Listed below is the selection of top 10 events and festivals taking place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

There are certain events that Saskatoon residents and visitors are lucky to experience year after year - like the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, Taste of Saskatchewan and the Saskatoon FolkFest.

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PostCorp Children’s Festival
early June
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

A popular event for a quarter of a century, the Saskatchewan International Children’s Festival features world-class artists appealing to Saskatchewan children every year. Attracting more than 25,000 people with a wide selection of main-stage shows, PostCorp Children’s Festival professional showcases talented artists including those skilled in puppetry, dance, theatre, music and story-telling offering a variety of workshops, interactive literacy games and much more.

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Saskatoon Pride
mid June
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Gay Pride in CanadaOf the many events on offer over the week of Saskatoon Pride, the highlight is the Saskatoon Pride Parade full of marching, dancing and frolicking through the streets of downtown Saskatoon. With more than 4,000 participants, this parade is the largest Pride Parade in Saskatchewan’s history. Other equally popular events include the Saskatoon Pride Festival Community Fair, the Saskatoon Pride Festival Dance and Diva’s Nightclub Pride Finale.

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Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon
late June
Meewasin Valley Trail, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Just one of Canada’s premier triathlon events, and the third stop on the Subaru Western Triathlon Series, the Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon is recognized as one of the “Top 10 Best Races in the World” and is one of Saskatoon's most popular summer events that features Olympic sprint and relay events for athletes of all skill levels. The Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon also includes an expo, kid's fun run, and all sorts of entertainment.

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SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
late June
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Top Events Canada – Jazz FestivalsAttracting more than 80,000 jazz enthusiasts from around the world, the internationally recognized SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival in Saskatoon, a popular event for 25 years, features an array of Canadian and International artists performing a selection of music from jazz to rhythm and blues and more. Features include a mix of international jazz groups, outstanding Canadian musical artists and talented local musicians playing everything from mainstream jazz to gospel, world-beat to Dixieland and the blues. The festival includes ticketed and free daily indoor/outdoor performances, late night concerts, riverbank music, a main concert series, and performances in the beautiful Delta Bessborough Gardens.

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Craven Country Jamboree

mid July
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Top Events Canada – Country MusicListed as the "World's Greatest Country Music Festival", the Craven Country Jamboree is the longest running multi-day music festival in Canada, attracting major stars, performers and visitors from all over the world. Now recognized as one of the best events in Canada, the 4-day Craven Country Jamboree also offers a wide variety of entertainment including everything from bull-riding demonstrations, a song-writers circle, Karaoke action, to beer gardens and a fun dance party

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Taste of Saskatchewan
mid July
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Celebrating almost 2 decades, the Taste of Saskatchewan festival features 30 of Saskatoon’s finest restaurants offering their favorite dishes, along with featuring more than 60 of Saskatchewan’s premier bands and performers during the 6 day festival. Music includes everything from Country, Rock, Celtic, Blues, Reggae, Salsa, Jazz, Pop, and more all showcasing Saskatchewan’s musical talents.

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Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan
July / August
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Shakespeare Events in CanadaA success for over 26 years, the award winning Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival presents exciting contemporary and traditional productions of plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries - all in large tents on the banks of the beautiful South Saskatchewan River in the heart of Saskatoon.

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Saskatoon EX
early August
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Attracting more than 220,000 visitors each year, and offering something for everyone, Saskatoon EX is Saskatchewan's largest summer event with 6 days of non-stop entertainment including everything from food and wines, to topical rides and the new Exhibition Parade.

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PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival

early August
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Top Events Canada – Theatre in CanadaAn annual fringe theatre festival held in in the Broadway district of Saskatoon, the PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival attracts more than 50,000 enthusiasts every year and is recognized as one of the most important tourist destinations in Saskatoon, offering a wide selection of inexpensive live theatre from all over the world, busking musicians and more.

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Saskatoon Folkfest
mid August
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

A popular event for 35 years, the annual, three-day Saskatoon Folkfest, designed to highlight Saskatchewan's multicultural heritage, features more than 25 ethnic pavilions in various locations offering everything from various very different ethnic foods and entertainment to a host of cultural displays.

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PotashCorp Fireworks Festival
early September
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (SK)

Top Events Canada - fireworksSaskatoon's spectacular River Landing, along the South Saskatchewan River in the heart of Saskatoon is the setting for Saskatoon's newest entertainment festival that is concluded on two nights with spectacular displays of fireworks all choreographed to music in two unique shows produced by different companies.

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