11 Things To Do In Regina If You’re Too Broke To Travel This Summer

Make this summer your best yet!

If you're stuck in Queen City this summer with zero money, it doesn't have to equal zero fun. A little bit of planning means you can make the most of Regina's summer line-up, including food festivals, plenty of outdoor activities, and free events.

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Grab your main BFF or your S.O., and create a pact to making this summer the best one yet. Even though you're broke AF, it doesn't mean this summer has to suffer. Take advantage of everything Regina has to offer and make summer 2017 amazing!

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Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival // Various Locations

The Fringe Festival is your chance to check out local vendors, food, and businesses, with some of Regina's best theatre on display. From July 2-8, get out and experience some community on the streets of Regina with this festival.

Cost: Varies for shows.


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Handmade Sask Summer Pop Up // University of Regina

If you want to check out some local goods and get your hands on summer deals, check out the Handmade Sask Summer Pop Up on July 8. Here you'll be able to find some of the best Saskatchewan vendors around!

Cost: Free.


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Market Under the Stars // City Square Plaza

Grab someone special and a blanket to enjoy an evening of local food and music, as you cuddle under the stars. The Market Under the Stars is hosted by the Regina Farmers' Market, and is on July 20, August 17, and August 31 this year.

Cost: Free.


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YQ Art // Cathedral Art School and Studio

Check out this local outdoor market on July 30 for artisans and crafts galore! This is a great way to enjoy some of Regina's local craft talent. Grab a coffee at 13th Avenue Coffee House before you head over, and get ready to browse!

Cost: Free.


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Regina International Film Fest // Cineplex Odeon & the University of Regina

The Regina Film Fest is your chance to get glammed up in YQR this summer. The festival takes place on August 16-19, and you can enjoy various film screenings, panels, workshops, and presentations.

Cost: $30 for a regular pass.


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Queen City Ex // Evraz Place

From August 1 to 6, enjoy rides, fair food and treats, and plenty of sights to see. Don't miss the parade on August 1, and the live music events happening each night.

Cost: $15 for gate admission, plus the cost of rides and food.


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Canada Far & Wide: Grand Esprits // Victoria Park

On August 10 in the evening, come out and experience a summer celebration in honour of Canada's 150th birthday. There will be live music, food trucks, and beer gardens, all in celebration of Canadian music and history.

Cost: Free.


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Regina Folk Fest // Victoria Park

From August 10-13, you can feel like you've travelled the world this summer at Regina Folk Fest. Check out other countries' pavilions for delicious food, cold drinks, and a wonderful experience of music, dance, and culture.

Cost: $104 for an advance weekend pass.


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Symphony Under The Sky Festival // Motherwell Homestead

On August 26, check out the Symphony Under the Sky Festival, for some afternoon music by the Regina Symphony. There's also performances all day, arts and crafts, and delicious food.

Cost: $11 for single admission.


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Body Worlds Exhibit // Saskatchewan Science Centre

Get out and see one of the world's coolest science exhibits, in Regina this summer until September 10. While you're at the science centre, you can take advantage of other interesting exhibits and sights to see!

Cost: $20 for admission to the Centre and exhibit.


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Regina Beach // Town of Regina Beach 

Who says you can't enjoy a beach vacation close to home? Only a 40 minute drive from Regina, you will find the cutest beach town complete with cafes, restaurants, and a gorgeous beach, which makes a great day trip option.

Cost: Free.


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