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100+ Things to do in Regina

100+ Things to do in Regina

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A few summers ago I put out a list of 20 things to do in Regina. I thought it was a pretty good list and it got some positive reviews. It came on the heels of a few other similar, smaller lists of places people should visit in Regina and was meant as a "grand finale" of lists.

That article is old, but it's still fairly popular. Normally I wouldn't pay much attention to it, but a few months ago somebody commented on it and informed me that my list, and my blog in general, "sucked". Ouch.

It took me a bit to think about how I should respond to this person, so in rebuttal I have complied my longest list ever, consisting of over 100 things to do in Regina. I spoke to people at Tourism Regina, The Regina Downtown Business Improvement District and the The Warehouse District Business Improvement District to help put this list together.

A lot of the places on this list are my personal favourites, so if there is a place you'd like me to add, please let me know in the comments. (I'd hate for my list to "suck" again!)

Downtown Regina for Canada 150

Visit these museums:

  1. Civic Museum of Regina (ecomuseum)
  2. Government House
  3. North-West Territorial Administration Building (outdoors)
  4. RCMP Heritage Centre
  5. Royal Saskatchewan Museum
  6. Saskatchewan Legislature
  7. Saskatchewan Military Museum
  8. Saskatchewan Science Centre (including Adult Science Nights)
  9. Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame Museum
  10. Stone Hall Castle
  11. The Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum (online)

Government HouseSaskatchewan LegislatureNorth-West Territorial Administration Building

Wander around these art galleries:

  1. Assiniboia Gallery
  2. Dunlop Art Gallery
  3. Henry Ripplinger Art Gallery
  4. MacKenzie Art Gallery
  5. Neutral Ground Art Gallery
  6. Nouveau Gallery
  7. Slate Fine Art Gallery

Gawk at these historic churches:

  1. First Baptist Church
  2. Holy Rosary Cathedral
  3. Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church
  4. Knox Metropolitan Church (including tower tour)
  5. St. George Orthodox Cathedral
  6. St. Paul's Cathedral
  7. The RCMP Chapel (including Depot tour)

Holy Rosary from 13th Ave Coffee HouseSt. George Orthodox CathedralRCMP ChapelRCMP Chapel

Enjoy these local eateries:

  1. 20Ten City Eatery
  2. Avenue
  3. Beer Bros. Gastropub
  4. Birmingham's
  5. Bushwakker Brewing
  6. Caraway Grill
  7. Cathedral Social Hall
  8. Crave Kitchen and Wine Bar
  9. Creek In Cathedral Bistro
  10. Da India Curry House
  11. Dessart Sweets
  12. Dieppe Café at the Royal Canadian Legion
  13. Dragonboat Dimsum House
  14. Fireside Bistro
  15. Fresh Carnival
  16. Fresh & Sweet
  17. Flavours of India
  18. German Club
  19. Gilmour's Corner
  20. Golf's Steakhouse
  21. Henry's Cafe
  22. Industrial Park Cafe
  23. Italian Star Deli
  24. Juliana Pizza & Lounge
  25. Knotted Thistle Pub
  26. Bodega Tapas Bar
  27. Leopold's Tavern
  28. Luiggi's Pasta House
  29. Milky Way Ice Cream
  30. Milu Fresh Rolls & Subs
  31. Ngoc Van (my personal favourite)
  32. O'Hanlon's Irish Pub
  33. Peg's Kitchen
  34. Ru Soju Bar & Lounge
  35. Selam Regina
  36. Shannon's Pub
  37. Shynok Restaurant
  38. Skye Cafe & Bistro
  39. Sprout Cafe
  40. The Bannock House
  41. The Copper Kettle
  42. The Fat Badger
  43. The Moo Shoppe Ice Cream
  44. The Roof Top Bar and Grill
  45. Victoria's Tavern
  46. Vietnamese Garden
  47. Wann Izakaya Japanese Gastropub
  48. Willow on Wascana Restaurant

If there is one you would like me to add to the list, please let me know in the comments below!

20Ten City EateryDrip CoffeeFresh and Sweet

Relax at these coffee shops and bakeries:

  1. 13th Ave Coffee House
  2. 33 1/3 Coffee Roasters
  3. Brewed Awakening
  4. Café Drip
  5. Café Francais
  6. Fix Coffee
  7. Happy Hi Coffee
  8. Kneaded Bake Shop
  9. Koko Patisserie
  10. Le Macaron
  11. Magpies Kitchen
  12. Northgate Bakery
  13. Recharge Café
  14. Rochdale Roca House
  15. Serendipity Gluten Free Bakeshop
  16. Sinfully Sweet
  17. Stone's Throw Coffee
  18. Sweet Bakery & Coffee House
  19. Tangerine: The Food Bar
  20. The French Press
  21. The Greenspot Cafe
  22. The Naked Bean Espresso Bar and Café

13th Ave Coffee House33 1/3 Coffee RoastersFix CoffeeNaked BeanDrip Cafe

Drink at these local breweries and distilleries:

  1. District Brewing
  2. Malty National
  3. Outlaw Trail Spirits
  4. Pile O' Bones Brewing Company
  5. Rebellion Brewing
  6. Sperling Silver Distillery

Rebellion Brewing

Party on (dudes!) at these festivals and events:

