A variety of Saskatoon venues host some of the finest North American comedians who promise to keep you laughing at this annual festival. Ticket and schedule info are found on the website.
This festival designed just for kids promises “big silliness and big fun”, and more than 20,000 annual attendees agree! Head to Kiwanis Park in downtown Saskatoon for all the excitement, including crafts, parades, face painting, a petting zoo and plenty of hands-on activities.
Every summer Saskatoon invites hundreds of musicians to entertain tens of thousands of music aficianados, grooving to jazz, pop, funk and blues. A number of ticketed and free venues are utilized, including TD Mainstage and the Broadway Theatre. A series of films pertaining to various musical genres is also presented during this popular fest.
Billed as a festival of fabulous food, this annual fest is celebrated at Kiwanis Park. Fine local restaurants prepare their most popular dishes and you get to try something new! More than 50 local bands are on hand to entertain you as well. This festival is one of the city’s best!
A Main Stage tent and a smaller “Billy Tent” are the venues for the annual Shakespeare fest, perched on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. Two full-length plays are produced, with matinees and evening performances held, so check the website for schedule and ticket information. Medieval feasts, art displays, workshops and special free Community Stage performances are all featured. Stop in at Sir Toby’s Tavern and Riverside Deck to extend your time at this entertaining festival.
Held annually at Prairieland Park, the Ex was first held in Saskatoon in 1886. The fair has grown into a huge event with a midway, a grandstand stage featuring superstar performers, competitions, chuckwagon races, a parade and tons of kid-friendly activities.
More than 10,000 theatre lovers descend upon Saskatoon’s Broadway District to attend performances by dozens of independent theatre companies. The accompanying street festival attracts about 40,000 attendees who revel in music, crafts, food and entertaining buskers. This event is a great way to get outdoors, have some fun , laugh, eat, drink and enjoy yourself.
Visit countries such as Brazil, Germany, Greece, India and the Ukraine, and never leave Saskatoon! Various pavilions are set up throughout the city, with ambassadors acquainting you with each country’s culture, food, song, dance and stories.
This festival seems to have it all, from non-stop live stage entertainment, to special shows just for kids, to an ethnic food court with amazing delicacies. It’s held at Credit Union Centre and is considered one of Saskathewan’s premiere arts and crafts showcases.