The warm weather has arrived in Regina! During the summer season locals emerge to enjoy a host of events, activities, and tours. Regina truly comes alive in the summer months with locals making the most of the beautiful summer weather and long hours of sunshine!
See what our locals are up to this summer on our Hang With the Locals blog and on our social media channels! Don't forget to tag #SeeYQR so we can see all the amazing things that you get up too while you're exploring our city.
Not sure where to start? Learn about all the amazing experiences in Regina from a local expert. Drop by a Visitor Information Kiosk to get personalized ideas.
Wascana Centre Visitor Information Kiosk
Open from May 17 – September 2, 2019
Located at 2900 Wascana Drive
Open 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
Open until 9 p.m. on Thursdays
Regina Downtown Welcome Services Pavilion
Open from mid-June to September 2, 2019
Located at City Square Plaza, 12th avenue & corner of Lorne street
Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays & 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday
RCMP Heritage Centre Visitor Information Kiosk
Located at 5907 Dewdney Ave.
Open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
Summer is the ideal time to particpate in acitvities! The days are longer, people feel more energized and the kids are off school (woohoo for them!). Here's a couple of fun and interactive activities to enjoy outdoors this summer.
Queen City SUP - Enjoy a peaceful moment on the water while balancing on a stand up paddleboard. Register for one of their classes, join in on a group paddle or simply contact them to rent a board for the day to explore for yourself.
Bike Rentals - Explore the city by bike! Western Cycle Source for Sports offers daily rental rates for everyone. Whether you’re looking to cruise around the lake, speed through the city or go off roading on trails, they have a bike option and for every activity. Rentals are available seasonally from roughly May-October.
Canoe and Kayak Rentals - Get a taste of the great outdoors in the centre of the city by renting a canoe or kayak for an afternoon or evening paddle on Wascana Lake. Single and double kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards are available. Rent from Wascana Marina, 2951 Wascana Dr.
Regina Farmers' Market - Enjoy products that are made, baked, grown or designed in Saskatchewan and represent the growing diversity of both Regina and the province. The outdoor summer market runs from May 4 - October 12 at City Square Plaza (12th Ave between Lorne St. and Scarth St.). Open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sergeant Major's Parade - Catch the Sergeant Major’s Parade at RCMP Training Academy “Depot” Division. Watch as the drill staff put Cadets through their paces. The parade takes place daily, Tuesday to Friday, at 12 p.m.
Several of the tours in Regina only run during the summer season (May-September), so you've come at the right time to take advantage of these unique experiences! The tours in our city cater to a range of interests including: nature, food, history, adventure and even beer! Aside from the tours involving alcohol, most tours cater to any age and can be enjoyed by the entire family.
Mosaic Stadium Tour - Have you ever wondered what Mosaic Stadium looks like behind the scenes? Or just how big the Maxtron really is? Experience a behind the scenes peek at some of the inner workings of Mosaic Stadium while having some of your most burning questions answered.Tours run Friday and Saturday afternoons starting May 24 for $10/person.
Regina Aerial Tours - The Regina Flying Club offers 'Discovery Rides' giving you a tour of the city from the sky! Experience a 30-minute flight with sights of Mosaic Stadium, Regina’s Downtown Core and the Legislative Grounds. Flights can fit up to 3 people.
Heritage Regina Walking Tours - Take a walk through some of Regina’s most historic locations and discover the rich heritage of the province’s capital city. These guided tours are offered throughout the summer, last approximately 2 hours, and are free (suggested donation of $10).
Regina Rolling Robot Tours - Glide through Wascana Centre on a segway exploring its rich history and scenic sites in a fun, unique way!
Wascana Park Self Guided Walking Tours - Guide yourself along one of the many walking trails throughout the Wascana Park. Simply select a tour from the link provided and follow the mapped route while reading facts from your phone, or print off the outline and bring a paper copy with you. These tours are free.
Wascana Lake Boat Tours - Enjoy a leisurely excursion around Wascana Lake aboard a motorboat (wheelchair accessible) while learning interesting and historical facts about the area. Book the entire boat for a group of up to 8 people or take advantage of the Thursday night $5/person drop-in rate.
*For more information about both Wascana Tours, drop by the Visitor Information Kiosk at Wascana Centre (address above)
|TheatreFest||Theatre Saskatchewan's annual full-length play festival will be held at the Regina Performing Arts Centre and includes shows from theatre groups throughout the province.||April 28 to May 4||$20/show|
|Victorian Teas||Held in the beautiful Government House Ballroom, a typical tea includes three sandwiches, a fresh scone and preserves, and a dessert, all served with an endless pot of tea.||
May 4 & 5
June 1 & 2
|$6 - $15|
|Saskatchewan Fashion Week||A showcase of a combination of artist collaborations, fashion design, film and music from around the province.||May 9 to 11||$39+|
|Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival||Enjoy Pipers, drummers, dancers, heavy events athletes, and enthusiasts celebrating all things Scottish and Celtic.||May 18||$7 - $25|
|Cathedral Village Arts Festival||A creative celebration of community through the arts. The six-day festival features performing, visual and literary arts, crafts, and other performances.||May 20 to 25||Free|
|Globe Theatre Presents: Beauty & The Beast||Clocks and candle sticks come to life in this delightful family musical based on the award-winning animated film.||May 22 to June 30||$84 - $100|
|Mosaic: A Festival of Cultures||Enjoy 19 different pavilions throughout the city showcasing food, performances and local items from their cultural background.||May 30 to June 1||$10 - $15|
|Saskatchewan Roughriders' First Home Game||Watch the Riders play their first home game of the 2019-2020 season at Mosaic Stadium against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.||June 6||
Milky Way Ice Cream - a historical landmark in Regina! Pick from an extensive menu of ice cream treats - if you can't decide go with the flavour of the day!
Dandy's Artisan Ice Cream - handcrafted ice cream using local ingredients, made one small batch at a time. Experience modern flavours, premium ingredients, homemade toppings and even vegan options!
Dessart Sweets - An ice cream and candy store located in a heritage building in the heart of the Cathedral Village area of Regina. Get your favourite treat and sit out on their deck to enjoy!
Over the Hill Orchards and Winery - Located in the scenic rolling hills of Lumsden in the Qu'Appelle Valley. Enjoy an orchard tour then stay for a slice of gluten-free prairie cherry pie and taste their fruit wines. Enjoy a unique event like Supper in the Orchard between May 4 - October 12.
Outer Edge Adventure Park - Nestled along the Qu’Appelle Valley just outside of Lumsden, the park offers a zip line experience, rock climbing wall and other awesome adventures that will keep your adrenaline flowing. Park is open from May 18 - September 30.
Regina Beach - Situated on the shores of Last Mountain Lake, Regina Beach is a beautiful beach area with a playground, picnic areas and kayak rentals. The town boasts cute cafes, restaurants and shops making it the perfect place to spend an entire day with the family.