Grande Prairie Events

Experience Our City like a Local

Visitors come from all over Alberta to attend the festivals and events in Grande Prairie, and there’s no better hotel for event-goers than Redwood Inn & Suites.

Located just eight kilometers from downtown, our affordable property is less than 20 minutes away from annual celebrations like the TeePee Creek Stampede, Pomeroy Guitars & Wagons festival and Canada Day activities in Muskoseepi Park.

From bicycle races to wedding expos, Redwood Inn & Suites is the perfect choice for experiencing Grande Prairie like a local.

Scroll down to see what annual festivities are happening during your stay.

  • Drive Thru Ribfest 2020

    August 14 - 16 11 AM - 8 PM Hosted by Western Canada Ribest Tour Join us for RIBFEST - drive thru style August 14,15,16!! Hours will be from 11am - 9 pm everyday. 4 award winning BBQ teams will be…
    more info
  • Socially Distanced Summer Spectacular

    August 15 Time: 10 AM – 3 PM Enjoy a Public Market! Social distancing precautions will be in place, all local vendors, food trucks and a discount on meals inside!
    more info
  • The Dunes - Couples' Night

    August 21, 2020 Time: 5:30 PM – 10 PM Hosted by The Dunes Golf & Winter Club Couples can register to play 9-holes of golf. Teams will play Modified Scotch Ball. After, enjoy a social atmosphere…
    more info
  • Off the Grid Adventure Race

    August 22, 2020 Off the Grid is Northern Alberta’s premiere Adventure Race. Click here for more information.
    more info
  • Zulu Kids

    September 13, 2020 Fun for children ages 4-13 Obstacles involve all things our natural body movements can handle.. no fancy rigs, just primitive contraptions..logs, sleds, monkey bars, hay bales to…
    more info
  • Don't Get Lost in the Woods - Running Race

    September 13, 2020 Time: 9 AM – 12 PM Hosted by Wapiti Nordic Ski Club One of the best half marathons through the trees and trails of the Wapiti River at the Wapiti Nordic Ski Club located 7km south…
    more info
  • 1000 Villages International Food Festival

    Sep 17 – Sep 20

    12 PM - 8 PM

    4 days to taste culinary creations from around the world. 

    more info
  • Terry Fox Run

    September 20, 2020

    Time: 1 PM – 4 PM

    Hosted by Grande Prairie Terry Fox Run

    Join the 40th Annual Terry Fox Run!

    more info
  • CAGP Fashion Show

    September 26, 2020 Time: 11 AM – 5 PM In celebration of Alberta Culture Days 2020, CAGP presents a free Caribbean fashion show! Caribbean fashion, like other aspects of the Caribbean culture, is influenced…
    more info
  • Wetland Centre Spring 2020 Workshop

    October 1, 2020 Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM The purpose of the workshop is to showcase and discuss examples of community, training, and research projects with the goal of: 1. raising awareness and understanding…
    more info
  • PBR Monster Energy Tour Grande Prairie BuckWild

    October 2-3, 2020 Time: 7:00 PM Along with showcasing the top elite and up-and-coming riders, the PBR Monster Energy Tour will bring all the high-energy sound, lighting, special effects and entertaining…
    more info
  • RMHC Once Upon a Time Ball

    October 3, 2020 Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre The evening will be filled with activities for children of all ages with a variety of crafts & games, a hairdressing station, and most importantly…
    more info
  • Story Time with Santa Claus

    November 3, 2020 Time: 5 PM – 9 PM Smile & Say Cheese Photography Santa will be arriving at Smile & Say Cheese Photography for Story time with his very special magic book that only works with…
    more info
  • Rodney Carrington

    October 11, 2021 Rodney Carrington is coming to Grande Praire! Buy your tickets here .
    more info
15
Sep

Terry Fox Run

September 20, 2020

Time: 1 PM – 4 PM

Hosted by Grande Prairie Terry Fox Run

Join the 40th Annual Terry Fox Run!

14
Aug

Drive Thru Ribfest 2020

August 14 - 16

11 AM - 8 PM

Hosted by Western Canada Ribest Tour

Join us for RIBFEST - drive thru style August 14,15,16!!

Hours will be from 11am - 9 pm everyday.

4 award winning BBQ teams will be in attendance serving ribs, pulled pork, chicken, sausage, and everything else that ribfest lovers look forward to every year.

15
Aug

Drive Thru Ribfest 2020

August 14 - 16

11 AM - 8 PM

Hosted by Western Canada Ribest Tour

Join us for RIBFEST - drive thru style August 14,15,16!!

Hours will be from 11am - 9 pm everyday.

4 award winning BBQ teams will be in attendance serving ribs, pulled pork, chicken, sausage, and everything else that ribfest lovers look forward to every year.

