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WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON MAY 2016

WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON MAY 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 May of 2016.

This May is chock-full of some awesome events that are all just outside our back door.

 

 

CINCO DE MAYO

Feeling the need to start your summer with a bang!? Our very own Finn’s Irish Pub will help you start your Summer with a sizzle! Come down to CINCO DE MAYO Thursday May 5th and enjoy the amazing weather and insane prizes, Free Salsa Lesson, Drink Deals and Live Music from “Love Seat” an offshoot of the Sofa Kings! Call 306.667.6065 for more information

Party starts at 4 PM

 

SPORTS

 

Baby were you born to run? Or at the very least cheer!? Well you won’t want to miss the Saskatchewan Marathon on May 29th. With multiple races occurring simultaneously across most of the central part of the city, Saskatoon will be in high gear as racers pass by some of the post iconic Saskatoon spots! Want to run? Want to register to volunteer? Want to figure out where you can cheer from? Visit www.saskmarathon.ca for all the inside information.

 

Looking for a fan favourite with lots of sound and lights, movement and contact. We get it.  Lucky for you, Saskatoon is home to the Saskatchewan Rush, Saskatchewan’s newest professional Lacrosse team. With the first-ever season coming to an end, make sure you get your tickets ASAP as the last few matches will be sure to sell out. These games are great for all ages and are sure to not disappoint!  To book your tickets now go to www.saskrush.com and book your tickets! Game 2 of the 2016 Western final is May 21st.

 

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

 

Just a spoon full of sugar makes the medicine go down! If you know where that’s from then you’re not going to want to miss a second of the Persephone Theatre’s presentation of Mary Poppins! This delightful retelling of the famed classic hits the stage from April 20 – May 15th. Get your tickets now at www.persephonetheatre.org  Don’t forget to save your ticket stubs after the show, because they get you extra discounts in the hotel at our Four Seasons Restaurant.

 

Craving a little culture? Perhaps a little Caribbean on the prairies? Well PASSA PASSA is back May 22nd at O’Brians Event Centre. This Dance Hall inspired event will make you feel like you’re in a beach club in Jamaica. Complete with authentic Caribbean food and music, Passa Passa is an event you won’t want to miss if you’re looking to let your inner Rhianna loose. For more information on Passa Passa and other events visit www.obrianseventcentre.ca

 

Perhaps you’re looking to learn a craft while you hang out with your friends? Finn’s Irish Pub is proud to be an official venue for PAINT NITE, every Wednesday in Finn’s Irish Pub. Paint Nite is the new trend in pubs across North America! Simply go to the website, select the painting you yourself want to paint, buy a ticket and leave the rest to us! We provide the canvas, paint, smocks and instructor! What could be more fun? It’s also wine night every Wednesday! Enjoy $10 off any bottle. This event does sell out quickly. To book your ticket now please visit www.paintnite.com and select any Finn’s Irish Pub painting. USE CODE: FINNS45 to receive an AUTOMATIC $20.00 off

 

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 

 

TRADESHOWS

 

Tradeshows are literally like the greatest thing ever! They put all your favourite things under one roof and jam pack it into a weekend not soon to be forgotten. From tasting the hottest new drink to experiencing the Ukrainian culture, Saskatoon has some awesome events coming up! Find out what you can get up to this May by clicking on any of the links below!

 

VESNA FESTIVAL

May 7

Prairieland Park

www.vesnafestival.com

 

TOP OF THE HOPS

May 26-28 2016

Prairieland Park

www.topofthehops.ca

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

The Alzheimer’s Spring Time Memories Gala is almost here! Bring your friends and join this event   for an enchanting evening, filled with great food and drinks, exciting live and silent auctions, and entertaining musicians. Last year’s event together we raised over $135,000! For more information or to buy your tickets to this amazing event please visit:

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/sk/Get-involved/Help-us-Raise-Funds/Memories

 

MEMORIES GALA INFORMATION

 

Thursday, May 19, 2016

TCU Place

Saskatoon, SK

 

Champagne Reception 5:30pm

Dinner & Auction 6:30pm

Entertainment 8:45pm

 

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 8:30 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 suggestr purchasing them in advance as most shows are typically sold out.

