Fred Penner is coming to Red Deer

Free concert during Alberta Culture Days

Fred Penner is coming to Red Deer on Sept. 29. Photo via

Fred Penner, Canadian children’s music performer, is coming to Red Deer.

Best known for his role on Fred Penner’s Place which aired for 12 seasons on CBC, Penner has also produced 12 children’s albums, three of which received Juno awards for Children’s Album of the Year.

Penner will be in Red Deer Sept. 29 for a free concert during Alberta Culture Days, the city stated in a release. He will perform at the Red Deer Memorial Centre at 3 p.m.

“Fred Penner can communicate with children and families in such a fun and meaningful way,” said Caryn Ouwehand, special events programmer for the City of Red Deer.

“He is an iconic example of Canadian culture and an ideal fit for Alberta Culture Days.”

Alberta Culture Days that takes place Sept. 28 to 30, is a vibrant three-day festival, that celebrates arts and culture in cities across Canada.

It includes free, family friendly activities throughout the weekend. For more information visit

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