15
Aug

Socially Distanced Summer Spectacular

August 15

Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

Enjoy a Public Market!

Social distancing precautions will be in place, all local vendors, food trucks and a discount on meals inside!

16
Aug

Drive Thru Ribfest 2020

August 14 - 16

11 AM - 8 PM

Hosted by Western Canada Ribest Tour

Join us for RIBFEST - drive thru style August 14,15,16!!

Hours will be from 11am - 9 pm everyday.

4 award winning BBQ teams will be in attendance serving ribs, pulled pork, chicken, sausage, and everything else that ribfest lovers look forward to every year.

21
Aug

The Dunes - Couples' Night

August 21, 2020

Time: 5:30 PM – 10 PM

Hosted by The Dunes Golf & Winter Club

Couples can register to play 9-holes of golf. Teams will play Modified Scotch Ball. After, enjoy a social atmosphere

and dinner in The Masters Lounge. A great way to meet other couples in a fun golf environment.

Click here for more information.

22
Aug

Off the Grid Adventure Race

August 22, 2020

Off the Grid is Northern Alberta’s premiere Adventure Race. 

Click here for more information.

13
Sep

Zulu Kids

September 13, 2020

Fun for children ages 4-13 

Obstacles involve all things our natural body movements can handle.. no fancy rigs, just primitive contraptions..logs, sleds, monkey bars, hay bales to name a few..movements involve crawling, pushing ,pulling, flipping, throwing, jumping, climbing, swinging, and hanging for dear life.

Click here for more information or to buy tickets.

13
Sep

Don't Get Lost in the Woods - Running Race

September 13, 2020

Time: 9 AM – 12 PM

Hosted by Wapiti Nordic Ski Club

One of the best half marathons through the trees and trails of the Wapiti River at the Wapiti Nordic Ski Club located 7km south of Grande Prairie.

For more information, click here

17
Sep

1000 Villages International Food Festival

Sep 17 – Sep 20

12 PM - 8 PM

4 days to taste culinary creations from around the world. 

18
Sep

1000 Villages International Food Festival

Sep 17 – Sep 20

12 PM - 8 PM

4 days to taste culinary creations from around the world. 

19
Sep

1000 Villages International Food Festival

Sep 17 – Sep 20

12 PM - 8 PM

4 days to taste culinary creations from around the world. 

20
Sep

1000 Villages International Food Festival

Sep 17 – Sep 20

12 PM - 8 PM

4 days to taste culinary creations from around the world. 

20
Sep

Terry Fox Run

September 20, 2020

Time: 1 PM – 4 PM

Hosted by Grande Prairie Terry Fox Run

Join the 40th Annual Terry Fox Run!

26
Sep

CAGP Fashion Show

September 26, 2020

Time: 11 AM – 5 PM

In celebration of Alberta Culture Days 2020, CAGP presents a free Caribbean fashion show!

Caribbean fashion, like other aspects of the Caribbean culture, is influenced by many cultures. All these influences has led to absolutely beautiful, colourful traditional outfits.

01
Oct

Wetland Centre Spring 2020 Workshop

October 1, 2020

Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM

The purpose of the workshop is to showcase and discuss examples of community, training, and research projects with the goal of: 1. raising awareness and understanding of Alberta’s boreal wetlands, and 2. informing the development of and activities at the Wetland Centre.

Click here for more information.

02
Oct

PBR Monster Energy Tour Grande Prairie BuckWild

October 2-3, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Along with showcasing the top elite and up-and-coming riders, the PBR Monster Energy Tour will bring all the high-energy sound, lighting, special effects and entertaining bull riding action that fans witness on the PBR Premiere Series.

Get info and tickets here.

03
Oct

PBR Monster Energy Tour Grande Prairie BuckWild

October 2-3, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Along with showcasing the top elite and up-and-coming riders, the PBR Monster Energy Tour will bring all the high-energy sound, lighting, special effects and entertaining bull riding action that fans witness on the PBR Premiere Series.

Get info and tickets here.

03
Oct

RMHC Once Upon a Time Ball

October 3, 2020

Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre

The evening will be filled with activities for children of all ages with a variety of crafts & games, a hairdressing station, and most importantly a dance. All of this includes a delicious catered meal. And don’t worry, there is fun for the adults too – auctions, raffles, games of chance. There is bound to be something for everyone! Come as you are or wear your best ball gown. 

Click here for more information. 

03
Nov

Story Time with Santa Claus

November 3, 2020

Time: 5 PM – 9 PM

Smile & Say Cheese Photography

Santa will be arriving at Smile & Say Cheese Photography for Story time with his very special magic book that only works with your little ones Christmas spirit!

11
Nov

Rodney Carrington

October 11, 2021

Rodney Carrington is coming to Grande Praire!

Buy your tickets here.