Things to do Downtown

There’s so much to do in Downtown Red Deer, it’s difficult to list everything on one page. Here are a few of our suggestions on how to enjoy yourself, whether you’re looking for entertainment, family activities, special events, festivals, art galleries, fitness studios, spas or salons, a fabulous pair of shoes, a new restaurant, or a great cup of coffee.

  • 75+ Retail businesses
  • 30+ Restaurants
  • 5 Fitness studios
  • 15 Salons
  • 8 Spas
  • 7 Art galleries
  • 15+ Murals
  • 1 Spray park
  • 1 Recreation Centre
  • 2 Swimming Pools (1 outdoor, 1 indoor)
  • 5 Tattoo shops
  • 11 Cafés
  • 2 Major grocery stores
  • 1500+ Public parking stalls
  • 2 Parkades

Arts & Culture


Sports and Recreation

  • Red Deer has over 110 km of trails for walking and cycling throughout the city, including the Downtown
  • The Recreation Centre features an indoor and outdoor pool, fitness room, classes and The Corridor Community Gallery
  • Red Deer Tennis Club
  • Check our Directory page for dance studios, martial arts clubs, yoga and fitness studios

Looking for Adventure?

  • Lockdown Escape Rooms
  • If you’re planning a vacation, several travel agencies are located Downtown that can meet all your travel needs (search “travel” in our Directory)

For more of what Downtown Red Deer has to offer, our Directory page has a comprehensive list of all 450+ businesses located in the core of our city.