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

The 5 Most Instagram-able Spots in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake Lighthouse

It’s summertime, and you’re ready to show your Instagram followers all of the incredible memories you’ve made so far. But sometimes the perfect summertime snapshot is hard to find, we understand. We want to help you step up your Instagram game, so we put together a list of the top Instagram-able places at Sylvan Lake, no filter needed. Don’t forget … Read More

Are We There Yet?

Circus World Centre Fest

For many Canadians, road tripping is the ultimate holiday and Red Deer region has a lot to offer to those who want to get behind the wheel and explore. We admit it. Red Deer’s Gasoline Alley is a great stop for road trippers. But if that’s all visitors see of this vibrant part of Alberta, they are really missing out. … Read More

An a-mazeing time at Kraay Family Farm

Kraay Family Farm

Kraay Family Farm invites you to join them for fun-filled days for everyone in your family! Home to Alberta’s premier corn maze, Kraay Family Farm offers over 40 attractions and amenities in addition to the world-famous corn maze.  Some of their attractions include: mini golf, play areas, jumping pillows, and gemstone mining.  Closer to the end of the season, the … Read More

4 awesome reasons to attend Westerner Days this July 19th-23rd, 2017

Westerner Days 2017 Red Deer

Central Alberta is getting set to come together in celebration July 19th-23rd at the 2017 Westerner Days Fair & Exposition. We want to see you there too! From a great Early Bird Special to amazing Canadian performances, we’ve put together a list of reasons why you should join the fun…

St. Patrick’s Day in Sylvan Lake

Buckwildz | Sylvan Lake

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! St. Patrick’s Day is here, and we want to know – do you celebrate this #lucky holiday? Here is a snapshot of local events, happening here in Sylvan Lake: Chief’s Pub Chief’s is a Sylvan Lake staple and they’ll be celebrating the luck of the Irish in a traditional way… green beer, molson specials, prizes & tunes. … Read More

Red Deer Roadtrips: Relax and Explore Edition

Radisson Red Deer pool

A great stay starts with relaxation, exciting things to-do and delicious food. Radisson Red Deer offers all three of those things wrapped up into one amazing getaway. Here’s three reasons to choose the Radisson Red Deer for your next visit to Red Deer… 1) Relaxation at its best Whether you’re in town for travelling pleasure, business or an event like a … Read More

3 Red Deer obstacle races to conquer in 2017

Mud Hero Red Deer

Red Deer is home to many an exciting and challenging obstacle course. This summer, several of them are making their return to the city and if you’ve ever wanted to test your physical limits out in the rugged Red Deer outdoors, there’s not a better time to register, train and start planning your summertime trip to Central Alberta. For accommodations, … Read More

Well planned meetings at the Ramada Red Deer

Meetings at Ramada Red Deer

Call the teams from Calgary and Edmonton to meet in the middle at the Ramada Red Deer. The day goes like this: a little meeting over lunch and then relaxing together in real time. Meet in the middle First thing, the Ramada Red Deer is exactly halfway between Edmonton and Calgary, conveniently located right off Hwy 2. That means it’s … Read More

Teams and Tournament goers love the Best Western Red Deer

Best Western Red Deer Tournament Stays

The Best Western Plus Inn and Suites in Red Deer is well known around town for really going the extra mile – and when you’re travelling with a rowdy team of active teens, you’ll be glad somebody’s got your back. From advance check-ins and group bookings to free make-your-own pancake breakfast – the Best Western Red Deer is the perfect … Read More

Red Deer Roadtrips: Exploring Central Alberta Edition

Have you been out lately – specifically, have you been to Central Alberta lately? When was the last time adventured in Blackfalds? Or explored Ponoka? It’s time to change that and discover some of the best Alberta has to offer. Get the bags ready and the car loaded up. First stop: Radisson Red Deer. There’s lots to love about the Radisson Red Deer. … Read More

Red Deer Roadtrips: Winter Sports Edition

Bower Ponds Skating Red Deer

When the temperature drops, there’s lots of temptation to stay in and plan your events around whether or not you’ll be close to a major heat source. Fortunately, there’s plenty of great reasons to do the polar opposite and opt to spend a weekend in Red Deer putting the ‘physical’ in ‘outdoor physical activity.’ For accommodations, you won’t find better than … Read More

Red Deer Roadtrips: Guys Weekend Edition

Troubled Monk Brewery Red Deer

Picture this: You need a vacation. You need a weekend out. It’s been an exhausting time lately, hasn’t it? Or perhaps not – but when was the last time you had a proper outing with your best friends? You need to change that, pronto. Get the group conversations started, make sure the getaway vehicle is prepped for takeoff. Here’s the … Read More