Tourism Saskatoon Articles http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/ Recent Articles - Media Releases Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:14:18 GMT Tourism Saskatoon wins tourism marketing award http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-wins-tourism-marketing-award/589/ Tourism Saskatoon and members honoured at provincial tourism galaSASKATOON, SK - April 11, 2014 - Tourism Saskatoon is honoured to be the winner of the Gil Carduner Marketing Award (budget over $20,000) at the 25th ... More Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-wins-tourism-marketing-award/589/ Tourism Saskatoon launches Green Stem environmental initiative http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-launches-green-stem-environmental-initiative/587/ Program encourages sustainable workplace practices SASKATOON, SK - January 23, 2014 - Tourism Saskatoon is excited to announce the launch of its new, member-focused sustainability initiative. Green Stem is a ... More Thu, 23 Jan 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-launches-green-stem-environmental-initiative/587/ Saskatoon named a Place of a Lifetime http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/saskatoon-named-a-place-of-a-lifetime/583/ SASKATOON, SK - October 1, 2013 - Saskatoon is a place of a lifetime. National Geographic Travel in partnership with the Canadian Tourism Commission today launched 50 Places of a Lifetime: Canada, a digital super mag unparalleled in its coverage of any single country. Among the places that made the list is Saskatchewan's largest city, Saskatoon. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/saskatoon-named-a-place-of-a-lifetime/583/ Saskatoon to host international science and technology festival http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/saskatoon-to-host-international-science-and-technology-festival/582/ Global STEM States and Tourism Saskatoon announce host of STEMfest 2015SASKATOON, SK – Global STEM States, along with Tourism Saskatoon, proudly announce Saskatoon as the host destination for STEMfest 2015, a ... More Thu, 29 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/saskatoon-to-host-international-science-and-technology-festival/582/ Empress of Ireland exhibit at the Saskatoon WDM http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/empress-of-ireland-exhibit-at-the-saskatoon-wdm-/580/ The Western Development Museum in Saskatoon is pleased to present a display on the Empress of Ireland July 18 to 23, 2013.May 2014 will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Empress of Ireland which ... More Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/empress-of-ireland-exhibit-at-the-saskatoon-wdm-/580/ The Saskatoon Western Development Museum partners with the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Competition at Pion-Era 2013 http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/the-saskatoon-western-development-museum-partners-with-the-canadian-grand-masters-fiddling-competition-at-pion-era-2013/578/ The Saskatoon Western Development Museum is thrilled to be partnering with the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Competition at Pion-Era on July 13 and 14.Visitors to Pion-Era 2013 will get a sneak preview of the ... More Tue, 09 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/the-saskatoon-western-development-museum-partners-with-the-canadian-grand-masters-fiddling-competition-at-pion-era-2013/578/ Pion-Era '13 http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/pion-era-13/579/ Summer in Saskatchewan would not be complete without a visit to one of the WDM’s great summer shows. The summer show season kicks off with Pion-Era ’13 in Saskatoon on July 13 and 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ... More Tue, 09 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/pion-era-13/579/ Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan Construction Underway http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/remai-art-gallery-of-saskatchewan-construction-underway/574/ More visitors, art and creativity coming to the heart of SaskatoonSaskatoon, Saskatchewan – Today, officials from all levels of government celebrated the start of construction of the much anticipated Remai Art ... More Fri, 07 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/remai-art-gallery-of-saskatchewan-construction-underway/574/ Tourism Saskatoon marks Tourism Week with a flurry of activity http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-marks-tourism-week-with-a-flurry-of-activity/577/ City hosts travel media conference; Saskatoon Summer Experience team invades ReginaTourism Saskatoon is celebrating Tourism Week in Canada with a friendly invasion of Regina.  The Saskatoon Summer ... More Wed, 05 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-marks-tourism-week-with-a-flurry-of-activity/577/ Saskatoon, get ready for the World Professional Chuckwagon Association Races! http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/saskatoon-get-ready-for-the-world-professional-chuckwagon-association-races-/573/ SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – After a successful kickoff weekend in Grande Prairie, the World Professional Chuckwagon Association drivers and wagons are ready for the “Half Mile of Hell” right here in ... More Tue, 04 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/saskatoon-get-ready-for-the-world-professional-chuckwagon-association-races-/573/ Tourism Saskatoon enhances visitor experience http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-enhances-visitor-experience/576/ Look for the Saskatoon Experience Ride at local events this summerWith summer festival season quickly approaching, Tourism Saskatoon is taking the visitor experience to a new level.Look for our brand new Visitor ... More Fri, 17 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-enhances-visitor-experience/576/ Local leaders recognized at Tourism Leadership Celebration http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/local-leaders-recognized-at-tourism-leadership-celebration/575/ 13 recipients honoured for their dedication to tourism in SaskatoonTourism Saskatoon, the Saskatoon Hotel Association, and Saskatoon Sports Tourism are excited to announce the award recipients of the fifth annual ... More Mon, 06 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/local-leaders-recognized-at-tourism-leadership-celebration/575/ Tourism Saskatoon works toward a green future http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-works-toward-a-green-future/571/ Vision, passion and a bit of elbow grease propel Tourism Saskatoon’s member-focused sustainability programWith Earth Day just around