We believe that strength is found in diversity. Regina is home to people from many backgrounds. Our city hosts several cultural festivals and events throughout the year, three of these happen to be right around the corner. Mark your calendars and be sure not to miss them!

First Nations University of Canada Powwow

When: April 20 - 21

Where: Brandt Centre at Evraz Place – 1700 Elphinstone Street

First Nations University hosts one of the largest and longest-running powwows in the province. This colourful celebration of Indigenous culture and heritage is celebrating its 40th year in 2019. The event is family-friendly and open to all.

Be sure to take in the Grand Entry at noon on Saturday or Sunday and follow along on Facebook to find the rest of the schedule. Day passes are available for $10 and weekend passes are $15, allowing you to come-and-go throughout the weekend.

 

Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival

When: May 18 - 19 

Where: Victoria Park, Downtown Regina

Photo credit: Grandt Luther

Downtown Regina transforms into Scottish territory for one weekend a year, and what a weekend it is! This gathering includes piping and drumming; Scottish athletics; strength competitions; highland dancing; and, of course, food and drink! There are plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy, so grab a lawn chair or your picnic blanket and get down to Victoria Park to experience this gathering for yourself!

For ticket prices and a complete event schedule, visit their website.

 

Mosaic: A Festival of Cultures

When: May 30 - June 1

Where: Various Locations Across Regina

Photo credit: Regina Multicultural Council

Imagine being able to globetrot around the world over the course of three days—experiencing food, drink, and cultural experiences with locals at each stop. How amazing would that be?! Well, that is exactly what you get with Mosaic: A Festival of Cultures. With more than a dozen pavilions, this festival is sure to take you on an experiential trip around the globe.

Pick up a “passport” from one of the distributors (a list can be found here) and begin planning your journey to the various pavilions throughout the city. A shuttle service is available from the Regina Multicultural Council’s office, located at 2055 Rose Street. Call 306-757-5990 for additional information.

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Looking for more cultural experiences in YQR?

Keep an eye on these events for their 2019 details to be released: