Race Weekend

What To Do In Regina

RCMP Heritage Centre

5907 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, S4T 0P4

RCMP members are born all over the world, but they are made in Regina, Saskatchewan at RCMP Academy, “Depot” Division.  “Depot” has been training the brightest and the best on its grounds since 1885.  Located on the front lawn of this historic training facility, the RCMP Heritage Centre brings to life one of Canada’s oldest and most iconic stories, the story of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police through state-of-the-art exhibits, multimedia technologies, and engaging programming and tours of the training academy.  Learn about the history of the Force, hop in the saddle and join the 2015 RCMP Musical Ride members by way of virtual reality, try on some uniforms, watch a movie about cadet training and visit the academy.  There’s so much to do!  A popular feature, and must see event, is the Sergeant Major’s Parade, a public demonstration of foot drills accompanied by a regimental band, performed over the lunch hour on weekdays.


The Saskatchewan Science Centre

2903 Powerhouse Dr, Regina, SK S4N 0A1

Discover more than 180 hands-on exhibits, live stage shows, our visiting exhibition – Backyard Adventures – IMAX films, and so much more at Saskatchewan’s only science centre! Launch a hot air balloon, discover what it takes to build, plan, and power a community in Building Connections, meet some creatures in the Critter Cave, make giant bubbles, take a crop from field to port in Richardson Ag-grow-land, or explore the prairies in Wild! Saskatchewan.  And that’s only the beginning! Visit sasksciencecentre.com to plan your visit.


Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame

2205 Victoria Ave, Regina, SK

The Saskatchewan Hall of Fame was established to honour outstanding Saskatchewan athletes, championship teams and sport builders as well as preserve the history of Saskatchewan sport. Displays include portraits and citations of inductees, sports memorabilia and artifacts. 2016 is an extremely special year as the SSHF celebrates its 50th anniversary. As a result, the SSHF will host an Anniversary Gala on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Queensbury Conference Centre in Regina. This event will feature first class cuisine and entertainment that is second to none as we honour those who are synonymous with Saskatchewan sport, the 505 inductees currently installed in the SSHF. Their stories speak to this province’s rich sports history and celebrate some of Saskatchewan’s proudest sports moments. The evening will be highlighted by a Parade of Inductees, featuring five decades of sports excellence. Guests who are part of this Gala will also engage in an emotional response as they share the personal stories commemorating Saskatchewan’s sport heritage from three star-studded Hotstove Panels comprised of Football, Hockey and Olympic inductees of the SSHF. Gerry James, Bob Bourne, Glenn Hall, Diane Jones Konihowski, and Mike Mintenko will be among the inductees included in the panels. For tickets and more information, please visit: www.sasksportshalloffame.com.


Casino Regina

1880 Saskatchewan Dr, Regina, SK S4P 0B2

Have some fun at Casino Regina Casino Regina is the prairies’ number one entertainment destination. The casino itself was once Regina’s Union Train Station—an important stop for travellers, settlers and goods making their way cross-country. Now, it’s all aboard for fun with your favourite games, dining, and live performances at our Vegas-style Show Lounge. Come on in… we’re Always Entertaining! Open 7 days a week, 9am–4am


Regina Floral Conservatory

1450 4 Ave, Regina, SK S4R 8G8

The Regina Floral Conservatory is operated and maintained by volunteers of the Regina Garden Associates in partnership with the City of Regina. Our Floral Display is Regina's premiere indoor green space!  Our displays change regularly to offer visitors the opportunity to experience both a tropical and seasonal environment. Our weather is always guaranteed! Experience the tranquility of lush greenery, the therapeutic scent of moist air and the soothing sounds of a gentle waterfall.  Open daily from 1 to 4:30 p.m. from September to June. We are closed from June 13, 2016 to September 5, 2016.

The Conservatory hosts a handful of events throughout the season, including garden teas, Little Gardeners Club, Family Days and other functions, and that during these events, the display will not be accessible to the public.  Our event calendar details the days on which this may occur. Please be sure to check the calendar before your visit.


Royal Saskatchewan Museum

2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7

Explore Saskatchewan’s natural and cultural history at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.  Visit the wildlife dioramas in the Life Sciences Gallery, marvel at our province’s rich fossil record in the Earth Science Gallery, and learn about Saskatchewan’s history and culture in the First Nations Gallery. The 2016/17 feature exhibit is Snakes Alive, showcasing all nine species of snakes naturally found in Saskatchewan. This live snake exhibit focuses on inspiring a deeper understanding of nature found right in our own backyard. 

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum, at 2445 Albert Street, is conveniently located on the northwest corner of Wascana Park at the intersection of College Ave. and Albert St.  Open 9:30am-5:00pm daily; admission is by donation.  


    Photos by Don Hall

MacKenzie Art Gallery

3475 Albert St. (in Wascana Park)
Free admission

Take Some Time Out at the MacKenzie Art Gallery this Weekend!

Conveniently located near the race events in Wascana Park, the MacKenzie Art Gallery is a great place to take a break over the Queen City Marathon weekend, and enjoy several exhibitions currently on view:

The Candahar is a meticulously handcrafted recreation of the interior of a historic Belfast public house by Winnipeg-based artist Theo Sims. By inserting a functioning pub in a Canadian art gallery, The Candahar provides an open space for exchange and intercultural encounters. Every Thursday evening from 5 – 9PM, The Candahar is open for business and the public is invited to engage with guest bar hosts from Regina’s vibrant communities.

Fischli and Weiss: The Way Things Go, documents an elaborate chain reaction using everyday items such as tires, ladders, trash bags and old shoes. Chemical reactions and gravity provide a surprising range of triggers for the ingenious reactions which unfold over the course of 30 unforgettable minutes. As Guardian critic Jeremy Millar notes: “If history is 'just one thing after another', then The Way Things Go is truly a historic work.”

Lesser-known Saskatchewan Landscapes Gleaned from the MacKenzie’s permanent collection, this exhibition explores the byways of the Saskatchewan landscape through a broad cross-section of Saskatchewan artists who have contributed to the artistic fabric of this province.


Regina Public Library

Top 10 reasons to check out Regina Public Library on race weekend

We have a range of music and e-audio books to download – all you need is your library card. Visit www.reginalibrary.ca/findstuff to learn more. 

We have books! Read about the science of running, famous runners, fictional runners, running shoe magnates, important races and the list goes on…

Free programs. Keep your mind occupied with activities ranging from knitting and book discussions to crafts and inspirational talks.

Regina Cat Rescue and RPL to bring you the Paw’p Up Cat Café at Central Library Sept 10 and 11. Cats will be available for adoption!

Feel calm and tranquil while checking out contemporary Canadian art at the Dunlop Art Gallery, at Central Library and at Sherwood Village Branch (6121 Rochdale Blvd). www.dunlopartgallery.org.

Free WiFi. Visit any of our locations and take advantage of our free WiFi. You can also use our in-branch computer stations to surf the ’Net.

Chase Pokémon. Several RPL locations have been designated as official PokéStops including Central Library downtown.

The RPL Film Theatre offers the best in world and independent cinema. Weekend films include The Infiltrator (UK) and The Innocents (France/Poland). www.reginalibrary.ca/filmtheatre.

Visit any of our branches and use PressReader to access newspapers and magazines in 60+ languages for free!

Visit us during the race! RPL is providing an aid station downtown.

From all of us at Regina Public Library, enjoy the Queen City Marathon race weekend!


     Photo by Darrol Hofmeister and Carey Shaw

Globe Theatre

1801 Scarth Street, Regina Sask.


Located in the heart of downtown Regina, Globe Theatre was Saskatchewan’s first professional theatre company. From the beginning, Globe Theatre’s productions have been uniquely staged in-the-round to encourage a close connection between the actors and the audience. In addition to the productions on the Main Stage, in the Shumiatcher Sandbox Series and on tour, Globe Theatre has introduced the Conservatory Actor Training Program and the Globe Theatre School to provide exciting opportunities for hundreds of young artists every year. 2016 marks Globe’s 50th Anniversary of providing theatre excellence throughout southern Saskatchewan, and we’re celebrating with our strongest season yet!  


For more information on things to do, please visit www.tourismregina.com


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