What’s Happening in Saskatoon in October? Activities for Families

family-friendly events in SaskatoonIt’s October! The month of turkeys, fall leaves, ghosts, goblins, ghouls, witches and MINI chocolate bars spells the return of routine and possibly snow to Saskatoon families. October is a cozy time of pumpkin spice, preparation for winter, and LOTS of family-fun. Check out what’s happening:

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Family-Friendly Events in Saskatoon this OCTOBER

1| Berry Barn Fun Zone (open daily until October 31)

Enjoy games, a maze and seasonal fun at the Berry Barn’s (heated) indoor greenhouse this weekend. Stay for walk around the beautiful grounds in all their early fall glory!

2| Corn Mazes (varied opening hours until October 31)

Fall means the corn is ripe and ready for families in search of a maze! Check out our list of the best mazes in and around Saskatoon!

3| Saskatoon Public Library Programming (daily)

Storytime, Art projects, Building fun, Imaginators, Movies, Dance parties, Puppet Shows, zoo experiences, and Fam Jams–the Saskatoon Public Library has it all.

4| $3 Cineplex Movie (Saturdays)

Check out a $3 movie at the Scotiabank Theatre any Saturday morning in October With a price like that, there’s no need to skip the popcorn!

6| Drop-in Art (Saturdays)

The Saskatoon Community Youth Arts Program and the Remai Modern both offer drop-in art opportunities on Saturdays.

7| Stroller Tours of the Remai Modern (first and third Wednesdays)

Take a stroll with baby through Saskatoon’s hottest new attraction the first and third Wednesday of October for just $5.

8| Movies for Mommies (Thursdays at 1pm)

Rest easy in a baby-friendly viewing environment with dim lighting, reduced sound, complimentary wipes, bottle warming and more at Rainbow Theatres every Thursday at 1pm.

9| outGROW outPLAY Sale (October 4 – 6)

Shop gently used baby items and enjoy demos, snacks and all-things family at the semi-annual outgrow/outplay sale.

10| Tour of the Canadian Light Source (Must Book)

It’s free, and it’s awesome! Tour Saskatoon’s own wonder of modern science by booking your tour on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

11| The SSCI Indoor Playground (Weekdays between 9:30 and 11:45)

Too cold for outdoor parks and playgrounds?! No worries. SSCI offers indoor riding, toys, games and baby fun every weekday at the Henk Ruys Soccer Centre.

12| Our Discovery Cinema at the Remai Modern (first and third Saturdays)

It’s old-school family fun the first and third Saturdays of the month at the Remai Modern. They play foreign, documentary, independent and classic family films in the SaskTel Theatre.

13| Michaels Kids Club (Saturday mornings)

Kids can make a craft on the cheap every Saturday morning at Michaels while parents shop!

14| Saskatchewan Aviation Museum (daily)

Check out the coolest air craft, photos and artifacts that the Saskatchewan Aviation Historical Society has to offer.

15| Craft Fairs, Craft Fairs, Craft Fairs

Harvest Home (October 6), Autumn Craft & Artisan Show (October 12), Falling for Wishes Outdoor Market (October 19), and The Western Development Museum Christmas Craft Fair (October 18 – 19) want to showcase the best the beautiful fall season has to offer.

16| Great Big Pumpkin Drop (October 6) 

It’ll be a SPLAT at Saskatoon Fire and Flood’s incredible Great Big Pumpkin Drop at Black Fox Farm & Distillery this fall.

17| Halloween Costume Swap and Sale (Oct 6)

Pre-drop your well-maintained costumes off for trade or pick up a $10 baragain on October 6th’s Halloween Costume Swap and Sale at We Move SK studio.


Check out our family-friendly guide to Halloween events in Saskatoon to find out what’s happening this spooky season.

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.





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