Events, Festivals and Conferences
CELEBRATE WITH US!
Family fun for everyone!
Please note that some of the 2022 events are tentative pending Parks Canada approval and are subject to all Saskatchewan Health Authority guidelines regarding COVID-19
2022 Event Schedule
Little AL's Mini Golf – Welcoming school trips and seniors’ groups in May and June! We are offering schools and seniors groups reduced rates to play mini golf in May and June. For more information, please email us!
Waskesiu Open Tennis Tournament – June 17-19
This is a Tennis Saskatchewan-sanctioned event featuring men's and women's singles, doubles, and mixed doubles competitions. For more information, please visit http://www.tennissask.com
Theatre in the Park- Wahkotowin, presented by Sum Theatre - June 18
Theatre in the Park is a free professional live theatre show for everyone. Their story will focus on finding a greater connection to others through trust, empathy, and wahkotowin. The Cree word wahkotowin refers to the relationship and kinship between all things. Wahkotowin means honouring and respecting those relationships. There are two shows,
2 pm and 4 pm. This event is being sponsored by The Waskesiu Foundation and the Waskesiu Recreation Association.
Grand Opening Event – June 30
Help us celebrate the official opening of the Johnny Bower Sport Court (11 a.m.), the new Stanley Thompson Lawn Bowling Green (1 p.m.), and our new beach volleyball area! There will be lots of fun activities and a barbeque lunch!
Canada Day – July 1
Celebrate Canada's 155th birthday in Waskesiu! There will be a pancake breakfast, Elders Gathering and Blessing Ceremony, parade, flag-raising ceremonies, afternoon Original 16 beer gardens and free live music. CLICK HERE to download the 2022 Canada Day Parade Registration Form required for floats, bikes, pets and other characters!
CLICK HERE to download the 2022 Canada Day Schedule of Events. For more information, please email us!
Evening Cabarets - July 1 and 2
Held at Terrace Gardens from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. , these events are for ages 19+(featuring Bombargo). Tickets are available in advance at the WRA office for $20.
Waskesiu Children’s Festival – July 16
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, Parks Canada Fire Tent, games and Off the Cuff kid-friendly improv show are just part of the excitement. Be sure to join us for this wonderful, family friendly Waskesiu tradition!
CLICK HERE to download the 2022 Children's Festival poster.
Beach Bums Bash – July 30
Cabaret at Terrace Gardens Cabaret and an all-day beach volleyball tournament. For more information call 306-663-0601, or email us!
Frank Dunn Triathlon – August 14
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 www.frankdunntriathlon.ca.
Waskesiu Art Fest – August 19-21 CANCELLED FOR 2022
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 26- 28
Grab your dancing shoes, or just kick back and enjoy the wonderful musical performances at the 2022 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 Original 16 beer gardens. Mark your calendars now - this is an event you don’t want to miss! CLICK HERE to download the 2022 Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival poster. For more information, please visit our Facebook page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reel Rave - September 9, 10 and 11
Enjoy our fantastic 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: https://www.facebook.com/ReelRaveInternationalFilmFestival
Outter Limits Fun Run – September 24
The Outter Limits Fun Run is back! And we can't wait to see you! September 24th, 2022 at Waskesiu town site. Plans are well underway and registration will be opening June 1st. Donations this year will be made to @cpaws_sk, Ukrainian Relief Efforts and Waskesiu Recreation Association. All covid protocols at the time of the event will be in place.
HAPPENING ALL SUMMER LONG . . .
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