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Festivals, Events and Conferences



Family fun for everyone!

2023 Event Schedule


Waskesiu Open Tennis Tournament – June 16-18

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

Canada Day – July 1 

Celebrate Canada's 156th birthday in Waskesiu! There will be a pancake breakfast, an Elders gathering and blessing ceremony, the “famous” Waskesiu Canada Day parade, flag-raising ceremonies, free Canada Day cupcakes, and an afternoon Original 16 beer gardens with free live music and Indigenous performances.

Canada Day Weekend Cabaret - July 1

The Canada Day Long Weekend Cabaret is held at the Waskesiu Community Hall from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for ages 19+. Tickets are available in advance at the WRA office or at the door.

Waskesiu Children’s Festival – July 15

The Waskesiu Children’s Festival is fun for the whole family!  Starting at 10 a.m. and going right through to 3 p.m, the day features interactive hoop dancing, face painting, games, crafts, music, snacks, Lego Castle, and more! This is a wonderful, family-friendly, Waskesiu tradition. Find us near the mini golf at 1500 Montreal Drive.


Beach Volley Tournament -  August 5th

The Waskesiu Recreation Association is hosting a Beach Volleyball Tournament at the Beach Volleyball Court, 1500 Montreal Drive. Register your recreational teams of 4 Co-ed now! $60 per team. Entry closes July 20th. Call 306-663-0601. Email

Beach Bums Bash – August 5

The party of the summer at Terrace Gardens! Live Music! Karaoke! Prizes! $15 at the door.

CLICK HERE for full details.

Grey Owl Howl - August 6

This annual family dance held at the Community Hall is for the entire family- all ages are welcome. Enjoy music, raffles, light snacks and drinks and enjoy a family dance party.

Frank Dunn Triathlon – August 13

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


Valdy - August 17

50 years of Valdy. See How The Years Have Gone By - Saskatchewan Tour.
CLICK HERE for details.

Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival – August 25 - 27 
Grab your dancing shoes, or just kick back and enjoy the wonderful musical performances at the 2023 Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival – Waskesiu’s biggest event of the year! The weekend is jam-packed with a variety of free family activities, including live on-stage musical entertainment on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, an Indigenous talent showcase, a children's play area including a free bouncy castle & face painting, and displays highlighting Prince Albert National Park. You can also enjoy a variety of great food vendors, and the Lakeside Festival Original 16 beer gardens. CLICK HERE for this year's line up of performers.


Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival After Party - August 26

In celebration of Bombargo's upcoming Surfin in the USA tour. CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS.

Reel Rave - September 8, 9 and 10

Enjoy Waskesiu’s fantastic International Film Festival at Twin Pine Cinemas, featuring 6 award-winning films! CLICK HERE for information and this year's acclaimed film selections.

Outter Limits Fun Run – September 23

The Outter Limits Fun Run is back! And we can't wait to see you! September 23rd, 2023 in the Waskesiu town site. Plans are well underway and registration is now open. Donations this year will be made to Waskesiu Recreation Association, CPAWS Sask. and Canadian Mental Health. CLICK HERE to register. Entry deadline September 5th.

Remembrance Day- November 11

Meet at the Hawood Inn at 10:30 and then walk to the Nature Centre for a ceremony of remembrance. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony at the Hawood Inn.

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

Kids Tennis Lessons - (tentative)

Bingo - Each Wednesday in July and August- Hosted by Waskesiu Heritage Museum

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