24 Feb


Site open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

10:30 – Opening Welcome

11:00 – everything open and running!

Admission by Donation


Join us for this year's Main Event Day!

The Nutrien Kôna Winter Festival at Wanuskewin – MAIN EVENT DAY

Celebrate Indigenous Culture and spend the day exploring the full site at this event.


– open for all ages
– main event day is ‘admission by donation’
– highly encourage carpooling as parking will be limited

  • 10:00 a.m. – site gate open & select activities
  • 10:30 a.m. – opening event
  • 11:00 a.m. – scheduled activities start
  • 4:00 p.m. – events end

Kôna Activities – MAIN EVENT DAY :

  • Dog Sledding –  Presented by O’Neill Project Management
  • Wanuskewin International Dance Troupe – Powwow Dancers – Presented by SaskTel
  • Qu’Appelle Valley SquareDancersJordan Daniels Fiddle
  • Storyteller – Lindsay KnightHip Hop as Storytelling – Who We Are – Lyric Writing and Urban Indigenous Identity Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild
  • Wanuskewin Daily Dancers feature!
  • Mini Round Dance
  • Bow Drill Demonstration with Honey Constant-Inglis
  • Traditional Winter Outdoor Games with Lamarr Oksasikewiyin
  • Kick Sledding
  • Traditional Games Indoors
  • Voyageur Games Tournament
  • Fire Building Competition with Parks Canada staff – Learn to Camp program
  • Indigenous Artisan Market
  • Tipi Teachings and Cultural Awareness with Alana Okanee
  • Drop-in Community Art Project with artist Kevin Pee-ace
  • Photo Booth provided by White Buffalo Youth Council
  • Atim Maskikhiy: Dog Medicine – Gallery presentations with Western College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Self Guided Story Walks & Scavenger Hunts
  • Warm up stations
  • Bannock and Tea by the fire
  • Art Galleries
  • Exhibit Halls
  • over 6 km of walking trails
  • And more!

Gift Shop, Wanuskewin Restaurant, and Quick Serve Buffet will be open.


Excited to see you out again this year!





Thank you to all of our partners and sponsors for this awesome day!



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