News & Media

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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May 19, 2020

Wiegers Care for Kids – POSTPONED

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May 11, 2020

2020 Saskatoon EX cancels for first time in 135-year history

May 11, 2020, SASKATOON, SK 2020 Saskatoon EX cancels for first time in 135-year history It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce today, the cancellation of the Saskatoon EX scheduled for August 4-9, 2020. The Exhibition has been held in Saskatoon every year beginning in 1886, since before Saskatoon was a city […]

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April 15, 2020

Chuckwagon Races in Saskatoon postponed

April 17, 2020, SASKATOON, SK – The World Professional Chuckwagon Association recently announced postponed and canceled dates for their 2020 tour. Among them, the Saskatoon event has been suspended pending suitable dates in the late summer or early fall. More information can be found via the WPCA directly (https://wpca.com/start-of-2020-wpca-season-on-hold/). ### For more information contact: Kristy […]

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April 8, 2020

Prairieland cancels the Saskatchewan Beef Expo

Amidst the global health crisis of COVID-19, Prairieland Park announces the Saskatchewan Beef Expo will not be postponed until May, but will instead be canceled for 2020. The event is set to return in 2021. For more information contact: Kristy Rempel, Manager – Marketing, Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corporation Phone: (306) 931-7149 Direct Line: (306) 683-8802 […]

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March 12, 2020

Event attendee safety amid COVID-19 in Saskatoon at Prairieland Park

MARCH 12, 2020, SASKATOON, SK Event attendee safety amid COVID-19 in Saskatoon at Prairieland Park Amidst the global health crisis of COVID-19, Prairieland Park would like to urge guests to the facility to follow the recommendations released by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention): If you feel sick, stay home and seek medical […]

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