Best Family-Friendly Christmas Activities in Saskatoon
With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you are going to do with the family. To make it easier than ever before, we’ve put together some of the best family-friendly Christmas activities in Saskatoon. Choose one or all of them to visit this year.
Christmas Glow Saskatoon
Escape the cold and get ready for a whole lot of indoor fun. This family-friendly wonderland helps you to experience the magic of the holidays like you never have before. This year, you and the family will help the elves find all of Santa’s lost presents. As you embark on this adventure, take time to enjoy the interactive light gardens and massive illuminated structures. Don’t leave with a hungry belly because there are plenty of delectable treats and hot beverages to enjoy. You can also stick around for the live entertainment and have a little family party under the twinkle of a million lights. Just be prepared to go back again, because the kids will beg for a second trip.
BHP Billiton Enchanted Forest
Saskatoon hosts the longest-running and one of the largest light displays in the country. It continues to grow larger every year, with more than 80,000 people visiting each season. You can drive through the exhibition as you embark on the Candy Cane Lane and 12 Days of Christmas routes. Around every turn, there is something exciting to see.
Festival of Trees
Does the sight of Christmas trees get you in the holiday spirit? If so, you won’t want to miss this week-long event held at the Western Development Museum. You will see dozens of beautifully decorated trees lining the halls. Not only are these trees fun to look at, but you can purchase them as well. Each is up for auction in Boomtown. Your kids will also appreciate the collection of gingerbread houses and the Once Upon a Christmas display. All things combined, Christmas simply can’t get any better.
Joy of Vox Christmas Preview and Dinner
If a Christmas concert is on your holiday to-do list, you can’t go wrong with this annual event. The entire family will appreciate the traditional carolling and will beg for more. Enjoy the upbeat modern twist that makes you think all of the songs were just made for this event. You will need to book your ticket in advance because there is always the chance that it could sell out.
Sundog Arts and Entertainment Faire
Getting into the holiday spirit requires more than just shows and Christmas lights. You also need a family-friendly venue that allows you to purchase all of those unique gifts on your list. The city has lots of holiday markets to choose from, but this one is different. There will be more than 200 vendors selling their handmade crafts this year. The family can also play games and do their own crafts. You will find something for the pickiest person on your list. You only have three days to enjoy this event, so don’t miss out on all of the entertainment, contests, food options and demonstrations.
Santa Claus Parade
While you and the kids will be able to see Santa at every shopping mall in the area, there’s nothing quite like watching the Santa Claus Parade. Enjoy the festive spirit while watching local sports teams and businesses share their love of Christmas. You will get to witness a variety of vehicles parading through the city and wait for the big man himself. The kids will have a ball witnessing this annual event.
You don’t have to sit at home trying to stay warm this year. With so many family-friendly Christmas activities, it’s time for you to get out there and kick off the holiday spirit in style. Take your family to one of the famous light displays or get a little shopping done. There’s no limit to how you can spend the season. What’s your favourite Christmas activity in Saskatoon? Let us know in the comments.