‘Folkfest News’ Archive

WANTED ~ TOUR GUIDES NEEDED

We want you to be apart of helping us make our 35th Anniversary spectacular! Become a tour guide during our festival to heighten your’s and Saskatoon’s Folkfest experience.   Duties of a Tour Guide include: -Greeting patrons onto our buses and thanking them as they leave -Calling out upcoming routes and pavilions -Assisting patrons wherever […]

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Mark Your Calendars

Save the date Folks, tickets have started going on sale for the RBC Folkfest Gala. Here are the details: Who: For General Public When: July 18th, 2014 Where: TCU Place Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.picatic.com/RBCFolkfestGala First 50 tickets purchased will receive a free Folkfeast Cookbook which are limited edition!

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18 Pavilions Participating in Folkfest 2014!

We are pleased to announce 18 pavilions joining us in Folkfest’s 35th festival: 1. Asia Pacific 2. Bangladesh 3. Caribbean 4. Central America & Mexico 5. German 6. Ghana 7. Greek 8. India 9. Indian & Metis 10. Irish 11. Mesopotamian 12. Norwegian 13. Pakistan 14. Philippines 15. Russian Matryoshka 16. Scottish 17. Sierra Leone 18. […]

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Attention Business Owners!

Are you looking to expose your business to Saskatoon Folkfest and it’s members? Do you wish to share information on your products and services? Well good news: We are hosting a Supplier Information Night happening March 18/2014. We are asking local businesses to share information (brochures, posters, promotional items, etc.) that may help assist us […]

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Attention New Cultural Groups!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Folkfest is officially gearing up for our best year ever! Our 35th Festival Anniversary takes place on August 14, 15, and 16th! If you are a member of a cultural organization and want to participate, contact us for more information. Deadline for new cultural groups is Friday, February 28, 2014

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RBC Global Village Returns

For the second year in a row, the RBC Global Village returns to Folkfest at a new location – Henk Ruys Soccer Centre. Featuring several pavilions, the Global Village allows you to experience the tastes, smells and sounds of a world halfway around the globe. Participating Pavilions: Brazil Laos Oromo Pakistan West-Central Africa South Sudan

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Folkfest Officially Kicks Off this Week!

It’s only 3 days away folks! Folkfest officially kicks off this Thursday at 5pm. If you don’t have your passport yet, be sure to visit one of our passport outlets today. https://www.saskatoonfolkfest.com/passports/ Hours of Operation: Thursday, August 15th: 5:oo p.m. – Midnight Friday, August 16th: 5:00 p.m. – Midnight Saturday, August 17th: 3:00 p.m. – […]

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Passports Now On Sale!

With only 3 weeks away, you best be getting your hands on your official passport to this years Folkfest. You will find all you need to know in this all-access pass from pavilion information to bus routes and stops. Your passport is your ticket to enjoy 3 days of folklore, music, food and cultural festivities […]

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RBC Folkfest Gala 2013 Was a Huge Success!

The 2nd Annual RBC Folkfest Gala was yet another successful event! On Friday, July 19th pavilion members, sponsors, family and friends joined at TCU Place to celebrate this year’s upcoming Saskatoon Folkfest. The night kicked off with an international tapas spread of delicious dishes and a silent auction which included over 25 items. CBC Saskatoon’s […]

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