Visiting Saskatchewan this September?
Along with the famous attractions and vistas that Saskatchewan offers, September is full of great events, festivals, and concerts happening. From family fun festivals to live concerts, there is something for everyone.
Listed below are just 50 of the many things to do during September in Saskatchewan.
1. A Touch of Autumn at Honeywood – Parkside
Marvel at the beauty of Honeywood in the fabulous colours of fall. Take home potted lilies & perennials as well as a great selection of lily bulbs as a souvenir of your visit. Tour the nursery, enjoy local musical entertainment, visit artisan displays and sample the desserts and refreshments. — September 15, 2019
2. Reel Rave Film Festival
Watch award-winning films during the 16th annual Reel Rave International Film Festival in Waskesiu on September 6th to 8th.
3. Broadway Street Fair
Watch as the Saskatoon’s Broadway District is transformed into an amazing place with an eclectic mix of vendors, street performers, musicians, artists and dancers. – September 7, 2019
4. Flying Dust First Nation Powwow
Come see the traditional powwow performed by hundreds of dancers from across Canada and the United States in beautiful regalia. — August 30 – September 1, 2019
5. Highway 1 Studio Tour
The Highway 1 Studio Tour is a self-guided tour of local fine arts and fine crafts, where the tour goers also get the opportunity to see artists at work. This is the 11th annual events organized by the Artist Collective. — September 28 – 29, 2019 @ Swift Current
6. AppleFest 2019
Celebrate all things apples! The Petrofka Orchard is a 46-acre orchard with apple, plums, sour cherries and haskaps which produces over 55 gourmet products. You’ll also find homemade apple & fruit pies, clay-oven Doukhobor bread & Doukhobor borscht, caramel apples, Smokey Apple BBQ Pulled Pork sandwiches, and so much more. Enjoy performances by local musicians and take in the children’s activities including carnival rides, jumping castles, pony rides and more. Be sure to check out the pie eating contest! And before leaving for the day, browse through the Country Orchard Store for incredible apple and other locally-produced products. — September 7, 2019
Eat and have fun while exploring the diverse, vibrant, historic Riversdale in Saskatoon during YXEats. – September 4 – 8, 2019
8. Goose Festival
Kindersley’s Goose Festival features a parade, Goose plucking & potato peeling contests, car show, and many other events like the horse pull, children’s activities, face painting and tonnes of food vendors. — September 26 – 29, 2019
9. Art Now: Saskatchewan Fine Art Fair
Art Now is the largest fine art fair of modern and contemporary art in Saskatchewan featuring emerging and nationally and internationally known artists from galleries across all three Canadian prairie provinces. Come and wander the thousands of square feet of original fine art, interactive areas, and installation displays. There will be special sessions and artist talks on all three days. — September 19 – 22, 2019
10. Culture Days
Celebrated across the province of Saskatchewan, Culture Days features free, hands-on, interactive activities and discover the world of architects, curators, artists, designers and other creative people in their communities. – September 27 – 29, 2019
11. Prairie Summit Run-it Trail Race
Prairie Summit Run-it Trail Race is a challenging, hilly course through the wonderful scenic trails of Buffalo Pound Provincial Park. Run the 5 km, 10 km or 20 km distance or bring the kids for the Fun Run. – September 22, 2019
12. Wine Expo YXE
Saskatoon’s newest wine show, Wine Expo YXE will showcase more than 200 wines from over 100 regions. Wine Expo YXE will make its debut on September 27th and 28th.
13. Harvest Moon Festival
Gather to share food, music, dance, art and conversation during the Harvest Moon Festival. Celebrate diversity, deepen connections with fellow community members and take a moment to relax and have fun together.
