Winter is here and I thought it would be a good idea to round up some of my favorite Saskatoon indoor activities to keep you entertained and cozy at the same time. Or, if you’re feeling like braving the elements, check out the Winter Visitor Guide full of indoor and outdoor ideas to fully immerse yourself in Saskatoon this season.

YXE Smash Therapy


Blow off some steam at YXE Smash Therapy (4019 Aronec Ave – Unit 90). Individual and group packages are available in a safe and inclusive space for those 13 years and older. The business partners with the Electronic Recycle Association for sourcing IT equipment and also takes donations of breakable goods for stocking their smash rooms.

Yuk Yuks Comedy Club


Grab your tickets and head to the Park Town Hotel (924 Spadina Crescent East) on a Friday night for a dose of laughter. Yuk Yuks Comedy Club has been delivering top-notch acts for over 25 years and is a staple in the entertainment industry in Saskatoon. Complete your night out with drinks and pub fare available at the show.

Breakout Escape and Game Lounge


Check out the board game lounge or try an escape room at Breakout Escape and Game Lounge (103 - 2750 Faithfull Ave). This female-owned business has 7 games to choose from suitable for 2 to 12 players with themes ranging from family-friendly to horror. Additionally, the board game lounge has over 400 game titles to play and is a great spot to keep you entertained for hours on those cold winter days.

Insider tip: Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy one of their epic ice cream floats. 


Persephone Theatre


Photo via Jodi Schellenberg

For a dose of the theatre arts, the Persephone Theatre (100 Spadina Crescent East) presents an expertly curated selection of live performances. Beyond the stage, the facility also offers the Edney Community Library with theatre-related books and a series of Theater School PD Days (new for 2022) that offer professional development for local youth.

Remai Modern


One of my favorite Saskatoon indoor activities is spending a day at the Remai Modern (100 Spadina Crescent East). While renowned for its modern art collection, the complex offers much more beyond the art on the wall. Dine at the cafe, browse the unique Art & Design Store, or enroll in artmaking activities in an accessible, family-friendly space.

Western Development Museum


For a trip back in time visit the Western Development Museum (2610 Lorne Avenue) to journey through prairie history from 1910 to the present day. Dress in period costume at the Boomtown Photo Studio or have a bite to eat at the Boomtown Café to fully immerse yourself in what this location has to offer.

For more ways to discover Saskatoon, check out our Staycation guides for other ideas on how to explore the city!