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WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON NOVEMBER 2016

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON NOVEMBER 2016

 

When our guests first check into the Park Town Hotel, one of the first questions that often pops into to their mind is “What is there to do in Saskatoon”?   Our guests are looking for fun filled events that can range from family friendly outings to nightlife events such as concerts, theatre performances, and festivals. The presence of leisure activities has continued to blossom in Saskatoon, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to just get away. Being the awesome people we are, we’ve compiled the Ultimate Guide to Saskatoon for NOVEMBER of 2016.

This NOVEMBER is brimming with awesome events just waiting for you steps from the back door of the Park Town Hotel! Whether you’re dropping off your loved ones at school or making a break for it and taking a vacation, the Park Town Hotel has its fingers on the pulse of the city!

 

SPORTS

Get ready to believe in Blue…the Blades are back and ready for action right here in Saskatoon starting September 25th!  With Games November 1st, 5th, 17th and 26th your family is sure to find excitement at Saskatoon’s Sasktel Centre!  Get your tickets now because they will sell out fast! For tickets, scheduling and information visit www.saskatoonblades.com

 

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

In to theatre? Saskatoon’s iconic Persephone Theatre is home to one of Saskatchewan’s best main stage performance venues. With a long history of theatre excellence in the province you’ll never be bored with its eclectic lineup of shows for all ages. We loved Blind Date and you won’t believe the rest of this season’s lineup! To see what’s popping up this week please go to www.persephonetheatre.org for tickets and show information. Don’t forget to save your ticket stub for a discount off your bill when you visit our Four Seasons Restaurant!

TOURS

 Ever wonder how something’s made? Or are looking for a different sort of experience? Tours are the newest trend and luckily Saskatoon is home to the headquarters of the Lucky Bastard Distillery. After the owner won the Lottery (twice), he went on to open Lucky Bastard Distillery and created Lucky Bastard Vodka. From there, the sky was the limit. In their completely new and renovated location you’ll have the opportunity to watch them make your new favourite spirits and even do a tasting! You’ll lose your breath when you walk in when you see just how beautiful it is. If you’re picturing dirty floors and dirty pipes, you’ll be sorely disappointed… this venue is absolutely stunning!  For information on booking a tour please contact www.luckybastard.ca

Want to more about the fair province of Saskatchewan and more importantly the rich history of Saskatoon? Why not take yourself on a self-guided tour of the Western Development Museum. Wander through the old streets of Boomtown and see what Saskatoon used to be like in a live and interactive experience. Visit the Blacksmith or maybe the cobbler and enjoy the old timey vibes. Grab a bite at their in-house restaurant and peruse the gift shop for that very special Saskatchewan something! For admission and tour information please visit www.wdm.ca


COMMUNITY EVENTS

Get yourself in the holiday spirit and enjoy the Festival of Trees at the Western Development Museum this November 20 to 26thy. Come and see all the inspired and artistically decorated trees that have been donated from around the city! “Funds raised from the Festival of Trees support projects at Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation. This year funds will be designated to the Equip for Excellence campaign - ensuring medical staff have the equipment they need to provide excellent care for patients.” For more information please visit  www.festival-of-trees.com

Santa Claus is coming! And he’s coming to Saskatoon at 1 PM November 20th! Come see Santa and his merry elves parade through the streets. Accompanying them are tons of Santa’s Saskatoon Helpers, riding an entourage of creatively and festively themed floats! Plan your stop along the parade by visiting www.saskatoonsantaclausparade.com

 

COMEDY

Yuk Yuk’s Comedy club is Saskatoon’s best comedy club, featuring an entourage of touring professionals whose sole purpose is dedicated to make you laugh! The Yuk Yuk’s comedy club opens every Friday at 8:00 PM in the Park Town Hotel. Tickets may be purchased by calling 306-244-5564 Tickets are $17.00 in Advance or $20.00 at the door. However, we do suggest purchasing them in advance as most shows are typically sold out.

