May 15, 2019

Tourism Saskatoon: See All that Jazz and More this June and July

Catch the fireworks over the South Saskatchewan River on Canada Day, one of the most popular tourism Saskatoon events.

Catch the fireworks over the South Saskatchewan River on Canada Day, one of the most popular tourism Saskatoon events.

From tapping your feet to rhythmically intricate jazz beats to watching your children laugh and play outdoors, summer in Saskatoon is a hotbed of activity in June and July. Book your accommodations in Saskatoon, SK now and check out some of these upcoming Tourism Saskatoon recommended festivals, concerts, and events for both adults and families.


Dance, Sing, and Play

Book your family into one of the best Saskatoon hotels with pools and waterslides June 1 to 4 and make sure to check out the 31st annual Nutrien Children’s Festival at Rotary Park. Kids can explore all of their senses with music and dance performances, face painting, fun activities, and much more. A day pass is only $10 for all shows and events. Visit the festival website for details.

Listen to the Word

Wordsmiths and book lovers from all over Canada will gather for the Word on the Street Saskatoon Book and Magazine festival, June 9. Broadway Avenue becomes a virtual library with local and visiting authors reading from and selling their published works all in the name of literacy. Admission is free.

Be Loud and Proud

Celebrate diversity as thousands gather in support of the LGBTQ community for the 2019 YXE Pride Festival, June 14 -22. Shop for hand-crafted wares and enjoy some delicious food at the Pride Market, June 21 from 5-10 p.m. and June 22 from noon to 7 p.m. The event culminates with Saskatchewan’s biggest parade starting June 22 at noon. The route begins at Kiwanis Park North and winds through downtown.

Bounce the Day Away

Climb, slide, and bounce your way to the second annual Mega Bounce Inflatable Obstacle Course event at Meewasin Trail Park June 21-22. Presented by the Lung Association, this family-friendly event sees registered participants tackle nine obstacle courses for all fitness levels.


Wave the Flag

Stay at our hotel in Saskatoon over the Canada Day weekend and take part in the Optimist Canada Day celebrations at Diefenbaker Park. Official ceremonies start at 10 a.m. with live entertainment, a flea market and food fair throughout the day, and fireworks beginning at approximately 10:40 p.m.

Show Your Jazz Hands

Music lovers flock to Saskatoon for the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, which takes place over ten days from June 21 to 30. Our Saskatoon hotel is close to all the action, when international and local jazz musicians take over the stages at the TD Mainstage/Bessborough Gardens, Broadway Theatre, Bassment Club, and other venues around town.

Battle over the Best Burger

Get your fill of the best street food and drink at the 2019 Food Truck Wars Street Festival, July 25-28. Battle central is Riversdale’s 20th Street SW, where food trucks, tents, and more will be lined up to serve tasty selections and pairing them with suds and other beverages. Best of all, you can stay at our pet-friendly hotel in Saskatoon, and bring your dog on a leash, as the festival is pet, family and environmentally friendly.

For more fun things to do in Saskatoon, read our blog on spending Your Perfect Spring Day from our Saskatoon Hotel: Rain, Clouds, or Shine.

The Comfort Suites Saskatoon offers a variety of well-appointed suites perfect for single travellers, couples, families, and people with pets. Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast with your stay as well as one of the best Saskatoon hotels with waterslides, indoor pool and fitness room.