Saskatchewan Events and Festivals – July 2022

From large national and international events to local village celebrations, Saskatchewan’s community and volunteer spirit are legendary. Join the fun at one of these great events.


Whitewater Festival 2022

Missinipe – June 30-July 3, 2022

Hosted annually by Churchill River Canoe Outfitters, the Whitewater Festival provides experts and novices the opportunity to run the awesome waves of the Churchill River system in northern Saskatchewan, and to learn from seasoned whitewater canoeists. Camp on Barker Island, ride the waves, sign up for canoe clinics, take in guided paddling excursions, and enjoy supper and evening jam sessions with other paddlers/musicians. It’s fun for the whole family Tickets should be purchased in advance  as a limited number are available.


SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

Saskatoon – June 30-July 10, 2022

2022 marks 35 years for the popular SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, held in Saskatoon each summer. This outdoor festival plays host to hundreds of world class artists and thousands of music fans with a program that spans as many genres as it does continents.


Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival presented by Nutrien - Cymbeline

Saskatoon – Jul 2-Aug 14, 2022

The Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival is extremely pleased to present Cymbeline as the lynchpin as part of the 2022 season. Never before produced by the Festival, Cymbeline takes familiar story elements from Shakespeare's earlier plays – star-crossed lovers, mistaken identity, children lost and found – and weaves them into something entirely unique. This story of forgiveness and redemption will appeal to both long-time patrons and newcomers. Audiences will be discussing the play well after the final bows.


Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival

Regina – July 6-10, 2022

Take in the five-day Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival, an annual celebration of live performance from around the world. Enjoy the eclectic mixture of spoken word, drama, musicals, dance, comedy, magic and more. Ten shows, five days, three venues. General admission is $12 plus fees for online bookings, or $14 cash at the door.


Ness Creek Music Festival

Big River – July 14-July 17, 2022

The Ness Creek Music Festival is about enjoying great music and great company in the great outdoors. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the festival!

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. Bring a blanket or outdoor seating and dance the night away under the northern Saskatchewan stars. Participate in over 100 different activities from puppetry to permaculture, dance workshops and kitchen jams.


Country Thunder Saskatchewan

Regina – July 14- 17, 2022

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


Back to Batoche Days 50th Anniversary

Batoche National Historic Site – July 21- 24, 2022

Back to Batoche Days takes place at Batoche, the historic homeland of the Métis. Over the years, this four-day, in-person event has been an important opportunity to share Métis culture, build relationships, honour the Métis veterans and connect to the land where Métis heroes fought in the 1885 Northwest Resistance. Back to Batoche Days provides the opportunity to preserve and promote Métis culture through storytelling, fiddling, jigging, square dancing, music, Métis artists, traditional land use teachings, voyageur games, chuckwagon racing, sports, contemporary games, Indigenous language and traditional food. It also offers a space to reconnect with friends and family and develop new meaningful relationships.


Gateway Festival

Bengough – July 22- 24, 2022

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. 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.


For more to do, check out our complete listing of Saskatchewan events and festivals.