Welcome to Red Deer

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Located in the heart of central Alberta, Red Deer is a 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 scene, plenty of outdoor activities and a revitalized downtown core.


Make yourself at home in Red Deer by booking a hotel room with Hotels Red Deer. Click here to see hotel options and book your stay. 

If you are interested in staying closer to the Nakiska Ski Resort venue, check out the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, Stoney Nakoda Resort & Casino and Tourism Canmore. For accommodations closer to the Sport Centre in Calgary, visit Delta Calgary Downtown or Tourism Calgary.

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. You can also fly into the Red Deer Airport.

Getting around Red Deer

The Red Deer Transit is the perfect way to get around the city with ease. To know the routes and schedules, click here.

Vehicle rentals 

Need a vehicle while you're here? Rent a vehicle through DRIVING FORCE, the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Games fleet program, and support the Games by using code GAMES2019. This code can only be redeemed online. Through DRIVING FORCE's Partner Success Program, a portion of vehicle rental proceeds are returned to the 2019 Games Host Society.


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.