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Christmas & Holiday Family Friendly Events In and Around Regina

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:46am
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2018 CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS

Your family's calendar of events is about to get festive as the Christmas season rolls in to town.  There is something for every kid, big and small.  Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

NOTE: Please visit the organization's website or Facebook page to confirm dates and times. 

 

 

Thursday, November 22
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
F.W. Hill Mall
 
Enjoy this FREE event for all.  There will be hot chocolate and cookies, horse and carriage rides, sing with our carolers, face painting and a visit from SANTA CLAUS! The night will begin with the lighting of the Christmas tree.
 
 

MOSCOW BALLET'S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Thursday, November 23
7:00 PM
Conexus Arts Centre
$44.50 - $164.00
Plus Applicable Service Charges

Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world-class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. 

 

GERMAN CHRISTKINDL MARKT
German Club
1727 St. John Street
Regina, SK

Saturday, November 24, 2018
1:00 PM
ADMISSION IS FREE

The German Canadian Society Harmonie presents our annual Christkindl Markt! Come down to the German Club to experience the old world charm of a German Christmas Market. Christmas gifts and crafts will be for sale. Food and drink will be available for purchase like Glühwein (spiced, mulled, wine) Bratwurst, Gulschsuppe. The Kaffeestube will also be selling coffee and Kuchen.

 

HOLIDAY BAZAART
MacKenzie Art Gallery
3475 Albert St
Regina, SK S4S 6X6

Sunday, November 24, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 
Holiday Bazaart is one of Regina's unique holiday shopping experiences.  The indoor show and sale with an on-site cafe, raffle prizes and special events will feature some very talented artisans.
 
Admission is $7.00, free for children 12 years old and younger.
 


 

KIDS SECRET SHOPPING, BREAKFAST WITH MRS. CLAUS AND SHORTWAVE TO SANTA
Moose Jaw Western Development Museum
50 Diefenbaker Road
Moose Jaw, SK
Saturday, November 24

KIDS' SECRET SHOPPING & SHORTWAVE TO SANTA & BREAKFAST WITH MRS. CLAUS
10:00 AM  - 3:00 OPM

Children 10 years old and under can do their Christmas shopping with help from our friendly elves. No parents allowed! Children walk out with their gifts wrapped and ready for Christmas morning. All gifts are $15 or less (cash only please).

The Moose Jaw Amateur Radio Club will also be on hand to help you speak to Santa at the North Pole via Shortwave Radio!

 
Breakfast with Mrs. Claus
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Visit with Mrs. Claus while you enjoy breakfast! Tickets are $5 per person (children 3 and under are free). Tickets are available at the WDM Moose Jaw or from the Girl Guides.

If you have a sweet tooth but not much time to bake, stop by and visit the Girl Guides Bake Sale throughout the morning.

 

SANTA SHUFFLE FUN RUN & ELF WALK sponsored by the Running Room
December 1, 2018
10:00 AM
Conexus Arts Centre

Come and join this 5K Fun Run and 1K Elf Walk! All for a good cause this holiday season

Lace up your running shoes and join us for a day of family fun to raise money for local Salvation Army programs and services.Start and finish at Conexus Arts Centre

For more information call (306) 757-6409. Registration and details are online www.santashuffle.ca.

 

REGINA PUBLIC LIBRARY WINTER HOLIDAY EVENTS
December 1 -31, 2018
All branch locations through-out the city of Regina will host FREE holiday programs and activities for families and children.  Some programs may require registration. Here are samples of some of the events that are scheduled:

 

FOAM FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sherwood Village Branch
Ages 5 to 8. Make foam creations celebrating the holidays.

SNOW MAGIC
Wednesday, December 5 and Friday, December 7  from 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Ages 2 to 5
Sunrise Branch

GINGERBREAD FUN
Friday, December 7, 2018 frm 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
George Bothwell Branch
Recommended for the whole family.

Catch up with the Gingerbread Man if you can. Enjoy Gingerbread Man themed puppetry and stories. Make a Gingerbread Man craft to take home.

For full schedule and program details, see the Regina Public Library Winter Guide.

REGINA CHRISTMAS EXPO
December 2, 2018
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Conexus Arts Centre
200 Lakeshore Avenue
Regina, SK
Box Office: (306) 525-9999

ADMISSION: $4.00

75 vendors showcasing their products such as jewelry, wood work, clothes, bath bombs, baking, and so much more.

 

78th ANNUAL ROTARY CHRISTMAS CAROL FESTIVAL
December 3 - 6, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Knox Metropolitan United Church
2340 Victoria Avenue
Regina, SK 

The 78th Rotary Christmas Carol Festival will take place on December 3rd to 6th, 2018 at Knox Metropolitan United Church. For 78 years, the Rotary Christmas Carol Festival has marked the beginning of the Christmas season in Regina. You may also watch on Access Channel 7 or stream online. Please visit their facebook event for up to date details.

