Christmas Pickle

Red Deer, Alberta Red Deer

This holiday season, head downtown to look for traditional Christmas pickles in participating businesses. Customers lucky enough to spot them are eligible to win a prize from that business, such as a discount or raffle entries. 

Reindeer Food & Snowman Soup

Red Deer, Alberta Red Deer

Children’s pick-up activities located at Housewarmings & Sunworks  

Window Scavenger Hunt

Red Deer, Alberta Red Deer

Many downtown Red Deer businesses decorate their windows for the holiday season. The Downtown Business Association has created a self-guided tour in the form of a scavenger hunt so you can see them all! Get a copy of the scavenger hunt at downtownreddeer.com for your chance to win a 200$ prize package. The winner will be announced on December 20th   

Live on Location with Big 105

Ross Street Patio Located on Ross Street between 49 Ave and 50 Ave, Red Deer, AB

Visit the Ross Street Patio to see Big 105 Live on Location. Grab a free hot chocolate and check out the special holiday décor on the Ross Street Patio – one night only! Our special holiday guest holds the clue to a BONUS scavenger hunt question for an extra entry for a 200$ prize package. 

Twinkle Tour & Late Night Shopping

Ross Street Patio Located on Ross Street between 49 Ave and 50 Ave, Red Deer, AB

For one night many Downtown businesses remain open until 8 p.m. or later to help Red Deerians with their holiday shopping and to encourage the support of local businesses. From 5-8 PM, downtown visitors are invited to shop and pick up a free hot chocolate and a copy of the holiday scavenger hunt on the Ross Street Patio. Check out the beautiful window displays and City Hall lights on your way to your favourite stores. 

Winter Market

MILLENNIUM CENTRE 4909 49 STREET, Red Deer, AB

Every winter, the farmers’ market makes a special appearance in Downtown Red Deer to help you finish your holiday shopping. You can purchase tasty food and baked goods to feed the whole family, local beers and wines for that holiday party and beautiful handmade gifts sure to impress that special someone at this accredited Alberta Farmers’ Market. This year we will be joined by live music from local entertainer Curtis Label and the Red Deer Community for Jazz. Check out the pop-up photography studio for that last-minute Christmas card! Located at the Millennium Centre. 

Winter Market

MILLENNIUM CENTRE 4909 49 STREET, Red Deer, AB

Every winter, the farmers’ market makes a special appearance in Downtown Red Deer to help you finish your holiday shopping. You can purchase tasty food and baked goods to feed the whole family, local beers and wines for that holiday party and beautiful handmade gifts sure to impress that special someone at this accredited Alberta Farmers’ Market. This year we will be joined by live music from local entertainer Curtis Label and the Red Deer Community for Jazz. Check out the pop-up photography studio for that last-minute Christmas card! Located at the Millennium Centre. 

Frozen Photos on Frost Street Patio

Red Deer, Alberta Red Deer

Head to the Ross Street Patio with the kids for some frosty photos with Anna & Elsa and Christmas carols! Stay warm by the fire with free hot chocolate from the Downtown Business Association.