December Saskatoon Events

BHP Billiton Enchanted Forest Holiday Light Tour

November 23, 2013 - January 12, 2014
Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo
Time: 5:30pm-11pm nightly
Admission: $8 per person or $30 per car (maximum 7 passengers)
Recurrence: Recurring daily

The most spectacular drive-through Christmas display in Canada featuring 75 custom displays throughout the forest. A Saskatchewan Christmas tradition for 14 years.

Broadway Spirit of Christmas

December 07, 2013
Broadway Business Improvement District

Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus will be walking up and down Broadway Avenue with a bag full of money, valued at over $20,000, to spend in your favorite Broadway stores! It's a chance to do holiday shopping at a discount. Broadway stores have participated by adding coupons and gift certificates into Santa's Money Bag! Ensure to be on Broadway Avenue to be handed a 'gift' of savings! As well, bringing cheer to the street, join in on some Christmas caroling with the Greystone singers - meet at Little Stone Stage (in front of Victoria School) on every hour, songs book provided.

Little Opera on the Prairie

December 05, 2013 - December 07, 2013
Broadway Theatre

715 Broadway Avenue
Phone: 306-652-6556

Santa Shuffle 5km Fun Run & 1km Elf Walk

December 07, 2013
8th St. Running Room
Time: Starting: 10:00 AM
Admission: Youth $20.00, Adult $30.00, Family (2-6) $85.00, Corporate Team(2-10) $225.00
Phone: 306-244-9114

The 23rd Annual Salvation Army Santa Shuffle in Saskatoon has more than 120 festively attired runners raising funds for The Salvation Army in this family 5km Fun Run and 1km Elf Walk. It takes place on the same day in 39 cites, from Victoria, BC to St. John’s, NB.

In Saskatoon, participants collect pledges to raise funds for Salvation Army Mumford House, an emergency shelter for women and children. Every dollar raised stays in Saskatoon. Become our partner and help change people’s lives, one step at a time. Bring your family and friends and participate with Santa Claus to help The Salvation Army reach its goal of Dignity for All. Register online at

The Nylons Christmas

December 06, 2013
The Roxy Theatre
Time: 7:30pm
Admission: $37.50
Phone: 306-384-7727

The voices that stirred a generation are back to Saskatoon to perform an evening dedicated to making your Christmas bright!
The Nylons are legends in the music industry for almost 40 years - they are one of the great accapella groups!  On this special night they'll be joined by some surprise guests, and we'll be decking the halls with Christmas

Wanuskewin Heritage Park - Christmas Artisan Sale

December 06, 2013 - December 07, 2013
Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission: $2 donation to the Wanuskewin Renewal Campaign or 2 non-perishable food items to the Saskatoon Food Bank
Phone: 306.646.1708 or 1.877.547.6546

The Third Annual Christmas Artisan Sale takes place Friday and Saturday December 6 & 7.  Festuring beaded moccasins, blankets, jewelerry, quill work, birch bark, carvings, orginal paintings and much more! Watch artists create works of art.

Artists by Artists: Bruce Montcombroux and Cory Schewaga: Galicia

September 27, 2013 - January 05, 2015
Mendel Art Gallery and Civic Conservatory
Phone: 306-975-7610

Galicia is a synthetic wheat field where viewers interact with the work through a combination of actual and virtual activity. The objects are made of paper, glue, and electronics. Reflecting the growth cycles of a physical wheat field, the installation progresses through different states occurring through continued interaction by the viewer for the duration of the exhibition.

Meewasin Valley Centre - drop in crafts

November 30, 2013 - December 15, 2013
Meewasin Valley Centre

Time: From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Admission: by donation
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Come create a heritage craft similar to what Saskatoon's early residents would have created this time of year. Bring your own small, clean glass jar with a lid.

Rewilding Modernity

September 27, 2013 - January 05, 2015
Mendel Art Gallery and Civic Conservatory

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Phone: 306-975-7610

Contemporary art and the unique history of modernity in Saskatchewan and internationally are examined in this innovative exhibition. Featured are some of the most prominent artists working today in Canada and abroad, plus a selection of works from the 1950s to 1970s by Saskatchewan and international artists. A cornerstone of modern art emerged in our own backyard, at Emma Lake. The Emma Lake Workshops of the 1950s and 1960s formed a major part of Canada's artistic legacy. They were led by eminent visiting artists and critics from around the world, including New York critic Clement Greenberg, American artists Donald Judd, Kenneth Noland and Frank Stella, American composer and artist John Cage, and English sculptor Sir Anthony Caro. A number of these participants had become aware of the province through its high-profile presence as the only region in North America to have elected a government on a socialist platform - a feat that was reported in the 1940s and early 50s in The New York Times, Time magazine and Newsweek.

