Town of Redwater


Redwater Visitor Information Centre:

Located at the Museum. 4915 - 50 Ave. Open Victoria Day to Labour Day, 780-942-3206


Located 35 minutes northeast of Edmonton, the Town of Redwater is a vibrant, welcoming community home to over 2,200 people. Surrounded by outdoor amenities, parklands and recreation opportunities, the residents of Redwater enjoy a healthy, relaxed lifestyle.

Redwater is proud to be home to North America's largest free-standing oil derrick, identified as Discovery Derrick No. 1, which stands in the heart of the town. The Redwater Museum showcases a large collection of photos and artifacts and in the summer is home of the Tourist Information Centre. The museum also has an exhibit that tells the story of “When Oil Hit Redwater.” It is a fascinating look at a history of boom and bust during the 1950s.

The town hosts many annual events, including a Town-Wide Garage Sale, weekly summer Farmers' Markets, Discovery Days, various golf tournaments, and the popular Kris Kringle & Festival of Trees in December. The Christmas Craft & Bake Sale in December offers an array of home-baked goodies for sale. Join the town-wide Christmas Party in December and help them celebrate their Moonlight & Mistletoe festival night. Dine and dance the night away with live entertainment.

Redwater is home to Pembina Place, a first-class recreation and cultural facility. Be sure to check out the hometown video at, highlighting many amenities and attractions.

Redwater is a must visit for outdoor enthusiasts, boasting a multitude of recreational opportunities, including numerous parks and sporting venues. Play a round of golf at the Redwater Golf Club or enjoy a dip in the outdoor swimming pool. For the more adventurous, visit Redwater's own sand hills located only five minutes east of town, featuring one of the largest sand dune fields in the region. With over 100 km of trails, enjoy nature hikes, birdwatching, equestrian and recreational use; it's a great place for ATV riders and nature lovers.

Redwater offers many of the same amenities that are common in larger towns and cities. Come on down to “The Creek” – Crimson Creek Café, a fully licensed family bistro, and enjoy a specialty coffee or try a grilled panini. Be sure to check out Den of Antiquity on the Antique Tour. Visit Country Clay & Garden Works while exploring the Greenhouse Tour for all of your bedding plants, perennials and more. Have a comfortable stay at Paradise Inn & Suites and Best Western Plus Inn & Suites.

Name: Town of Redwater
Office Address:  4924 - 47 Street, Redwater, Alberta
Phone:  780-942-3519

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