Events, Festivals and Conferences



Family fun for everyone!

Please note that some of the remaining 2021 events are tentative pending Parks Canada approval and are subject to all Saskatchewan Health Authority guidelines regarding COVID-19


2021 Event Schedule

FAMILY DAY FUN February 13-24th 2021 
Winter is here and Prince Albert National Park invites visitors to come and enjoy a range of experiences under crisp, sunny skies, on frozen lakes, and through vast, snow-capped forests. Whether you’re looking for adventure, fun activities for the whole family, a chance to explore nature, or a winter getaway in a tranquil setting, Prince Albert 

National Park offers something for everyone! Visitors can plan their winter getaway to the park today and enjoy a range of unique winter experiences.

Little AL's Mini Golf –  Welcoming School trips in May and June

We are offering school trips to play mini golf in May and June at reduced rates. For more information please email us


Online 50/50 Raffle - On sale now until September 18, 2021

The Waskesiu Foundation is hosting an online 50/50 in support of a new beach volleyball court on the Waskesiu Recreation Area grounds. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. You must be in Saskatchewan to participate. 

Canada Day – July 1 

Celebrate Canada's 154th birthday in Waskesiu! From noon to 4 p.m. there will be music throughout the core of the Waskesiu townsite at 5 different locations. The Waskesiu Recreation Association staff and volunteers will hand out Canada Day cupcakes, and some flying discs for the kids! Join in a “Salute to Canada” at 1 p.m. and make some noise! A “Canada Day Boat Parade” is also planned for the main beach at 1 p.m. Be sure to check it out. It will be a great day – and loads of fun for the whole family! For more information, please email us!

Sipping Social – July 10th

The Waskesiu Foundation has a new twist to their annual fundraising event! Experience a cozy edition of the Sipping Social with your plus one. Choose a picnic or re-heatable dinner style package for 2 which includes a four-course meal, reusable tote, $15 gift card, Waskesiu sticker and partial tax receipt.  Purchase your package by July 3 with pick up July 10 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at The Hawood Inn. CLICK HERE to order today. 
CLICK HERE for more information

Waskesiu Children’s Festival – Cancelled for 2021 

Connect with nature, history, and friends throughout a wonderful day of activities. The Waskesiu Children’s Festival is fun for the whole family. Face painting, crafts, balloon art, puppet shows, a music tent, fire truck tours, and Indigenous games are just part of the excitement. Be sure to join us for this wonderful, family-friendly Waskesiu tradition!


Beach Bums Ball – Cancelled for 2021

Dance the night away at Terrace Gardens to the music of the 60's, 70's and 80’s!  This is an adult (19+) event, and ID is required. For more information call 306-663-0601,
or email us


Frank Dunn Triathlon – August 15 

 The Frank Dunn Triathlon is one of the most anticipated triathlons in Saskatchewan. It is also the oldest triathlon in Western Canada, having started back in 1982! Come out to swim, bike, and run in, and around, the Waskesiu townsite. For more information see

Waskesiu Art Fest – August 20-22
(Note – this event is tentative – email us for more information.)

Local artists bring their work to Waskesiu for display and sale at Terrace Gardens. Kick off the weekend with our Friday night “Wine & Cheese” event.  For more information email us


Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival – August 27- 29 
(Note – this event is cancelled for 2021).
SAVE THE DATE for the return of the Festival on the last weekend of August 2022. 

Grab your dancing shoes, or just kick back and enjoy the wonderful musical performances at the 6th Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival. The weekend is jam-packed with a variety of free family activities, including live on-stage musical entertainment, a children's play area, and displays highlighting Prince Albert National Park. You can also enjoy a variety of great food vendors and our Lakeside Festival beer gardens. Mark your calendars now - this is an event you don’t want to miss!  For more information, please visit our FaceBook or email us!

Crown the King Open Water Swim -  September 5
Come out and cheer the swimmers on! 10:00 am at Trippes Beach.


Reel Rave - September 10, 11 and 12
International Film Festival at Twin Pine Cinemas, featuring 6 award winning films plus Saturday night social at the Hawood Inn. For more information please contact:


Waskesiu Open Tennis Tournament - September 10, 11 and 12

This is a tennis Saskatchewan- sanctioned event featuring men's and women's singles, doublesl and mixed doubles competitions. For more information, please visit Tennis Sask. Tournaments.

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AA Meetings - May to September
Waskesiu Lake Library - Open July and August

Kids Tennis Lessons - dates not yet set for 2021

Bingo - cancelled for 2021- Hosted by Waskesiu Heritage Museum

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