The Black Bonspiel of Wullie MacCrimmon

November 27, 2013 - December 15, 2013
Persephone Theatre

Recurrence: Recurring daily

In this riotous comedy by Saskatchewan's own W.O. Mitchell, small-town shoemaker and avid curler Wullie will do anything to win The Brier, including making a deal with the devil. In a final match, with his soul hanging in the balance, Wullie and his team must take on the Devil and his minions in an after-life draw to the house. This curling tale is winter fun for everyone.

They Made a Day Be a Day Here

September 27, 2013 - January 05, 2015
Mendel Art Gallery and Civic Conservatory
Phone: 306-975-7610

The Man Who Wanted to be Santa

December 10, 2013 - December 15, 2013
Barn Playhouse

25 km North of Saskatoon on Hwy. 12
Time: Tuesdays - Saturdays craft barn opens - 6:00pm, Sundays craft barn opens -noon
Admission: $42.00 - $47.95
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Phone: 306-239-4600

A small town police station gets a couple of unexpected visitors one Christmas Eve. The first, an unknown Santa who seems to know all about them-the second, a "big city" Police Inspector who can make a federal case out of a parking ticket! this loveable comedy is filled with the kind of characters you would find in Andy Griffith's "Mayberry".

Saskatoon Soaps

December 20, 2013
Broadway Theatre

Time: 9:30 pm
Admission: $12 or $10 for students

The Saskatoon Soaps begin their historic 30th Season. This improv comedy troupe has performed all across Saskatchewan bringing their razor sharp wit to every performance. It is their shows at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon however, that has really made a lasting impression on the cultural fabric of the city.

They have performed with the likes of Kim Coates, Red Green, Michael Eklund and Catherine O'Hara. Members of the Soaps are very busy both on stage and on screen in productions of Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, Persephone Theatre, Corner Gas, Rabbit Falls and on stage with The Just for Laughs tour.

In 2008 the Soaps were recognized with a Star on the Greg Botting, Broadway Walk of Fame.

Beaver Creek

December 26, 2013 - January 01, 2014
Beaver Creek Conservation Area

13 km South on Highway # 219
Time: From: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Phone: 306-374-2474

Winter Wildlife -Take a hike outside with an interpreter and discover how some of our wild friends are able to stay active and warm throughout the winter season. Available each day throughout the holiday week at 2:30 p.m. 

Get Tracking - Become a track detective as you search for signs of wild wanderings along one of our nature trails. Track and scat keys are available at the interpretive desk for use on this self-guided hike.

Nature Craft - Discover another way to appreciate nature by creating a nature inspired craft at the Beaver Creek craft table. Available each day throughout the holiday week.

Eye Spy with My Nature Eye - Take time to slow down and build your skill of observation as you hike the yellow trail to look for animal silhouettes hidden along the way. Ask an interpreter for an Eye Spy clue sheet before you head out on the trail. Available each day throughout the holiday week.

Caroling Sunday

December 22, 2013
Western Development Museum
Phone: 306-931-1910

Meewasin Valley Centre - Boxing Day Matinee

December 26, 2013
Meewasin Valley Centre
Time: From: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Admission: by donation
Recurrence: Recurring daily

Come watch a winter themed movie at the MVC. Popcorn and juice available to purchase, feel free to bring other snacks and your own blankets.

Summer Players - 50th Anniversary New Year's Eve Gala

December 31, 2013
TCU Place - Saskatoon's Arts and Convention Centre
Admission: $46.73 - $74.77

Cocktails: 7:00 pm
Dinner: 8:00 pm
Show: 9:00 pm
Dance: 10:00 pm - 12:30 am

The evening is also a reunion for Summer Players alumni, patrons, and the public to meet old and new friends and reminisce. Enjoy cocktails while you peruse a variety of displays, followed by dinner, a live show, and a dance, all leading up to the midnight countdown. The show will be a revue of some of our favourite songs from some of our favourite shows over the last 50 years. Then dance the night away as we bring in the New Year.

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