Things to do This Weekend in Saskatoon

Events for the week of June 21 to 27, 2018

This weekend, you can expect the heartbeat of downtown Saskatoon to be close to it’s peak BPM.  Festival season is heating up with the final days of Saskatoon Pride and the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival overlapping each other this Friday through Sunday.

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Among copious free festival activities, you’ll find community events happening in your neighbourhood. Test your off-the-grid cooking skills at “Saskatchewan Glamping” and learn more about Cannabis at HempFest. Early next week go dancing on the riverbank, or try speed dating.

32 THINGS TO DO IN SASKATOON THIS WEEKEND

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THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018

5:00 PM YOGAthon Saskatoon at Rotary Park
5:00 PM Thursday Night Art Market at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
7:00 PM Come OUT & Listen at d’Lish by Tish Café
7:00 PM Rustic Sign Night at Leopolds Tavern
9:00 PM Blind Melon at Capitol Music Club

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2018

FREE Kinsmen Day at the Zoo
FREE Slurpee Crazy Hair Day
6:30 PM Friday Night Films at Carlyle King Branch Library
6:30 PM Saskatchewan Glamping with Chef Lindsay Janzen at The Local Kitchen
7:30 PM Heart Songs (sing & play alongs) with Brian Paul D.G. & Friends! at d’Lish by Tish Café

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018

7:30 AM Broadway Fit Fest at Ryde Cycle Studio
9:00 AM Street Stall Saturdays at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
9:30 AM Spikeball Tournament
10:30 AM Yoga Jam at SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
12:00 PM HempFest Cannabis Expo at Prairieland Park
1:00 PM AcroYoga Beginner Workshop at Dance Saskatchewan
1:00 PM Pride Parade at University Bridge
7:00 PM Walk With Me at The Roxy Theatre
9:00 PM Alsarah & the Nubatones at The Bassment
9:00 PM PiNK Pride Street Party at PiNK Lounge & Nightclub

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2018

10:00 AM Whipping It Up in the Market Kitchen at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
12:00 PM Fiyin Obayan at Friendship Park
2:00 PM Family Fun Day at German Culture Centre
2:30 PM Walk With Me at The Roxy Theatre
3:00 PM Outdoor Cooking with Chef Simon at Brighton Information Centre

MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2018

7:00 PM Speed Dating for Gay Singles at Finn’s Irish Pub
7:30 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park

TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018

7:00 PM Back to 1983: The Outsiders at The Roxy Theatre
7:00 PM Speed Dating for Singles at Finn’s Irish Pub
7:00 PM Vintage Swing at River Landing Water Park
7:30 PM UADA, Wolvhammer, Black Moriah, Altars of Grief at Black Cat Tavern

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018

6:00 PM Garden Patch Workshop: Edible and Medicinal Plants in your Garden at 900 Block of Third Avenue
6:30 PM Write-On Wednesdays at Frances Morrison Library
7:00 PM Death Café Saskatoon (SOLD OUT) at 609 Dufferin Ave
7:30 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park
9:30 PM Deerhoof at Amigos Cantina

SASKATCHEWAN-WIDE EVENTS:

June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day at Batoche National Historic Site
June 21 – 24 Long Day’s Night Music Festival in Swift Current
June 22 – 23 Southern Saskatchewan Summer Solstice in Gravelbourg
June 22 – 24 Moose Jaw Hometown Fair
June 23 – 24 SaskPower Windscape Kite Festival in Swift Current

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29 Canada Day Weekend Things to do in Saskatoon 2018

Canada Day weekend can be a challenge to plan in Saskatoon. With so much going on, it’s difficult to choose where you want to be. There are plenty of things happening in the city, so stick around!

This year, I’m making an effort to find a little something for you well in advance. Some events are free, but require advance registration. Others require a ticket to attend. So get ready to take in some live music, festivals, and fireworks. And don’t forget your sunscreen!

29 CANADA DAY WEEKEND THINGS TO DO IN SASKATOON 2018

FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2018

Family Fun Day at Kinsmen Park

School’s out, fun’s in! This special 1-hour-long family event will give unlimited rides to the first 100 people to register.

