As the new year kicks off, it is a great time to reflect on the year past.  Through all the challenges faced on all fronts, our community came together to provide and share some of the most unique and innovative experiences that we were able to experience in a safe manner.

Here is a round-up of some of the best experiences 2020 had to offer as well as some of the innovative and creative ways we made memories over the last year!


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We took in safe experiences how we could:

  1. Brett Kissel drive-in concert
  2. Halloween in Mosaic Stadium
  3. Drive-in fireworks party off the roof of Brandt
  4. KrugoFest
  5. Saskatchewan Roughriders drive through
  6. Hotel Sask NYE room celebration 
  7. We stay-cationed
  8. Northgate Mall – drive-in movies
  9. 12 new art exhibits featuring 18 provincial artists in the QEII Art Gallery and online at Government House

We explored the Regina region, and took in some perfectly paired views:

  1. Over the Hill Orchards – Picnic in the Valley
  2. White Butte Trails
  3. Wascana Trails

We indulged in takeout, delivery, and some (or all!) of our local flavours:

  1. SaskBeer Delivery
  2. Take Away – Sask beer, Malinche
  3. Regina Farmers’ Market – Online ordering system
  4. Taste of Downtown

We plugged in and went virtual:

  1. Government House –New online programming (live tours, 4-Part Series "Their Honours" where citizens learned about the role of the Lieutenant Governor)
  2. RCMP Heritage Centre – The adventures of Indi & Montee
  3. Regina Folk Festival – Drive in concerts
  4. Science of Beer & Science with Styles
  5. Unfinished Business Series - Saskatchewan Roughriders
  6. Real Science, Real fun! Enjoy hands-on activities and challenges that you can do at home or with your children with help from the Saskatchewan Science Centre

We experienced must attend Regina events in a new way:

  1. Queen City Ex - mini doughnuts
  2. Nuit Blanche – drive through art festival
  3. Out of the Box NYE – Saskatchewan Science Centre
  4. Concerts – Conexus Arts Centre (Chantal Kreviazuk & Washboard Union)
  5. Queen City Marathon – virtual runs
  6. Canada’s Farm Show - Farm Show TV


We got outside and took in our city’s natural beauty:

  1. Installation of ski racks in Wascana Centre
  2. Lincoln Gardens - Haunted House
  3. Cedar Creek Gardens – Corn Walk
  4. Legislative Building – Outdoor walking tour
  5. Flora & Fauna- the greenhouse filled 32,000 plant orders for the City of Regina's Annual flower contracts and installed an additional 68,000 bedding plants at Wascana Centre and Government House.
  6. Wascana Centre - Ask the Expert Series where citizens learn about things around the park like Western Painted Turtles)
  7. Increased Accessibility - Blind Square App brought sight with beacons throughout Wascana Centre and Government House, mapping accessibility of pathways throughout the park, new paths and sidewalks to enhance accessibility


We know this list is far from conclusive, but we just wanted to give you a glimpse at all the amazing things our community managed to embrace during a difficult time. Giving light to innovation and finding ways to explore the city in safe and new ways.