5 things to do in Saskatchewan Thanksgiving weekend

Saskatchewan families have plenty of options to get out of the house this weekend.

Turkey feasts rival Halloween haunts this weekend

People in Saskatchewan can be thankful for plenty of events happening on the Thanksgiving long weekend. (Credit: iStock/Getty Images)

While families prep turkey for the annual Thanksgiving feast this weekend there's plenty of treats for those looking to move on to the spirit of Halloween. There's also no shortage of Thanksgiving feasts. 

1. Saskatoon's Berry Barn feast and haunted house

The Berry Barn south of Saskatoon on Valley Road is holding its annual traditional Thanksgiving feast Sunday and Monday starting at 4 p.m. CST. This year's menu includes roast turkey, mashed potatoes and the signature Saskatoon Berry stuffing. Cost is $19.99 for adults, $17.99 for seniors and children nine and under are charged one dollar per year.

To book your reservation call the Berry Barn at 306-978-9797. The Berry Barn also opened its Super Creepy Haunted House for those looking to get a head start on Halloween festivities.

2. Saskatoon's Scariest House

Even though it's still a few weeks away, Halloween events are popping up across the prairies. This week the Scariest House in Saskatoon opened. The free haunted house walk through is located at 1402 Fifth Ave. N., Wednesday to Saturday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST.

3. Brunch and dinner

In Saskatoon the Park Town Hotel is serving a fixed-price Thanksgiving brunch and dinner on Sunday, Oct. 9. The City Centre Church is also putting on its annual Thanksgiving feast Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on 20th Street in Saskatoon.

4. Ignite Festival

The Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina hosts the Ignite Festival this weekend. Combining art, science, engineering and more, this science festival encourages and celebrates innovation in the community, bringing together educators and artists showing off their skills. Cost is general admission fees for the science centre. The events run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

5. Pumpkin Maze

The 15th annual Dutch Growers pumpkin maze in Saskatoon has returned this fall. Free for all ages, children accompanied by an adult can trek through a maze made entirely of straw bales filled with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. The maze is open Saturday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. 

In addition, the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo still holds regular hours this weekend with the zoo open between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.