What's Happening in Sask - December 2019
November 16 to January 6
The BHP Enchanted Forest Holiday Light Tour is one of Canada's most spectacular drive-thru Christmas light shows. Over 2.5-km of animated light displays are scattered throughout the urban forest at Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park. The light show is open daily from 5:30 - 10 p.m. and takes about 30 minutes. Admission proceeds support the Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation and the Saskatoon Zoo Foundation.
November 21 to December 28
Laugh, stroll and play under the twinkle of a million lights as you explore our light gardens and illuminated structures. Interactive activities and playgrounds provide fun for the whole family and entertain kids for hours. Kick back at our licensed bar and enjoy some seasonal beverages, delicious food, and live music. Shop our vendor market, showcasing the best local artisans and boutique businesses, alongside delicious food and drink options.
Regina's Christmas Expo features 70 vendors and offers a one-stop shop for everything Christmas - from last minute stocking stuffers to unique gifts for everyone. The expo also features a mini expo for little entrepreneurs.
Prince Albert National Park
December 1 to 24
Start a new family tradition and cut down a Christmas tree in Prince Albert National Park! Visitors can pick up their free tree permit from the visitor centre. The trees are grown in nature and harvested from the fuel break surrounding the Waskesiu townsite. Removing the trees helps protect the community from wildfire. Pack a trail guide, axe or handsaw, and warm clothes and set-out on an adventure to find a tree.
December 2 to 7
The Marr Residence, in Saskatoon, presents A Christmas Carol performed by John D Huston. Enjoy an evening with Mr. Dickens at this Victorian house concert. Performances are scheduled for December 2, 3, 4 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee on December 7 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $25/person; available online or by phone.
December 4 to 18
Spreading holiday cheer, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train makes anotherfestive trip across Canada and the United States (US). Scheduled stops on December 4 and 5 include Bredenbury, Yorkton, Foam Lake, Wynyard, Saskatoon, Wilkie and Macklin. Scheduled stops December 16 - 18 include North Portal, Estevan, Weyburn, Regina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current and Maple Creek. Admission is free. A non-perishable food item donation is greatly appreciated.
Come enjoy Maple Creek’s unique shopping while taking in festivities such as wagon rides, caroling and even fires to warm up by. Enjoy hot chocolate, hot dogs and more in the Heritage District. It’s a great way to get into the Christmas swing!
December 7 to 8
TheVictorian Tea is a long-held tradition at Government House. The event is hosted by the outstanding volunteers of the Government House Historical Society. The teas take place in the unique setting of the Henry Newlands Ballroom. There are two tea sittings each day at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
December 7 to 8
Turn the holiday season into a special experience at the Carlyle Dickens Village Festival. Enjoy high tea, an English Market trade show, street urchins, theatre performances and a lighted parade.
Pike Lake Provincial Park
December 19 to 21
A come-and-go event featuring locally-sponsored light displays in the beautiful Pike Lake campground. Enjoy a drive through light show and an outdoor skating party with refreshments, music and a bonfire.
Candle Lake Provincial Park
December 20 to 31
A come-and-go event featuring locally-sponsored light displays in the beautiful Sandy Bay Campground.