City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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City of Saskatoon, Canada
Saskatoon is a city located in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. The name Saskatoon comes from the Cree inanimate noun "saskatoon berries", which refers to the sweet, violet-coloured berry that grows in the area. It is also popularly described as the "Bridge City," for its seven river crossings.
Saskatoon hosts many festivals and events in the summer, including the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival, the Jazz Festival, the Saskatchewan Children's Festival, the Saskatoon Fringe Theatre Festival (a showcase of alternative theatre), Saskatoon Folkfest (a cultural festival), and the Canada Remembers Airshow.