Organized Events

Saskatchewan Day Celebration

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 10:00am
Every day is a great day, but Saskatchewan day is the day to celebrate our great province. Grab the family and join us at Murray Point Campground for all kinds of fun and cake!   Schedule of Events 10:00 a.m. Face Painting & Bike Decorating @ Service Centre 11:30 a.m. Bike Parade through the Campground 12:00 p.m. Cake & Sand Sculpture Contest begins @ Beach 1:00 p.m.   Relay Races @ Beach  

Western Days at Christopher Lake

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Western Days is an annual event held in the Village of Christopher Lake on the first Saturday after the August long weekend. It’s a fun filled day that gets the entire community involved in the good times. The events and activities are sponsored by local businesses and organizations, including a pancake breakfast from 8-10am, parade at 11am down Main Street, pony rides, bike decorating contest, petting zoo, dunk tank and much more. Day will end with Fireworks (Weather and forest conditions permitting)

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.

Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival

Friday, August 24, 2018
Grab your dancing shoes or kick back and enjoy the performances at the Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival. This three-day event is jam-packed with a variety of FREE family activities

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  

Labour Day Fireworks at Sunset Bay Resort

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 8:30pm
Annual September Long Fireworks on the beach at Sunset Bay. Bring your lawn chair and beach blankets.  Come down early to get your ice cream cone at the Marina. Or call the Restaurant at 982-4422 to pick up your TJ’s Pizza, or any other favorites for the show! Hope to see you all there  Event may be cancelled without notice due to weather or fire bans. Please call ahead to confrm

E. K. Memorial Golf Classic

Friday, September 7, 2018
A "best ball" fun tournament with proceeds going to Big River's recreation facilities. Fees include green fees, souvenir, bison dog roast on Fri, lunch and supper Sat, ticket on a special golf bag and a prize for everyone. Great social event for golfers and fans. 

Reel Rave International Film Festival

Friday, September 7, 2018
The Reel Rave Film Festival is an annual event that takes place in Waskesiu at the Twin Pines Cinema, on the first or second weekend in September. Check the website or Facebook page for scheduled movies, ticket locations and show times  

Outter Limits Fun Run

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Experience Saskatchewan's boreal forest and the amazing colours of fall with 10km run or 5km walk/run. Emphasis on the "Fun" in fun run! Dress up for fun, come in costume. You may win a prize! Rate details : Entry fee: $68.50 adults, $16.50 children 12 years and under. Rates subject to change Check the website or email for information