WINTER BREAK 2020 – 2021
Here’s a list of fun activities to enjoy as a family during the winter break from December 18, 2020 – January 3, 2021.
Wear masks and maintain social distancing at all times. Provincial guidelines for gatherings must be observed.
Note: All recreational activities are subject to emerging Covid-19 restrictions. Do check before starting.
Use SparkleTour, a crowdsourced holiday lights map for some of the best-decorated houses in Regina.
2. Let it snow! Come out to one of the City of Regina’s designated toboggan hills during the winter season. Stay safe and have fun!
3. Enjoy skating at the outdoor rinks.
4. Wascana Park has always been a hub of activity during the winter season. Toboganning, skating, snowshoeing, skiing are some of the activities. Check the park website for updates on when its safe to do so.
5. Do a Christmas bird count! Visit any of the birding areas near Regina and see how many birds you can find! If you don’t want to venture outside do an unofficial count of the birds that visit your bird feeder.
6. Use Nature Regina’s Get Outside Guides to enjoy self-guided activities to explore the green spaces in Regina. These short guides are a handy resource to take with you while exploring.
7. Winter Camping can be challenging, but fun. Check out individual park site to see which National/Provincial park is open for winter camping. Be sure to take the necessary arrangements before you head out!
8. Find hidden treasures and discover the many geocaches located throughout the city This family-friendly activity uses a mobile app or a GPS device. This is also a fun way to interact with nature while getting mild exercise and explore new areas.
9. Enjoy a family walk in the green spaces in Regina. Pack a picnic and plan to spend an afternoon outside playing games with your loved ones.
10. From New Year’s Eve you can enjoy skating at Saskatchewan’s largest public outdoor skating surface. The Iceville is free to the public, but tickets are still required to skate.
The following attractions are currently open (at the time of publishing). Do keep in mind that these centres may close subject to evolving Covid-19 restrictions.
- Royal Saskatchewan Museum
- MacKenzie Art Gallery
- Art Gallery of Regina
- Wascana Centre
New Year’s Eve Activities
A list of things to do on New Years Eve including family events, activities, and adult parties to ring in 2021.
Visit Government House online over the holiday season and take in the incredible splendour and decor, including 17 trees, 25 window sprays, 62 wreaths, 100 poinsettias, more than 450 feet of garland, and thousands of lights. Details
Sunday, December 20, 2020 | 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM
JoyLab 2.0 is an all-new collection of curated experiences designed to provide Instagram-ready moments for visitors while discovering how simple things can bring about a feeling of joy. This safe and interactive exhibition encourages visitors to explore questions about joy and happiness, sparking a conversation about how the seemingly mundane spaces and objects we interact with every day can affect our mood. Details
Through January 3, 2021
Saskatchewan Science Centre, 2903 Powerhouse Drive, Regina
$7 – $9
Come on out to our annual 5k Walk/Run and say goodbye to 2020 alongside your running buddies!! Details
December 28, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Wherever you are in Canada
$10 – $35
Burst into 2021
Let’s put 2020 to rest with a family-friendly event featuring a dynamic firework show set to music at Regina’s exhibition park. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | Gates 7:00 PM
Evraz Place Parking lot, Regina
$80 – $500
Magical New Year’s Eve Family Bash
Eat delicious Alex Pizza and be entertained on the big screen by the virtual host Jamie. Followed by a double feature movie. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 5:30 PM
Moonlight Drive-In, Pilot Butte Rodeo Grounds
Backyard Christmas Bird Count
December 27, 2020
At Home in Regina
Keep your child engaged at home with these fun activities.
Watch The Great Conjunction
Get ready to watch an extraordinary event this holiday season. From December 12 to 28, giant planets Jupiter and Saturn will be in close proximity after centuries. On December 21 Jupiter and Saturn will only be 0.1 degrees apart. This year’s event will be the closest since 1623 and the closest observable since 1226! Don’t miss the Great Conjunction of planets Jupiter and Saturn. Details
Enjoy online concerts and theatres during winter break.