With all this snow, it’s rather tempting to stay indoors with the fire on and the Legos out. However there are some wonderful kids Christmas Events in Regina this holiday season, that you would not want to miss out on! Here’s a list of some of the best and brightest…
Kids Christmas Events in Regina
Max & Ruby in The Nutcracker Suite
When: Saturday Nov 29th at 1pm
Where: Conexus Arts Centre
Max & Ruby bring to life a wonderful tradition this holiday season as they take to the stage their most magical performance yet! Inspired by one of the greatest musical scores ever composed – Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite – the beloved bunny siblings star in Koba Entertainment’s brand new musical production Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite.
When: Saturday Nov 29th, 2-7pm
Where: Regina German Club
Head to a traditional German Christmas market to explore this sort of old world charm. Admission to ChristKindl Markt is free, there will be plenty of gifts, food tables, and a Children's craft table. Make sure you try the Gluhwein, ratwurst, Gulaschsuppe, and Kaffeestube!
Light the Lights
When: Tuesday Dec 2nd, 6pm-8pm
Where: City Hall Courtyard
All Regina residents are invited to Light the Lights. Bundle up and bring the whole family for an evening of winter fun! Festivities include: Wagon Rides, Entertainment, Ice-sculpting, Hot Chocolate & Cookies, and a special visit with Santa!
Christmas Lights Across Canada
When: Thursday, Dec 4th, 6:55pm
Where: Legislative Assembly
Saskatchewan participates with Canada’s capital in turning on the Christmas lights adorning the Legislative Buildings. Join Regina’s Legislative assembly for an evening of festival activities, from choirs, to comedy, magic, and face painting. Lights are turned on at 6:55pm sharp!
CP Holiday Train
When: Friday Dec 5th, 6:30-7:30pm
Where: Mosaic Stadium parking lot
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train hits the rails again, visiting over 140 communities across the country! The goal of the Holiday Train is to collect food and money for local food banks and to raise awareness in the fight against hunger. At each event, the Holiday Train provides a box car stage, a line up of great musical talents and a corporate contribution to the local food bank. The community, in turn, is encouraged to donate food and funds, all of which stays in the community. This year the CP Holiday Train will be visiting Regina on December 5th at Mosaic Stadium parking lot (6:30pm), a perfect way to spread christmas cheer!
When: Sunday Dec 7th, 1pm
Where: MacKenzie Art Gallery
Join MacKenzie Art Gallery for their Holiday Celebration! There will be free fun-filled family holiday celebration including exhibition tours, hands-on holiday and exhibition-themed art activities, choir performances, sleigh ride, and a visit from Santa himself!
Old Fashioned Victorian Christmas
When: Saturday Dec 13th at 6:30pm
Where: Government House
Bring your little ones to the Regina Government House for some old fashioned christmas family fun! There will be sleigh rides, carols, cookies and cider! And I hear there may also be a special visitor this year! Be sure to dress for the weather.
Class Act Nutcracker
When: Wednesday Dec 17th at 7:30pm, and Thursday Dec 18th at 12:30pm & 7:30pm
Where: Conexus Arts Centre
The evening rendition of The Nutcracker Ballet will include a festive celebration on the mezzanine prior to the evening performances. The production runs approximately 2 hours including a twenty-minute intermission. Children can enjoy dressing up as their favourite characters, and may join in a caroling sing-a-long presented by the children in the Class Act Show Choir.
When: Times & Dates Vary
Where: Regina Public Library Branches
There's fun events happening at local libraries to get your little ones in the Christmas spirit too! From storytimes, to Christmas crafts, and more. Check out some of the Library Events happening around Regina.