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There is a lot to LOVE in REGINA

tourismregina.com T H E R E ’ S A LOT TO LO V E .


RCMP cadets march during drill class

Wascana Centre

Regina Farmers’ Market

Welcome to Regina! Regina is a unique blend – home to a 100-yearold symphony orchestra and the nation’s most passionate sporting enthusiasts. It’s a shining city rising from a flat prairie landscape, less than an hour from a stunning valley studded with sparkling lakes. All year long, you will find a festival or celebration happening to get you excited and energized about experiencing something new. From the inspirational and the historic to the little quirks that give it its charm, Regina will capture your heart and provide every reason to return again and again.

Home of the RCMP Before donning the iconic red serge of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, cadets must first successfully complete training at Regina’s RCMP Academy, Depot Division, where new recruits have trained since 1885. Dedicated to telling the compelling story of the Force, The RCMP Heritage Centre is appropriately located on Depot’s doorstep. Learn about the history of the Force with self-guided audio tours of exhibits that chronicle the evolution of the North West Mounted Police to the modern day RCMP recognized the world over. Take a driving tour of Depot where you can catch the Sergeant Major’s Parade at 12:45 p.m. from Monday to Friday on the Parade Square. On Tuesday evenings in July and August, take in the colourful Sunset-Retreat Ceremony, a Canadian Tourism Commission Signature Experience.

From the Farm to your Table Taste locally grown food and try homemade wares at Regina Farmers’ Market, held on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the spring and summer months. Savour a farm-to-plate experience with local chefs at The Willow on Wascana, Crave Kitchen + Wine Bar, Flip Eatery and Drink, and Hotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza all year long.

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Crave Kitchen + Wine Bar

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

O’Hanlon’s Irish Pub Patio

Wascana Centre

Hang with the Locals 19+

Lose yourself in Regina’s Wascana Centre. Located in the heart of the city, this elaborate park ecosystem has 2,300 acres of green space, making it one of North America’s largest urban parks.

Sip satisfying libations prepared by Regina’s talented and creative mixologists. The options are limitless, from sweet and sensational to savory and spicy there is a drink that will please every palate.

Visit the renowned attractions in the park including the Saskatchewan Legislative Building, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Saskatchewan Science Centre and Kramer IMAX Theatre, MacKenzie Art Gallery, and the Conexus Arts Centre.

Sample custom craft beer in Regina’s Warehouse District at Bushwakker Brew Pub, McNally’s Tavern, or the Rebellion Brewing Company. Taste tapas and a new twist on comfort food at La Bogeda and Leopold’s Tavern.

Numerous annual events bring the community together in Wascana Centre including; SaskTel Summer Invasion, Regina Dragon Boat Festival, and Symphony Under the Sky.

Tempt your taste buds in Regina’s downtown where you will find great patios, beer inspired cuisine at Beer Bros. Gastro Pub and Deli, and tantalizing dishes at Crave Kitchen + Wine Bar, and Flip Eatery and Drink.

In the cooler months, Wascana Centre is a winter wonderland of outdoor activity including ice skating, cross-country skiing, kite boarding, and tobogganing.

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Concert on City Square Plaza

MacKenzie Art Gallery

Globe Theatre

Regina Symphony Orchestra

A Kaleidoscope of Culture Get to know Regina through the soul of its artists as the city’s story is told through color, shape, movement, and sound. Appreciate one of our many art galleries such as the MacKenzie Art Gallery. Feel exhilarated by a variety of performing arts including the Regina Symphony Orchestra or a live performance in our beloved Globe Theatre.

Globe Theatre Feel the magic of theatre in the round at the Globe Theatre. The Globe Theatre is the province’s largest performing arts organization and the regional theatre for Regina and southern Saskatchewan.

Regina Symphony Orchestra Soak in the sounds and the music varying from Mahler to Super Mario. The Regina Symphony Orchestra is known to provide engaging and accessible concerts featuring a mix of the classics, pops and hits from the world of movies. The Regina Symphony Orchestra is a full scale, professional orchestra that in a 39 week season, presents: one pre-season outdoor concert event, eight Mosaic Masterworks concerts, five Shumiatcher Pops concerts, two Sask Power Family concerts, three RSO Special concerts, and six double chamber concerts.

MacKenzie Art Gallery

Traditions Handcraft Gallery

Be inspired by the thought provoking art showcased at the MacKenzie Art Gallery. Visitors to the gallery often remark that the exhibitions are on par with the best galleries in North America. Free public tours are offered. The gift shop features artists from all over Saskatchewan and Canada and is a great place to shop handmade and high-quality Saskatchewan gifts.

Discover the work of over 60 fine craft artisans from across the province of Saskatchewan. Located in Regina’s Cathedral Village neighbourhood, the Traditions Handcraft Gallery carries functional and artistic work in clay, metal, glass, wood and fiber as well as jewelery, photography, stone, and art made from recycled and repurposed materials.