YUK YUK’S NOVEMBER LINEUP

EVERY SHOW FEATURES THE COMIC STYLINGS OF OUR OWN, HOMEGROWN SHOW HOST, ARI AVIVI

Friday November 4th

Ian Sirota and Kris Labelle

Friday November 18th

Kevin Stobo and Sam Walker

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON OCTOBER 2016

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON OCTOBER 2016


When our guests first check into the Park Town Hotel, one of the first questions that often pops into to their mind is “What is there to do in Saskatoon”?   Our guests are looking for fun filled events that can range from family friendly outings to nightlife events such as concerts, theatre performances, and festivals. The presence of leisure activities has continued to blossom in Saskatoon, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to just get away. Being the awesome people we are, we’ve compiled the Ultimate Guide to Saskatoon for OCTOBER of 2016.

This OCTOBER is brimming with awesome events just waiting for you steps from the back door of the Park Town Hotel! Whether you’re dropping off your loved ones at school or making a break for it and taking a vacation, the Park Town Hotel has its fingers on the pulse of the city!

Celebrate THANKSGIVING AT THE PARK TOWN HOTEL!  Our Executive Chef has created the perfect meal for you and your family and friends! Choose from a Sunday Brunch Buffet or Sunday Dinner Buffet on October 9, 2016 and let us cater to your every whim! For more information call 306.667.6064

 

SPORTS

Yes it’s back to school time! And what does that mean for Saskatoon Sports Fans!? It means FOOTBALL! Don’t miss the Huskies battle it out against the UBC Thunderbirds at 7:00 PM Friday October 14th at Griffiths Stadium! This is always one of the most popular games of the year so make sure to get your tickets now by visiting www.huskies.usask.ca

Get ready to believe in Blue…the Blades are back and ready for action right here in Saskatoon starting September 25th!  With Games October 6th, 8th, 9th and 26th your family is sure to find excitement at Saskatoon’s Sasktel Centre!  Get your tickets now because they will sell out fast! For tickets, scheduling and information visit www.saskatoonblades.com

 

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

In to theatre? Saskatoon’s iconic Persephone Theatre is home to one of Saskatchewan’s best main stage performance venues. With a long history of theatre excellence in the province you’ll never be bored with its eclectic lineup of shows for all ages. To see what’s popping up this week please go to www.persephonetheatre.org for tickets and show information. Don’t forget to save your ticket stub for a discount off your bill when you visit our Four Seasons Restaurant!

 

ALEXANDER KEITH’S BIRTHDAY IS OCTOBER 6th! Come get your maritime pride on in the Park Town Hotel’s own Finn’s Irish Pub! Local legend Ray Richards will be hitting our stage at 7 pm with Alexander Keith’s on special ALL night! And did we mention there will be tons of prizes!? For more information or reservations call 306-667-6065

CONCERTS

Get your country on! Legendary performer Carrie Underwood graces the stage of Sasktel Centre on October 11, 2016. Don’t miss this the beauty and talent of this world renowned Country singer. Tickets available at www.sasktelcentre.com

TOURS

 Ever wonder how something’s made? Or are looking for a different sort of experience? Tours are the newest trend and luckily Saskatoon is home to the headquarters of the Lucky Bastard Distillery. After the owner won the Lottery (twice), he went on to open Lucky Bastard Distillery and created Lucky Bastard Vodka. From there, the sky was the limit. In their completely new and renovated location you’ll have the opportunity to watch them make your new favourite spirits and even do a tasting! You’ll lose your breath when you walk in when you see just how beautiful it is. If you’re picturing dirty floors and dirty pipes, you’ll be sorely disappointed… this venue is absolutely stunning!  For information on booking a tour please contact www.luckybastard.ca

COMMUNITY EVENTS

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! What better way to get into the Christmas Spirit than to get down to the Christmas Craft Sale at the Western Development Museum October 14th and 15th. Find the perfect wreath for your door, star for your tree or paper for your presents. For more information visit www.wdm.ca

 

COMEDY

Yuk Yuk’s Comedy club is Saskatoon’s best comedy club, featuring an entourage of touring professionals whose sole purpose is dedicated to make you laugh! The Yuk Yuk’s comedy club opens every Friday at 8:00 PM in the Park Town Hotel. Tickets may be purchased by calling 306-244-5564 Tickets are $17.00 in Advance or $20.00 at the door. However, we do suggest purchasing them in advance as most shows are typically sold out.

