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Valentine’s Day is a fantastic time to Experience Downtown!


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Valentines Day

Join us this February 14th, 2023 at 5PM on the Ross Street Patio for music by the Hearts of Harmony. The fire tables will be lit and the winter furniture arranged from 4-7PM for downtown visitors to enjoy two showtimes: 5:00PM and 5:30PM

Glowing Art Installation

We are excited to announce that Gabs, a local Albertan artist, will be displaying her creations on the Ross Street Patio from 4-7 on Feb 23rd! Visitors are invited to cozy up by the fire tables with something warm or grab a cocktail from one of the patio businesses to enjoy as you stroll through a glowing open-air gallery on the Ross Street Patio. No matter how you enjoy this art display, it is one we genuinely recommend you come down for, as it is sure to be an illuminating experience!

Frost & Fire

Every Thursday this spring!

Not a lot feels better than snuggling up beside

a cozy fire with the energy of the

downtown buzzing around you.

Meet over coffee, take your lunch to go

or grab a local brew from one of

the Ross Street Patio businesses to enjoy

all the comforts the patio has to offer.

Part of the DBA’s Frost Street Patio Winter Programming.

See you there!

Geodome Date

Tribe, Chèvre Rose Charcuterie and Tacoloft banded together

to offer three lucky couples the opportunity to be

served in a geodome under a canopy of lights in

the heart of downtown Red Deer.

How to enter:

Visit one of the following participating business

and enter your name into the ballot box from

February 1st – 28th, 2023 or

check out our Instagram for another chance to win.

Entertainment District

Did you know that the Ross Street Patio is an Entertainment District? What does that even mean?

From the City of Red Deer:

“This means that during specific times, adults may consume alcohol while enjoying live entertainment on the Patio. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased from vendors within the site and must be consumed within the boundaries of the district.

Operated by the Downtown Business Association, the Patio features regular live music performances and other special events throughout the year. Surrounded by seasonal decor and enhanced lighting, it’s a great place to relax and enjoy food and beverages from a diverse selection of local businesses.”

Operating hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 11 p.m, year round! While the Ross Street Patio is open for public use any time, the Entertainment District is restricted to the hours specified above. The Entertainment District was introduced this summer, following the 10 year anniversary of the Ross Street Patio. Tell your friends!

Downtown Red Deer is a vibrant, diverse, engaged and healthy community. To support a thriving environment the DBA is working on participating in 250 events in the downtown core this year! Make sure to watch our socials to stay up to date on what’s happening downtown!

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