Al Muirhead’s Canadian Quintet (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

FREE Illumination Concert Series – REZZ

This event requires advance registration. It’s an EDM show that’s travelling all across Canada.”Headliner REZZ featuring Dj MICHELLE C & Jonny Love-Drunk Farber at O’Brians Event Centre.”

Red Baraat (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

Brunch for Dinner with Rural

“Think brunch is for Sunday morning? Think again! Chef Scott Dicks will show you how to make some of your weekend favourites that you can prepare for breakfast or dinner.”

SUMMER HOLIDAY KICKOFF CONCERT

All ages event at The Roxy ft. ILLIANO/SKYLER/BIZ NICO

PASSA PASSA: Red & White Edition

Caribbean food, drink specials and live DJs.

Chasing Illusions w/ BOOMlag

“Chasing Illusions are a sophisticated pop group who mix laid back, jazz influenced vocals with alternative rock instrumentation.”

FREE Natalie Struck & Ryan Lahoda at Mystic Java

All ages event playing both originals and covers.

SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018

TD Jazz Intensive

This is “the highlight of the year for many aspiring musicians.” Students show off their freshly-aquired skills from Saskatchewan Jazz Festival’s classes “by internationally-recognized faculty”. Catch up-and-comers in their coming out performance.

City and Colour (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

FREE Yoga Jam (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

Big Dreams Brunch – Princess Shop Fundraiser

“Only $25 for a full brunch buffet + mimosa/pint, all for a life-changing case: The Princess Shop. Brunch buffet includes waffles, bacon, sausage, hash browns, eggs, fresh fruit! Door Prizes, Raffle, 50-50, entertainment (to be announced).”

Moon Hooch w/ minivandal

Ben Rogers (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

Michael Kaeshammer (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

FREE Outdoor Boot Camp with Rise Strength Lab

“8 station circuit that works the entire body – legs, upper body, core, and cardio! All fitness levels welcome.”

FREE Too Soon Monsoon (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

Rogue Bounty Fundraiser – Burgers and Poutine

Rub shoulders with Star Wars fanboys and fangirls at this real-life “Cantina”. Enjoy “Bantha Burgers and Poutine Bar”.

Kitten Shower with SCAT Street Cat Rescue

“A kitten shower (like a baby shower but for kittens!) for everyone- come cuddle our kittens who are 8+ weeks and available for adoption- if you want to adopt great if you just want cuddles that works too!”

Nutana Legion Dance

FREE Digestive Health – Nutrition Workshop

SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018

John Butler Trio (Saskatchewan Jazz Festival)

Biggie Brunch 2 Canada Day

FREE Canada Day at Diefenbaker Park

Saskatoon’s quintessential celebration of Canada’s 151st birthday. Take in musical performances, family activities, and an explosive display of fireworks over the South Saskatchewan River. Parking is always cray, so plan ahead! 

FREE Canada Day Pancake Breakfast & Outdoor Service

FREE Party in the Park Festival

Enjoy live local music for free all day in Rotary Park.

MONDAY, JULY 2, 2018

FREE Sum Theater in the Park – Darcy Bear Park

“Queen Seraphina and the Land of Vertebraat is an epic tale about a time and a place where everyone was disabled. A land of golden ramps and quiet spaces that was ruled by kindness alone, until a mysterious stranger arrives… ”

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Things to do in Saskatoon This Weekend

Events for the week of June 13 to 20, 2018

The thing that makes this week special is the chance to surprise your dear ol’ dad. Treat him to a brewery tour, fill up a local growler with his new favourite sip, or take him human zorb bowling — he deserves a memorable experience with you on Father’s Day!

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Kickbox outdoors, spend time with dad, learn some new tricks, and get ready for the best weekend ever. I’ve rounded up 35 of the best things to do in Saskatoon this weekend. How many do you plan to cross off in the next few days?

Events are compiled using the Do Sask Facebook Group community calendar. Group members are invited to share events and engage with each other about things to do in the city of Saskatoon. Think of it as an interactive community cork board.

