter weekend is a fantastic Easter brunch to kick … Read More

Local Recommendations: Red Deer Fitness & Nutrition Ideas

Red Deer Fitness Recommendations

Spring is just around the corner – and so is the urge to get outdoors and embrace a healthier lifestyle, which must be why March is the Nutrition & Fitness Month! Let’s get into everything you can do to keep fit in March in Red Deer. Experience Nature So – let’s talk about outside. One important aspect of embracing a … Read More

Your Family Day Guide to Red Deer

Family Day Red Deer

This Family Day weekend come out and enjoy all that Red Deer has to offer. Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery At the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG) explore your creative side with MAGapalooza Extreme Sculpture, a free family event Monday Feb 19 from 1-4. Or just take time to explore and visit the various exhibits from the … Read More

2 Ways to Celebrate Romance in Red Deer

Romance Red Deer

It may not be Valentine’s Day but love is all-season and all-year-long. You’re likely looking for ways to show your special someone how much you #HEART them. We’ve got you covered; here are two lovely ways to plan a date in Red Deer…   1. Romance Package at Quality & Conference Centre (code #HEART) $99 – $129 (plus taxes, based … Read More

Your February Guide to Red Deer

Westerner Park | Red Deer

What’s happening in Red Deer in February? We’re glad you asked… At the Westerner Come out to Red Deer’s Premier Pet Fest Saturday February 10th, 10am to 6pm and Sunday February 11th, 10am to 5pm. Various venders, demonstrations, giveaways, Super dog talent search and performances from the world renowned Presidents Choice Super Dogs are in store for a fun filled … Read More

3 Soups to try in Red Deer this January

Red Deer Soup Guide

With winter in full swing, you’re likely doing all kinds of exhilarating winter activities around Red Deer. Once you’ve had your fun, it’s time to fill up on food. What better way to do that than with a bowl of warm local soup? Here are 3 options around Red Deer that we recommend… Mohave Smokehouse & Bar Smoked Beef Brisket & Barley … Read More

Red Deer Roadtrips: A globetrotting vibe at Boulevard

A fantastic meal found at Boulevard Restaurant in Red Deer

It’s really easy to sometimes overlook Red Deer and its hidden gems. The city is home to plenty of Alberta’s best in food and culture, including one so hidden from view you have to track down a Holiday Inn just to find it. A destination food experience Tucked away in the lobby of a Holiday Inn on Gasoline Alley is … Read More

Your Ultimate Red Deer Holiday Guide

Winter in Red Deer

Red Deer is ramping up for the holidays! To help you get your spirits merry and bright, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to the holidays in Red Deer featuring local events, experience gift ideas and places to shop. Christmas Traditions Let the wondrous activities begin! With an array of heartwarming, family friendly and memory-making events and activities across the … Read More

7 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat in Sylvan Lake

When it’s hot out – Sylvan Lake is the perfect place to head! From delicious ice cream to a variety of amazing water sports, the opportunities to beat the heat are endless. Here are the top tips for keeping cool in #SylvanLake: 1. Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash is the first open-water park in Alberta. This new … Read More

What’s On Your Plate

Red Deer is one of Alberta`s most important agricultural regions and getting back to the farm is a big part of the fun for visitors. With more than 9,100 farms in the region, Central Alberta has agriculture at its backbone. Visitors to Red Deer area find friendly western hospitality, farm fresh food, and remarkable rural activities to enjoy. Fun on … Read More

Family Fun In Red Deer

Red Deer is a growing city and has a very family oriented population. Young couples are choosing Red Deer as a place to call home and start a family. With that, there are plenty of family friendly ways to explore the city. This includes museums, parks, lakes, festivals, and much more covering all seasons. Red Deer Museums Red Deer Museum … Read More

Summer Pools & Spray Parks

There are many ways to cool down this summer in Red Deer and surrounding area. Possibly the best way to shake the summer heat is to take a dip in an outdoor pool or bring the whole family to one of many spray parks. Options in Red Deer include Discovery Canyon, Kin Kanyon, Blue Grass Sod Farm Central Spray and … Read More

Sport and Outdoor Adventure

Red Deer is well known to be a very active city. From running on the trails to cross country skiing, there are plenty ways to break a sweat in Red Deer all year long. There are also several opportunities to get your adrenaline flowing from the stands. Red Deer’s home teams compete year round inside some great facilities. Spectator Red … Read More

Stay In Red Deer, Explore The Province

Red Deer Is The Perfect Base Camp For Your Next Adventure The centralized location of Red Deer makes it the ideal base camp to explore many unique areas around the province. For example, Red Deer is within driving distance of the beautiful Canadian Badlands, the mountainous David Thompson Country, a plethora of small town experiences and a wide selection of … Read More

Happy Trails in Red Deer

Central Alberta shines as a trails destination where visitors enjoy more than 110 km of trails inside the City of Red Deer and many more trails in the urban and rural municipalities in the region.      The Red Deer Birding Trail: Red Deer’s Birding Trail includes the best trails for bird lovers to explore. Visitors can join the Red … Read More