ESTEVAN - The City of Estevan is promoting a number of activities that it is involved with this summer.
Culinary tours, which were a popular attraction in Estevan prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be returning. The first one will be July 30, and will include stops at the Black Grasshopper Pub, Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual and Kōn Artisan Ice Cream.
Additional culinary tours will happen Aug. 27, Sept. 24 and Oct. 29.
The cost is $55 per person and includes a limo ride and stops at three restaurants.
Historical walking tours are back this summer through central Estevan. This year Tourism Estevan has a guided tour component on Friday afternoons throughout July and August. People need to call Tourism Estevan at 306-634-1892 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a tour.
People can also take the self-guided walking tour throughout the week by downloading the Tripvia app.
People can also take the backroads of Estevan tour, guided by the city’s audio tour. More information can be found on the city’s website.
The city’s playparks program, which offers free activities on weekdays, is now underway. The programming started July 4 and will continue until Aug. 26, with a different theme each week. The city operates the Churchill, Rusty Duce, Hillside and Hillcrest.
Crafts, activities and games are at 10:30 a.m.-noon, while swimming is 1-5 p.m.
The annual playparks pancake breakfast, which is an annual highlight, will be July 21 at Churchill Park, starting at 10 a.m.
Also making its return latest this summer will be the Bass Battles fishing competition at Boundary Dam Reservoir.
Tourism Estevan and MyCatch by Angler's Atlas have teamed up to bring Bass Battles to Boundary Dam Reservoir for the third straight year. This year's tournament will take place July 30-Aug. 1. The entry fee is $125 per participant, and there is room for 100 individual competitors.
People can register and find the full rules at bassbattles.ca.