Places to See in Red Deer
With great shopping and restaurants just a few steps from our hotel, you have everything you need right here at Days Inn Red Deer. Close the major highways, Westerner Park convention and trade show centre and Red Deer Collage, we are located south of downtown Red Deer, right across the street from the new Southpointe Commons shopping area.
You will find a complete list of fun things to do in Red Deer here, but to get your itinerary started, we’ve put together a list of a few cool attractions for you:
Westerner Park, close to our hotel, is central Alberta’s largest convention, trade show, agriculture, entertainment and sports facility with an ever-changing schedule of shows and events
Walk through history at this interactive museum at Fort Normandeau, where three cultures came together to create modern Central Alberta. Check out the Interpretive Centre featuring dramatic programs, artifacts and indoor/outdoor exhibits that celebrate First Nations, Metis and European cultures.
Central Alberta’s biggest summer event, Westerner Days at Westerner Park have everything a good fair needs: Midway rides, free entertainment, nightly Pony Chuck Wagon races and agricultural/arts shows and exhibits.
Come one, come all to best street festival in Central Alberta! Hit the pavement for incredible feats, amazing eats and energizing music for two days at the end of July every year in downtown Red Deer.
With deep roots in First Nations culture, Red Deer has a rich history to explore. The Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery features an impressive 85,000-piece collection of clothing, textiles and First Nations and Inuit art, as well as rotating travelling exhibits.
For a more interactive experience, Sunnybrook Farm Museum provides a unique look at Alberta farm life circa 1905, and even lets you milk a cow, feed the chickens and bake bread.
Sports-fans might also want to see the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, an interactive tribute to this province’s contribution to world of sports. Discover which famous sports celebrities began right here in Alberta!