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Companion Programs

 

REGINA COMPANION & DELEGATES PROGRAMS
These are samples of experiences we have provided to a multitude of organizations. We have worked with each location listed below and we have hosted groups under tents, in parking lots, farmyards, golf courses and patios. If you can dream it, we can create it.

CULINARY EXPERIENCES

A culinary experience can take a few forms; for small an intimate group, we can organize a cooking class, a private event with one of our local chefs or we select three unique locations to visit throughout the evening; a great way to introduce the Queen City to your guests. Your delegates will experience the finest eatery as well as discover the many attractions along the way. This progressive dinner includes appetizers at one location, the main course at a second location and dessert at a final destination. A fun filled and memorably tasteful evening!

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Flavours of Saskatchewan
Capacity: Up to 50 – could host larger groups on rotation
Cooking lesson – up to 15
Cuisine: Supporting Saskatchewan grown menus

 

 

ESCAPE MANOR

A door slams shut behind you, you’re locked in! Explore the room to discover clues. You have 45 minutes to work together to find the key to get out. Four different rooms. Four different themes. Choose your adventure, each with their own set of diabolical challenges, each more fiendishly clever than the last…

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Getting locked up with friends
Capacity: Up to 8 per room – 13 in the largest
Cuisine: Cash bar – catering can be arranged for private events

 

GLOBE THEATRE

Great option to add a live theatrical performance to your program. Founded in 1966, Globe Theatre was Saskatchewan’s first professional theatre company. More than fifty years later, it is the province’s largest performing arts organization and the regional theatre for Regina and southern Saskatchewan.

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter and Spring
Ideal experience: Live theatrical performance
Capacity: Up to 200

 

GOVERNMENT HOUSE MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL PROPERTY

Government House was built in 1891 and was the official residence and office of the Lieutenant Governor until 1945. Today, Government House is restored to the time period of 1905, during the tenure of Lieutenant Governor Amédée Forget, first Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan. It has a historic museum, interpretive centre, art gallery, conservatory and beautiful Edwardian Gardens.

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Four season access
Outdoor picnic programming in the summer
Amazing Christmas décor in November and December
Ideal experience: Guided tours & tea service (with some restrictions)
Catering: F & B catered by approved list of talented local Chefs
Capacity: Up to 50 for tours

 

HILLBERG & BERK

Ever wondered how the jewelry tycoon came to be? She started right here in Regina with the support of a community. Today, Rachel Mielke’s dream is housed in the historic Warehouse District. H & B is where women are empowered to be more than they ever thought they could be. Unique program can include a Private Reception & Shopping experience. Rachel can also be booked to speak for an added fee.

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Private reception & shopping
Cuisine: F & B catered by a Chef of your choice
Capacity: Up to 40 for tour & reception

 

HUTTERITE COLONY

Throughout the province of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan live the Hutterites. The people living in these colonies belonging to the largest, oldest, and most successful communal societies in the Western World. The Hutterite people have embraced the finest technology for the wellbeing of the community. They open their lives to us and share their unique lifestyle, their knowledge, their love of the land and their faith. Hutterite Colony visits are not offered on Sundays.

 

 

 

Ideal time of year: Spring, Summer, Fall
Ideal experience: Guide tour & meal
Cuisine: Homecooked meal by the women of the Colony
Capacity: Up to 54 for tour & meal
Products: Beautiful crafts, baking, garden vegetables depending on season

 

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Overlooking Wascana Centre’s oldest development section, the Saskatchewan Legislative Building remains Canada’s largest provincial legislature. Also known as the “marble palace”, this magnificent Tyndall stone structure survived the 1912 Regina Cyclone, Canada’s worst tornado to date. This majestic building houses the most unique collection of pastel paintings of the First Nations Chiefs who played an important role in the making of Saskatchewan.

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Guided tour
Capacity: Group can be divided if too large for one guide

 

MACKENZIE ART GALLERY

The MacKenzie Art Gallery permanent collection began with the bequest of Regina collector Norman Mackenzie in 1936. MacKenzie’s was the first art collection of note in Saskatchewan. Since then, the Gallery has acquired new works of relevance and value to the people of Saskatchewan. Today the collection includes more than 4,000 artworks including Canadian historical and contemporary works. Great rental space to host and event in combination with a tour.

 

 

 

Ideal time of year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Special Event, Interpretive Tour, Reception/Dinner
Cuisine: Catered by Chef of your choice
Capacity: Up to 300
Products: Beautiful gift shop, stunning artwork, jewelry, souvenirs

 

MOOSE JAW

Only sixty kilometers West of Regina is the City of Moose Jaw. After an incident in the late 1980’s when a car fell through River Street, the residents of Moose Jaw came to embrace their shady past. The Roaring Twenties brought a measure of notoriety to the city with celebrities like Al Capone rumored to have stayed downtown hotels. Getaway tunnels exist between many of the downtown buildings and have been turned into a very entertaining experience. Enjoy a walk along Main Street and discover the colourful boutique and gift shops. To complete this wonderful day trip, soak in the mineral waters of the Temple Gardens Mineral Spa before returning to Regina.

