Welcome to Saskatoon!
Saskatoon is located within the Traditional Territory of Treaty 6 First Nations and the Homeland of the Metis. Saskatoon was listed on The New York Times list of 52 Places to Go in 2018 – a highly regarded international ranking of cities, regions, and countries that travelers should explore. Placed #18 on the list, Saskatoon was the only Canadian destination. Saskatoon’s newly renovated and award-winning international airport provides direct or one-stop service to over 240 global destinations, making the trip easy for people arriving from across the country and internationally. With a walkable downtown, and only 15 minutes from the airport, delegates can experience the many eateries and shops in convenient locations. Explore the trails and beaches of Beaver Creek and Cranberry Flats, hike the Meewasin Valley Trail, visit the city’s many galleries and museums, and shop at the Midtown Plaza (attached to the TCU Conference Centre). The choice is yours: river adventures, culinary journeys, community showcases, nd luxurious indulgences are just some of the offerings our city has for you. Big city amenities and small-town hospitality, Saskatoon welcomes you for what is going to be a great event.
Did you know?
- Saskatoon is named after a wild berry. Misâskwatôminihk is the Cree name for a violet-coloured edible berry that grows in abundance here.
- Saskatoon is one of the sunniest places in Canada. It receives a whopping 2,268 hours of sun annually!
- Saskatoon is the world leader in potash production!
- Saskatoon’s Meewasin valley runs along both sides of the South Saskatchewan River where you can bike, run or stroll and is listed by Reader’s Digest as one of the top 10 greatest hikes in Canada in fall.
- Saskatoon houses Canada’s longest running archeological dig sites at Wanuskewin Heritage Park! This area contains some of the rare finds that pre-date the Egyptian pyramids.
- Saskatoon’s most popular event is “The Saskatoon Folk Festival” which happens every year in June and features over 80 performers performing 40 shows throughout two days across 4 stages.