15 Best Things To Do In Red Deer, Canada - Updated 2021

Things to do in Red Deer Canada

A city in Central Alberta, Canada, Red Deer brings various ways to keep you busy during your holidays. However, this is the kind of busy you will love and cherish. From farms to trampolines, nature to history, Red Deer has it all. In this article, you will find the best things to do in Red Deer, Canada, on your holiday.

1. Discovery Canyon

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Posted by Discovery Canyon Park on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Whether you’re looking for thrilling activities or some quiet time, you can never go wrong with a trip to Discovery Canyon Park in Red Deer. Nestled within River Bend Golf and Recreation Area, you have tons of fun and relaxing things to indulge. Some of its features include a natural water pool, an expansive playground area, and a concession with a full menu. It’s ideal to bring the little kids with you for some family bonding. If you love water-related activities, make sure to visit during the summer season.

Discovery Canyon

Address: 3800 River Bend Drive, Red Deer County, AB T4P 0Y4, Canada

Website: Discovery Canyon

2. Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Posted by Alberta Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday, November 15, 2020

If there’s one place in Red Deer where you can experience a bit of everything, it will be the exciting Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. True to its name, Alberta Sports Hall of Fame is indeed a place where you can witness the city’s sporting heritage. Standing on large masses of land, this museum exhibits a multi-sport area where guests can have an enjoyable time. Some of the activities include virtual basketballs, volleyball, hockey, and Treadwall climbing. Its art gallery features unique pieces that art enthusiasts will surely love to check out.

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Address: 4200 Queen Elizabeth II Highway #102, Red Deer, AB T4N 1E3, Canada

Website: Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 5pm

3. Kin Kanyon

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There’s so much you can experience when in Red Deer. If you find yourself needing a change of environment or a breath of fresh air, a gentle hiking trip to Kin Kanyon might be a great idea. It’s a kid-friendly trail where you can bring the youngsters with you and not worry about steep slopes. Its lush forest surrounding and scenic landscapes make this place an excellent destination for those wanting to reconnect with nature and experience a quiet time. The best time to visit is early morning and late afternoon.

Kin Kanyon

Address: 3217 47 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 0N6 47 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 0N6, Canada

Website: Kin Kanyon

4. Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery

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Posted by Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery on Thursday, October 1, 2020

Make Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery on top of places to go to during your visit to Red Deer. Whether you’re an artist or someone who appreciates art, you will surely love this beautiful place. There are tons of fun things you can experience here apart from the art gallery. You can hone your artistic skills by joining one or two art programs offered by the museum. Apart from those, there’s also day camps available where you can bring the kids with you. The best part? There are a lot of Instagram-worthy spots inside and outside the museum.

Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery

Address: 4525 47a Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6, Canada

Website: Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery

5. The Canadian Brewhouse - Red Deer

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Posted by The Canadian Brewhouse on Sunday, January 17, 2021

Your visit to Red Deer will not be complete without visiting the famous Canadian Brewhouse - Red Deer. It’s one of the most-loved spots among locals and tourists alike, especially when it comes to drinks and entertainment. One of the great things about this bar is its menu that offers an array of entrees, appetizers, and shots. Upon entering its doors, Canadian decor will welcome you. The ambiance is warm and inviting, and you will feel right at home. Make sure to bring your friends with you for a memorable night.

The Canadian Brewhouse - Red Deer

Address: 12 Conway St, Red Deer, AB T4P 0N1, Canada

Website: The Canadian Brewhouse - Red Deer

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 3pm - 11pm; Sat - Sun: 12pm - 11pm

6. Heritage Ranch

Posted by Heritage Ranch on Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Posted by Heritage Ranch on Wednesday, 8 March 2017

If you are looking to host your next corporate event, business party, wedding, birthday, or simply looking for a wonderful night-out with friends or family, Heritage Ranch is the place for you. The ranch boasts a fully licensed restaurant, the West Lake Grill, where a casual, yet classy dining experience is available with a pleasant environment every day of the week.

Also, to add to its already vibrant atmosphere, several activities such as Carriage and Sleigh Rides, Flashlight Pumpkin Hunt, etc., are available depending on the time of the year. Be sure to check this place out.

Heritage Ranch

Address: 6300 Cronquist Dr, Red Deer, AB T4N 7E8

Opening Hours: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Contact: +1 4033474977

Website: Heritage Ranch

7. Sunnybrook Farm Museum

Posted by Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Monday, 27 August 2012

Posted by Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Monday, 27 August 2012

The Sunnybrook Farm Museum is the perfect place to experience and learn about the history of life led in rural times in Central Alberta. The museum celebrates the early days of farming and helps you to explore your rural roots with Red Deer’s oldest farm. Travel back into the days and see the daily life of a rural farmer - milking the cows, working in the field, or baking bread! Experience it all.

