Shake the Lake
Shake the Lake Music Festival is taking place just down the street from the finish line. The line-up this year includes a great cross-section of classic Canadian rock bands and runs Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31.
CFL Labour Day Classic & Riders vs Redblacks
The Saskatchewan Roughriders take on the Ottawa Redblacks on home turf on August 24th and face off against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for the Labour Day Classic on September 1st. It’s always a great time, no matter whose side you’re on (but you better be cheering for the green & white). Visit Regina’s brand new Mosaic Stadium and take in a game with one of the CFL’s best fan bases.
Regina Farmers’ Market
Visit the Regina Farmer’s Market on Wednesdays & Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at City Square Plaza in downtown Regina. There’s always a great selection of fresh produce and fruit, crafts, spirits, food and unique Saskatchewan gifts.
The Regina Farmers’ Market also hosts a Summer Evening Market every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00 pm. The focus is on fun, entertainment and food, with a chance to salsa, hit the yoga mat, sample some local craft beer and spirits and listen to some local musicians.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Training Academy (Depot Division)
See the RCMP Depot Divisionfrom the inside out. Hop aboard the trolley and relax as you are given a ‘behind the gates’ driving tour of the RCMP Training Academy “Depot” Division, where all Mounties are trained. The tour includes stops at the RCMP Chapel, dormitories, classroom buildings, Drill Hall, armoury, firearms building, driving track, Officer’s Mess, ‘Depot’ Cemetery, and the riding stables. The cost is included with your admission to the RCMP Heritage Centre.
You can also take in the Sergeant Major’s Parade held weekdays at 12:15 while you are there.
From ghosts to spirits, you can book any number of tours in Regina and the surrounding area. Some of them are even right in Wascana Park, home of Wascana Lake and the venue for the 2019 Canadian Canoe Kayak Sprint Championships. Check out all the tour information that Tourism Regina has put together.
Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum recognizes sport excellence, preserves sport history and educates the public on the contribution of sport to Saskatchewan’s cultural fabric. Explore the stories and artifacts of the 439 Hall of Fame inductees from 1966 to present day, learn about the Saskatchewan Roughriders – the team the fans built, discover the history of competitive sport throughout Saskatchewan and Canada, and don’t forget to visit the gift shop for a souvenir for your favourite sports fan.
Stay in the the know by checking out the Tourism Regina website! It provides all the up to date information you’ll need when visiting Regina this August.