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Batoche National Historic Site

2016 Events

Visitors enjoying Batoche
Be a part of the festivities at Batoche National Historic Site!
© Parks Canada

Special Events - Mark Your Calendar!

May 23   Opening Day
June 21  National Aboriginal Day Celebrations
July 1  Canada Day – Free Admission
July 9  Kidfest at Batoche
July 14  Mass at Historic Church
August 20-21  NEW! Louis Riel Relay
October 2  Fall Potpourri Culture Festival
October 7  Site Closes

Special event, program or rental fees may apply.

Kidfest at Batoche!

A child jumps in a bouncy castle
© Parks Canada

Saturday, July 9
The Friends of Batoche are happy to present your kids with a super awesome, fun-filled and jam-packed day that includes a petting zoo, bouncy castles, GIANT slide, wagon rides, children’s activities, music, and more!

 NEW! Louis Riel Relay

Canoers paddling the South Saskatchewan River at Batoche
© Parks Canada

August 20th and 21st, 2016
Join us for a HUGE weekend of activities! Live music, kids activities, pavilions, family fun, and of course, the race! For fun or competition - youth or adult - all are welcome! New unique twists on a classic Saskatoon event that you won’t want to miss!

10:00 am: 5 km Fun Run
1:00 pm: Pie Eating Contest
6:00 pm: Concert Series featuring Aaron Pritchett,
Julian Austin and Donny Parenteau

10:30 am: Competitive Relay & Individual Adventure Race
2:30 pm: Recreational Relay

Other activities happening all weekend:

  • Archery
  • Canoeing
  • Petting Zoo
  • Bannock making
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Beer Gardens
  • Pony Rides
  • Food Services

For more information, call (306) 423-6227

To buy tickets or to register a team, visit:

Partner Events in the Area

July 14-17 Annual Back to Batoche Days just 1 km North of Batoche National Historic Site

Meetings, conferences, weddings and more!

Our friendly staff and renewed visitor centre welcome your group! 90-seat theatre, 2 meeting spaces, food catering, guided and self-guided experience options and more. Contact us for details and rates.

Friends of Batoche

The Friends of Batoche are a not-for-profit organization committed to working with Parks Canada to enhance public awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of Batoche National Historic Site. Be sure to check out their gift shop! Volunteer and be part of a dynamic Batoche experience!

Food Concession

Taste traditional food and quench your thirst during your fun-filled day at Batoche!

Batoche National Historic Site
Only one hour north of Saskatoon or one hour south of Prince Albert!
(306) 423-6227