Sunnybrook Farm Museum

Address: 4701 30 Street, Red Deer, AB T4N 5H7, Canada

Opening Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Contact: +1 4033403511

Website: Sunnybrook Farm Museum

8. The Jungle Farm

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Posted by The Jungle Farm on Saturday, October 17, 2020

The Jungle Farm is a century old farm that believes in fresh and organic produces and provides authentic family fun. You can pick the produce yourself. It is a great place for the whole family and is really enjoyable for children who get fascinated by the farm and the different activities available for them. There are also farm animals you can pet and feed.

The Jungle Farm

Address: 28120 Township Road 362, Red Deer, Alberta T4G 0M7, Canada

Opening Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Contact: +1 4032274231

Website: The Jungle Farm

9. Bower Ponds

Autumn at Bower Ponds
Source: Photo by user Mike Hermary used under CC BY 2.0

A beautifully well laid out park in Red Deer, the Bower Ponds is a perfect destination for your family holiday, friends’ day out, or even a date. Be it the months of winter or summer, the park has a lot to offer in terms of landscape, activities and fun for all. The bike trail is functional throughout the year, so you can bike while absorbing the beauty and serenity of the park. The pond has ducks and various birds that provide a pleasant sight. You can just sit and relax by the side of the pond, go for a paddle boat ride, or try fishing. In the winter, bring your skates and skate around.

Bower Ponds

Address: 5751 Kerrywood Dr., Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3T4, Canada

Contact: +1 4033098411

10. Kerry Wood Nature Centre

What a beautiful day here in the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary in the 1 km Dr. George trail. There are beautiful American Coot...

Posted by Kerry Wood Nature Centre on Thursday, 13 July 2017

If you are looking for a place of relaxation, this is the perfect place for you. Walk on the trail while soaking in the surrounding beauty and saying hello to the various wildlife of the park such as porcupines, beavers, birds, ducks and more. A must-visit place for all, including kids.

Kerry Wood Nature Centre

Address: 6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4, Canada

Opening Hours: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Contact: +1 4033462010

11. ENMAX Centrium

ENMAX Centrium Sept 2007
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A multi-purpose arena in Red Deer, the ENMAX Centrium is the largest indoor venue in Red Deer and Central Alberta and is great to watch a nice game of hockey or other events with friends and family. It is the home arena of the Red Deers Rebel Hockey team. Various artists have performed here including Snoop Dogg, Nickelback, Bryan Adams and Elton John.

ENMAX Centrium

Address: 4847A 19 St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2N7, Canada

Contact: +1 4033437800

12. Fort Normandeau

Wagon and Teepee at Fort Normandeau - panoramio
Source: Photo by user Shane Smith used under CC BY-SA 3.0

A historical site in Red Deer, Fort Normandeau is not to be missed. It has a great historical background along with a wonderful and relaxing setting and should be on your places-to-visit list. You can learn about the early settlements of the Red Deer area, and have a perfect picnic on the spot.

Fort Normandeau

Address: 28054 Range Road 382, Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4, Canada

Opening Hours: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Contact: +1 4033477550

13. Waskasoo Creek Trail

More trail improvements scheduled for Waskasoo. The City will be replacing the Waskasoo Creek bridge along the south...

Posted by Waskasoo Community Association of Red Deer on Friday, 9 September 2016

With a well-maintained and paved trail, the Waskasoo Creek Trail allows you to have a fantastic time, whether you are walking, running, on a bike, or on roller blades. Or, you can simply spend time with you friends and family and have lunch amidst all the greenery.

Waskasoo Creek Trail

Address: Spruce Drive, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3N9, Canada

Contact: +1 4033428111

14. Jump 360 Trampoline Park

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Fitness doesn’t always have to be a routine and fixed with a number of workouts; it can be fun too. At Jump 360 Trampoline Park, you get fun, enjoyment and fitness. There are so many activities that can keep you, your friends, family and kids busy at Jump 360. This place is perfect for a day of nothing but pleasure, laughter and lots of exercise without even realizing it.

Jump 360 Trampoline Park

Address: 6833 66 St, Red Deer, AB T4P 3T5, Canada

Opening Hours: Mon - Thurs: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm; Fri: 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm; Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm and Sun: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Contact: +1 4039865867

Website: Jump 360 Trampoline Park

15. Red Deer Farmers' Market

Posted by The Market at Red Deer on Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Posted by The Market at Red Deer on Thursday, 9 August 2012

A weekly Saturday market, the Red Deer Farmers’ Market brings together fresh produce and a wide array of fun, entertainment, goods, and services. You have to visit this market to feel the vibes of all the people gathered together to enjoy good food, fresh produce, chats, laughter, and more.

Red Deer Farmers' Market

Address: 4214 58 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 2L6, Canada

Opening Hours: Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Contact: +1 4033505670

Website: Red Deer Farmers’ Market

Let Red Deer sway you!

Greenery, farms, activities, entertainment and more, Red Deer provides a perfect mixture for all your holiday needs. Pack your bags and enjoy the freshness of this city.

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