If you are one-hundredth of the food hog that we are, you are aware that Alberta’s largest food and drinks festival is heading to Red Deer. Of course, we mean the city-hopping Alberta Food & Beverage Expo 2023.

ICYM, the expo kicked off in January this year. And after making successful stops in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, the expo is finally arriving at its final destination, Red Deer.

Come Saturday, April 1st, 2023, the Westerner Park– Exhibition Hall and Stockmens Pavilion to be precise– will turn into a massive foodie paradise.

Alberta Food & Beverage Expo
Photo via Alberta Food & Beverage Expo

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The event this year will feature over 120 local vendors. Red Deer’s best restaurants and local suppliers will be serving up an impressive spread of hundreds of wines, beers and delicious cocktails. And tons of drool-worthy culinary creations that are as much a treat for your eyes and nose as they are for your palette.

Long story short, the expo is going to be one heck of a sensory pleasure!

Tickets to the event are priced at $22.50 and are on sale right now. There will also be an additional $0.50 per sampling token. You can snag your tix from the Tourism Red Deer website or at Eat Drink Alberta

So, pull out your baggy pants, round up the foodie squad and gear up for the fab feast.

And for anyone who wants to turn this one-day treat into an incredible weekend getaway, Red Deer has plenty to experience and explore. From a vibrant downtown to boutique stores to a whole bunch of outdoor adventures for every season and calibre, there’s a lot to enjoy. Check out the Tourism Red Deer website below to plan your perfect weekend and book your accommodations.


When: Saturday, April 1st, 2023
Where: Exhibition Hall and Stockmens Pavilion, Westerner Park
Cost: $22.50+