Show Your Love for Local this Holiday Season
Saskatchewan is a hotspot for unique, locally produced goods. When you purchase local this holiday season, you are supporting people in the community. Here are some ideas to help you find the perfect Saskatchewan-made gift or experience for friends and loved ones.
Visit these one-stop Saskatchewan shops:
Shop the Galleries represents 18 commercial galleries that feature original artworks by Saskatchewan artists – from paintings to sculpture and other fine art pieces. Shop online or visit the galleries in person to browse the latest exhibitions.
The Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery & Fine Craft Boutique in Saskatoon features the handmade work of over 100 juried craftspeople throughout the province.
Local Market Stores
Find some Saskatchewan flavours to serve up this holiday season at these market stores that focus on Saskatchewan-grown and locally made products: Carzan Local Market (Southey), The Wandering Market (Moose Jaw), Local and Fresh (Regina), SaskMade Marketplace (Saskatoon), The Little Market Box (Saskatoon), Farmer John’s Local Market & Kitchen (Emerald Park), and The High Maintenance Hippie Local Market (Warman).
Give the gift of time and make some memories with loved ones, while celebrating some of the best experiences that Saskatchewan has to offer.
Consider gifting a meal at a restaurant that celebrates the bounty of Saskatchewan and uses ingredients from local producers. Enjoy a delicious dinner at one of these unique eateries: Harvest Eatery (Shaunavon), Nightjar Diner Co. (Swift Current), Odla Restaurant & Market (Saskatoon), Mabel Hill Farm Kitchen & Marketplace (Nipawin), Crave Kitchen + Wine Bar (Regina). Note: This is by no means an exhaustive list but meant to inspire.
Following dinner, why not take in a show? Gifting a live performance is a great way to enjoy the arts, while supporting the province’s musicians and performing arts organizations. Experience the passion and joy that music can bring with the Regina Symphony Orchestra – Canada’s longest continuously performing orchestra (115 years!). The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra is in its 93rd season with an exciting lineup of concerts. See live professional performances at a local theatre. The Globe Theatre in Regina and Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon have been treating audiences to live entertainment for more than 50 years. Also in Saskatoon, the Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre presents professional productions that feature Indigenous actors, playwrights, designers and technicians.
Experience the best of Saskatchewan winter with a travel offer or package. From outdoor adventures to welcoming places to stay and play, here are some ways to warm up to winter and enjoy the snowy season with those you hold dear.