Red Deer Archives, DA270; Harvesting on Bower Farm, ca. 1912

History of Red Deer

Red Deer’s history goes back over 100 years. Check out the history exhibits including photographs and old documents or learn some new facts and trivia about Red Deer.

Red Deer Archives, P4706; Members of the Balmoral Women's Institute at a wedding shower, 1945


Acquires, preserves and makes available to the public both municipal and community records. Come explore our collections.

Original City Hall and Fire Hall 1912


Promoting and supporting heritage and culture defines us as a community, promotes a sense of belonging and allows us to recognize and celebrate the lives and achievements of former and current citizens.

City Council photo - 1967-1968

Past Mayors and Councillors

This section highlights the past and present Mayors and Councillors of the Town of Red Deer (1901 to 1913) and The City of Red Deer (1913 to present).

News & Notices

Great Neighbourhoods month a...

May 29, 2015

The annual Great Neighbourhoods month-long celebration had more people than ever before participating in events throughout the city.

Ross Street Patio ready to party

May 29, 2015

Friday, June 5 marks the official opening for the Ross Street Patio, which is returning to Red Deer for its fourth season with a series of Ross Street Patio Parties featuring live entertainment.