Organized Events

National Aboriginal Day

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Activities for the day include interpretive presentations, shows, and storytelling for all ages. Events may change without notice. Consult the website for details. 

Country at the Creek Music Festival

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Come join us for Country at the Creek in the beautiful boreal forest . Kick up your heels to a great headlining act and an all-star cast of Saskatchewan and Western Canada's country favourites.  Enjoy camping in the forest, great food, friends and jamming as we kick start the festival season at Saskatchewan's favourite festival site, Ness Creek! Main Stage music begins Friday at 4:00 pm till 10:30 pm and Saturday 11:00 am till 10:30 pm.

Canada Day Celebrations-Prince Albert National Park

Sunday, July 1, 2018
Take in the pancake breakfast at the Community Hall (get there early!), followed by the noon-hour parade in the Waskesiu Lake town site. Show your national pride with the singing of O Canada, watch the flag raising and don’t miss the birthday cake! Later that day enjoy the music festival and beer gardens with live entertainment, licensed refreshments and food. Open to all ages, free admission into the park and into the event! Come Celebrate Canada!

Canada Day Celebrations-Big River

Sunday, July 1, 2018
Celebrate Canada's birthday in the Town of Big River. Check out their website for event details

Canada Day Parade & Fireworks - Emma Lake

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Come watch the annual Canada Day Parade at Emma Lake, starting at 1pm. Parade starts at Neis Beach, proceeds through Sunset Bay Resort and down to Sunnyside. Get your lawn chairs out, show your Canadian Pride and enjoy! Then join us on the beach at Sunset Bay around Dusk (10pm approx) for a fantastic FIREWORKS display (Weather permitting)

FiddlyNess Fiddle Camp

Monday, July 2, 2018
Traditional fiddle music has been passed down from generation to generation for centuries. The annual FiddlyNess continues this time honoured tradition, sharing tunes from many Canadian styles, including Prairie, Metis, Down East, Ottawa Valley, Quebecois, and Celtic. FiddlyNess will feature jam sessions for all levels, exciting concerts, old time dances, new friends and new tunes, all in the beautiful setting of Ness Creek, Saskatchewan! Check the website for details on early bird registration, instructors, the concert series and more


Monday, July 2, 2018
Four days of immersive nature-inspired art courses including blacksmithing, photography, plein air painting, encaustic, and drawing. As part of nurturing the creativity during the week students can take part in daily morning yoga, medicinal plant walks and evening concerts by world-renowned musicians.

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.

Waskesiu Children’s Festival

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Come and join us on a fun filled day for the entire family! The Children’s Festival celebrates Canada’s proud past and bright future. This is a day to connect with nature, history, friends, and family! Face painting, crafts, balloon art, puppet shows, music tent, fire truck tours and Indigenous games are just part of the excitement.    

Three Island Paddle & Music Festival

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Enjoy a free family fun day of paddling and a music festival at the Hanging Heart Lakes in Prince Albert National Park.Bring your paddle boards, kayaks, and canoes or reserve a boat ahead of time from the Waskesiu Marina Adventure Centre.Paddle to different destinations and be eligible for terrific prizes. Prizes for best theme or costumes.No registration or entry fee to participate in the paddling.Also enjoy: Toonie Tour Boat Rides, market garden vendors, and live musical entertainment from 12 noon - 4pm.