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

What's happening in December in Saskatoon

Presented by Breakaway Experiences

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Every year in the bridge city, the busy-ness of December arrives bringing with it snow, all-things Christmas and, of course, a whole host of family-friendly events! From craft fairs to concerts, from Christmas lights to Santa sightings, find out…

What’s Happening in December in Saskatoon

December 1 | As we welcome the twelfth month, the Festival of Trees wraps up in Saskatoon! Check out this family-favourite showcasing the most beautifully decorated Christmas trees in the city. Come and just browse or maybe make a bid to take your favourite home!

December 1 – 31 | It’s a holly jolly drive-through! The BHP Enchanted Forest Holiday Lights Tour at the Forestry Farm is proud to call itself one of the biggest outdoor lights displays in the country. This year, the tour celebrates 20 years with more lights and dazzle than ever!

November 30 – December 2 | Kick off your Christmas shopping at the largest craft fair of the season. The Sundog Art & Entertainment Faire will transform the SaskTel Centre into a magical shopping haven for 3 unforgettable days of shopping fun.

December 1 – 31 | Check out what locals are calling the best Christmas lights display in the city! Open nightly from 5:30 – 10:30pm, the over 70 000 lights that call 2706 Clinkskill home draw visitors from around the city.

December 1 – 23 | Take a winter drive down Valley Road this December. The Berry Barn is upping their festive ante with a beautiful display of Christmas lights.

December 1 | There’s nothing that spells Christmas more than a concert! The beautiful voices of Saskatoon’s own Children’s Choir are ready to wow audiences with classics and contemporary hits.

December 6 – 8 | Broadway District’s Spirit of Christmas celebrations kick off December 6. Residents and visitors to the trendy shopping district can look forward to late-night shopping, children’s activities and a mysterious quest!?

What's Happening in December in Saskatoon

December 7 – 8 | Saskatoon’s trendiest vendors gather under one roof for two dazzling days of shopping. The Flock and Gather Craft Collective’s Winter Wonders show is set to fill St. Joseph’s Hall with unique local and handmade gifts perfect for that special someone. 

December 8 | The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra invites you to get in the spirit of the season with their seasonal spectacle, the Twelve Days of Christmas.

December 12 – 14 | BJ Harris and this 200 voice choir are ready to put some pep in your step at their lively, festive fiesta of a Christmas concert at St. Joseph’s Cathedral. Joy of Vox Christmas concert is a sell-out every year! 

December 14 – 23 | Puppets Pete, Kate the Great and special guest, Santa, are ready to put the merry in your season with their holiday show, A Wide Open Christmas.

December 15 | Take advantage of the Saskatoon Public Library’s Art Reach program on December 15th. Create pop-up cards containing secret 3-D landscapes at Frances Morrison Library for FREE!

December 16 | It’s Carolling Sunday at the Western Development Museum! Join in the fun with the whole family as they sing in another season with Christmas classics.

December 21 & 22 | The Fireside Singers will be up to their usual antics, Christmas-style! Enjoy this playful performance of popular holiday hits at TCU Place.

December 28 | A Winter Break Puppet Show with the Saskatoon Public Library will be just the thing to remedy those post-Christmas blues!

December 31 | Count down to the ‘noon’ year! At the Saskatoon Public Library’s Noon Year’s Eve Party, families can enjoy a countdown, dancing, crafts and fun!

And don’t forget to consult our comprehensive guide of the Best Family-Friendly and FREE Winter Activities in Saskatoon if the holiday season has you feeling a little short on cash! Happy December all!

What's happening in December in SaskatoonTimes have changed, and so has gift giving. In our digital era, more and more people are avoiding the crowds and hassles at the mall and buying their gifts online. People are also turning away from toys and things and turning to the giving of experiences instead! Families realize that the things they collect rarely bring you as much pleasure as time spent together. This Christmas, Breakaway Experiences offers an alternative to traditional gifting, with over 1000 unique experiences. With events like spa days, gourmet food tours, helicopter flights or mermaid lessons, you don’t have to buy another sweater or gadget that will collect with all the other cast-offs at the back of a closest in January. Find a speciality experience that will give someone the chance to relax, discover, have an adventure, and most importantly, create incredible memories that they’ll always cherish. Last-minute? No trouble. It’s easy for you, too! Order online, print (or email) the certificate, and your shopping is done. 

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