Events and Activities

Our parks are magical places to visit year-round with many activities scheduled for the entire family. From a Survival Series and Treasure Hunts in the summer months to snowshoeing, cross country skiing and sleigh rides throughout the winter months, there is something waiting for everyone at Saskatchewan Provincial Parks.

We’ve got you covered this winter...

Festival of Lights


December 2019

19th - 21st

Pike Lake -  Festival of Lights

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 bonfire. 

20th - 31st

Candle Lake - Festival of Lights

  • Sandy Bay Campground - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

A come-and-go event featuring locally-sponsored light displays in the beautiful Sandy Bay Campground. 

Tobogganing


January 2020

1st

Cypress Hills - New Years Day Tobogganing Party 

  • Visitor Centre – 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kick off the new year in the great outdoors with the annual Cypress Hills New Year’s Day Tobogganing Party! Starting at noon join us for tobogganing at the hill behind the Visitor Centre and pool. Warm up around the fire and enjoy hot chocolate and a hot dog for $2. What a perfect location to take your #firstdayhike in #SaskParks, whether it is a stroll around Loch Leven or a longer trek. 

11th

Meadow Lake - Tracks and Crafts

  • Greig Lake Visitor Centre – 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

A guided snowshoe hike at Greig Lake along with a craft for young visitors to build in the Visitor Center. Gather around the fire to roast wieners and enjoy hot chocolate and coffee.

18th

Echo Valley - Snowshoeing & Skating Experience

  • Visitor Centre – 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join us at Echo Valley Provincial Park and try our newly developed skating trail! To enhance your experience, we will also offer guided snowshoe hikes and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Food truck vendors will be on location ready to serve delicious snacks and beverages. Snowshoes will be provided for use on a first come, first serve basis.

Snowshoe Through Time


February 2020

1st

Last Mountain House - Snowshoe Through Time

  • 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Travel back in time to when this iconic Hudson’s Bay trading post was in its prime! Join us for a unique winter experience, featuring snowshoeing, fur trapping, historic characters and more! Activities will be available for the whole family to take part in.

Great Blue Heron - Winter by the Lake

  • Anglin Lake Bridge – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Experience winter by the lake by joining SaskParks staff and guests for a cross-county skiing and/or snowshowing adventure along the trails at Anglin Lake.

14th

Moose Mountain - Candle-Lit Ski

  • Riding Academy Trail – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Couples and families alike are invited to join us on a starry night candle-lit ski. Enjoy cross-country skiing on the 3.2 km Riding Academy Trail, lit with soft candle glow, bathed in the moonlight shining from above. Warm up by the campfire and have a hotdog and cup of hot cocoa on us!

Echo Valley - Skating Experience

  • Visitor Centre – 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join us at Echo Valley Provincial Park and try our newly developed skating trail! To enhance your experience, we will also offer guided snowshoe hikes and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Food truck vendors will be on location ready to serve delicious snacks and beverages. Snowshoes will be provided for use on a first come, first serve basis.

15th

Buffalo Pound - Winter Fun Day

  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Take advantage of Buffalo Pound’s winter offering by visiting our fabulous tobogganing hill. Snowshoe and cross-country ski through Lower Chalet campground and see the park through a different light. Don’t forget to stop in and visit our Plains Bison herd and take a photo with family and friends at our seasonally decorated photo frame! Warm up with hot chocolate, marshmallows and hotdogs and enjoy Family Day weekend at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park, 20 minutes North of Moose Jaw or 1 hour North West of Regina.

23rd

Douglas - Winter Fun Day

  • Douglas/Elbow Habour Recreation Site – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Take in the frosted beauty of winter on Diefenbaker Lake with guided and self-led snowshoe treks through Douglas Provincial Park. Enjoy a horse drawn sleigh ride under snow covered trees, then warm up with hotdogs, hot chocolate and marshmallows!

Saskaloppet

March 2020

6th - 7th

Lac La Ronge - 37th Annual Don Allen Saskaloppet

7th

Great Blue Heron - Winter by the Lake

  • Anglin Lake Bridge – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Experience winter by the lake by joining SaskParks staff and guests for a cross-county skiing and/or snowshowing adventure along the trails at Anglin Lake.

14th

Duck Mountain - Winter Carnival

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 by both the park staff, stakeholders, Friends of Madge Lake and lessees.

Saskatchewan Landing - Winter Escape

  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Stick it to winter with a fun day out at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park. Join us for snowshoeing, building quinzees (weather permitting) and get hands-on with some survival skills to better brave winter. Keep warm at our bonfire and enjoy hot chocolate and hotdogs throughout the afternoon. 

21st

Blackstrap - Learn to Ice-Fish

Auger? Shacks? Jigs? Come and learn how to ice-fish on one of the most popular ice-fishing lakes in the province.