35 THINGS TO DO IN SASKATOON THIS WEEKEND

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018

6:00 PM Garden Patch Workshop at Garden Patch on 3rd Ave
6:30 PM Write-On Wednesdays at Frances Morrison Library
7:00 PM Richard St Barbe Baker Park meet by the Grain Elevator at the Western Development Museum parking lot on Lorne Ave.
7:30 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park

THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018

9:30 AM Saskatoon Tourism Show at Market Mall
5:00 PM Thursday Night Art Market at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
7:00 PM Outdoor Kickboxing Class at Brighton Information Centre
7:00 PM Emma at St. Thomas More College
7:00 PM Rustic Sign Night at RIV Bar
7:00 PM Word Splash at River Landing Water Park
7:30 PM La Boheme at Remai Arts Centre

FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018

9:30 AM Saskatoon Tourism Show at Market Mall
1:00 PM Historic Trolley Tour at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
3:00 PM 70’s Social! at Better Off Duds
6:30 PM Friday Night Films at Carlyle King Branch Library
7:00 PM Emma at St. Thomas More College

SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018

9:00 AM Street Stall Saturdays at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
9:30 AM Saskatoon Tourism Show at Market Mall
10:00 AM Saskatoon Baby Box Co. Pop-up at YWCA Saskatoon
10:30 AM Yoga + Beer at High Key
1:00 PM Beats BQ2 Shambhala Pre-Party at #38 Anavets Saskatoon
6:00 PM Corey Gulkin, Lyzanne Foth, Kasia Leigh, Ezra & Jon at Saskatchewan Elks Association
7:00 PM Emma at St. Thomas More College
8:00 PM Social Distortion at O’Brians Event Centre

SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2018

9:30 AM Saskatoon Tourism Show at Market Mall
10:00 AM Human Zorb Bowling at Kiwanis Memorial Park
1:00 PM Brew Cruise at Saskatoon Brewery Tour
8:00 PM TiP Pride Community Stage at Amigos Cantina

MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2018

6:30 PM Wes Funk Memorial Pride Latte Frances Morrison Library
7:00 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park
7:30 PM LadyBits Improv Comedy Season Closer at Amigos Cantina

TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018

10:30 AM Mom & Baby Active
7:00 PM Vintage Swing at River Landing Water Park
7:30 PM Friends Trivia at Hudson’s

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018

6:30 PM Write-On Wednesdays at Frances Morrison Library
6:45 PM Becoming a more confident you at ClubMynx Fitness
7:30 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park

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Things to do in Saskatoon This Weekend

Events for the week of June 7 to 13, 2018

Events are compiled using the Do Sask Facebook Group community calendar. Group members are invited to share events and engage with each other about things to do in the city of Saskatoon. Think of it as an interactive community cork board.

THINGS TO DO IN SASKATOON THIS WEEKEND

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THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018

7:00 AM Civic Pancake Breakfast at City Hall
5:30 PM The Hollows Patio Kickoff
7:00 PM Steve Hofsetter at Station 20 West
9:00 PM Karaoke at Amigos Cantina

FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018

9:00 PM Jay & Jo at The Bassment
Nature Saskatchewan Spring Meet at Big Muddy

SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018

9:00 AM Street Stall Saturdays at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
2:00 PM World Gin Day Come and Go G&T at Black Fox Farm
4:00 PM How To Taste #1: Churchill Brewing Co. at Finn’s Irish Pub
4:30 PM Senior’s Prom at TCU Place
7:00 PM Bright Stars Drumming at The Broadway Theatre
8:00 PM Book Launch & Spoken Word Performance at Amigos Cantina
8:00 PM Uptown Stomp – Swing Dance at Free Flow Dance Centre
Nature Saskatchewan Spring Meet at Big Muddy

SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2018

10:00 AM SIGA’s 2nd Annual Good Food Run at Victoria Park
11:00 AM Brunch, Bubbly & Bling at Top of the Inn, Sheraton
12:00 PM Art in the Park 2018
12:00 PM Rhubarb Party at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
1:30 PM Joni Mitchell Tribute at Tourism Saskatchewan
8:00 PM Road to SummerSlamYXE at Amigos Cantina
Nature Saskatchewan Spring Meet at Big Muddy

MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2018

7:00 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park
8:00 PM West Coast Swing at Toon Town Tavern

TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018

10:30 AM Mom & Baby Active
11:00 AM Babywearing Walk at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
7:00 PM Speed Dating for Singles 25 to 36 at The Hose & Hydrant Pub
7:00 PM Vintage Swing at River Landing Water Park

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018

7:00 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park
7:00 PM Richard St Barbe Baker Park meet by the Grain Elevator at the Western Development Museum parking lot on Lorne Ave.

