What's Happening in Sask July 2019

Regina Canada Day Celebration

July 1, 2019

Looking for an exciting, family-friendly event filled with something for everyone? Head to Wascana Park on July 1 for the Regina Canada Day Celebration. Begin the day with the Run Regina ​Canada Day Fun Run/Walk, take in the opening ceremonies and simultaneous drumming initiative at 12 noon. Brandt Industries presents the main stage featuring Nick Gilder & Sweeny Todd and other performers throughout the afternoon and evening. A-1 Rent-Alls presents the Multicultural Stage, in partnership with ACFR, featuring local multicultural and Francophone performers. There will also be a great variety of exhibitors, food vendors and retailers. Yearly favorites like the Plywood Cup, Cultural Village and Western Canada's Strongest Man Competition will also be in the park. Be sure to stay for the spectacular fireworks display at 10:30 p.m. 

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Wood Mountain Stampede

Wood Mountain
July 5 to 7, 2019

​Canada's oldest continuous running rodeo, Wood Mountain Sports and Stampede has been taking place since 1890. Two MRCA/CRA sanctioned rodeo performances along with junior events will take place. Other activities include Little Britches rodeo, team roping and barrel racing jackpots, ranch rodeo competitions and slack rodeo. Dance with live music and beer gardens.

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Saskatchewan Airshow

Moose Jaw
July 6 to 7, 2019

​The Saskatchewan Airshow is back in Moose Jaw! This two-day event will feature both aerial performances and static displays along with family-friendly amenities including a children's zone.

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Tobin Lake Walleye Championship

Tobin Lake
July 11 to 14, 2019

Annual catch and release walleye fishing tournament. Fundraising event for local hockey team.

Country Thunder Saskatchewan

July 11 to 14, 2019

Come join us in the beautiful Qu'Appelle Valley for the "World's Greatest Country Music Festival." Previously known as Craven Country Jamboree, Country Thunder Saskatchewan brings today's hottest acts and country legends to Craven! So grab a cowboy hat, your boots, a RV or tent if you want to camp, and come and enjoy the world's premier country music acts.

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The Big Float

Manitou Beach
July 13, 2019

Come be a part of setting a record for the most people reading while floating (unassisted) in Little Manitou Lake. Manitou Beach 100 and Watrous ​Manitou Beach Tourism invites everyone to join them in the centennial celebration for the community of Manitou Beach. The event will take place at 1:00 p.m.

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Back to Batoche Days

Batoche National Historic Site
July 18 to 21, 2019

​Experience the most renowned Métis Festival in North America - Back to Batoche. This festival, held annually the third week in July, has been celebrated for over 40 years. Discover the lively culture, traditions, food, dance and music of the Métis! Family-oriented, drug and alcohol-free event where everyone is welcome! Reserve an electrical site or camp under the stars. Come and enjoy!

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Ness Creek Music Festival

Big River
July 18 to 21, 2019

Ness is a tent-city in the forest, a family reunion of 4,000 people and an unforgettable festival experience.

Nestled in the forest of northern Saskatchewan, the Ness Creek Music Festival features indie, roots and folk music from across the globe and close to home, along with over 100 environmental, artistic and cultural activities woven through the many festival venues. Bring a blanket or outdoor seating and dance the night away under the northern Saskatchewan stars at Ness Creek's Mainstage. Participate in workshops and watch eye-catching performances at the children's area, Drum & Dance Circle, Sharing Circle and Cultural Connections venue. Break bread and make music with new and old friends at the community kitchen. Learn about grassroots environmental initiatives at The Village and explore different permaculture design techniques at the Ness Creek Forest Garden. Get up close and personal with Main Stage performers in the intimate, acoustic setting of the Workshop Stage. Support young artists as they perform on the NessGeneration​ Stage on Friday afternoon. And keep the good times rolling into the wee hours at the After Hours Stage!

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Waskesiu Children's Festival

Waskesiu Lake
July 20, 2019

Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day for the entire family! Parks Canada, the Waskesiu Chamber of Commerce and the Recreation Association host the Waskesiu Children's Festival, a celebration of Canada's proud past and bright future. This is a day to connect with nature, history, friends and family! Face painting, crafts, balloon art, puppet shows, music tent, fire truck tours and Indigenous games are just part of the excitement. This is a full day of fun, so be prepared to spend the day in Waskesiu​!

Gateway Festival

July 26 to 28, 2019

Gateway Festival is an annual music festival held at Bengough Regional Park in southern Saskatchewan. It's a high energy, family-friendly celebration of music and culture with something for everyone. The festival features an incredible line-up for all musical tastes including country, roots, folk, rock, blues, alternative and more with three stages for performing artists. 

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