Rediscover Saskatoon – and yourself – with these summer experiences

The choice is yours in Saskatoon: outdoor adventure, culinary discoveries, community showcases and luxury indulgence. These exciting experiences are sure to delight you!

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Make the most of those precious summer days right here in Saskatoon.

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Saskatoon offers an exciting suite of experiences that are sure to delight local residents and visitors alike. “The choices are limitless and unique: river adventures, culinary journeys, cultural quests and luxurious indulgences,” says Sarah Berger, director of marketing and communications at Tourism Saskatoon.

Here is a taste of the sensational experiences offered this summer in Saskatoon:

balance on water

Experience Saskatoon’s beautiful river in a unique way with Living Sky Adventures. Join your guide for a serene and safe trip down the river on a stand-up paddle board. The adventure includes a delicious brunch and live music. All equipment is provided; all skill levels are welcome.

NAUGHTY BY NATURE - Meewasin has never offered an experience like this before!  Enjoy an entertaining evening in the Beaver Creek Conservation Area as conservationist Jamie Harder shares stories about the mating and courtship strategies of local wildlife.  The evening begins with a make-your-own cocktail experience and ends with a curated box of charcuterie and a craft drink.  Photo: Saskatoon Tourism/Sik Pics Productions
NAUGHTY BY NATURE – Meewasin has never offered an experience like this before! Enjoy an entertaining evening in the Beaver Creek Conservation Area as conservationist Jamie Harder shares stories about the mating and courtship strategies of local wildlife. The evening begins with a make-your-own cocktail experience and ends with a curated box of charcuterie and a craft drink. Photo: Saskatoon Tourism/Sik Pics Productions

naughty by nature

Have you ever wondered how porcupines do? This entertaining evening at Beaver Creek Conservation Area explores the mating and courtship strategies of local wildlife. Meewasin has combined delicious local food and drink with a tour that takes a light-hearted look at after-hours romantic encounters in nature.

DISTILLATION: A GRAIN-TO-GLASS EXPERIENCE — Stumbletown Distilling is an oasis of flavor in Saskatoon.  During this experience, you'll enjoy a guided tour of the distillery, including a welcome drink, a “deconstruction” of botanical components and recipe development, and a mixology lesson.  Photo: Saskatoon Tourism
DISTILLATION: A GRAIN-TO-GLASS EXPERIENCE — Stumbletown Distilling is an oasis of flavor in Saskatoon. During this experience, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the distillery, including a welcome drink, a “deconstruction” of botanical components and recipe development, and a mixology lesson. Photo: Saskatoon Tourism

Distillation: From grain to glass

Enjoy a tour of Stumbletown Distillery as your guide deconstructs the making of their award-winning spirits. Enjoy a welcome drink, in-depth botanical component tastings, and a mixology lesson where you’ll create and taste an original cocktail.

GARDEN ALCHEMY - Enjoy a sensory journey through thyme at the Station Arts Center in Rosthern.  Step out onto the train platform and see the wheat waving in the distance, smell the fields and foliage around you.  Stroll through the garden, discovering its gems and native prairie plants, while learning about the rich culture and history of the area.  Photo: Saskatoon Tourism/Sik Pics Productions
GARDEN ALCHEMY – Enjoy a sensory journey through thyme at the Station Arts Center in Rosthern. Step out onto the train platform and see the wheat waving in the distance, smell the fields and foliage around you. Stroll through the garden, discovering its gems and native prairie plants, while learning about the rich culture and history of the area. Photo: Saskatoon Tourism/Sik Pics Productions

garden alchemy

All aboard for a sensory journey through thyme at the Station Arts Center in nearby Rosthern. Step onto the train platform and learn about the rich culture and history of the area. Stroll through the garden to discover its gems and native prairie plants.

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FARM DINNER - Farm One Forty reconnects people with real food.  Join Arlie LaRoche for a tour of his holistic farm where you'll meet the animals and learn about his farming philosophy.  Then, savor a memorable multi-course meal prepared by the chefs at partner restaurant Odla.  Photo: Saskatoon Tourism
FARM DINNER – Farm One Forty reconnects people with real food. Join Arlie LaRoche for a tour of his holistic farm where you’ll meet the animals and learn about his farming philosophy. Then, savor a memorable multi-course meal prepared by the chefs at partner restaurant Odla. Photo: Saskatoon Tourism

One Forty Farm Dinner at the Farm

Farm One Forty reconnects people with real food through their holistic farm and partner restaurant Odla. Head out of town for an evening of cocktails and a four-course meal prepared by Odla’s chefs. The evening begins with a farm tour led by Arlie LaRoche as she shares her farming philosophy and ends with a crackling bonfire as the sun sets. Farm dinners are open to the public with the option to book a private tour and dinner in Odla.

PEDAL PUB — Hop aboard the Pedal Pub Saskatoon Dutch Party Bike and take a spin through Saskatoon's unique downtown neighborhood, stopping at two of the city's best pubs.  Photo: Pedal Pub Saskatoon
PEDAL PUB — Hop aboard the Pedal Pub Saskatoon Dutch Party Bike and take a spin through Saskatoon’s unique downtown neighborhood, stopping at two of the city’s best pubs. Photo: Pedal Pub Saskatoon

Saskatoon Pedal Pub

Here’s a memorable way to explore beautiful downtown Saskatoon and take in some gorgeous summertime views. Pedal Pub Saskatoon offers fun, safe and eco-friendly tours of Saskatoon aboard their handcrafted Dutch party bikes. Their pilots will guide you to the best breweries and bars in town.

ROOTED COMMUNITY CULINARY AND DRINKING EXPERIENCE - Take a self-guided virtual tour of historic Riversdale and learn all about food safety.  The experience ends with a virtual cooking class presented by the chefs of The Local Kitchen.  Photo: Saskatoon Tourism/Sik Pics Productions
ROOTED COMMUNITY CULINARY AND DRINKING EXPERIENCE – Take a self-guided virtual tour of historic Riversdale and learn all about food safety. The experience ends with a virtual cooking class presented by the chefs of The Local Kitchen. Photo: Saskatoon Tourism/Sik Pics Productions

Rooted: Virtual Food and Drink Community Adventure

Explore historic Riversdale by joining this self-guided virtual experience. Discover local foods and craft beverages while learning about community, food safety, and sustainability. Finish your experience with an online cooking class at The Local Kitchen.

Many of these unique adventures will book up quickly. To learn more and reserve your spot, visit Tourism Saskatoon’s experience pages at tourismsaskatoon.com.

This story was created by Content Works, Postmedia’s business content division, on behalf of Tourism Saskatoon.

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