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Things to do in Saskatoon this Weekend

Events for the week of June 1 to 6, 2018

I’m sorry this is coming in a few days late. I was in the hospital for a couple of days this week. Don’t worry – everything is good with me now health-wise. You still have time to plan your weekend! Hopefully some of these events pique your interest.

Thanks to Do Sask Group Mod. Megan for posting her top picks for this weekend on the Facebook Page.

Events are compiled using the Do Sask Facebook Group community calendar. Group members are invited to share events and engage with each other about things to do in the city of Saskatoon. Think of it as an interactive community cork board.

THINGS TO DO IN SASKATOON THIS WEEKEND

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FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018

7:00 PM Games Night at Amazing Stories

SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018

9:00 AM Street Stall Saturdays at Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM Last Mountain Lake Bird Sanctuary meet in Centre Mall parking lot south of Burger King BETWEEN Acadia and Moss on south side of 8th St.
9:30 AM Popcorn Elder Book Launch at Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre
10:00 AM Saskatoon Tech Works Open House
10:00 AM Free Admission Day at Remai Modern
10:00 AM Best Ever Yard Sale at Broadway

SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018

2:00 PM Book Club at Good Earth Coffeehouse
4:00 PM Family Fun Night at Western Development Museum
8:00 PM TiP Slam Finals at Broadway Theatre

MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018

7:00 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park
8:00 PM West Coast Swing at Toon Town Tavern

TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018

10:30 AM Summer Mom & Baby Active
6:00 PM Chess Club at Carlyle King Branch Library
7:00 PM Vintage Swing at River Landing Water Park
Sewing 101 at Makerspace

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2018

6:00 PM Centennial Collegiate Student Art Show at Alice Turner Branch Library
7:00 PM Salsa by the River at River Landing Water Park

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Saskatoon Fringe 2017: Highlights and Reviews from the Street

The countdown is on to the last day of Saskatoon Fringe 2017 on August 14. Broadway has come alive over the past week and a half with strong, female performances. And fried food. Lots of fried food.

Here are the highlights from the shows we checked out this week:

Saskatoon Fringe 2017 Indoor Theatre

Windy Wynazz is… Rich and Famous ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

If Liza Minnelli, Mr. Rogers, Kesha and Andy Dick managed to raise a human together… you’d have Windy.

Before the show started Wynazz sat next to me and asked if she looked okay, or if she needed darker lipstick. Her face was caked in makeup with false eyelashes on both her top and bottom lids and a nude lip. I said no, you look like you’re channeling Liza Minnelli. Her incessant need for audience approval continued throughout the show.

Windy takes the audience on an augmented trip through her life from a bullied Jewish kid to an insecure druggie rockstar wannabe with a love affair for the transformational power of wigs. She sells her soul to the devil and doesn’t get what she wants most – fame. It’s outlandish while remaining relateable.

If you haven’t picked up on it yet, Windy is nuts. She gave me two of her shoes and told me to talk to Liza and “her mother”. When I obliged she told me to shut up because it was her show.

I laughed so hard my face still hurts, but I felt wrong about it at times. Especially when she fed Chris blueberries and gave him a blindfolded lap dance.

The Merkin Sisters ⭐⭐⭐

What’s up with the hair obsession?

Maybe the Stephanie Morin-Robert and Ingrid Hansen were offering a bizarre commentary on the avant-garde visual art that takes samples and puts them on display. They demonstrated how unconventional hair can be.

The ladies start the show in bathing suits and swim caps, interrupting the audience by walking through different rows and tapping people in tune with the music.

Once on stage, they use an old sweater to depict the birth of a white glove baby. The white glove then helps them pluck hair from each other and audience members. The collection then becomes the magic concoction that transforms them into giant bouncing hair balls.

I’m pretty sure a few people walked out. But that didn’t stop the rest of us from trying to figure out what the whole show was about.