the corner, Tourism Saskatoon is proud to declare that concrete efforts are ... More Fri, 19 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-works-toward-a-green-future/571/ Third Avenue United Church finds its place among major historical landmarks http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/third-avenue-united-church-finds-its-place-among-major-historical-landmarks/570/ Church is first Canadian building digitally archived in CyArk world heritage databaseSaskatoon’s historic Third Avenue United Church is the latest addition to the CyArk world heritage database, allowing people ... More Thu, 18 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/third-avenue-united-church-finds-its-place-among-major-historical-landmarks/570/ Western Development Museum Announces Fundraising Concert Featuring SCMA Award Winners WYATT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/western-development-museum-announces-fundraising-concert-featuring-scma-award-winners-wyatt/569/ The Western Development Museum is proud to announce a concert by Saskatoon-based country-rock band WYATT as they launch their second studio album You Shoulda Been There Last Night! featuring the single, “Jesse ... More Tue, 16 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/western-development-museum-announces-fundraising-concert-featuring-scma-award-winners-wyatt/569/ Persephone Theatre Announces 2013/2014 Season http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/persephone-theatre-announces-2013-2014-season/568/ “Our next Season builds on a great tradition of variety and diversity in our programming. Political and romantic intrigue, comedy, heartbreak, hope, surprise and happiness, and even curling are all waiting in ... More Mon, 08 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/persephone-theatre-announces-2013-2014-season/568/ Western Development Museum to reopen Mondays http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/western-development-museum-to-reopen-mondays/567/ Effective April 1, 2013, the Western Development Museum’s (WDM) four exhibit locations in Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Saskatoon, and Yorkton will reopen on Mondays throughout the year, with the exception of ... More Wed, 27 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/western-development-museum-to-reopen-mondays/567/ Tourism Saskatoon welcomes new board members http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-welcomes-new-board-members/565/ New Statistics Canada data shows strong tourism industry in SaskatoonSASKATOON, SK – March 25, 2013 – Tourism Saskatoon is pleased to introduce its latest Board of Directors following elections at the ... More Mon, 25 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/tourism-saskatoon-welcomes-new-board-members/565/ Derby car restoration set to begin http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/derby-car-restoration-set-to-begin/566/ The Saskatoon Antique Auto Club (SAAC) and the Western Development Museum (WDM) are pleased to announce a new partnership – the restoration of a 1927 Derby car from the WDM’s collection. The SAAC will ... More Mon, 25 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/derby-car-restoration-set-to-begin/566/ Record crowds attend the second annual Saskatachewan Equine Expo in Saskatoon http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/record-crowds-attend-the-second-annual-saskatachewan-equine-expo-in-saskatoon-/562/ In excess of 10,000 horse enthusiasts passed through the doors at Saskatoon Prairieland Park for the second annual Saskatchewan Equine Expo in Saskatoon, February 15â€?17, 2013. The threeâ€?day event presented in ... More Tue, 19 Feb 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/record-crowds-attend-the-second-annual-saskatachewan-equine-expo-in-saskatoon-/562/ SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival announces first four headlining shows for 2013 event http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/sasktel-saskatchewan-jazz-festival-announces-first-four-headlining-shows-for-2013-event/563/ The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival is pleased to announce its first four headlining shows at the TD Mainstage!City and Colour will play this year’s Festival on the heels of his new album release. The Juno ... More Tue, 19 Feb 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/sasktel-saskatchewan-jazz-festival-announces-first-four-headlining-shows-for-2013-event/563/ Blues 101 - Keeping the blues alive in Saskatoon http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/blues-101---keeping-the-blues-alive-in-saskatoon/561/ Blues in Schools program teaches music and much more to local studentsThis year marks the Saskatoon Blues Society’s (SBS) 11th annual Saskatoon Blues Festival, a testament to the hard work of a lot of dedicated Toon ... More Wed, 13 Feb 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/blues-101---keeping-the-blues-alive-in-saskatoon/561/ Saskatoon Welcomes the World Professional Chuckwagon Association http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/saskatoon-welcomes-the-world-professional-chuckwagon-association/560/ Wagon fans, there’s a new stop on this year’s WPCA Tour: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. WPCA President Arnold McKernon recently announced that the WPCA is bringing all the chuckwagon racing action to Saskatoon ... More Fri, 08 Feb 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/saskatoon-welcomes-the-world-professional-chuckwagon-association/560/ Are you what you eat? New Food for Heath Exhibition at the Saskatoon Western Development Museum http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/are-you-what-you-eat-new-food-for-heath-exhibition-at-the-saskatoon-western-development-museum/559/ Food is a topic of endless discussion. It’s something we can’t do without and it can also be a source of great enjoyment. Is there anything as personal or as important as the foods we choose to eat each ... More Fri, 01 Feb 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/are-you-what-you-eat-new-food-for-heath-exhibition-at-the-saskatoon-western-development-museum/559/ Heritage Festival of Saskatoon at the Western Development Museum http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/heritage-festival-of-saskatoon-at-the-western-development-museum/558/ The Heritage Festival of Saskatoon celebrates Saskatoon's heritage with live entertainment, heritage games, exhibits, costumes and more! The festival features over 30 historical and cultural organizations ... More Fri, 25 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/articles/view/heritage-festival-of-saskatoon-at-the-western-development-museum/558/