YUK YUK’S COMEDY CLUB OCTOBER 2016

EVERY SHOW FEATURES THE COMIC STYLINGS OF OUR OWN, HOMEGROWN SHOW HOST, ARI AVIVI

Friday October 7th

Shannon Laverty with David Husereau

 

Friday October 14th

Scott Dumas with Noor Kidwai

 

Friday October 21st

Chris Griffin with Alex Sparling

 

Friday October 28th

Ron Vaudry with Matt Foster

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON SEPTEMBER 2016

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON AUGUST 2016

 

When our guests first check into the Park Town Hotel, one of the first questions that often pops into to their mind is “What is there to do in Saskatoon”?   Our guests are looking for fun filled events that can range from family friendly outings to nightlife events such as concerts, theatre performances, and festivals. The presence of leisure activities has continued to blossom in Saskatoon, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to just get away. Being the awesome people we are, we’ve compiled the Ultimate Guide to Saskatoon for SEPTEMBER of 2016. Don’t forget to ask for your Experience Pass when you book! You will receive one complimentary experience pass per night which includes one (1 ) $50.00 complimentary VISA GIFT CARD per stay! Don’t forget to ask though…you’ve got to ask for THE EXPERIENCE PASS to get your ticket in to the best attractions in Saskatoon! For more information about this Tourism Saskatoon promotion please visit:

 http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/visit/visit-experience-pass-plus/

THIS PROMOTION ENDS OCTOBER 1st! SO GET IN AND EXPERIENCE SASKATOON NOW!

This SEPTEMBER is brimming with awesome events just waiting for you steps from the back door of the Park Town Hotel! Whether you’re dropping off your loved ones at school or making a break for it and taking a vacation, the Park Town Hotel has its fingers on the pulse of the city!

 

Celebrate Labor Day September 2 and 3rd and enjoy the festivities at PotashCorp’s annual Fireworks Festival! Crash, boom and bang your troubles away at this family friendly festival of fun! With daily activities, vendors and entertainment complete with a firework finale, this event is perfect for the young and the young at heart! For information visit www.potashcorpfireworksfestival.ca

 

BANG SOME WOOD WITH KIM ‘n JIM: Back to School Irish Jig

Get ready to stomp and bang the wood of our Finn’s Irish Pub as you dance to your favourite Irish tunes and partake in one of the oldest Irish and back to school traditions…Beer! With prizing happening every 30 minutes starting at 4 pm, this event is great for those who are new to the city or are who looking to reminisce over some pints with some old mates. There will be TONS and we do mean TONS of prizing! Get here early and score yourself a free toque if you’re one of the lucky first 100 people through our door at 4 PM! Kim ‘n Jim start the musical festivities at 7 PM and drink specials are in full effect all night! With $3.50 FIREBALL, $4.25 MALIBU and $6.00 20 ounce pints of Keith’s you won’t be able to afford not to come! For information and reservations please call 306-667-6065.

 

SPORTS

Yes it’s back to school time! And what does that mean for Saskatoon Sports Fans!? It means FOOTBALL! Don’t miss the Huskies battle it out against the Regina Rams at 7:00 PM Friday September 2 at Griffiths Stadium! This is always one of the most popular games of the year so make sure to get your tickets now by visiting www.huskies.usask.ca

 

Get ready to believe in Blue…the Blades are back and ready for action right here in Saskatoon starting September 25th!  Don’t miss the battle as the Blades go head to head against the Swift Current Broncos at Sasktel Centre! Support a Saskatoon sports icon and spend the Saturday the way any Canadian knows you should…watching a live hockey game! Get your tickets now because they will sell out fast! For tickets, scheduling and information visit www.saskatoonblades.com

 

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Into theatre? Saskatoon’s iconic Persephone Theatre is home to one of Saskatchewan’s best main stage performance venues. With a long history of theatre excellence in the province you’ll never be bored with its eclectic lineup of shows for all ages. To see what’s popping up this week please go to www.persephonetheatre.org for tickets and show information. Don’t forget to save your ticket stub for a discount off your bill when you visit our Four Seasons Restaurant!

