About Red Deer

Red Deer, Alberta has much to offer event planners.
Its central location boasts a trading population of over 250,000 and nearly 2 million people within a 150 kilometer (100 mile) drive. Well known for its agri-business and petrochemical industry, Red Deer has a vital and solid economic base.

People are another very important natural resource and Red Deer has some of the best.

With the highest rate per capita of volunteerism in Canada, Red Deer, Alberta has been host to some of the most successful national sporting and convention events. “Western hospitality” is not just a phrase in Red Deer but rather a way of doing business. Our local hospitality industry has 1,500 rooms ranging from comfortably affordable to luxury accommodations to await your guests.

For more information visit www.westerner.ab.ca

“With major shopping areas on each end of the city and countless shopping opportunities in between, Red Deer is Central Alberta’s shopping centre. You’ll enjoy searching for unique treasures in quaint stores and finding great bargains in some of the wholesale shops. The Red Deer Farmer’s Market is also a great destination for shoppers and is open to locals and visitors throughout the spring, summer and fall. Bower Mall and Red Deer Centre also offer a variety of retail stores to fulfill your shopping needs. South Pointe Common, Red Deer’s newest shopping district, has resulted in the introduction of a number of new stores in the city of Red Deer”

For more information please visit www.city.red-deer.ab.ca

Community Information


Education Contacts

Red Deer’s Public Schools: Red Deer has plenty of education options for you and your children: public schools, private schools, francophone programs, and post-secondary institutions. There are lots of schools within the City limits, and even more in nearby cities and towns. Public School Board Website

Red Deer Public School Board – Web | Rdpsd.ab.ca(403) 343-1405
Red Deer Separate School Board – Web | Rdpsd.ab.ca(403) 343-1055
Red Deer College(403) 342-3300

Utilities

Direct Energy (regulated gas & electricity supplier)(866) 374-6299
Telus – Web | Telus.com(403) 310-2255
City Utilities (garbage, water, sewer, recycle)(403)342-8203
Shaw Cable – Web | Shaw.ca(403) 346-6633

City Contacts

City Hall(403)342-8111
Information on Property Taxes(403)342-8126
Information on Business Development(403)342-8106
Information on Bylaw Enforcement(403)343-5575
Information on Business Licence Information(403)342-8182
Information on Parks & Inquries(403)342-8159
Information on the Transit Schedule(403)342-8225

Community Engagement

Red Deer Public Library – Web | Rdpl.org4818- 49 Street(403)346-4576
Recreation Parks & Culture – Web | City.red-deer.ab.ca/rpc4501- 47 A Avenue(403)342-6100
Red Deer Museum & Archives4525- 47 A AvenueMuseum – (403)309-8405
Archives- (403)309-8403
Alberta Employment Information – Web | Gov.ab.ca(403)341-7146
Volunteer Information(403)346-4636
Golden Circle Seniors Center(403)343-6074