Welcome to Red Deer, Alberta.

Located in the heart of central Alberta, Red Deer is a growing city that prides itself on hard work, community and being true to our roots. We are based on the Red Deer River and offer big city amenities with small town charm. Red Deer has something for everyone, with a growing arts and scene, plenty of outdoor activities and a revitalized downtown core.

Getting here

Red Deer is located off the Queen Elizabeth II Highway, halfway between Calgary and Edmonton. The city is 136 km away from Calgary International Airport and 129 km away from Edmonton International Airport.


Red Deer offers a variety of unique restaurant experiences. To learn more about the restaurants in Red Deer, check out Visit Red Deer's dining guide.


We have all the big city amenities you are looking for. Check out the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum to learn about our province's rich sporting history or take a sleigh ride at Heritage Ranch. Start planning your time in Red Deer with Visit Red Deer.