What’s Happening in September 2019 in Red Deer

September in Red Deer

Fun Days Grandparents Day September 8 Grandparents Day serves to honour and recognize the contributions of grandparents in our lives. Grandparents are a society and a family’s ties to its past as they pass on important values, beliefs and ideals to future generations. Their wisdom and love are recognized every year on the first Saturday after Labour Day. In Red … Read More

Savour Central: Eat Local

Savour Central

Delight your senses with a world of flavours right here in Central Alberta. From locally sourced ingredients to craft breweries to international tastes – the world is starting to take notice of the Central Alberta food scene. We’ve raised the bar when it comes to food. Some people call that a revolution and others call it evolution. Whatever you call … Read More

Celebrate Alberta Open Farm Days 2019

Alberta Open Farm Days

Alberta Open Farm Days, a weekend dedicated to the farmers and ranchers. Take the time to stop in for a visit, to share stories, see demonstrations, and learn more about the farmers who grow our food. As well, some of Alberta’s most talented chefs and rural communities will be hosting a memorable series of farm to table culinary events that … Read More

What’s Happening In August 2019 in Red Deer

Mud Hero

Fun Days International Beer Day August 2 International Beer Day is a global celebration of beer, taking place in pubs, breweries, and backyards all over the world. In Red Deer we have many local establishments like The East 40th Pub where you can enjoy a pint and a game of pool or maybe head down to The Toad and Turtle … Read More

Celebrate CentreFest 2019 in Red Deer


As you approach the festival site in the heart of downtown, the music and laughter float toward you, beckoning you on. Soon the aromas from the food vendors envelop you – the smells of mini-donuts, foot-long hot dogs, popcorn, ethic foods and lemonade stands mingle in a heady swirl that makes your stomach growl. It’s CentreFest – Red Deer’s annual … Read More

What’s Happening In July 2019 in Red Deer

Westerner Days Carousel

Shopping at the outdoor markets, picnics in the park, floating down the river, or chillin’ out at one of our many festivals, these are just a few of the many things you can do this month in Red Deer. Fun Days Mac and Cheese Day July 14 Who doesn’t like mac ‘n’ cheese? It is a staple in most homes, … Read More

How to Celebrate Canada Day 2019 in Red Deer

Canada Day Red Deer

Some things have changed over the years when it comes to celebrating Canada Day — others have not. We know that here in Red Deer, we love celebrating Canada Day by spending time with family, enjoying local events and ending the day of red and white with the bang of fireworks. If you’re looking for a bit of Canada Day … Read More

What’s Happening In June 2019 In Red Deer

Edgar Farms Asparagus Festival

Fun Days International Trails Day June 1 International Trails Day is a day dedicated to celebrate trails, their development, uses and the healthy lifestyle they encourage. We can celebrate it in Red Deer by taking the time to explore our many trails over 100 km meandering throughout the city and river valley. If hiking is your thing then try exploring … Read More

Your 2019 Father’s Day Weekend Guide

The Canadian Danish Museum

Father’s Day is a special time to celebrate your father and all the wonderful things he has done to make you the person you are today. There are many ways you can celebrate with him whether it is fishing down at Mitchell Pond, going for a hike along the Red Deer River, golfing at one of our many golf courses … Read More

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 – 2019

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