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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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