Children’s activities including face painting. — September 14, 2019
14. Beaver Flat 50 – Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park
Beaver Flat 50 is a hilly hard-as-hell trail run at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park, SK with over 2300 meters of vertical gain across 50 kilometers. The race is part of the Canadian Skyrunning Series and a UTMB qualifying race. The race has made it to the list of “Canada’s 15 must-run trail races for 2017.” — September 14, 2019
15. Participate in the Queen City Marathon
The Queen City Marathon is the largest road race in Saskatchewan with three days of race. Participate in the marathon, half marathon, 10K, or the 5K race. There is also a children’s mini marathon. — September 6 – 8, 2019
16. Special Olympics Saskatchewan Truck Convoy
Join the compassionate army of truck drivers and be a part of the world’s largest truck convoy. On Saturday, September 14, 2019, Saskatchewan Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) officers will escort the World’s Largest Truck Convoy from Saskatoon to Regina AND Swift Current to Regina to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Saskatchewan athletes.
17. Prairie Rock and Gem Show Regina
See and learn about rocks, gems, minerals and fossils at the annual rock and gem show. The event is hosted by the Prairie Rock and Gem Society. September 21 – 22, 2019
18. Métis Cultural Days
Métis Cultural Days celebrates Métis history and culture. This year’s theme is Celebrating Métis Women in History. From Métis history to traditional games, children’s activities to fiddle, jigging and square dancing, there will be something for everyone! September 6 – 8, 2019
19. Melfort Multi-K
Choose from 5K Walk/Run, 10K Walk/Run and 21.1K Run or the 1K Kids Fun Run at the Annual Melfort Multi-K on September 21, 2019
20. Nuit Blanche Saskatoon
Enjoy this night-time Arts Festival celebrating art and culture – Nuit Blanche on September 28, 2019 @ Saskatoon.
21. Saskatchewan Summer Star Party 2019
Head to the Centre Block of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park and Dark Sky Preserve for all-night observing sessions under some of the clearest and darkest skies in Canada. — August 28 – September 2, 2019
22. 6th Annual 33rd Street Fair
Enjoy live entertainment, local vendors, delicious food and children’s’ area with bouncy castles, face painting and art tent. The Fair takes place on September 14, 2019 @ Saskatoon.
23. Have Supper In the Orchard with Chef Dragan Durdevic
Enjoy an exciting supper with Chef Dragan Durdevic from Kitchen + Wine Bar. — September 7, 2019
24. See The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical will be playing in Regina on September 25 – 29, 2019. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word.
25. Join in the SSO Music Talk at McNally
Ever wondered what goes into the final preparations for a symphony concert? Join the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director, Eric Paetkau and Executive Director, Mark Turner for an interactive chat about upcoming concerts. Special guests will share their roles and their knowledge on the inner workings of getting concerts on stage. — September 17, 2019
26. Shop Handmade
Saskatoon Curated Fall Market is a place where you can find curated handmade one of a kind items. This year it will be held on September 6 – 7, 2019
27. Queer City Cinema Film Festival
The theme of this year’s festival is Bad (Ass) Bodies. Bad (ass) Bodies will see films, performances, workshops and discussions involving Fat, HIV+, aged, disabled, diseased and abject Queer bodies. – September 18 – 21, 2019
28. SUNFLOWER Art & Craft Market
SUNFLOWER is a showcase for more than 150 artists, artisans and craftspeople from across western Canada. The two day market will feature new marketers along with old favourites and will offer pottery, photography, fibre arts, paintings, jewellery, specialty foods, metal work, home and garden decor, kids stuff, recycled products and much more. — September 6 and 7, 2019 @ Yorkton
29. Go on a Colour Run
30. Support a Cause
Support a great cause! The 37th India Canada Supper Night is on September 7, 2019 at Regina. This year’s charity recipient is The Cariign Place, a NGO providing support for mental health and addiction counselling.
31. Outter Limits Fun Run 2019
Experience Saskatchewan’s boreal forest and the amazing colours of fall. Choose the 10 km run or 5 km walk/run. Dress up for fun, come in costume! – September 21, 2019
32. Little Manitou Art Gallery – Manitou Music Fest
Come experience a little bit of Manitou! Drop in or stay for the day and enjoy a wide variety of amazing Saskatchewan performers. – September 1, 2019
33. Hear Irish Folk Music
Keith Harkin will be returning to the Artesian stage in Regina on September 6th. Get your tickets before they sell out!
