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.

Premier Hospitality Sponsors 

Bo's Bar & Grill

Bo’s is a locally owned and operated restaurant, bar and venue. Bo’s believes in community and establishing strong local ties with other locally operated businesses, charities and groups. Bo’s mission is to showcase an elevated and unique experience delivered with passion, quality and comfort. Bo’s is a proud supporter of the 2019 Canada Winter Games and is the recognized post-festival venue for the 52° North Music & Cultural Festival. Join us for a unique taste of Red Deer.

MR MIKES Steakhouse Casual

Built on the definition of unpretentious, MR MIKES Steakhouse Casual offers great, affordable food and drink selections in an environment that lets you be you. Still in Games uniform? Come on in. We're a place where you can unplug and disconnect from the day to day and re-engage with great people, great fun, games, and a lot of laughs. No fancy frills, no stuffed shirt attitude. Just real people and great food. Everything you want in a steakhouse - only casual.  


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.