 

CULTURE

Looking for a family friendly outing full of shopping, entertainment and the best of what Saskatoon has to offer? Experience the Broadway Street Fair September 10th and enjoy the hustle and bustle of one of Saskatoon’s busiest neighborhoods. Enjoy amazing deals at the local shops and a fanfare of diverse foods. For more information please visit www.onbroadway.ca

 

TOURS

 Ever wonder how something’s made? Or are looking for a different sort of experience? Tours are the newest trend and luckily Saskatoon is home to the headquarters of the Lucky Bastard Distillery. After the owner won the Lottery (twice), he went on to open Lucky Bastard Distillery and created Lucky Bastard Vodka. From there, the sky was the limit. In their completely new and renovated location you’ll have the opportunity to watch them make your new favourite spirits and even do a tasting! You’ll lose your breath when you walk in when you see just how beautiful it is. If you’re picturing dirty floors and dirty pipes, you’ll be sorely disappointed… this venue is absolutely stunning!  For information on booking a tour please contact www.luckybastard.ca

Want to experience Saskatoon like never before? Take part in an ECO GLIDE ADVENTURE TODAY! Glide your way along the shores of the South Saskatchewan River as you ride a Segway or Ninebot down the adjacent river paths. Whether you’re new to the city, or want to see Saskatoon in a way you have never seen it before, Ecoglide Adventures is the perfect excuse for an afternoon excursion! For more information please visit www.ecoglideadventures.com

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

The Word on the Street hits the downtown streets of Saskatoon again this September 18th. Celebrate reading and enjoy the writings of some of Canada’s best authors. The Word on the Street celebrates reading, literacy, books and all things that a creative mind and a pen can produce! For information on the numerous authors, guests and events please visit www.thewordonthestreet.ca/saskatoon/

 

COMEDY

Yuk Yuk’s Comedy club is Saskatoon’s best comedy club, featuring an entourage of touring professionals whose sole purpose is dedicated to make you laugh! The Yuk Yuk’s comedy club opens every Friday at 8:00 PM in the Park Town Hotel. Tickets may be purchased by calling 306-244-5564 Tickets are $17.00 in Advance or $20.00 at the door. However, we do suggest purchasing them in advance as most shows are typically sold out.

YUK YUK’S SEPTEMBER

EVERY SHOW FEATURES THE COMIC STYLINGS OF OUR OWN, HOMEGROWN, ARI AVIVI

SEPTEMBER 9

JOHN BEUHLER (CONCERT EVENT) SOLD OUT

PARK TOWN HOTEL

 

SEPTEMBER  16

Lisa Baker & Stephanie Foley (Comedians)

PARK TOWN HOTEL

 

SEPTEMBER 23

Myles Morrison & Danny Martinello (Comedians)

PARK TOWN HOTEL

 

SEPTEMBER 30

Marcus Beaubier & Matt Foster (Comedians)

PARK TOWN HOTEL

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON AUGUST 2016

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON AUGUST 2016

 

When our guests first check into the Park Town Hotel, one of the first questions that often pops into to their mind is “What is there to do in Saskatoon”?   Our guests are looking for fun filled events that can range from family friendly outings to nightlife events such as concerts, theatre performances, and festivals. The presence of leisure activities has continued to blossom in Saskatoon, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to just get away. Being the awesome people we are, we’ve compiled the Ultimate Guide to Saskatoon for AUGUST of 2016. Don’t forget to ask for your Experience Pass when you book! You will receive one complimentary experience pass per night which includes one (1 ) $50.00 complimentary VISA GIFT CARD per stay! Don’t forget to ask though…you’ve got to ask for THE EXPERIENCE PASS to get your ticket in to the best attractions in Saskatoon! For more information about this Tourism Saskatoon promotion please visit:

 http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/visit/visit-experience-pass-plus/

 

This AUGUST is brimming with awesome events just waiting for you steps from the back door of the Park Town Hotel!


