Are you in Regina for Labour Day weekend?
You are in for a treat with the many happenings and offerings throughout the city!



Welcome to Labour Day Weekend in Regina!

You've worked hard all summer long... it's time for a much deserved break! Before we know it the rustling leaves of fall will appear, BUT not without one last opportunity to kick it up a notch. Regina is ready to help you hang on to the last few days of summer with activities and events for every taste and style. Read below to find information on some of our favourite labour day weekend events, as well as places to eat, stay and play in the area.

 

Shake the Lake Music Festival

August 30 to 31, 2019 on the grounds at Conexus Arts Centre (200 Lakeshore Drive)

Shake the Lake Music Festival features great classic rock groups performing the hits you loved back then and still do today.

See the Shake the Lake event listing for more information or visit their Facebook page.

 

Labour Day Classic

Sunday, September 1 at 1 p.m. at Mosaic Stadium (1700 Elphinstone Street)

The Labour Day Classic is one of the most popular games all season. #UniteInGreen and cheer on the Saskatchewan Roughriders as they compete against their rival, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. 

To find information on tickets, parties, security measures, transportation, and more, please visit the Labour Day Classic event listing.

 

Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships 

August 27 to September 1 in Wascana Centre (3000 Wascana Drive)

Over 2,000 Canadian athletes from 40 clubs from across the country, including members of the Canadian National Team, will paddle down Wascana Lake looking to win National titles at the Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships and the Canadian Masters Championships.

To find more information on this event or to locate the event schedule, please visit the organizer's website.

 

Other Events Happening in the City

Check out our event calendar for a comprehensive listing of what's happening in Regina! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Event More Info Date & Time Cost

T.rex Tale: Trek to the Cretaceous at The Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Meet a young T.rex named Tini as you head back in time with theropod expert, Robin Starling, in this interactive stage show. August 30 from 2 p.m to 2:30 p.m. By Donation
Regina Farmers’ Market Enjoy a lovely time outdoors in the City Square Plaza downtown Regina. Check out a variety of vendors including individuals and businesses that make, bake, grow, or design their products right here in Saskatchewan. August 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE
Supper in the Orchard at Over the Hill Orchards Each evening a different local chef will create a multi-course supper using mainly ingredients from local farms and the orchard. The evening includes a guided tour of the orchard by owners, Dean and Sylvia. August 30 and August 31 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

$70/person

Plus optional wine pairing

Rebellion Brewing Co. Brewery Tour Come and see how your favourite beers are made at Rebellion Brewery. Enjoy a sample on-the-house. August 31 from 2 p.m to 3 p.m. FREE
Scotty Talk at The Royal Saskatchewan Museum Join the museum staff in the CN T.rex Gallery for a presentation about the world’s largest T.rex. August 31 from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. By Donation
Victoria’s Tavern Tailgate Bash

Vic’s Tavern is the place to be for live music in Downtown Regina!

Saturday – Catch DEF3, K+Lab, and Neon Steve.

Sunday – See Big Sugar, The Pistolwhips, and 2 Beats DJ Duo.

August 31 at 6 p.m. and September 1 at 3 p.m. Ticket Options from $25-$45 – Available Online
Lumsden Duck Derby Come out and support local Lumsden sports by participating in the annual Lumsden Duck Derby. Buy your ducks and drop them into the river to attempt to be one of the winners of 20 possible prizes. September 2
Various events from 8:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m.
For more info and tickets, visit duckderby.ca
Labour Day Play Day at the Saskatchewan Science Centre

Take part in all sorts of carnival fun this Labour Day at the Saskatchewan Science Centre. 

Don't miss your chance to have one last fun-filled day before the school year starts and summer fades away!

September 2 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

0-2  Free

3 + Up $6.00

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Grab a Bite

With tons of great options to choose from, it can be hard to decide where to go for breakfast, lunch or supper.
Here are a few of our recommendations:

Near Conexus Arts Centre:

Bar Willow EateryThe Lobby Kitchen & BarThe OwlStone's Throw Coffee

Near Mosaic Stadium:

Pile O' Bones Brewing Co. Bushwakker BrewpubThe Mercury Cafe & Grill Brewed Awakening

Pre and Post Game Options:

O'Hanlon's Irish Pub Leopold's TavernBaller's Rec RoomThe Knotted Thistle

Family-Friendly Options:

The Copper KettleJack Keaton's BBQRoot's Kitchen & Bar Milky Way Ice Cream

Check out our website for more places to eat in the city!

 

Visitor Information Kiosks 

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
Located at 2900 Wascana Drive
Open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
Open until 9 p.m. on Thursdays

Regina Downtown Visitor Pavilion
Located at City Square Plaza, 12th Avenue & Corner of Lorne Street
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

RCMP Heritage Centre Visitor Information Kiosk
Located at 5907 Dewdney Avenue
Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

 

Regina's Attractions

Regina has several attractions to explore! Below are a few 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

  • Wascana Centre - A beautifully landscaped park surrounding a 120-hectar lake located in the heart of Regina, idyllic for a casual walk

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

  • Casino Regina - The historic Regina's Union Train Station has been transformed to entertain through gaming and their Vegas-style Show Lounge

Check out our website for more ideas of places to play in the city! 

 

Transportation

Regina Public Transit:

Access information about fares and routes here.

Taxi Services:

  • Capital Cab: 306-791-2222
  • Co-op Taxi: 306-525-2727
  • Premiere Taxi: 306-525-9555

Rider Transit:

Catch Rider Transit to and from the Labour Day Classic at Mosaic Stadium for free!
Access information and view pick-up/drop-off points here.



Hang With the Locals

Patio Season

Bring your kids, fetch the dog, or grab a few buds. Regina is brimming with local patios that are waiting to welcome you in with a fresh cup of joe and treats or a pint of craft beer with appies. We have it all!

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Beyond Regina: Lumsden

Exciting opportunities that will enliven your senses are just minutes away from Regina! Take the short drive to Lumsden, nestled in the Qu’Appelle Valley, and experience all that this picturesque town has to offer.

Explore Lumsden

Best of Back to School 

The carefree days of summer will begin to wind down soon, and we'll look forward to the consistent routines of fall. Get out there, grab your school supplies locally, and get ready for the wild ride of another academic year!

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