A bizarrely hilHAIRious show with the randomness of Robot Chicken.

Check out more indoor shows here.

Saskatoon Fringe 2017 Street Performances

The Silver Starlets ⭐⭐⭐

Saskatoon Fringe 2017 Silver Starlets
A male volunteer looks on from his sparkle spot while he gets ready to replace their third member “Olga”.

A bubbly Canadian aerial duo with some adult jokes and plenty of risky moves. Like bravely unravelling aerial silks down to the road from 20 Ft. above ground.

Hannah Cryle ⭐⭐⭐

Lazy days in Saskatoon are necessary preparation for big nights. #yxefringe #saskatoon #bigwheelshow #spiral

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-relied on mom and her daughter, Coco from the audience.
An Australian contortionist, hoola hooper, and a balancing act who combines all three atop a German wheel.
Her message: “Seriously it’s 2017 – we need to close the gender pay gap. The streets are the only place where we’re treated as equals.”

Saskatoon Fringe 2017 Street Fair

Marc Rousseau Comics “A Miserable Guide to Saskatoon”

4 more days left! I’m set up at thr Saskatoon Fringe. Come on out and say hi! #yxe #yxefringe

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Rousseau’s comic preview is probably all you’ll get to see since all of his books have been selling out. From the first page you’ll be nodding in agreement and chuckling at his observations on the quirks of Saskatoon.

Example: “I’m very racist and I’m very sorry” – a reference to “I am the bridge” anti-racism campaign released by the City of Saskatoon this summer.

Books are selling for $18, but Marc can’t make them fast enough. (He prints them and publishes them himself.) Somebody at the StarPhoenix should hire this guy!

Saskatoon Fringe 2017 Food

  • Chick-a-lic Funnel Cake Sundae complete with Skor bits, chocolate, caramel, and whipped cream.
  • Strawberry Malt from Pink Cadillac.
  • The Hose & Hydrant Patio for tacos and a bulldog.
  • GIANT jugs of flavoured lemonade.
  • Wholesome ice cream rolls with different local flavours.

Make sure you get down to the Saskatoon Fringe 2017 this weekend to check out these shows and more before it’s all over.

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Do Sask & Nature City Festival present Pop-up Clothing Swap in the Park

Do Sask Pop-up Clothes Swap
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In partnership with the Nature City Festival and PickNic’s Catering & Fine Foods, Do Sask is thrilled to invite you to clean out your closet for our charity Pop-up Clothing Swap in support of the YWCA Crisis Shelter & Residence.

Although the spirit of donating clothing to people in need is always appreciated, about 85% of our clothing eventually ends up in a landfill. For this reason swapping instead of buying brand new clothes is an exciting way to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

We are lucky to have style hack advice by a handful of local wardrobe stylists, including Je Suis Style, The Knick Vintage, and Paramount Day Spa Salon & Boutique. Learn how to upgrade your closet with second-hand gems as an introduction to swapping.

Enjoy light refreshments while you browse and get to know other doers from the Do Sask community.

The pop-up park location will be announced to registered guests only on May 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm. This is to ensure an intimate environment and manageable selection of clothing and accessories to browse.

Register now. Space is limited.

SWAP IN THE PARK

Clothing Swap Agenda:

6:00 pm: Welcome – Hanging of Clothes & Refreshments
7:00 pm: Style Hack presentation
7:45 pm: Swapping & Shopping
9:00 pm: Clean-up & Closing

Don’t miss the first Do Sask Swap Party. We look forward to seeing you there!

How this clothing swap works:

1. Come with 5 – 12 items of clothing, or accessories to add to the swap collection pool.

2. After the welcome and brief styling workshop, swap shopping will officially begin. You can start picking any garments and accessories and then take home as much as you like.

3. At the end of the swap, you can choose to take home remaining items you brought that have not been taken, or you can leave them at the swap to be donated to the YWCA Crisis Shelter & Residence.

Clothing Swap Guidelines:

What to bring: dresses, pants, skirts, tops, shoes, bags, scarves, hats, jewellery, a fiver to donate and a few friends. This swap has no size restrictions.

What NOT to bring: gowns, earrings, swimwear, underwear, night wear, and children’s clothes.

