Here for the FNUniv Powwow? Here's the must know info!



Welcome to the FNUniv Annual Spring Celebration Powwow

The First Nations University of Canada Spring Powwow Celebration is one of the largest powwows in Western Canada with close to 10,000 attendees. At this come-and-go celebration you can enjoy colourful dancing, singing, and drumming competitions.There will also be a tradeshow featuring many incredible Indigenous products for purchase. Everyone is welcome! The event is alcohol-free and is targeted at families, community members (both Indigenous and Non-Indigenous) and visitors of all ages. 

 

Event Hours:

Saturday, April 20, 2019       12 p.m. - 12 a.m. 

Sunday, April 21, 2019         12 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Both days include: a grand entry at 12 p.m., another grand entry at 7 p.m., and a “retiring of the flags” ceremony at 12 a.m.

 

Admission Prices:

$10.00 Daily
$15.00 Weekend Pass
*plus $2.00 for Brandt Service Fee
Children 5 and Under are Free

Tickets will be available at the door at Evraz Place.

 

About Regina 

Feel the energy of a city on the rise as you revel in the astonishing variety of cultural, entertainment and recreational opportunities that abound in and around the city. Downtown Regina features boundless opportunities for entertainment in all seasons, including festivals, attractions featuring natural history, science, or art, plus opportunities to Hang with the Locals every step of the way! Want to find out some of the most unique bakeries? Looking to enjoy our craft beer scene? The Hang with the Locals blog can help you find the cool and hidden gems throughout Regina.

Family Friendly Attractions

Regina has several attractions that you can take the whole family to explore! Here's a few that you don't want to miss:

  • RCMP Heritage Centre - Tour the Heritage Centre and discover real stories about the Canadian Mounties

  • Royal Saskatchewan Museum - Journey through millions of years of Saskatchewan’s geological and natural history

  • Saskatchewan Science Centre - Explore over 180 hands-on exhibits, stage shows and science activities

  • Government House - Travel all the way back to Regina's Victorian past from over 125 years ago and explore the museum and art gallery

  • Legislative Building - Known as the marble palace, the Saskatchewan Legislative Building is one of the largest legislative buildings in Canada

  • Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame - Honouring outstanding Saskatchewan athletes throughout history 

  • Wascana Centre - A beautifully landscaped park surrounding a 120-hectar lake located in the heart of Regina 

  • MacKenzie Art Gallery - Saskatchewan’s oldest public art gallery, offering original exhibitions of work by local, national and international artists

Check out our website for more ideas on places to PLAY in the city! 

Local Event Highlights 

Event Description Time Location 
Centennial Market Indoor market located in the heart of the Warehouse District Over a hundred Vendors! Everything from bath bombs to hand printed clothing! 1230 Broad St Regina, Saskatchewan

April 20

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

April 21

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

1230 Broad St. 
Regina Farmers' Market Every Saturday come out to the Regina Farmers' Market. Get local products including: baking, produce, crafts and other great items!

April 20

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre, 445 14th Ave.
The Lonely: Celebrating the Music of Roy Orbison The Big O was unmistakable with his trademark sunglasses, distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions and dark emotional ballads

April 21 

7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Conexus Arts Centre, 200 Lakeshore Dr.

Activities and Entertainment 

Looking for something fun to do while you're in Regina? Here's a couple of ideas for things to enjoy outside of the Powwow. 

Casino Regina (1880 Saskatchewan Dr.) The casino itself was once Regina’s Union Train Station – an important stop for travelers, settlers and goods making their way cross-country. Now, it’s all aboard for fun with a wide range of slots, table games, poker, dining and live performances in the Vegas-style Show Lounge.

Baller's Rec Room (2044 Dewdney Ave.) Arcade games, batting cages, full menu and licensed bar... this place is a one stop shop for the whole family! Bring the kids by in the afternoon for some Mario Kart and tasty treats or come by with your crew in the evening to swing in the batting cages over a couple of cold ones and a burger (all ages until 8pm). 

Get Air Trampoline Park (1902 Turvey Rd.) Imagine wall-to-wall trampolines, foam pits, dodgeball courts, long tumbling tracks, and all kinds of fun features to test your skills.

Escape Club Escape Rooms & Boardgame Café (2410 Dewdney Ave.) Choose from seven different themed escape rooms to solve puzzles and decipher clues within 60 minutes. Also check out the fully-licensed boardgame café carrying over 360+ games. 

Rebellion Brewery Tours ( 1901 Dewdney Ave.) Enjoy a guided tour through the brewery, learn the brewing process and be guided through a tasting of multiple Rebellion beers.Tours are free and run on Saturday's at 2 p.m.. 

Eat Local 

Get a taste of the Prairies! Discover the unique flavors and flare in the Regina food scene. Here are a couple popular local places to tempt your tastebuds:

  • Fresh & Sweet - Casual breakfast and brunch restaurant featuring a large menu of both sweet and savoury options 

  • The Diplomat Steakhouse - This traditional resource for classic steak dinners features a large wine & aged cognac list

  • The Bannock House - Great tasting, home cooked food with an indigenous flare at affordable prices

  • Leopold's Tavern - Plug the juke, enjoy a menu of tasty homemade comfort foods and local, domestic and craft beers.

  • The Lancaster Taphouse - Award-winning pub style creations offering unique farm-to-table dishes

  • Chachalacas Mexican Cuisine - Family owned Mexican restaurant that serves fresh, authentic Mexican food

  • Italian Star Deli - Enjoy a large, authentic, italian sandwich for lunch (salami anyone?) Complete with a mouthwatering homemade cookie. 

  • Bushwakker Brewpub - featuring 9 regular beers, 20 seasonal beers and a specialty mead as well as a diverse dining selection of homecooked favs.

  • Milky Way Ice Cream - A Regina staple, this ice cream joint has been around for years. Grab a sundae, twister or try the flavour of the day! 

Shopping

Malls 

Regina features several malls within the city each with different stores to offer.

Boutique Stores 

Throughout the city there are a variety of boutique shops that are popular among the locals for clothing, shoes and accessories. 

  • Norwood Clothing Co. - a unqiue space downtown Regina featuring top brands of shoes and clothing mixed with hand-picked vintage items
  • Uforia Muse - located in the heart of the Cathedral neighbourhood. Trendy fashion for day and night wear. A must-go for teen girls! 
  • Mortise & Tenon - a lifestyle store, focusing on handcrafted wood products and custom furniture, accessories, giftware, and clothing, in downtown Regina
  • Hillberg & Berk - flagship store for local Regina jewellery designer. Items are artistically crafted using sterling silver, gold, and high quality gem-stones

 


Chat With a Local

Come to Regina's Visitior Information Kiosk to chat with a local expert and gather print maps, city guides and attraction pamphlets. 

Located at the RCMP Heritage Centre, 5907 Dewdney Ave. Open daily from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



While You're Here

Baller's Rec Room 

Arcade style hangout offering games, batting cages, sports, food and drink. A fun and interactive way to spend the night. 

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Casino Regina 

Featuring a wide range of slots, table games, poker, dining and performances in the Vegas-style Show Lounge.

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Sask. Science Centre 

With more than 185 hands-on exhibits, visiting exhibitions, IMAX films, and stage shows, every visit is different!

Learn More