Contact Tourism Saskatchewan (tel. 877/237-2273 or 306/787-9600; www.sasktourism.com) or the Regina Regional Opportunities Commission (tel. 800/661-5099 or 306/789-5099; www.reginaroc.com).
The two main streets are Victoria Avenue, which runs east-west, and Albert Street, which runs north-south. South of the intersection lies the Wascana Centre. Most of the downtown hotels stretch along Victoria Avenue between Albert Street on the west and Broad Street on the east. The RCMP barracks are to the north and west of the downtown. Lewvan Drive and Ring Road together encircle the city.
Special Events & Festivals
During the first week of June, Mosaic: A Festival of Cultures (tel. 306/757-5990; www.reginamulticulturalcouncil.ca) celebrates the city's multiethnic population. Festival passports entitle you to enter pavilions and experience the food, crafts, customs, and culture of each group. Regina's Buffalo Days (tel. 888/734-3975 or 306/781-9200; www.buffalodays.ca), held the end of July into the first week in August, recalls the time when this noble beast roamed the West. Throughout the city, businesses and individuals dress in Old West style, while the fairgrounds sparkle with a midway, grandstand shows, big-name entertainers, livestock competitions, and much more.