Red Deer is more than just excellent doughnuts on the highway between Calgary and Edmonton (though it’s that, too). The mid-sized city has a great food scene, no doubt inspired by the local bounty, and plenty to do outdoors. Go big: Red Deer has a reputation as a place to do crazy things like muddy obstacle races and water sports that’ll make you feel like a superhero.
Nestled alongside the Red Deer River, Setters Place at Great Chief Park is a four-season sports park and pavilion. Setters Place features a synthetic regulation-sized sports field lined for football and soccer, a 400m outdoor natural ice speed skating oval in winter that is constructed on top of the artificial turf, and a three-storey pavilion with team change rooms, gathering space, canteen and media/timekeeper area. Setters Place at Great Chief Park can be booked year-round.
The Sportsmen’s Den carries a complete line of sporting goods in Red Deer, Alberta. They have everything the modern hunter or fisherman could ask for. Independently owned and operated since 1989, they stock hand guns, long guns, and ammunition. They specialize in fly fishing gear including custom-tied flies, lures, and bait. They can also point you in the direction of where the fish are biting. Whether you are 18 or 65, they will have the supplies you want and need to survive in the outdoors. They will keep you warm with their extensive collection of clothing and hiking boots. If you want to see clearly in the bush, they supply premium optics including binoculars and scopes. They also offer the proper hunting and fishing licenses.
Established in 1987, the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra is a community oriented organization that is dedicated to inspiring appreciation for arts and culture in central Alberta through providing high calibre performances and educational experiences. The seven concert Main Series runs fall - late spring; memberships and single ticket sales are available. Music education experiences offered include Choir Kids, Open Dress Rehearsal and Music Plus; dates, times and ways to participate in education programs are available on our website. The Red Deer Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit organization and a registered charity that has a 30 year history of stimulating central Alberta hearts and minds through symphonic music.
The Sandman Hotel Red Deer in South Red Deer is nestled between Edmonton and Calgary. It is conveniently located near numerous golf courses, the famous Wild Rapids Waterslide and historic Fort Normandeau. The hotel is just a short drive away from Westerner Park, central Alberta’s largest trade show, agriculture, entertainment, sports, and convention facility. The Sandman Red Deer is also close to shopping centers, Discovery Wildlife Park, a seasonal Outdoor Farmers’ Market and the beautiful scenery of Bower Ponds. The hotel has easy access to Highway #2 making it a convenient place to stay for people visiting Edmonton or Calgary and the surrounding areas.
The Empire Inn & Suites Red Deer hotel offers 55 spacious guest rooms that are fully renovated and upgrades include double, pillow top mattresses, triple sheeting and Egyptian cotton duvets. All rooms have dedicated wireless internet, full HD TV with HD movies and sports channels.
Black Knight Inn offers a choice of deluxe accommodations from the 98 spacious rooms throughout their newly renovated interior, including their Business Class floor, elegant Executive suites, Jacuzzi suites and family accommodations with adjoining rooms. Black Knight hosts conventions & conferences.
Explore the magic of winter, snowshoeing into the narrow canyon of the Cline River with its ice covered walls before heading out for an ice walk on Abraham Lake hunting for ice bubbles. Lunch, hiking poles, snowshoe rentals, ice cleats, a professional guide and transportation are all included.
With Red Arrow's comfy leather seats, free wi-fi, tray tables, usb and power outlets, exclusive privacy seating, advanced seat selection, complimentary snacks and drinks, on-board movies, and satellite radio, every seat is luxury class. Let Red Arrow do the driving so that you arrive at your destination fully revived.
Catch the magic of the sun setting on Abraham Lake. This tour is all about ice, from the famous bubbles to quirky ice features, you'll get to spend the afternoon exploring the area with your guide. This tour has a flexible itinerary based on what you love to photograph.
Pursuit Adventures offers small group experiences throughout Central Alberta. As an independent, locally owned tour company established in 2010, their goal is to inspire you to play outside and help you experience your adventure so that you can discover the food, people and natural beauty of the region. Whether it’s a winter sightseeing tour exploring the ice bubbles of Abraham Lake, heading out on a day hike away from the crowds or spending an evening snowshoeing under the stars, they’re there to help you find your adventure.
Appreciate the incredible views of Central Alberta with a thrilling hot air balloon ride with this hot air balloon company near Alix.