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Full-day guided tour and meal
Capacity: Up to 54
Products: Various gifts shops, clothing stores, Tunnels of Moose Jaw souvenirs

 

OVER THE HILL ORCHARDS

Nestled on the edge for the beautiful Qu’Appelle Valley, Over the Hill Orchards is your biological fruits paradise. Now offering a variety of products and wines, it has become a fine location to host a unique culinary experience.

 

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Late Spring, Summer, Early Fall
Ideal experience: Meal/Reception & guided tour combination
Capacity: Up to 40 indoor / 54 outdoor
Cuisine: F & B catered by a Chef of your choice
Products: Variety of wonderful fruits derived products, pies & chocolate

 

RCMP HERITAGE CENTRE

© Chris Graham Photo 2016

Regina is home to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; see where ‘Mounties are made’! Established in 1882 as the North West Mounted Police headquarters, it soon evolved into a training academy which today is recognized as one of the best in the world. Visit the RCMP Heritage Centre, home to the largest collection of RCMP artifacts and a high-tech entertaining multimedia presentation. Time permitting; enjoy the Sergeant Major’s Parade and a tour of Depot Division. The Heritage Room and the theatre can be rented for special events.

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
(Summer has more to offer with Parade & Tour)
Ideal experience: Reception / Dinner
With access to gallery for audio tour, virtual reality experiences
Cuisine: F & B Catered by a Chef of your choice
Capacity: Up to 250 for reception

 

REGINA DOWNTOWN

Regina Downtown is filled with talent of local artists, fashion designers, multiple stores and great restaurants. With its new ‘green’ approach, our Downtown is pedestrian friendly and enjoyable for everyone.

 

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Multiple locations and options – private fine dining, outdoor events, historic walking tours, fashion tours.
Cuisine: Multiple great restaurants to choose from
Capacity: Varies according to location

 

ROYAL SASKATCHEWAN MUSEUM

Nestled on the North-West corner of Wascana Centre, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum showcases Saskatchewan’s incredible diversity of landscape, animals, birds and plants. The museum is home to an extraordinary archeological and paleontological collection. The auditorium can host up to 290 people.

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Self-guided tour & lecture in the theatre
Capacity: Up to 290 in auditorium
Products: Great indigenous arts, nature and children’s gifts

 

SASKATCHEWAN SCIENCE CENTRE

Host your event in the beautiful surroundings of the Saskatchewan Science Centre. A great option where guests discover science and innovation through the lens of our province in a fun and interactive way. And yes, adults love to play as much as children!

 

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Special Event, Reception & Dinner
Breakfast & Nature walks
Cuisine: F & B catered by Chef Milton Rebello
Capacity: Up to 1000
Products: Playful science gifts and souvenirs

 

STONE HALL CASTLE

Medieval Castle in the heart of Regina, who would have thought? Originally built in 1926 by the finest masons, carpenters and artisans, the Castle’s owner Francis Nicholas Darke did not spare a dime to build this fortress for his wife Annie. Today, the Stone Hall Castle has been completely refurbished and has become a unique high-end location for private events and tours.

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Private VIP Reception
Capacity: 60
Cuisine: F & B catered by a Chef of your choice

 

 

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT

With several buildings modeled after the early 20th century Chicago warehouse District, you will come to appreciate the solid infrastructure of these industrialized giants. Today, local businesses occupy the main floor of many vintage buildings, as top floors are converted into condominiums. Great businesses, breweries and restaurants have now found the perfect home in the District.

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Special Events, Receptions & Dinners
Multiple venues to select
Capacity: Varies according to location
Cuisine: Pubs, steak house, Asian fusion, bakery
Products: Something for everyone

 

WASCANA CENTER

Breathe, feel, see and live North America’s largest man-made urban park. Spanning over 2 300 acres, Wascana Centre offers Regina visitors and residents amazing green space for sports and recreation to family picnics. Learn how Government, City, University, Attractions and Administration organizations work together in harmony for the success of the Centre. Dedicated to fauna and flora, Wascana Center Authority maintains the Centre in a pristine condition always planning for 100 years ahead. Join Regina in the pursuit to preserve!

 

Wascana Centre offers a multitude of outdoor event locations where you can host groups of 50 to 10000.

Ideal time of the year: Late Spring, Summer, early Fall
Ideal experience: Outdoor reception, tours (driven or walking tour)
Capacity: Unlimited
Cuisine: F & B Catered by a Chef of your choice

 

WILCOX COLLEGE OF NOTRE-DAME

The community of Wilcox, sixty kilometers South of Regina, is home to one of the most recognized hockey school in the world. In the heart of the college, the Museum houses one of the largest rare books collections in North America and some of the most impressive stain glass work of art. The campus is rich in history, culture, sports and art.

 

 

 

 

Ideal time of the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ideal experience: Guided tour
Capacity: Up to 54
Products: Hounds of Notre-Dame souvenirs

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