A Bomber fans' guide to Labour Day Weekend in Regina
Football rivalry and other fun
We don’t usually encourage you to leave our great city, but we know loads of Winnipeg Blue Bombers fans are heading to Riderville for the Labour Day Classic. We’ve teamed up with our friendly rivals at Tourism Regina to give you some long weekend suggestions.
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Labour Day Classic - Sunday, Sept. 1 - 1 p.m. (Regina time), Mosaic Stadium (1700 Elphinstone St.)
The Labour Day Classic is one of the most popular games all season. Cheer on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers #FortheW on enemy turf as they face their rival Saskatchewan Roughriders in this annual battle of the prairies.
The Coors Light Party in the Park is a great spot for pre-game fun with activities for Rider fans of all ages with a live DJ, drinks, tailgate games, kids’ zone and performances from the Rider Cheer Team, Pep Band and Rider Drumline.
Shake the Lake Music Festival - Aug. 30 - 31, on the grounds at Conexus Arts Centre (200 Lakeshore Dr.)
Shake the Lake Music Festival features great classic rock groups performing the hits you loved back then and still do today, including Winnipeg legend Burton Cummings at 9:15 p.m. Friday.
Regina Farmers’ Market - Aug. 31 - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Enjoy a lovely time outdoors in the City Square Plaza downtown. Check out a variety of vendors including individuals and businesses that make, bake, grow or design their products right here in Saskatchewan.
Rebellion Brewing Co. Brewery Tour - Aug. 31 - 2 p.m - 3 p.m.
Free tour to see how your favourite beers are made at Rebellion Brewery. Enjoy a sample on-the-house.
Victoria’s Tavern Tailgate Bash - Aug. 31 – 6 p.m.; Sept. 1 – 3 p.m.
Vic’s Tavern is the place to be for live music in Downtown Regina!
Tickets $25 - $45 available here.
Casino Regina- 9 a.m. – 4 a.m. daily, 1880 Saskatchewan Drive.
The historic Regina's Union Train Station has been transformed to entertain through gaming and their Vegas-style show lounge.
Grab a bite pre- and post-game:
Regina Downtown Visitor Pavilion, City Square Plaza – 12th Avenue & Lorne Street, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday
Wascana Centre Visitor Information Kiosk, 900 Wascana Drive, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily; until 9 p.m. on Thursdays
Catch Rider Transit to and from the Labour Day Classic at Mosaic Stadium for free!
•Capital Cab: 306-791-2222
•Co-op Taxi: 306-525-2727
•Premiere Taxi: 306-525-9555
Read Tourism Regina’s full Labour Day weekend guide here.