We think outside the box, constantly challenge the status quo and welcome ideas for improvement.
BE A HOST
We treat everyone as if they were a guest invited into our home and we do so with the highest level of hospitality.
We welcome everyone and treat all others how we would like to be treated.
We showcase how honoured we are to represent our history, our organization and to be a valued member of the REAL family.
We willingly adapt to change and never give up.
We strategically and thoughtfully manage our business and plan for the future.
ALWAYS OWN IT
We hold ourselves and others accountable for delivering on promises.
A Brief Timeline
The organization was established as the Assiniboia Agricultural Association.
The second fair was presented by the new Regina Agricultural Association, and it became an annual event.
In 1905, the fair was the centre of attention for the entire nation during celebrations surrounding the inauguration of the Province of Saskatchewan into Confederation.
In 1907, the Saskatchewan Legislature formally passed the Associations Act of Incorporation, which meant the event could be expanded to exhibitors of various products and animals, and to provide entertainment and amusement.
1908 – 1920s
The next couple of decades saw construction of permanent facilities and ever-expanding volunteer participation.
Midway rides, sideshows, automobile racing, professional baseball and giant horse-pulling competitions were added.
Opened the World’s Grain Exhibition and Conference, which showcased exhibits from more than 40 countries. The Grain Show Building also opened that year as the centrepiece.
This decade of development saw the construction of the Exhibition Auditorium, Jubilee Building and paving of the midway were completed.That same year, two-thirds of the Grain Show Building burned to the ground in a raging fire, leaving only the east wing standing.
The exhibition followed a theme In celebration of the province's Golden Jubilee. Fair attendance exceeded 200,000 for the first time.
The Buffalo Days theme was adopted.
Falling in line with the new Buffalo Days Theme, the first annual Canadian Western Agribition was held
The Silver Broom took place.
The Agridome opened
The Western Canada Farm Progress Show first launched (now Canada's Farm Show Regina, SK).
The Buffalo Days Exhibition was named "Major Fair of the Year" by the Canadian Association of Exhibitions.
2010s and beyond
Today the story continues. With exciting new facilities and plans for future growth for generations to come. A place to see legends and become future legends.