 


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REGINA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
A Candlelight Christmas
Saturday, December 2
7:00 PM
Westminster United Church

This spectacular holiday extravaganza features Christmas carols both new and old, and fantastic original compositions by local Saskatchewan singer and songwriters! Throw on your favourite holiday sweater, grab a hot chocolate, and bring the family along to an intimate evening of beloved music that is sure to warm your spirit no matter the temperature outside!

Handel's Messiah
Saturday, December 16
8:00 PM
Knox Metropolitan United Church

Join the RSO for the perennial holiday classic, Handel’s Messiah, performed with transcendent glory!

 

THE GLOBE THEATRE presents THE HOBBIT
based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkein
1801 Scarth Street
Regina, SK
(306)525.6400

Performances from: November 28th – December 27, 2018
Run time: 1 hour and 50 minutes plus a 15-minute intermission
Tickets are now available for purchase online.
 
There is nothing like the experience of live theatre.  And now the beloved, best selling book, THE HOBBIT, is a play.
 

 

VICTORIA SQUARE SHOPPING CENTRE
2223 Victoria Avenue E.
Regina, SK
Santa arrives November 24 - December23, 2018

This year, Victoria Square Mall presents The Mean One Takes Over the Square! Get your pictures taken with the GRINCH! See website for details, special times and dates and also prices. 

 

 

CORNWALL CENTRE
Downtown
Regina, SK
Beginning November 23 - December 24, 2018

Santa's sleigh has landed at Corwall Centre! Visit him during mall hours.  

 

SANTA PHOTOS at the NORTHGATE MALL
489 Albert Street North
Regina, SK
November 23 - December 23, 2018

For hours and prices, please visit northgatemall.ca.

 

SANTA HOURS SOUTHLAND MALL
2965 Gordon Road
Regina, SK
Saturday, November 21st 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

This is the holiday kick-off and Santa's arrival to the Southland Mall.For hours and prices, please visit Southland Mall's website.

Christmas Craft Saturday event all season long. 
Beginning November 25 - December 16, 2018 from 12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM there will be a FREE event for kids to come and make a Christmas craft.  The Girl Guides will be helping us with free kid-friendly Christmas Crafts in Santa’s Workshop (beside EB Games).  Each week is a different craft! There will also be a colouring page draw that kids can enter with a new winner every week.

*One craft per person. Crafts are while quantities last. Approx 250 crafts available per day.

KIDS DANCE PARTY FRIDAYS!
November 24 - December 15, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us every Friday this holiday season for our Kids Dance Parties!

There will be entertainment, balloon animals, a DJ, and more on site at Santa’s Workshop (located beside EB Games).

 

 

SPARKLE TOUR

Want to know where all the best Christmas light displays are to view in your city?  Check out the website and facebook page of SPARKLE TOUR.

 

CANDY CANE LANE HOLIDAY LIGHT FESTIVAL
7th Ave. North & Champ Crescent
Regina, SK

Begins November 28th to December 24th, 2017
Open Nightly from 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Over 380 homes on display tour, please visit www.nrgi.ca/candy-cane-lane-holiday-light-festival/

ADMISSION Price at Main Site on Champ Crescent:
$1 for Children under 14 years of age
$2 for tweens 15 years - 17 years old and Senior Citizens over 60 years old.
$3 for adults 18 years old +

HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
MacKenzie Art Gallery
3475 Albert St
Regina, SK

Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 
Celebrate the Holidays at the MacKenzie with an afternoon of fun for the whole family!
This year's celebration features performances by John’s Lowdown Christmas Tuba Extravaganza, the Fine Arts Preschool Cooperative students, and youth performances.

Explore the galleries and get creative in the BMO Learning Centre with hands-on art making including personalized photo frames and snowman puppets! Ham it up our interactive photo booth! Explore the galleries, take a break with some live storytelling, and enjoy some hot chocolate and other goodies!

 

LIGHT THE LIGHTS WITH THE CITY OF REGINA CANCELLED
City Hall Courtyard
2476 Victoria Ave
Regina, SK
December 4
6:00 PM  - 8:00 PM

Please check back as this will be re-scheduled.  Join Mayor Fougere and City Councillors by turning on the Christmas lights and welcoming Santa Claus at the annual Light the Lights event on Tuesday, December 4. 

It’s free winter fun, so bundle up and bring your family and friends! Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, along with a good dose of holiday spirit! There will be wagon rides, entertainment and an ice sculpting demonstration, including an ice-frame ‘selfie’ station and much more.

