Regina is the heartbeat of the Canadian prairies with a long history and laid-back culture. With over 250,000 residents Regina is proudly the capital city of Saskatchewan. Our city’s government background is heavily contrasted with an energetic entrepreneurial community making Regina the perfect blend of rich history and modern amenities.
Feel the energy of a city on the rise as you revel in the astonishing variety of cultural, entertainment and recreational opportunities that abound in and around the city. Welcoming over 2 million visitors annually, Regina hosts many events and conventions, providing visitors with a truly Canadian experience.
The downtown core of Regina features boundless opportunities for entertainment in all seasons, including festivals, events and community programming. City Square Plaza is Regina’s premier outdoor cultural events facility, hosting dozens of events each year, from the Regina Farmers’ Market to daily performances on the F.W. Hill Mall stage to major festivals such as the annual Regina Folk Festival and the Regina Jazz Festival which spill over into all parts of City Square. Adjacent to the Square are some of Regina’s premier destinations and heritage buildings including the Regina Public Library, The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, The Hotel Saskatchewan, and the Globe Theatre, as well as many unique local shops, restaurants and pubs.
Just a short walk from downtown you will find the true prairie oasis Wascana Centre, a beautifully landscaped park surrounding a 120-hectare lake located in the heart of Regina. Within the park, you can enjoy attractions that feature natural history, science or art. Wascana Centre is home to 8.7 kilometres of paved pathways, recreation and play areas as well as the Habitat Conservation Area with a marsh ecosystem, promoting healthy active lifestyles for families and the community.
If you like sports, then this is the city for you! Regina locals are known to be the rowdiest fans in the Canadian Football League. Fans proudly cheer on the green-and-white Saskatchewan Roughriders, who call the newly built Mosaic Stadium home.
Visit www.tourismregina.com for more information on things to see and do in Regina including activities, tours, events and accommodations.