The Fireworks will begin at dusk, which is around 10:30 pm. Please allow ample time to get your spot in the park. Come early to get your spot.
Getting to the park:
Free parking on the grounds at Prairieland park. Please follow the directions from Prairieland park attendants. Please be patient at the end of the evening. Saskatoon Police Service will be directing exit traffic on all streets in the area until the traffic has cleared.
Or ride your Bike. SEIU-WEST is sponsoring a free Bike Valet (secure bike parking) on the grounds. Ride your bike to and from, and don’t worry about traffic!!
Ride the Bus for Free from 4 major malls to the park, and after the fireworks back to the malls. The Buses to the park will operate every 30 minutes between 12 and 2 and 4 and 8 pm. Then jump on a bus after the fireworks, they will be waiting on St Henry for you!
Walk to the park….we just ask that you respect the restricted areas, which are the hot zone for fireworks, which is in place from 9:00 am to midnight.
There is no charge to enter the park.
ATM machines available on site
The entertainment is sponsored by the Government of Canada and will be on the PotashCorp Stage
You must be a Canadian Citizen to participate in the Citizenship Reaffirmation of Program, presented by CIBC, celebrating 150 years. This program item is ceremonially only.
Many food vendors, beverage tent, and other services are available. All of these are priced by their operators. You can bring any food or non-alcoholic beverage you would like to the park for your family/personal consumption. Please use the recycling and refuse containers for any items that are to be discarded.
City Bylaw Prohibits smoking in all city Parks.
Please leave your pets at home. If you bring them, be prepared to clean up behind them. We have had many incidents of pets not getting along, we prefer the animals are not in the park.
Children’s play area, tickets are sold by the vendor, is available.
Diefenbaker Park is located directly west of Prairieland Park, on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River, and bordered on the south side of Circle Drive South.
Disability Parking will be available in Prairieland Parking lot. See parking map - marked in blue