Celebrate the Snow with Saskatchewan's Winter Festivals
February 7 to 23
Come out and enjoy the Prince Albert Winter Festival, the longest running winter festival in Western Canada. Indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family including arm wrestling, craft and trade show, gospel show, fish fry, bear derby, Kids Fun Zone, jigging contest, Country North show, fiddle show, King Trapper events, outdoor movie, horse drawn sleigh rides, sled dog rides, sled dog races, snowmobile rally, bonfire and fireworks.
Bundle up the family and come on down to Kiwanis River Park in Wakamow Valley for the annual WINTERFEST! There will be wagon rides, axe throwing, tree tossing, nature crafts, wildlife identification, games, snowshoeing and more! Concessionon site.
Kôna-Wanuskewin Winter Festival is an immersive one-day event that features over 20 family-friendly activities. Celebrate Indigenous culture and spend the day exploring the park! Activities include dogsled rides, storytelling, kick sled tours, snowshoeing, voyageur games, log sawing, snare and trap setting, animal calls, puppet tales, art gallery tours, artisan fair, three-person hand drum contest, Kahomani dance contest, fiddle and jigging contest and fire, tea and bannock making. Take in the Really, Really, Really Antique Road Show - archaeological artifact inquiry and identification with Dr. Ernie Walker. Learn the science and history behind the bones or tools you've always wondered about. Bring in your items to learn more about their age, purpose and history!
February 24 to March 1
The Annual Saskatoon Blues Festival brings the blues to Saskatoon with a variety of local, national and international artists. The week opens with blues in the schools for students, then major shows run Monday to Saturday at various downtown venues. Visit the website for details and schedule.
February 27 to 29
Come in from the cold and warm up at Regina's Mid-Winter Blues Festival. Tickets available through the Casino Regina box office.
March 6 to 8
Come out and enjoy the annual Hepburn Winter Festival. Activities for the three-day event include a figure skating carnival on March 8, minor hockey events and more.
Winter fun for the whole family at the 5th Annual Fire & Ice Winter Festival! Enjoy sleigh rides, cross-country skiing, snow sculpturing, winter games, a jam session around the bonfire, fireworks and much more! And as the sun goes down, prepare for Melting Man! Food concession and beer gardens will be on site. Gates open at 12 noon, event wraps up at 11 p.m. Tickets available online.
Duck Mountain Provincial Park
This event offers a wide variety of activities for all ages and interests. Both indoor and outdoor activities and "Learn-to" events will be offered. Winter Fun Day is free to attend with valid park entry. Bring your Sask Parks annual park entry permit or purchase entry at the gate.