 VEUVE CLICQUOT YELLOW PARTY: Summer Deck Series

Want to be a part of the most exclusive deck party in the city? Look no further. Finn’s Irish Pub, attached to the Park Town Hotel, is home to the Veuve Clicquot Yellow Party EVERY Saturday from 3:00 pm- 7:00 PM on our deck adjacent to the South Saskatchewan River.  Enjoy a live, rotating, DJ weekly; blasting loungey beats , laze away your afternoon and get your party started with Finn’s Irish Pub. Features include $74 bottle Of Veuve Clicquot, $15 flutes of Veuve Clicquot, $5 MGD, Twisted Tea, Malibu and Vodka Monster’s. Spacing is limited. Please make your reservation now by phoning 306.667.6065

 

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

In to theatre? Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan hits the banks of our South Saskatchewan River again this year starting on July 6 and running until August 21. This yearly celebration combines outdoor theatre, a love of Shakespeare and festival activities. Enjoy a pop-up tavern along the river banks, or just a stroll past the events. For more information please visit www.shakespearesask.com

Hold on to your hats folks…the Saskatoon Ex is right around the corner! Walk the grounds and explore the many wonders of the Saskatoon Exhibition. Adventure to the midway and enjoy all your favourite rides. Get that nostalgic, feel good feeling, as you hear the cheers of the crowds at dusk while the smell of popcorn haunts the air. Rock out with a huge lineup of daily bands. No matter what age you are the tradition of the Ex is alive and well in Saskatoon this August 9th- August 14th. Bring the family, make it a date night, or just enjoy it with the same group of friends you always have! For more information or information on passes please visit www.saskatoonexhibition.ca

 

CULTURE

Want a little taste of home? Want to turn your staycation into a vacation of the world? Make sure to check out Saskatoon’s infamous Folk Fest coming up from August 18- August 20th, 2016. Enjoy the unique and international tastes as you visit each pavilion. From the Ukraine to Greece, experience the tastes and culture of all your favourite countries….and experience the arts and culture of those you’ve never visited.  For tickets and information please visit www.saskatoonfolkfest.com

 

TOURS

 Ever wonder how something’s made? Or are looking for a different sort of experience? Tours are the newest trend and luckily Saskatoon is home to the headquarters of the Lucky Bastard Distillery. After the owner won the Lottery (twice), he went on to open Lucky Bastard Distillery and created Lucky Bastard Vodka. From there, the sky was the limit. In their completely new and renovated location you’ll have the opportunity to watch them make your new favourite spirits and even do a tasting! You’ll lose your breath when you walk in when you see just how beautiful it is. If you’re picturing dirty floors and dirty pipes, you’ll be sorely disappointed… this venue is absolutely stunning!  For information on booking a tour please contact www.luckybastard.ca

Want to experience Saskatoon like never before? Take part in an ECO GLIDE ADVENTURE TODAY! Glide your way along the shores of the South Saskatchewan River as you ride a Segway or Ninebot down the adjacent river paths. Whether you’re new to the city, or want to see Saskatoon in a way you have never seen it before, Ecoglide Adventures is the perfect excuse for an afternoon excursion! For more information please visit www.ecoglideadventures.com

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

What do food vendors, mimes, street performers, theatre, artists and live dance all have in common? Why the POTASH FRINGE FESTIVAL of course! Broadway’s infamous Fringe Festival returns this year with a bang! Enjoy the unicyclists, jugglers and craft vendors lining the streets of Saskatoon’s artsy Broadway Ave. Or take in a show with one of the amazing Fringe Festival venues. Watch some magic…have your fortune read…or even score some deals from the local shops! Indulge your taste buds with a plethora of different cuisines, goodies and beverages compliments of many shops and vendors! Watch Broadway Avenue transform itself into a hotbed of culture and entertainment! Fringe Festival runs from July 28 to August 6. For more information please visit www.potashfringe.ca

 

MUSIC

What better way to end a Thursday then with a deck, a drink and some live plugged-in acoustic music? Every Thursday all summer Finn’s Irish Pub, attached to the Park Town Hotel, features the musical stylings of some of Saskatoon’s best talent! Whether you’re KICKING IT LIVE WITH Kelly Read, BC Read, Jim Mclean or Brian Mcareavey you’re Thursday couldn’t possibly get any better! The Kicking it Live…Acoustic Deck Series rotates through performers weekly and ensure that your after work happy hour has just the right amount of entertainment! Running from 5 PM-7 PM EVERY THURSDAY all Summer, KICKING IT LIVE is sure not to disappoint! Reservations are never required but always encouraged! Please call 306.667.6065 for reservations or visit us on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/finnsirishpubparktownhotel

