Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Late June or early July w saskjazz.com. Saskatoon’s biggest and best shindig with over five hundred musicians performing jazz, gospel and blues across the city, mostly for free.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival July & Aug w thesaskatchewan.com. Sees plays performed in tents on the river bank by the Mendel Art Gallery.
Potash Corp Fringe Festival Early Aug w 25thstreettheatre.org. A week of alternative performances featuring comedy and theatre from all over the world.
Folkfest Mid-Aug w saskatoonfolkfest.ca. Large three-day festival that celebrates the town’s multiethnic roots in a number of nationally or regionally themed pavilions, with cultural performances, cuisines and crafts.