Explore Saskatoon, SK

Neighbourhood Guide

Welcome to Saskatoon

Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan and the province’s cultural and economic hub. With a growing population of over 245 000 people, this prairie powerhouse is quickly becoming known as a family-friendly city with heritage, culture, and a booming economy.

Neighbourhood tags

Pet Friendly

Vibrant

Historic

Green Spaces

Water Views

Nightlife

Downtown

Foodie's Favourite

Multicultural

Family Friendly

Early to Bed

Industry Hub

Bang For Your Buck

Tranquil

Plenty of Pubs

Student Friendly

Francophone

High Tech

Fun facts

  • Local slang is some of the most unique in Canada; for example, a hooded sweatshirt is referred to as a ‘bunnyhug’.

  • Saskatoon is named after the Saskatoon berry, a sweet reddish/purple berry that grows in the wild and is commonly used in james, pies, and deserts.

  • Motor racing is a popular sport among the locals.

  • The city has more Tim Hortons per capita than any other place in Canada.

  • The Saskatoon area was inhabited by Canada’s indigenous peoples long before European settlement; today, the city has the second highest percentage of individuals identifying as Aboriginal in Canada.

What to expect

This friendly prairie city boasts entertainment, nightlife, a booming economy, and a unique culture that’s unlike any other.

What not to expect

To get away without a scraper in your car.