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://ssl.insighthosting.com/parktown/tickets.aspx

 

YUK YUK’S MAY LINEUP

 

 

Garrett Clark and Matt Alaeddine  (comedians)

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club Saskatoon

Park Town Hotel

May 6th

 

Brett Martin and Lisa Baker   (comedians)

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club Saskatoon

Park Town Hotel

May 13th

 

Scott Dumas & Andrew Iwanyk  (comedians)

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club Saskatoon

Park Town Hotel

May 20th

 

Marcus Beaubier & Harry Doupe  (comedians)

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club Saskatoon

Park Town Hotel

May 27th

 

Laugh Shop Comedy Christmas Dinner & Show

Tired of the same ol' song and dance for your Corporate Christmas Parties? Want to try something new, fun and with guaranteed laughs? Book your Christmas Party this year with the Laugh Shop!!! Every Friday & Saturday Evening From November 15th to December 15th the Laugh Shop hosts a Two- Act Comedy Show with our top comedians Dave Tsonos & Gilson Lubin, a delicious Full Catered Dinner Buffet and a Full Service Bar. For more information or to book your Christmas Party please call 306-667-6072.

 

Seniors Dinner Show - Park Town Hotel Saskatoon

Another 6 months of Senior Dinner Shows have been booked! Whether you are a regular or a new timer, this is a lovely evening with a Full Catered Buffet Dinner , Live Entertainment and Complimentary Taxi Service to and from the show for $28.00 per person or $56 for two. To register or for more information for the Seniors Dinner Show please call 306-667-6072.

Laugh Shop Line Up September

Summer has ended... what to do on the weekends now? Grab a group of friends together and head down to the Laugh Shop! This month we not only have hilarious Comedians' but a Hypnotist and a Magician as well!!!  Check out the Laugh Shop for guaranteed good times and laughs!!

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook for chances to win tickets every Thursday! 

 

What's Going on This September

Summer has come to an end , people back in work mode and the kids back in school. Summer went by too fast, as it usually does!  Even though it took till August for our summer to arrive, it was a beautiful month for weather and let's just hope it keeps through our September! Hoping to see you all out at these rad events coming up around the corner:

Here's what's going on this September ):

  • Saturday, September 7th - BROADWAY STREET FAIR- The Broadway Business Improvement District (Broadway BID) annually presents the Broadway Street Fair, always hosted the Saturday following September long weekend; this year, Saturday, September 7, 2013. This is Broadway District’s largest event of the year, drawing thousands to the street.

    An eclectic array of street performers, vendors, artists, musicians, and dancers transform Broadway into a five block-long street fair. The event features a sidewalk sale, music and dance stages, silent auction, petting zoo, children's art tent, performers and much more. Each year this event renews Broadway’s historic role as Saskatoon’s cultural main street.
    From 10am to 5pm, the Broadway BID looks forward to hosting the community for another sunny Street Fair.

    It is our dedicated sponsors who make this event possible. Thanks kindly to each: Affinity Credit Union, Brainsport, Bill’s House of Flowers, Broadway Café, Broadway Pharmacy, Broadway Shoe Repair, Enigma, Foster’s Shoes, Grace-Westminster United Church, McDougall Gauley, McQuarries Tea & Coffee Merchants, RBC, Saskatoon Optical, Steephill Food Co-op, Weczeria Food & Wine, Yamaha Piano Centre, Hub City, Performance Productions, Planet S, and PotashCorp

 

  • Sunday, September 22 - The World on the Street Saskatoon -

    The festival includes four stages: Treasure Island, a youth stage with children's authors, a teen literary showcase and a bilingual musician. Children can also visit with roaming performers and local mascots, and enjoy making crafts and playing games on Literacy Lane. Have fun as you browse through the festival's vibrant marketplace with exhibits from booksellers, publishers, literacy organizations, authors and retailers. This is a free community event. Everyone is welcome - bring a picnic lunch or grab a snack on site and enjoy the festival atmosphere. Location: Civic Square and around City Hall. For more info visit Click Here

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