Regina is a happening place in 2018! Already we’ve hosted the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier (congrats to Team Gushue!), slid around in the snow for Waskimo and rocked out to Winterruption – and it’s only March!
The city is swiftly emerging as one of the best places in Canada to host events, conventions, tradeshows and sporting competitions. Here are just a few suggestions of the great activities and experiences going on in Regina this spring and summer.
1. The 40th Annual First Nation’s University of Canada Powow
When: April 21-22
Where: 1 First Nations Way, Regina
Cost: $10/day pass, $15/weekend passIt’s one of the largest and longest-running celebrations in Saskatchewan for family and cultural traditions, right here in Regina. The 40th Annual First Nation’s University of Canada Powwow draws more than 6000 visitors as well as nearly 1000 competitors dressed in detailed regalia and ready to dance and perform over the weekend.
Check out Regina Ambassador Justin Reves’ vlog from last year’s powwow!
2. Saskatchewan Fashion Week
When: May 10 – May 12
Where: The Soundstage, 1831 College Ave.
Cost: Ranges from $40 – $100Saskatchewan Fashion Week is back on the runway this year and bigger than ever. The 2018 theme is “Art Unleashed.” The weekend will showcase the best in Saskatchewan music, design and fashion talent with a variety of local artists presenting their creative works at evening events.
3. 100th Annual Mastercard Memorial Cup
When: May 18-27
Where: Brandt Centre, Regina
Cost: Tickets on TicketmasterThe Regina Pats Hockey Club plays host to the 100th annual Mastercard Memorial Cup Canadian Hockey League national championship. From May 18-27, grab your friends and a take in the games, watching winning teams from the OHL, WHL and QMJHL battle it out in a round-robin tournament for the title.
4. Congress of the Humanities and Social Science
When: May 26 – June 1
Where: University of Regina
Cost: FREEFor the first time ever, Regina hosts the 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Science. As one of the largest multidisciplinary academic gatherings in Canada, the event aims to encourage discussion of global ideas amongst scholars, students, publishers and the public. Organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of Regina will be hosting a variety of public events and lectures throughout the week with opportunities to connect and engage with the community.
5. 2018 CP Women’s Open
When: August 20-26, 2018
Where: Wascana Country Club
Cost: Ranges from $10.50 – $84From hockey to golf, Regina is representing on the Canadian sports scene. Another first for the city, Regina’s Wascana Country Club will host a major LPGA Tour event, the 2018 CP Women’s Open. Early in the week, fans can meet players and get autographs then take in all the action throughout the rest of the week with the final day of the tournament playing out on Sunday.
To search more events and activities in Regina, check out the Tourism Regina events page here.