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Mosaic - A Festival of Cultures

Regina Folk Festival

Canadian Cowboy Association Finals at Canadian Western Agribition

Saskatchewan Roughrider Fans

Signature Events Saskatchewan Roughriders

Mid-June until end of November Welcome to the city that cheers the loudest. A CFL Rider home game is an experience like no other as you find yourself getting caught up in the energy and excitement of the Saskatchewan Roughrider super-fans. Be sure to wear green and instantly become part of a community whose roar can be heard across the country.

Mosaic: A Festival of Cultures

First weekend in June Travel the world during this annual three day event celebrating Regina’s diverse and and multicultural communities through food, music, and dancing.

Canada’s Farm Progress Show

Queen City Ex

August long weekend Find your thrills at the biggest summer fair in the province. The Queen City Ex, held at Evraz Place, features activities for all ages, including free stages, midway rides, exhibits, home décor, and much more.

Regina Folk Festival

Early August Enjoy a weekend downtown in Victoria Park grooving to some of the best talent in the world who have come to Regina to showcase their exceptional musical styles, cultural influences.

Canadian Western Agribition

Mid-June Walk through the 700 exhibits featuring the latest in dry-land farming technology. The show also features speakers, an international business centre, and nightly entertainment.

Mid-November Experience the agricultural industry first-hand at the Canadian Western Agribition. There really is something for everyone: cattle trade auctions, milking demonstrations, children riding sheep, the Canadian Cowboy Association Rodeo Finals, cultural entertainment, and excellent shopping opportunities.

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Government House

Saskatchewan Science Centre

Willow on Wascana

Shopping Downtown

Family Fun

A Girls’ Day Out

Saskatchewan Science Centre

Shopping

Learn and play together at the Saskatchewan Science Centre. The interactive exhibits encourage experiments, the stage shows will wow you, and the life-like action of the Kramer IMAX Theatre will thrill you.

Browse through one of our five large shopping malls such as Cornwall Centre. Cruise through the artsy Cathedral Village neighbourhood offering locally crafted gifts, or find the perfect ensemble at a downtown or Warehouse District fashion boutique.

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Spas

Journey through two billion years of Saskatchewan’s geological and early natural history. No visit is complete until you meet Megamunch the robotic T. Rex, and Tickles the Triceratops.

Visit one of our many day spas and indulge in an array of luxurious pampering services. Your experience will leave you with a feeling of total relaxation and rejuvenation.

Government House

Hot Chefs

Venture through this national historic site and provincial heritage property, built in 1891. Set your own pace with a self-guided tour, try geo-caching, have a picnic, search for Jocko the mischievous monkey, or explore the new Edwardian Gardens.

Treat yourself to a culinary adventure and experience what’s new and daring in Regina’s culinary scene. Regina’s hottest chefs represent five of Regina restaurant’s each with a different style, atmosphere and menu.

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Over the Hill Orchards

Heliotrope Gardens

Southern Pacific Railway

Qu’Appelle Valley

Beyond Regina A Taste of the Prairies

Regional Treasures

Just a 25 minute drive from Regina through the scenic rolling hills of the Qu’Appelle Valley, you will find the beautiful town of Lumsden. Its small town charm will have you indulging in a slice of organic prairie cherry pie, sipping a locally distilled cocktail, or bringing home fresh crisp vegetables from the garden.

The Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site, located in Abernathy, offers a glimpse into daily life in the early 20th century. The original field stone house and barn built in 1897 still stands today. Understand the life and career of pioneer farmer and politician, W.R. Motherwell, and his significant influence on the development of scientific agriculture in Western Canada.

At Over the Hill Orchards, learn how science has allowed this Saskatchewan based award winning orchard to grow fruit not native to the region. Stay for a slice of glutenfree prairie cherry pie or taste their newly launched fruit wine. Take a tour of Saskatchewan’s first micro-distillery, Last Mountain Distillery. Get an inside look at the distillery process and learn about what it takes to be an awardwinning distillery. Following your tour, be sure to stay for a tasting of one of their distinctive whiskey and vodka blends. Enjoy the refreshing smell of crisp vegetables straight from the ground at one of the many farms in the Lumsden area. Be sure to visit Frontier Gardens, The Corn Maiden Market, Lincoln Gardens, Heliotrope Farm, and Scotty’s Garden. If you are visiting in the fall, check out Pumpkin Hollow.

Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park is located less than an hour from Regina on the east shore of Last Mountain Lake. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, enjoy the summer to it’s fullest by trying swimming, para-sailing, fishing, hiking, biking, boating and mini-golf. In the summer, camping sites are available, or rent a cabin with a nearby restaurant that overlooks the lake. The Southern Prairie Railway is located in the incredible community of Ogema about 90 minutes south of Regina. Using a renovated Pullman 1922 passenger car and refurbished GE 44 ton engine, adventurers are taken back in time. The train runs west along an old CPR branch line to Horizon, Saskatchewan where a working wooden grain elevator still remains.

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Free to Enjoy Royal Saskatchewan Museum Government House Wascana Centre MacKenzie Art Gallery Regina Farmers’ Market Saskatchewan Legislative Building Regina Floral Conservatory (until June) Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame Regina Civic Museum

For more detailed tours and itinerary options visit:

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1925 Rose Street Regina, SK TF: 1-800-661-5099


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