LOVE MUSIC FESTIVALS? You won’t want to miss Vibe Music Festival August 27, 2016 at Diefenbaker Park! Enjoy a full day or sun, fun and the best vibes from your favourite DJ’s! Enjoy the stylings of MAKJ…ZOMBOY…and of course the main man of the event LUDACRIS! Whether you’re from #yxe or just visiting us for a vacation…this festival will make you feel like you’re at an international festival somewhere far across the sea. For tickets and information visit www.vibemusicfest.com

COMEDY

Yuk Yuk’s Comedy club is Saskatoon’s best comedy club, featuring an entourage of touring professionals whose sole purpose is dedicated to make you laugh! The Yuk Yuk’s comedy club opens every Friday at 8:00 PM in the Park Town Hotel. Tickets may be purchased by calling 306-244-5564 Tickets are $17.00 in Advance or $20.00 at the door. However, we do suggest purchasing them in advance as most shows are typically sold out.

YUK YUK’S AUGUST

 

EVERY SHOW FEATURES THE COMIC STYLINGS OF OUR OWN, HOMEGROWN, ARI AVIVI

AUGUST 5

Drew Behm & Charles Haycock (Comedians)

PARK TOWN HOTEL

 

AUGUST 12

Garrett Clark & Brittaney Lyseng (Comedians)

PARK TOWN HOTEL

 

AUGUST 19

Lori Ferguson-Ford & Darryl Koszman (Comedians)

PARK TOWN HOTEL

 

AUGUST 26

Winston Spear & Dion Arnold (Comedians)PARK TOWN HOTEL

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON JULY 2016

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON JULY 2016

 

When our guests first check into the Park Town Hotel, one of the first questions that often pops into to their mind is “What is there to do in Saskatoon”?   Our guests are looking for fun filled events that can range from family friendly outings to nightlife events such as concerts, theatre performances, and festivals. The presence of leisure activities has continued to blossom in Saskatoon, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to just get away. Being the awesome people we are, we’ve compiled the Ultimate Guide to Saskatoon for JULY of 2016. Don’t forget to ask for your Experience Pass when you book! You will receive one complimentary experience pass per night which includes one (1 ) $50.00 complimentary VISA GIFT CARD per stay! Don’t forget to ask though…you’ve got to ask for THE EXPERIENCE PASS to get your ticket in to the best attractions in Saskatoon! For more information about this Tourism Saskatoon promotion please visit:

 http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/visit/visit-experience-pass-plus/

 

This JULY is chock-full of some awesome events just waiting for you steps from our back door.

 

JULY 1st is CANADA DAY! Come get your red and white on and celebrate with the rest of Saskatoon in the cities iconic Diefenbaker Park! With festivities beginning at 10:00 AM and fireworks exploding just after dusk, this celebration of Canada never disappoints! Whether you’re on a date night or having a day out with the family, Saskatoon’s biggest Canada Day celebration has something for you! For more information please visit www.optimistcanadadaysaskatoon.com

 

VEUVE CLICQUOT YELLOW PARTY: Summer Deck Series

Want to be a part of the most exclusive deck party in the city? Look no further. Finn’s Irish Pub, attached to the Park Town Hotel, is home to the Veuve Clicquot Yellow Party EVERY Saturday from 3:00 pm- 7:00 PM on our deck adjacent to the South Saskatchewan River.  Enjoy a live, rotating, DJ weekly; blasting loungey beats , laze away your afternoon and get your party started with Finn’s Irish Pub. Features include $74 bottle Of Veuve Clicquot, $15 flutes of Veuve Clicquot, $5 MGD, Twisted Tea, Malibu and Vodka Monster’s. Spacing is limited. Please make your reservation now by phoning 306.667.6065

 

SPORTS

We’re going to put this event under sports because clearly sliding down a slide that cuts through a city should totally be considered a sport! Slide the City is July 9th! What is Slide the City you ask? Slide the City brings a world-record sized water slide top the streets of Saskatoon!  “Slide the City is a family friendly slip-and-slide water party event. There will be live music, food, drinks, water, and of course the biggest slip and slide ever to hit asphalt.”  For more information visit www.slidethecity.com