 

CP HOLIDAY TRAIN
2905 N Railway Street, across from the old Mosaic Stadium parking lot.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Arrival 7:15 PM 
Event  7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Performances by Terri Clark, Sierra Noble and Kelly Prescott. This event is FREE but please bring a non-perishable food item to donate.  

LIGHT UP THE VILLAGE
13th Ave, Regina, SK
Thursday, December 6
5:00 PM -12:00 Midnight
 
One sparkling night a year, the businesses of Regina's Cathedral area stay open late so you can get your Christmas shopping done in style! 

Join us for goodies, hot beverages and deals galore as you explore Regina's historic Cathedral Village. You'll discover great one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list from our locally-owned shops, services and restaurants! We light up the village with festive, old-time flair. 

Get your Christmas shopping done in one night with many Cathedral area businesses staying open extra late. 
 

 

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ACROSS CANADA
Saskatchewan Legislative Building
2405 Legislative Drive
Regina, SK
Thursday, December 6, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The lights will be on at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building as we officially kick off the holiday season.  Join in with parliaments across the country as we light up the night with our holiday decorations!

We’ll have free indoor and outdoor family activities and prizes, a holiday selfie station, amazing local choirs, face painting, holiday magic, goody bags, and a visit from Santa himself! If you haven’t seen inside the Legislative Building yet, now is your chance.

 

LUTHER COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL CANDLELIGHT SERVICES
featuring Choirs, Handbells & Instrumental Ensembles
Sunday, December 9, 2018
2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Merlis Belsher Heritage Centre - Luther College High School
1500 Royal Street
Regina, SK
 

The Candlelight service is an Advent celebration composed of lessons and carols presented by the student choirs and instrumentalists of Luther College High School.  Parking available in the west parking lot, access off Dewdney Ave.  Freewill Offering.

 

Things to do in regina for kids family friendly, kid friendly

REGINA FLORAL CONSERVATORY PRESENTS CHRISTMAS TEA AT THE CONSERVATORY
December 9, 2018
1450B Fourth Avenue
Regina, SK
(306) 781-4769
Four Tea Times: 12:00 PM, 1:10PM, 2:20 PM (Dainties only), 3:30 PM (Dainties only). Tickets must be purchased in advance at the conservatory.

 

CIRQUE MUSICA WONDERLAND
Sunday, December 9, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Conexus Arts Centre
200A Lakeshore Drive Regina, SK
 
Tickets are available at online at www.cirquemusica.com/holiday-wonderland
 
 
 

OLD-FASHIONED VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS
Government House
4607 Dewdney Ave
Regina, SK

Friday, December 14
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of free family fun! This event features Victorian-style festivities such as Christmas carolling, gingerbread cookie decorating, horse-drawn wagon rides and a special visitor from the North Pole. This year will also feature an interactive ice sculpture! 

The Amédée Forget Museum is also open to visitors.  An evening for the young and old alike, this event invites all to celebrate the holiday. There are no tickets to purchase or reservations to make, simply show up!

This event is free but we encourage visitors to bring a non-perishable food donation for Regina’s Food Bank, and be sure to dress for the weather.

 

 
 
 
 
A CHRISTMAS LONG AGO
December 15 & December 22, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Western Development Museum
50 Diefenbaker Drive
Moose Jaw, SK
(306) 693-5989
 
Join us as we step back in time; hear a story, get close to hands-on artifacts and photos of a Christmas long ago! Young visitors will learn about the festive season during pioneer times, see what types of gifts were given, decorate the tree with homemade ornaments, and make an old-fashioned craft. Recommended for 5 years+.
Regular museum admission applies.  Pre-registration is required.
 
 
 
 

A CHRISTMAS JOURNEY
Regina Apostolic Church
808 Assiniboine Ave. E
Regina, SK
www.reinaap.com
 

December 15 - 16 from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM.
Also, Christmas Eve Candlelight ServiceS:  December 24, 2018 4:00 PM & 6:00 PM service.

Be a part of the journey, A Christmas Journey.  A collaborative live nativity hosted by the Regina Apostolic Church.  There will be real live animals, cookies and hot cocoa.  Admission is Free.

 

THE JINGLE PATROL HOLIDAY FESTIVAL
RCMP Heritage Centre
5907 Dewdney Avenue
Regina, SK S4T 0P4

Sunday, December 16 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate the holiday season with the family friendly event that features horse-drawn wagon rides, treats, holiday themed crafts and games, special holiday missions, movies, storytelling and more. 
 

 
 

 

Do you have a family-friendly Christmas event that you would like to share with us?  Email us at events at kinderbuzz dot com. Merry Christams.

 

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