Rock’n Red Deer Downtown Cruise Night

Every three years a weekend of nostalgia returns to Red Deer in the form of Alberta SuperRun Association’s ROCK’n RED DEER. This four day event includes the Downtown Cruise Night hosted by the Downtown Business Association. Read more


CentreFest once again boasts a roster of the world’s hottest street performers! The four blocks where Ross and Gaetz intersect will be the site of CentreFest 2009. Read more

Breakfast Info Sessions

Learn and meet your downtown friends and neighbours! Sessions will be held at the Stanford Inn – 8am to 9:20am, doors open at 7:30am. The $7.50 (or 3 sessions for $20) cost includes continental breakfast. Read more

Vested Interest

A New Program to Help Businesses Keep Downtown Clean! The Red Deer Downtown Business Association employs a Clean Team that provides litter control and streetscape maintenance of downtown’s public areas. Downtown businesses and property owners who are looking for assistance in keeping their property tidy will have a new option this spring. Read more

Are You Making a Difference?

The April 10, 2009 deadline for nominations for the annual Yellow Pages Group Make It Real Awards is fast approaching. If you are a small business (50 or fewer employees) that has demonstrated outstanding community involvement you could win cash. Read more

2009 Board of Directors

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association held its Annual General Meeting on November 26, 2008. At that meeting, Helen Bricker, Al Gamble and Terry Krause were re-elected and Jennifer Powell and Mark Poty were newly elected as members to serve on the Board of Directors effective January 2009. At the association’s January Board of Directors Meeting, the Executive was elected. Read more

New Banners Downtown

A crew and truck have just begun the installation of new banners downtown. The new banners reflect the variety of things to see and do downtown and will add a splash of colour to the streetscape. Read more

Greater Downtown Action Plan Update

The Downtown Business Association has been actively involved in the process to update the Greater Downtown Action Plan. Board members Al Gamble and Duane Smethurst along with Executive Director, Laura Turner, are members of the Steering Committee that guides the work of the consulting team. Read more

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