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

Proposed 2019 Operating Budget...

December 12, 2018

With a focus on community safety for our community, the recommended 2019 Operating Budget considers the current state of growth, economy, and maintaining quality of life for Red Deerians.

Notify Red Deer system test this...

December 11, 2018

Residents can expect to receive text, email and phone call alerts on Thursday as The City runs a test of their emergency notification system, Notify Red Deer.

Increase of 1 per cent for exempt City..

December 10, 2018

Exempt staff will see a 1 per cent increase in their salary, effective January 1, 2018, after City Council approved the adjustment at tonight’s City Council meeting.