Community Events in Regina this August 2019
We have had some wild weather this summer and August looks like it is going to be a HOT one. There is lots going on in and around Regina this August that the whole family will enjoy. From the Queen City Ex to Shake the Lake - it will be a rocking month!
Event Highlight - Garth Brooks
When: August 9th and 10th
Where: Mosaic Stadium
Garth Brooks is brining is Stadium Tour to Regina - The only Canadian stop on the tour. The first night sold out quick so a second show was added. Additional tickets are available by visiting
Garth Brooks is the #1 selling solo artist in US history and is one of country music’s all time greats. He will have Regina singing along to Pina Colada, Friends in low Places, Rodeo, The Thunder Roles, and many more hits.
Brett Kissel will open for Garth on the 9th and Jesse Labelle on the 10th. These two young men are both Canadian born up and coming country music sensations.
Concerts and Performances in Regina
(August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 5, 12) Salsa on the Plaza. A night of music and dancing brought to you by Regina Salseros. There will be an hour of free dance instruction to start. Event starts at 7pm. (City Square Plaza).
(August 9-11) 50th Regina Folk Festival. Experience the Regina Folk Festival as we celebrate 50 years of continuing greatness through folk music with lots of great attractions such as beer gardens, a children's area, an art's market, and an international food court. Night time events start at 5 pm every day with various artists scheduled throughout every night. Daytime events run August 10th and 11th from 11:30 am - 5:00 pm. (Victoria Park).
(August 13-18) Regina International Film Festival Awards (RIFFA). This will be the fourth year Regina is hosting the international festival. Filmmakers from all over the world will be coming to Regina to meet, share, and learn from one another. (Various Locations)
(August 22) The Iron Maidens. The line-up is Kirsten “Bruce Chickinson” Rosenberg on vocals, Linda “Nikki McBURRain” McDonald on drums, Courtney “Adriana Smith” Cox and Nikki “Davina Murray” Stringfield on guitars, and Wanda “Steph Harris” Ortiz on bass. The Iron Maidens cover Iron Maiden material from all eras of the band’s career, encompassing the band’s biggest hits as well as fan favourites. Doors open at 7:15pm. (Casino Regina).
(August 22, 23) RENT 20th Anniversary Tour. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohéme, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artist struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters - love. The show starts at 7:30pm both nights. (Conexus Arts Centre).
(August 30-31) Shake the Lake. This classic rock weekend is presented by Wheatland Roofing. Enjoy 7 great bands and sing along to the hits you loved then and still love now. Burton Cummings, Styx, Loverboy, and 54-40 are just a few of the bands taking over Regina. Events starts at 4pm on Friday at 1pm on Saturday. (Wascana Park).
Food + Drink Events in Regina
(August 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31) Supper in the Orchard. Every Friday and Saturday starting in May a different local chef will create a multi-course supper using mainly ingredients from local farms and our orchard. Most of the proceeds goes back to the Culinary Federation which sends their members to locations around the world for training and for competitions. The evening starts on the outdoor patio (weather permitting) where you can enjoy a glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage, and enjoy the outdoors and beautiful view of the valley. The night starts at 6pm. (Over the Hill Orchards and Winery, Lumsden).
Sports, Recreation, and Leisure Events in Regina
(August 1) Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Hamilton Tiger Cats. Watch the Riders take on the Tiger Cats. Games starts at 7:30pm. (Mosaic Stadium).
(August 7-11) 2019 Baseball Canada Cup Championships. The Baseball Canada Cup for 17U players is being held in Regina from August 7-11. Come out and watch teams from across Canada compete for the title. (Currie Field and Optimist Park).
(August 14, 21, 28) Yoga in the Park. Drop in noon hour yoga presented by Yoga Mala. Bring your own mat. (Victoria Park).
(August 24) Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Ottawa Redblacks. Watch the Riders take on the Redblacks. Game starts at 5pm. (Mosaic Stadium).
(August 27 - September 1) 2019 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championship. Over 2,000 Canadian athletes from 40 clubs from across the country, including members of the Canadian National Team, will paddle down Wascana Lake looking to win National titles at the Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships and the Canadian Masters Championships. (Wascana Lake).
Family Events in Regina
(July 31 to August 4) Queen City EX. The fair is back in town! This annual event dates back to 1967 when it was known as “Buffalo Days”. Bring the whole family down to enjoy good eats, entertainment, and rides. Kids under 6 are Free. Children and Seniors are $10 and Adults are $17. (Evraz Place).
(August 2-4) Pile O’ Bones Rodeo. Watch top athletes from the rodeo compete in a chance to win $80,000 through events such as bull riding, barrel racing, and even tie down roping. (Brandt Centre).
(August 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 28, 31) Regina Farmer’s Market. Enjoy a lovely morning outdoors in the City Square Plaza downtown Regina. Check out a variety of vendors including individuals and businesses that make, bake, grow, or design their products right here in Saskatchewan. Watch downtown Regina come alive with the hustle and bustle or locals and visitors enjoying fresh local products! (City Square Plaza - Downtown).
(August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31) Centennial Market. Indoor market located in the heart of the Warehouse District with over a hundred vendors. (1230 Broad Street).
(August 6, 13) Sunset Retreat Ceremony. This summer, celebrate your history at the colourful RCMP Sunset-Retreat Ceremony presented by RCMP Academy, ‘Depot’ Division. The Ceremony includes the Cadet marching band, a canon drill, the lowering of the Canadian flag, the March Past, and RCMP Cadets performing dismounted cavalry drills while dressed in the famous scarlet tunic. Event starts at 6:30pm. (RCMP Heritage Centre)
(August 8) maxTV Stream Rooftop Cinema. Jump.ca, SaskTel, Cornwall Centre & Z99 are proud to host the 2nd annual maxTV Rooftop Cinema! Experience a new way to watch your favourite live TV, movies and even listen to music with SaskTel's maxTV Stream. maxTV Rooftop Cinema features an outdoor movie under the stars showcased using maxTV Stream on the rooftop of the Cornwall Centre parkade! All proceeds go to Street Culture Project. Doors open at 7pm. (Cornwall Centre Parkade - Level P5).
(August 14, 23) Cinema Under The Stars. Bring your own blankets, chairs, pajamas, and pillows, and we'll provide the family-friendly movies. Pre-show entertainment starts at 7 pm featuring music, crafts, kid-friendly activities, and more! The feature film will screen at dusk. (Victoria Park).