Welcome to Red Deer

Red Deer is the third largest city in Alberta, but no matter how big we grow, we’ve still maintained our small-town charm. We’re so pleased to host you during the Canadian Finals Rodeo, and you can rest assured that you will be well taken care of.

Connect with Nature

When you’re in the Red Deer region, it’s easy to connect with nature and stay active, because hiking, cycling, jogging and walking spaces are right in our backyard. Red Deer’s beautiful parks and natural green spaces are well known throughout Alberta, with over 100 km of easily accessible, paved trails connecting park users to beautiful green areas and park attractions. Pack a picnic lunch and stop at one of the many picnic tables or shelters along the way.

All About Family

There are a multitude of activities, events and attractions for families to enjoy, and the best part is that many are completely free of charge. Whatever your family’s interests are, you’ll find plenty of great ways to make memories together here in the Red Deer region.


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 along the way. You’ll need energy to power-shop your way through our city


Explore the culture in the heart of our city with a stroll along the pedestrian-friendly downtown streets. With murals, sculptures and statues, art galleries, boutique shopping and an array of dining options, Red Deer’s downtown area has become a thriving neighbourhood that is a vibrant and dynamic part of the city.

Local Food

Red Deer has great dining establishments that are committed to plating memorable meals with locally sourced ingredients. Whether enjoying Chef Emmanuel David’s Big Bend Bison Rib-eye served with Saskatoon berries and thyme, or a fabulous meal at another great area restaurant, you will enjoy the fresh flavours of food that is sustainably produced close to home.

Take a Country Drive

Red Deer County has agriculture as its backbone. Visitors are welcomed at many area farms where you can purchase eggs, honey, vegetables, fruit, meat, preserves and cheese right from the farm gate or at a farmers’ market. Great attractions like U-Pick farms, corn mazes, sunflower mazes, greenhouses, antique shops and museums dot the peaceful countryside.

Be Our Guest

We invite you to experience all the amenities and hospitality that our community has to offer. Keep up to date on all things Rodeo at visitreddeer.com. Along the way, we hope you get to meet some of the friendly people who call this part of Canada home. We want you to know, we’re glad you’re here!

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