34. River Road Festival
Celebrate Métis culture at the annual River Road Festival held in St. Louis. Enjoy jigging workshops, fiddle music, antique market, arts and craft vendors. September 12 – 14, 2019
35. motionball Marathon of Sport Saskatoon
Join us at the 2019 motionball Marathon of Sport Saskatoon on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Marathon of Sport is an inclusive day of sport, fun, and community giving where groups of friends, family and colleagues Team up with local Special Olympics athletes and play a variety of sports such as soccer, football, floor hockey, benchball, ultimate frisbee and more!
36. Seniors Week Tea
Reminisce with a short program featuring photos and artifacts and take look back at leisure time, school, transportation, farming, and more while enjoying some light refreshments. – September 28, 2019
37. Go on an Observatory Tour
The Kalium Observatory is open for public viewing on various Fridays throughout the year. The observatory is staffed both rain or shine and admission is free. Please note that when cloud, rain, high winds or cold (-20 C ) conditions prevail, there will be no viewing at the dome but you can still examine the equipment. – September 6 & 27, 2019 @ Regina
38. Fakes & Forgeries
Can you tell the true object from the fake? This interactive exhibit features 115 real and fake objects that run the gamut from historical specimens and cultural artifacts to household items and designer name brands. Visitors of all ages are invited to guess which objects are real and which are clever fakes. Learn how to tell authentic pieces from sly forgeries and discover the fascinating lengths forgers will take to hoodwink the unwary. – On until October 18, 2019
39. Swamp Fest
Want to hear local and emerging artists?Conceived to encourage Regina’s independent music and arts community, Swamp Fest also showcases musical talent in the Western provinces. – September 6 – 8, 2019
40. Attend the SSO Opening Night
Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is opening its 89th season with a night of big bold music. Opening the evening is a work by Saskatchewan composer Laura Pettigrew, followed by Dvorak Cello Concerto, which pairs perfectly with Brahms’ final symphony. The night ends with Brahms’ 4th. – September 21, 2019
41. Support Saskatchewan Crafters
Make your Christmas list early! The annual Etsy Made in Canada Fair takes place on September 28 at U of R Research & Innovation Centre (RIC) Atrium in Regina and High Key Brewing Co. in Saskatoon.
42. Pedal Go Karts
43. Go on a Dinner Cruise
Board the Prairie Lily to enjoy a leisurely dinner while cruising the South Saskatchewan River and experience the beauty of the Meewasin Valley.
44. Moose Jaw Threshing Bee
Hosted by the Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village & Museum, the Threshing Bee features a variety of demonstrations including threshing, plowing, rope making, tractor parade, antique tractor pull, blacksmithing, quilting and square dancing. There will also be a petting zoo. – September 7 – 8, 2019
45. Saskatoon Comic and Entertainment Expo
Held at Prairieland Park, the Expo is a meeting place for lovers of comics, sci-fi, horror, cosplay, pop culture, cartoons and more. Come and meet your favourite characters, television and movie entertainers, talented artists, book creators and have unlimited fun while enjoying this unique cultural experience. — September 14 – 15, 2019
46. Escape City
Have a real-life adventure you’ll never forget! Work together with your friends/family to find clues, solve puzzles and escape before the time runs out.
47. K+S MS Bike
Ride through scenic Waskesiu enjoying exercise, clean air and entertaining fellow riders. Money raised by the cyclists goes towards research and programming of the MS Society of Canada. — September 14, 2019
48. 2019 Regional Race
The regional race is a 10 km race that starts in Warman and ends in Martensville, creating an opportunity for runners to go through both cities to see all the amazing things that they have to offer. — September 14, 2019
49. See Little Shop of Horrors
This Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has captured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. This popular show follows the tale of a nerdy florist and an exotic but mysterious plant. — September 26 – 29, 2019
50. Pumpkin Festival
Black Fox Farm and Distillery‘s annual Pumpkin Festival is just around the corner! Pick your own pumpkin or you can win one in one of the many activities, and enjoy pumpkin soup and donuts! – September 14 – 29, 2019