CentreFest Volunteers Needed!!

CentreFest is quickly approaching, and volunteers are still needed to make sure the day goes off properly. CentreFest is a one of a kind festival for Central Alberta, bringing in street performers from around the globe to show off their unique skills. Read more

Fiestaval Coming to Red Deer

Join us in a celebration and expression of Latin American culture at Red Deer’s first Fiestaval! This one day festival of multicultural arts and entertainment is a free family-oriented event. Read more

Sorenson Station

You may have noticed the crane on 49th Street last week installing the ‘green’, living roof on the new downtown parkade. This week you’ll see the decorative elements and architectural piping on the sides of the structure being installed. Soon will come the features at ground level. All of these enhancements will ensure we have an attractive parkade. The parkade is expected to be in service by late-August/early-September. Transit will relocate shortly afterwards. Read more

New Additions to Event Promotions

You may have noticed new metal fixtures being installed on some of our downtown light standards. These 8 fixtures are the new downtown poster-wraps, installed through a partnership between the City of Red Deer, and the Downtown Business Association. Read more

Bike and Foot Patrol Begins!

The R.C.M.P. Foot and Bicycle Patrols of the Downtown core will once again be active this summer. The foot patrol has been merged with the Community Response team, making for a more efficient presence in the downtown. Patrolling officers include: Read more

CentreFest Vendor Deadline Approaches!

The Vendor application deadline for CentreFest 2010 is upon us! Central Alberta’s largest festival is a great place for local vendors, craftspeople and artists to set up shop for the weekend. Read more

CentreFest Involvement Encouraged

The Downtown Business Association would like to take this moment to remind all of the downtown businesses that we encourage your involvement with CentreFest 2010, July 31st and August 1st. Last year’s CentreFest drew an estimated 20 000 people to the downtown over the two day festival, and we hope that this increase in traffic will have a positive effect on your business. Read more

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