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Prince Albert National Park

2014 Event Calendar

Parks Canada wardens and RCMP leading the Waskesiu Canada Day parade.
© Parks Canada
For details contact the visitor centre at 1.306.663.4522 

Join us at the park for an annual line-up of special events that bring us together to celebrate and enjoy this very special place. Check this space for details or follow us on Twitter, @ParksCanada_SK.

For a diverse range of events and activities, you can also check the Waskesiu community website at

Tuesday, July 1 – Canada Day at the Lake

Park entry is free on Canada Day! Celebrate with us at a pancake breakfast, watch our great parade, and join us for flag raising and for some birthday cake.

Saturday, July 19th – Parks Day and Waskesiu Children’s Festival

10:00am - 3:00pm, Waskesiu Lake

Parks Day and the Children’s Festival include face painting, crafts and balloon art, puppet shows, music tent, fire truck tours and Aboriginal games. Join us for this traditional favourite!

Sunday, August 10th - Frank Dunn Triathlon

Triathletes compete by swimming 1.5 km in Waskesiu Lake; hitting the road for a 62 km bicycle ride, and then running 13 km run in and around the townsite of Waskesiu. The morning starts with a pancake breakfast at the community hall.

Watch for further details or to participate.

Sunday, August 31st – Arbour Day

Celebrate and protect the trees and the green spaces of Waskesiu! This annual tree planting and community celebration event takes place in the townsite of Waskesiu.

September 5–7 – Reel Rave International Film Festival

Now entering its 11th year, the Reel Rave Film Festival is a fundraising endeavour for Prince Albert’s Mann Art Gallery. The festival is part of the Toronto International Film Festivals Film Circuit.

Watch for program details.