Clothes must be clean and in good condition. If you wouldn’t pass it on to your best friend, please leave it at home.

Important details:

Unfortunately try-ons cannot be accommodated (unless you have a portable changing room that you can let us borrow)!
A portion of proceeds will go to the YWCA Crisis Shelter & Residence. If you would like to donate additional household items to the YWCA, please see this handy list of their current needs.

Due to space limitations, we are unable to collect large items and appliances at the event.

Please support our generous sponsor, PickNic’s Catering.

 

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PickNic’s Catering Saskatoon, is proud to offer affordable appetizers, nibbles or meals for your lunch, dinner or event catering needs. They cater throughout Saskatoon, and would be more than happy to provide for your next special event. Specialties include, but are not limited to, weddings, banquets, midnight lunches, conventions, Christmas parties, and more!

For your daily dose of #foodporn, follow @PICKNICS_CATERING on Instagram. Like PickNic’s on Facebook for contests, and updates on weekly lunch and dessert specials.

Nature City Festival runs May 23 – 28, 2017 at locations across Saskatoon. 

6 Reasons You Should Go to Table Mountain Regional Park This Weekend

Table Mountain Regional Park this weekend

Yeah, we all know it ain’t the Rockies.

Before I get started on why you should hit the road to Table Mountain Regional Park this weekend I have to tell you that wasn’t always my favourite place in the world. In fact, my first memory of learning to ski there included a too-tight pair of boots, followed by extreme pain in my feet and crying like a baby to switch into a larger pair. I was young enough that the older kids pitied my tears, but old enough to remember that blubbering in public probably wasn’t cool anymore.

Sadly that experience turned me off from skiing for a very long time. Every year following that experience I traded in my ski boots for an inner tube. I finally got over the trauma in my adulthood and am actually enjoying the skis.

Table Mountain is the spot that many Sask kids learn to ski and snowboard. Here are six reasons you’ll love it as an adult:

1. It’s close. If you call Central Saskatchewan home, Table Mountain Regional Park isn’t too far of a drive for a day trip.


You can hit the road there and back in the same day with enough hours on the hill that you’ll feel like the time spent in the car is well worth every minute. That beats 16+ hours in a car to and from the Rockies any day!

2. It’s dirt cheap.

Post xmas situation ?. Ready for 2016 to be over #emptywallet

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I don’t know many places you can get a full day of fun for $50 (that includes ski and boot rental along with your lift ticket). It’s definitely accessible to most folks… even if you spent most of your cash on pizza.

3. It has patio beers.

When it’s nice outside you should take a break from the hill for a cold one on the patio.
 Table Mountain Regional Park Patio Drink
Table Mountain’s chalet offers a variety of bottled bevvies, plus your standard hi-balls. There’s nothing as refreshing as sipping on a refreshing drink as you look out onto the snow-covered hills.

4. It’s not crowded.

I used to think waiting in line for the lift at Table Mountain Regional Park was a drag.

cutting’ some sick pow today?? #justkidding #tablemountainsask #?

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After experiencing how long you will wait at some of the larger Canadian ski resorts I’ve changed my tune. If you time your trip right and show up early for the day you’ll beat the rental and lift ticket lineups. Then when you’re on the hill it takes about 10 minutes to get up to the top. You won’t wait long to scoop a seat on the lift.

5. It has onion rings.

You won’t be able to resist a snack at the chalet when the whole hill smells like crispy onion rings. It’s smart marketing.

6. It has a run for you.

Beautiful day at #tablemountainregionalpark #explorebattlefords #skiing #snowboarding #saskatchewan

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Whether you’re a skilled skier, or a novice boarder  – Table Mountain Regional Park has 11 hills that will be perfect for you from the bunny hill all the way up to black diamond moguls. If you’re a fan of trying trick boarding or skiing, there’s a terrain park to hone your skills. Not into either? They have tubing passes for $10.

Whether you’re into relaxing at the chalet with a few bevvies, or non-stop action at the terrain park you’ll definitely have a good time making new memories at your childhood resort.

Give Table Mountain Regional Park another shot this weekend.

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My recommendations are voluntarily written. I have not accepted any payment from Table Mountain Regional Park.