Community Programs and Information

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Green Deer

Green Deer is Red Deer's city-wide spring cleanup program. Residents, groups and businesses take on the task of picking up litter and ensuring Red Deer is clean and green.

Neighbourhood Life

There are many ways to get involved in your neighbourhood and make connections that contribute to residents overall quality of life.

Barrett Park Trail

Adopt a Park

Is there a green space in Red Deer that’s special to you? Why not adopt it?

Event at Bower Ponds stage

Event Information

There are many events happening in Red Deer that make it a great place to live and visit.

You’ll need a special event permit if you plan on hosting an event on City property.

Please refer to Special Event Permit Bylaw No. 3572/2016

Application Deadlines

Depending on the type of event you’re hosting, you’ll need to apply for a permit between two to four months before the event.

Type of EventApplication Deadline
Events held on major roadways 4 months prior to the event
Events that require special approvals 4 months prior to the event
Events held on all other roadways 3 months prior to the event
Events held on all other City property 2 months prior to the event

Application Process

To apply for a special event permit, submit and send in a Special Event Permit Application Form (pdf) .

Apply:

  • By Email: specialeventpermits@reddeer.ca
  • In Person: Inspections & Licensing, 4914 - 48 Avenue
  • By Mail: The City of Red Deer
    P.O. Box 5008
    Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4

Business Licensing may be required. Visit our Licences section for more details.

For more information, call Inspections & Licensing at 403-342-8190 or visit us on the third floor of City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

News & Notices

Open call for Red Deer musicians

March 18, 2019

The City of Red Deer is holding an open call for musicians from a variety of cultural backgrounds to take the stage on the Ross Street Patio this summer.

Red Deer RCMP announce new OIC

March 18, 2019

Interim City Manager, Paul Goranson, is pleased to announce that a new Officer in Charge has been appointed to the Red Deer RCMP detachment. Inspector Gerald Grobmeier, who has been acting in the position, assumes the rank of Superintendent

Culture Services Centre temporary...

March 18, 2019

The Culture Services Centre located at 3827 - 39 Street is temporarily closed and all classes that were scheduled to be held in the centre today are cancelled.