Organized Events

Big River Fish Derby

Saturday, March 24, 2018
An 800 hole fishing derby on Cowan Lake, Saskatchewan

Epicurean Weekend at Elk Ridge

Friday, April 6, 2018
It's time for Elk Ridge's annual Epicurean Weekend!  Foodies unite!  Culinary classes, wine pairings and mixology classes - come enjoy the scenery and the food!    

Taste Of Elk Ridge

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
This Event is the unveiling and final tasting run of our Spring Menu. It is a stand-up casual evening with samples of a variety of food items from the new menu presented in a small tasting manner. Taste of Elk Ridge will take place in the Main Dining room. This casual food-filled event will include a variety of food stations and beverage partners showcasing and sampling the items set to premiere on our summer menu. $99 per person  

Ness Creek Music Festival 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Camp out at this magical summer music festival! Ness Creek Music Festival offers incredible live music from Saskatchewan, across Canada and around the world. Join over 4,000 people in the forests of Northern Saskatchewan, be part of a tent-city community and enjoy indie, roots & folk music from across the globe and close to home, along with over 100 environmental, artistic and cultural activities woven through our many festival venues.

Northern Lights Music Camps

Monday, August 13, 2018
The Northern Lights Music Camp provides a friendly, non-competitive environment for musicians of all ages and skill levels. Perhaps you are just getting started in music? Or you are a skilled player looking looking to hone your skills? We have a class for you.   The Festival and Music Camp are held 20km NE of Big River, Saskatchewan at the Ness Creek site, a remote getaway in a rustic setting.   

Northern Light Blue Grass Music Festival

Friday, August 17, 2018
The Northern Lights Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music festival offers an opportunity to intimately immerse yourself, as an active participant, within a community of world class musicians. Our performers are some of the top working musicians in their industry. You will get an opportunity to, not only hear them perform on the main stage, but also to bump elbows and possibly even pick a tune with them by the campfire! The true beauty of our festival is the intimate and up-close musical experience.

Backwards Ness

Saturday, September 1, 2018
End off the summer celebration with old time games and great music at the Ness Creek Site!Welcome to Backwards Ness - a festival of music, dance, old time games, open stage, camping and late nights under starry skies. This is a much more intimate festival compared to its counterpart, the Ness Creek Music Festival, with an attendance of about 200-300