  2. Beer, Bacon and Bands
  3. Bump in the Night
  4. Canadian Western Agribition
  5. Cathedral Village Arts Festival
  6. ChristKindl Market by the German Club
  7. Culture Days
  8. Doors Open Regina
  9. Fan Expo Regina
  10. FNUC Annual Spring Pow Wow
  11. Great Saskatchewan Mustard Festival
  12. Ignite! Festival
  13. International Puppet Underground Festival
  14. JazzFest Regina
  15. Light the Lights
  16. Mid-Winter Blues Festival
  17. Mid-Winter Ceilidh
  18. Mosaic - A Festival of Cultures
  19. Nuit Blache Regina
  20. Olive and Grape Harvest Festival
  21. Park(ing) Day
  22. Plywood Cup
  23. Queen City Pride
  24. Queen City Marathon
  25. Regina Afro Fest
  26. Regina Chamber Music Festival
  27. Regina Dragon Boat Festival
  28. Regina Folk Festival
  29. Regina International Film Festival and Awards
  30. Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival
  31. Regina Restaurant Week
  32. ReginaCadabra Magic Festival
  33. Rotary Carol Festival
  34. Saskatchewan Fashion Week
  35. Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival
  36. Summer Bash YQR
  37. Swamp Fest
  38. Symphony under the Sky Festival
  39. Taboo Regina
  40. The Trial of Louis Riel
  41. Warehouse District Tailgate Party (August 25th)
  42. Waskimo Winter Festival
  43. Winterruption

When I put this together, I was impressed by the number of festivals in Regina. I didn't know we had so many! Do you know of any others? I'll add it to this list!

CVAFBump in the Night

Visit these other recurring events:

  1. All of Regina's 59 outdoor ice rinks
  2. Centennial Market
  3. Cinema Under The Stars
  4. Evraz Park and Pool
  5. Heritage Regina Historical Walking Tours
  6. Heritage Regina Winter Lecture Series
  7. Market Under the Stars
  8. Paint Nite Regina
  9. Queen City Ex
  10. Queen City HACK
  11. Regina Farmer's Market
  12. Regina Pat's hockey game
  13. Regina Red Sox baseball game
  14. Regina Rolling Robot Tours
  15. Regina Thunder football game
  16. Saskatchewan Roughrider Football game
  17. Spring Free From Racism
  18. The Local Market YQR (Coming soon!)
  19. World Class Players

Ice rink in ReginaHeritage Regina Cemetery Tours

Dance at these music venues and clubs:

  1. Artesian On 13th
  2. Baller's Rec Room
  3. Cloud 9 Live Bar and Grill
  4. Eldorado Country Rock Bar
  5. Gabbo's Night Club
  6. Habano's Martini & Cocktail Club
  7. Noir Nightclub
  8. Q Nightclub And Lounge
  9. Revival Music Room
  10. The Exchange
  11. The Owl Restaurant and Pub
  12. The Pump Roadhouse

I don't go to clubs, so if there's any others you want me to add to this list, let me know.

Enjoy these family-friendly locations:

  1. Boards & Beans
  2. Boomers Air Park
  3. Dino Bouncers
  4. District 3 Escape Room
  5. Escape Club
  6. Escape Manor
  7. Globe Theatre
  8. IPSCO Park
  9. Kramer IMAX Theatre
  10. Laser Quest
  11. Lumberjax Axe Throwing (maybe stick with the "adult" members of your family for this one...)
  12. Matrix Gaming
  13. Mystery Mansion Escape Rooms
  14. Regina Climbing Centre
  15. The Grid VR
  16. Wheelhouse Cycle Club

Boards & Beans

Explore these other points of interest:

  1. Bowties Only
  2. Cathedral Art School
  3. Caliber Coffee Roasters
  4. Conexus Arts Centre
  5. Creative City Centre
  6. Excalipurr Cat Cafe
  7. The Junction Creative Studio
  8. Kids Trading Company
  9. Leslie Lawn Bowling Greens
  10. Local Barre Fitness
  11. Loom & Magpie
  12. Mabel And Martha
  13. McKell Wascana Conservation Park
  14. Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre
  15. PathYQR
  16. Project Barre Studio
  17. The Queen City Collective
  18. The Queen City SUP Shop
  19. Red Fox Creative Studio
  20. The Regina Cemetery
  21. Regina Disc Golf Park
  22. Regina Floral Conservatory
  23. The Regina Indoor Short Mat Bowling Club
  24. Regina Symphony Orchestra
  25. Ringside Wrestling
  26. Riverside Memorial Cemetery
  27. Serenity Float Spa
  28. Schoolhaus Culinary Arts Regina
  29. Smith & Best Float Studio and General Store Regina
  30. Strength Effect
  31. Spoke n' Hot Women's Cycling Club
  32. SpokesMen Masters Cycling
  33. The Tartan Curling Club
  34. Treehouse Lifestyle Supplies
  35. Ukrainian Co-op
  36. Wascana Park, Marina and Marsh
  37. Wascana Waterfowl Park Display Ponds
  38. The Wine Cellar
  39. X-Ray Records

Cat cafeWascana MarinaWascana ParkWascana Lake in SummerWascana Lake in Winter

Did I miss your favourite hand out spot, eatery, coffee shop or event? There's so many awesome locations around Regina that I probably did! Let me know in the comments what I missed and I'll add it to this list!

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