Your Family-Friendly Weekend Guide for August 16 – 18 in Saskatoon


family-friendly events in Saskatoon

Presented by City of Saskatoon Community Services Department

It’s mid-August already! Saskatoon is ripe for the picking with SO many great family-fun activities and events happening everyday. Find out the best ones of the weekend with our trusty weekend guide…

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10 Family-Friendly Events in Saskatoon (Aug 16 – 18):

1. Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park

Visit Saskatoon’s one-and-only amusement park this weekend! With unique play structures, water features, and RIDES a’plenty, there’s no shortage of reasons to make Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park your staycation destination!

2. Folkfest 40

Grab your passport, and celebrate over 20 amazing cultural pavilions scattered across our great city for Thursday thru Saturday’s Folkfest 40.

3. Gladiola Festival

Celebrate the most colourful farm festival of the season at Sunday’s Gladiola Festival at Black Fox Farm & Distillery.

4. Saskatoon Public Swimming Pools

Summer is winding down, so make sure to make a SPLASH this weekend at one the amazing outdoor pools in Saskatoon.

5. Family Day in the Park

It’s Family Day in the Park with the Neighbourhood Church. Enjoy bouncy castles, a FREE BBQ, reptile show, balloon twisting and so much more at Meewasin Park on Saturday.

family-friendly events in Saskatoon6. TimberNook Launch Event

Interested in Forest School? Find out what it’s all about on Sunday at TimberNook’s Saskatoon Launch Event.

7. Drop-in art at SCYAP

This Saturday, kick off your weekend with a creative morning at SCYAP. They provide the materials. You and your family provide the creativity as you conspire to make something unique.

8. Something on Sundays at the Remai

Looking for some indoor fun?! Check out the stunning Remai Modern and don’t forget to take advantage of the Something on Sundays hands-on arts/craft opportunity on Sunday.

9. Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo

Meet Tarzan and Ma, the acrobatic monkeys, at Saskatoon’s amazing Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. They are in great company with the over 300 animals that call this facility home.

10. Rock 102 Show and Shine

It’s Show & Shine Weekend for car enthusiasts around Saskatoon. Check out over 900 classic cars, trucks and motorcycles looking their finest!

Never too late to book a summer camp! Check out our guide to the best summer camps in Saskatoon. Or if you’re wanting to get ahead of the game, register for one of these awesome preschools for Fall 2019! And, if you’re really stuck for ideas, get un-stuck with our list of 101 Things to Do this Summer in YXE!

Have a great weekend everyone!

For a complete listing of all family-friendly events in Saskatoon, click on our calendar, and stay tuned to all the best local family events through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Did you know you can submit your family-friendly event to us? Fill out the form with your event details, and send us a photo, and we’ll do our best to get your event added to our busy events calendar.

family-friendly events in SaskatoonThe City of Saskatoon’s Community Services Department LOVES families! They know our community is built on the contributions and engagement of the amazing moms, dads and kids who call Saskatoon home. That’s why they are excited to offer a wide range of affordable services, attractions and events for families to enjoy. This summer, they invite you to take advantage of the 4 Outdoor Pools, the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, paddling pools, spray pads, play programs, youth centres, golf courses, skateboard sites and especially, the urban park extraordinaire, Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park. With amusement-style attractions, unique play structures, water features and plenty of green space, there’ll never be a dull moment at this gem located in the heart of Saskatoon.

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