Summer is a great time of year for locals in Regina. Many summer tours and activities open for the season creating a playground of opportunities! Regina offers more park space per capita than any other city in Canada and has several unique walkable neighbourhoods to explore. Let us know what you get up to using #SeeYQR.
How to: Spend 24 Hours in YQR this Summer
Rise and Shine. Begin your day with a stroll through the Regina Farmers’ Market at City Square Plaza, open Wednesdays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Complete your morning with a visit to the MacKenzie Art Gallery (3475 Albert St.) where you will find plenty of engaging activities and exhibitions for the entire family.
Unique Lunch. Experience a one of a kind Canadian tradition at the Sergeant Major’s Parade at RCMP “Depot” Division (5907 Dewdney Ave.). Watch as Cadets are put through their paces accompanied by the Cadet band. Access is included with your RCMP Heritage Centre admission. Grab a picnic lunch from the new Cafe Royale location at the RCMP Heritage Centre to enjoy while you watch.
Local tip: Be sure to arrive at the RCMP Heritage Centre no later than 12 p.m. The parade starts promptly at 12:15 p.m.
Fun-Filled Afternoon. Enjoy one of the many local tours outlined here. See the beauty of Wascana Centre via a rolling robot, explore Mosaic Stadium or learn about the history of Regina. No matter which one you choose, you will go away with an array of new facts to share.
Sunset Supper. #SeeYQR from a local patio. We have a lot to choose from! For a handy breakdown of many of our patios and their features, see the chart here. You will find a list of kid-friendly dining options and even a few that your dog can join you at.
Bedtime Snack. There’s always room for ice cream, right? You have options: visit Dandy’s Artisan Ice Cream (4570 Albert St.) for a wide selection of handmade flavours including vegans options; join the locals who line up along Victoria Ave. for a treat from the walk-up window at Milky Way (910 Victoria Ave.); or check out Dessart Sweets (3036 13th Ave.) in the Cathedral Village neighborhood for unique treats like the breakfast sundae.