 

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

In to theatre? Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan hits the banks of our South Saskatchewan river again this year starting on July 6 and running until August 21. This yearly celebration combines outdoor theatre, a love of Shakespeare and festival activities. Enjoy a pop-up tavern along the river banks, or just a stroll past the events. For more information please visit www.shakespearesask.com

 

SHOPPING

The 2nd Avenue Sidewalk Sale is upon us once again! For you hardcore fashionistas, or saavy bargain hunters, the 2nd Avenue Sidewalk Sale has something for everyone! This annual event runs from July 7-9. Get there early…or get there late… we assure you that the deals don’t stop! For more information please visit www.dtnyxe.ca/events

 

TOURS

 Ever wonder how something’s made? Or are looking for a different sort of experience? Tours are the newest trend and luckily Saskatoon is home to the headquarters of the Lucky Bastard Distillery. After the owner won the Lottery (twice), he went on to open Lucky Bastard Distillery and created Lucky Bastard Vodka. From there, the sky was the limit. In their completely new and renovated location you’ll have the opportunity to watch them make your new favourite spirits and even do a tasting! You’ll lose your breath when you walk in when you see just how beautiful it is. If you’re picturing dirty floors and dirty pipes, you’ll be sorely disappointed… this venue is absolutely stunning!  For information on booking a tour please contact www.luckybastard.ca

COMMUNITY EVENTS

What do food vendors, mimes, street performers, theatre, artists and live dance all have in common? Why the POTASH FRINGE FESTIVAL of course! Broadway’s infamous Fringe Festival returns this year with a bang! Enjoy the uni-cyclists, jugglers and craft vendors lining the streets of Saskatoon’s artsy Broadway Ave. Or take in a show with one of the amazing Fringe Festival venues. Watch some magic…have your fortune read…or even score some deals from the local shops! Indulge your taste buds with a plethora of different cuisines, goodies and beverages compliments of many shops and vendors! Watch Broadway Avenue transform itself into a hotbed of culture and entertainment! Fringe Festival runs from July 28 to August 6. For more information please visit www.potashfringe.ca

 

MUSIC

What better way to end a Thursday then with a deck, a drink and some live plugged-in acoustic music? Every Thursday all summer Finn’s Irish Pub, attached to the Park Town Hotel, features the musical stylings of some of Saskatoon’s best talent! Whether you’re KICKING IT LIVE WITH Kelly Read, BC Read, Jim Mclean or Brian McAreavey you’re Thursday couldn’t possibly get any better! The Kicking it Live…Acoustic Deck Series rotates through performers weekly and ensure that your after work happy hour has just the right amount of entertainment! Running from 5 PM-7 PM EVERY THURSDAY all Summer, KICKING IT LIVE is sure not to disappoint! Reservations are never required but always encouraged! Please call 306.667.6065 for reservations or visit us on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/finnsirishpubparktownhotel


COMEDY

Yuk Yuk’s Comedy club is Saskatoon’s best comedy club, featuring an entourage of touring professionals whose sole purpose is dedicated to make you laugh! The Yuk Yuk’s comedy club opens every Friday at 8:00 PM in the Park Town Hotel. Tickets may be purchased by calling 306-244-5564 Tickets are $17.00 in Advance or $20.00 at the door. However, we do suggest purchasing them in advance as most shows are typically sold out.

YUK YUK’S JULY

 

EVERY SHOW FEATURES THE COMIC STYLINGS OF OUR OWN, HOMEGROWN, ARI AVIVI

FRIDAY JULY 1, 2016

NO SHOW DUE TO CANADA DAY

 

FRIDAY JULY 8

DONOVAN DESCHNER & BEN CANNON

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club Saskatoon

Park Town Hotel

 

FRIDAY JULY 15

HOWIE MILLER & DAVID DEMPSEY

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club Saskatoon

Park Town Hotel

 

FRIDAY JULY 22

JOHN PERROTTA & RYAN SHORT

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club Saskatoon

Park Town Hotel

 

FRIDAY JULY 29

NO SHOW DUE TO LONG WEEKEND

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