Jan 21, 2019

All in the Family: 6 Family Day Events from your Saskatoon Airport Hotel

Go for a skate on Family Day at Cameco Meewasin Skating Rink, a short drive from our Saskatoon airport hotel.

Go for a skate on Family Day at Cameco Meewasin Skating Rink, a short drive from our Saskatoon airport hotel.

Book a long weekend away and enjoy these 6 Saskatoon Family Day activities and events from your Saskatoon airport hotel.

With the Christmas holidays over and Easter not expected until mid-April this year, you’ll be grateful for a winter long weekend away when Family Day in Saskatchewan takes place the third Monday of February. Our Saskatoon airport hotel offers everything you could hope for, and best of all it’s also located close to a number of Family Day weekend activities and events listed by Tourism Saskatoon. Book now and don’t miss out on the fun!   


1. Sharpen those Skates for the Family Day Skating Party

Glide along at what Readers Digest called the best outdoor skating rink in Canada at the Cameco Family Day Skating Party at Meewasin Skating Rink, located beside the historic Bessborough Hotel. Enjoy hot beverages along with sleigh rides, face painting, balloon animals, and more winter fun than you can pirouette to, Feb. 18 from noon to 4 p.m.  No need to haul your skates to your airport hotel in Saskatoon, as Cameco offers free skate rentals.


2. Make Way to the Winter Family Day Carnival

All are invited to have some family fun and partake in indoor and outdoor winter activities Feb. 17 and 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the German Cultural Centre. The event includes carnival games, food, a petting zoo, inflatables, pony rides, and more. Family passes are $20/day or $30 for two days, available in advance at the German Cultural Centre.


3. Celebrate Family Fun Day with a Local MP

Saskatoon West Member of Parliament Sheri Benson is hosting a Family Fun Day Feb. 16 at the Cosmo Civic Centre, located an 11-minute drive south of the Comfort Suites. The free event includes a bouncy castle, balloon animals, prizes and activities for the young and young at heart. Get to know the locals while enjoying some free cake. Stay updated on the event by sending an RSVP.


4. Dance out the Doldrums at the Red River Jig Party

The Saskatoon Public Library is hosting a fun dance party at its Round Prairie Branch, which features live music by Dallas and Phil Boyer. Learn the Red River Jig, a traditional Métis dance, with teachers from the Creeland Dancers, Feb. 16 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

5. Get Revved Up at the Ram Motorsports Spectacular

Taking place over the Family Day weekend, with three shows Feb. 15 and 16 at SaskTel Centre, the Ram Motorsports Spectacular features a Monster Truck Challenge, Motocross Arenacross action, Canadian Tuff Truck Competition, Side-by-Side racing, and Free Style Motocross. Best of all you don’t have to worry about parking as you can walk to the event from the Comfort Suites, one of the Saskatoon hotels near SaskTel Centre.

6. Wander Wanuskewin in Winter

Step back in time by going on a guided walk at Wanuskewin Heritage Centre followed by a tipi rising and pow wow dance performance. Each event takes place Saturdays on the hour starting at noon to 2 p.m. Wanuskewin also offers free snowshoe rentals with admission and has over 6 kilometres of hiking trails. You can enjoy an even better deal when you book the Comfort Suites Saskatoon Cultural Package, which includes:

  • A family pass to Wanuskewin Heritage Park
  • One night’s accommodation at our Saskatoon hotel with pool with waterslide
  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet

It’s even easier to explore Saskatoon with the opening of the new Chief Mistawasis Bridge, which provides a quick link to our Saskatoon Hotel.

Located only 2.3 kilometres from Saskatoon airport and steps away from SaskTel Centre, the Comfort Suites is listed as one of the top 10 hotels in Saskatoon by TripAdvisor with plenty of parking, well-appointed suites, and one of the best Saskatoon waterslides around.