Event + Entertainment District
It’s Got To Be Downtown Saskatoon


Downtown Saskatoon | September 21, 2022 – Downtown Saskatoon Announces Event Centre / Arena Site Preference

“These public assembly facilities will stimulate the economy and bring renewed energy and life to Saskatoon’s Downtown. This district will be where we hold our biggest events, conferences, concerts, and sports. Before and after events, people will spill out into the surrounding businesses for a longer, enjoyable experience. This Downtown Event & Entertainment District with the Event Centre / Arena just north of Midtown is going to keep Saskatoon on the map, and boldly position our city and province to keep us moving forward,” concludes Brent Penner, Executive Director of Downtown Saskatoon. Read full media release here.

August 29, 2022 – Council seeks public input on arena/event centre locations: artistic illustrations revealed
With artistic illustrations revealed Monday, the public has its first look at what a future event centre/arena could look like at either of two potential Downtown locations and now City Council wants to hear from residents, businesses and other community partners on the opportunities and challenges of those two potential sites. Read more…

April 5, 2022 – Saskatoon is making a big decision about the Event + Entertainment District – #ItsGotToBeDowntown. This will be a place where we’ll hold our biggest events, conferences, sports + concerts. It’s going to keep Saskatoon on the map!

Inform yourself with the knowledge to support positive conversations at the water cooler, kitchen table + boardroom! Catch DTNYXE’s full video info-series on our social channels + here as they launch through spring. Topics will include economic benefit, civic self-esteem, walkability, and of course – parking…


Downtown business group launches video series in support of new Saskatoon arena – The StarPhoenix Reports…
New videos to persuade residents of potential of new Saskatoon entertainment district – CKOM Reports…
Downtown Saskatoon advocates for Downtown Event + Entertainment District – CJWW Reports…
Sasakatoon group works toward ‘once in a generation’ chance to revitalize Downtown – CTV Reports…
Un arena et un centre evenementiel pour revitaliser le centre-ville de Saskatoon? – Radio Canada rapport…
Downtown Saskatoon launches its promotional campaign toward the DEED CBC Reports…

Related Materials

DTNYXE September 21, 2022 – Downtown Saskatoon Announces Event Centre / Arena Site Preference – Media Release
– CTV Reports… 
Downtown Saskatoon Business Organization Reveals Its Preferred Spot for Proposed Arena
– CJWW Reports… Downtown Saskatoon Endorses Midtown-Shopping Centre Location for Event Centre / Arena Entertainment District
– the StarPhoenix Reports… Downtown Saskatoon BID Supports Proposed Arena Location Across from Midtown Shopping Centre

City of Saskatoon August 29, 2022
– Council seeks public input on arena/event centre locations: artistic illustrations revealed – Media Release
– Journey to the District – City of Saskatoon’s Downtown Event & Entertainment District information webapage
– Site Selection between 5 potential sites + Map – Infographic

DTNYXE March 31, 2022 – #DEED #ItsGotToBeDowntown Video Series Launch – Media Release

City of Saskatoon March 28, 2022 – Downtown Event and Entertainment District Advisory Group Named – Media Release

Chamber of Commerce January 5, 2022 – Chamber Creates Entertainment District Task Force

City of Saskatoon  Major Project Details: Downtown Event and Entertainment District – Info page

SaskTel Centre November 8, 2021 – Saskatoon’s Downtown Entertainment District – Infographic

TCU Place October 18, 2021 – Why A New Downtown Entertainment District? – Infographic

DTNYXE April 18 + 22, 2021 – Support for Proposed Joint-Use Facility and Downtown Entertainment District – Letter to Saskatoon City Council

DTNYXE Fall 2020 – Envisioning Saskatoon’s Future: The Case for a Downtown Entertainment District – NSBA Article

DTNYXE June 7, 2018 – How Sports Arenas, Entertainment + Culture Can Recentralize Economic Activity – A discussion with Dr. Mark Rosentraub

DTNYXE March 21, 2018 – Downtown Saskatoon welcomes the conversation of a Downtown Arena, again – Including TCU Place + Sasktel Centre New and/or Expanded Event and Convention Centre Facility Study