News & Media

June 2, 2021

Prairieland Park moving forward with Saskatoon EX in August More Dates – Bigger Rides

Prairieland Park is planning a fully outdoor version of the Saskatoon EX in August 2021, following the Provinces’ announcement yesterday, that Step 3 of the Reopen Road Map, could begin as early as July 11th. Also confirmed yesterday, North American Midway Entertainment (N.A.M.E) has been granted access to Canada for the fair season, following an […]

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May 29, 2021

Moosomin First Nation Economic Development Corp Announces Moosomin Downs at Moosomin Plains

Prairieland is proud to announce a partnership in principle to assist in the new horse racetrack in Saskatchewan, Moosomin Downs, planned for Corman Park. The Moosomin First Nation Economic Development Corporation and the FSIN will be getting an in-kind donation of track related assets from Marquis Downs. Prairieland will be donating every possible asset – […]

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May 17, 2021

Setting the Record Straight

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May 14, 2021

Prairieland Park hopeful for a Saskatoon EX in 2021

Following the Provinces’ Reopen Road Map, Prairieland Park is very hopeful a modified version of the Saskatoon EX will go ahead this summer in early August. The 2020 Saskatoon EX was cancelled on May 11th, 2020; however, the organizers were able to put together a drive thru event in August of that year that focused […]

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April 30, 2021

Chair of the Board Announcement – Cory Thoms

The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corporation congratulate Cory Thoms on his recent appointment as Chair of the Board of Directors of Prairieland Park. Also appointed, was Steve Chisholm as Vice-Chair. Cory has been on the Board of Prairieland Park since 2013. He is a graduate of The University of […]

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March 22, 2021

Prairieland Park a community partner in Tourism and Industry

Further to the discussion at Saskatoon City Council on March 22, 2021, Prairieland would like to elaborate on our mission and the role we play in the community. Prairieland Park evolved from the Ag Society formed in 1886 to host the first fair, in the temperance colony of Saskatoon. That makes Prairieland older than the […]

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March 12, 2021

Prairieland confirms partnership talks with Professional Soccer League

Prairieland Park is excited to be a part of the discussion/negotiation with the Canadian Premier Soccer League (CPL) and Living Sky Sports and Entertainment to bring Saskatchewan’s first, and only, professional soccer league to Saskatoon. At the same time the Board of Directors of Prairieland Park has come to the difficult decision to permanently cancel […]

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February 25, 2021

Prairieland Park Announces Cancellation of 2021 Racing Season

After much consideration and discussion, Prairieland Park regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2021 Thoroughbred racing season at Marquis Downs. This is the second year in a row that Prairieland has had to make this difficult decision. Given the ongoing restrictions surrounding Covid-19, including logistical issues related to the ability to get jockeys into Canada […]

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February 14, 2021

Pulling off a miracle for TeleMiracle 45

Prairieland steps up to support community telethon during Covid-19 It’s no secret that the Coronavirus has thrown a monkey-wrench into countless events around the world – cancelling most and severely incapacitating others. But this is Saskatchewan, where neither weather nor pandemic can keep us down. In true prairie spirit, Prairieland is exercising its creative muscles […]

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February 11, 2021

Prairieland’s Virtual Ag-Experience program for students an unprecedented success

At a time when so few Canadians have direct ties to a family farm, Prairieland continues to connect our communities with agriculture In a province as vast and diverse as Saskatchewan, it’s of significant importance to educate as many people as possible on the value of agriculture. Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corporation understands this and, for […]

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November 13, 2020

Western Canadian Crop Production Show cancelled for 2021

With the continued presence of Covid-19, it is with much disappointment that we announce the cancellation of the upcoming Western Canadian Crop Production Show at Prairieland Park. For 37 years we have hosted this show in January, along with other agriculture organizations, welcoming producers from across the prairies to Saskatoon, to view the latest in […]

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October 8, 2020

Prairieland Park cancels the Prairieland Youth Leadership Program for 2021, to return in 2022

October 7, 2020, SASKATOON, SK – Ongoing concern surrounding COVID-19 has required the cancellation of the Prairieland Park Youth Leadership Program scheduled for February 2021. It was a difficult decision for the committee, but the safety of the students was at the heart of the cancellation. The Prairieland Youth Leadership Conference is an annual event […]

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September 23, 2020

Saskatchewan Equine Expo at Prairieland Park moving to October

September 23, 2020, SASKATOON, SK – After much consideration and discussion, the Saskatchewan Equine Expo Planning Committee has decided to move the event to October in 2021. Normally held in February annually, the event features a weekend packed-full of entertainment, education, and demonstrations. The committee has decided that with COVID-19 still causing many restrictions in […]

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August 6, 2020

Taste of the EX Drive-thru event to hit Saskatoon August 7-9

Saskatoon Prairieland Park is excited to host Taste of the EX Drive-thru August 7-9, 2020 at Prairieland Park. A small offering of the extensive fair foods normally available at the Fair every year, Taste of the EX is an opportunity to still get some of your fav’s this summer. All items will need to be […]

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June 9, 2020

Prairieland cancels the remainder of the Marquis Season

June 9, 2020, SASKATOON, SK – With the safety of our patrons and staff in mind, today we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Marquis Downs Live Thoroughbred Race Season. A previous announcement (May 4th on social media) canceled the first part of the season up until July. “This is the first time we are […]

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