Bushwakker Brewpub


Fall is a comin’ and our regular event programming is set to resume. September will see the return of our monthly SCIENCE PUB series, the ALES homebrewing club begins another brewing season and a special Regina craft distillery showcase event will be presented.


Oct. 1: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. A STORRY WITH HUGHES. Talented acoustic blues duo featuring veteran Regina bluesmen, Billy Hughes and Jeff Storry. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 1 – 6: BUSHWAKKER OKTOBERFEST WEEK. Enjoy traditional German-inspired cuisine all week long.  Our own Bushwakker Oktoberfest lager, HARVEST LAGER, will also return this week! Prosit!
Oct. 3: Wednesday Night Folk. TONGUE JUNGLE. Great harmonies from this talented duo making their Bushwakker debut. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 3: MONTHLY ALES MEETING. Looking to enhance your homebrewing skills? Why not sit in on a meeting with some of Regina’s most passionate and enthusiastic homebrewers? All levels of brewing experience are welcome. Meetings are held in the Bushwakker basement clubroom on the first Wednesday of the month at 8:00 PM. This month’s presentation topics will be Belgian Strong/American Strong Ale and Fermentation Control.

Oct. 5: FIRST FIRKIN FRIDAY. Enjoy the pomp and circumstance of this longstanding Bushwakker monthly tradition! A piper from The Regina Police Services Pipes & Drumsleads a small keg (the firkin) of special ale throughout the pub in a procession. A guest volunteer tapper is selected to wield the handmade wooden maul affectionately named, The Mighty Firkin Wakker, and attempt to tap the keg in one swift blow! This month’s special autumn brew will be a CHAI MOCHA GREAT PUMPKIN SPICED BROWN ALE. The suds-soaking spectacular takes place at 5:30 PM.

Oct. 6: ANNUAL GREAT PUMPKIN SPICED BROWN ALE RELEASE. This will be Bushwakker head brewer, Michael Gaetz's latest version of this autumn specialty brew. Made with ginger, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and more. Tastes like pumpkin pie in a glass. Be sure to pick up some bottles or a growler fill for the Thanksgiving weekend!


Oct. 8: SASK VS EDMONTON. We will open this Thanksgiving Day Monday at 11:00 AM. You will have plenty of time to enjoy our gourmet EDMONTON BURGER & A PINTgame day special for only $18.95 before the 2:00 PM kickoff. 

Oct. 10: Wednesday Night Folk. AMAYA LUCYK. Regina born and raised singer/songwriter with a new EP. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 13: SASKATCHEWAN CRAFT BREWERS FESTIVAL. Our provinces newest beer festival is all about celebrating the delicious and creative brews being produced by small independent breweries right here at home. Fifteen of our province's craft breweries all under one roof! Exclusive cask offerings, locally sourced cuisine, all Saskatchewan music, meet the brewery owners and brewers! Takes place at Winston's Pub in the Hotel Senator in Saskatoon! Don't delay and visit Eventbrite.ca to get your regular or VIP tickets! Only 300 tickets will be made available to this premier Saskatchewan craft brewing showcase!

Oct. 15: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. THE MINISTRY OF GROOVE. Great 1970’s jazz funk and beyond. Love those horns! 8:00 PM.

Oct. 17: Wednesday Night Folk. AUTUMN SINGER/SONGWRITER SHOWCASE.  This edition features the talents of; Devon Floyd, David Molloy, Trent Leggott, Regan Hinchcliffe, Neil Child, and Marissa Burwell. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 18: SCIENCE PUB –  Carbon Taxes! How making you pay more to fill up your tank can help save civilization. Our wildly popular Science Pub Series has returned for a seventh incredible season! Enjoy lectures on scientific topics of general interest in our Arizona Room (main floor banquet room) over beer and snacks. The room opens at 5:00 PM and quite often is full by 6:00 PM. Avoid disappointment and come down early for dinner and a pint before the presentation which begins at 7:00 PM. This month's lecture will be presented by Brett Dolter, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics at the University of ReginaA carbon tax will increase the cost of gasoline, diesel, natural gas, and electricity. Many economists believe this policy is the best way to move society away from fossil fuels and put a stop to increasing global temperatures and climate change. Meanwhile, the Saskatchewan government is staunchly opposed to carbon pricing, and has launched a court challenge to stop the federal government from imposing a carbon price on the province. Professor Brett Dolter will explain why economists like carbon pricing, and in the process hopes to help Rider Nation learn to stop worrying and love carbon taxes.

Oct. 22: Monday Night Jaz & Blues. ‘ROUND MIDNIGHT. Popular veteran act plays popular jazz and adult contemporary tunes. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 24: Wednesday Night Folk. SEAN PINCHIN. Ontario folk and bluesman returns for an encore performance. 8:00 PM.

Oct. 27: SASK VS BC. Kickoff is at 5:00 PM. Be sure to stop by The Bushwakker before or after the game and enjoy our gourmet BC BURGER & A PINT game day special for only $18.95. Come “devour” the competition!

Oct. 27: ANNUAL CELTIC HALLOWE’EN PARTY. Win a $100 Bushwakker gift card in our costume contest; enjoy a pint of GREAT PUMPKIN SPICED BROWN ALE, devilishly delicious food specials and great live Celtic music with one of Regina’s top Celtic bands, WEST OF MABOU. One of CBC Saskatchewan's 2017 Artists to Watch, West of Mabou performs lively dance music steeped in the rich traditions of Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle and pipe tunes. Each of the members is an experienced performer in their own right, having performed at festivals, competitions, pubs, and ceilidhs around the world, including the World Pipe Band Championships, Canmore Highland Games, Western Canadian Music Awards, Canada Cup of Curling, and Ford World Men's Curling Championships. Band starts at 8:00 PM. Costume contest at 9:30 PM. $5 cover charge in effect. To get a taste of West of Mabou’s talents visit this link:



Oct.: 29: Monday Night Jazz & Blues. TDC INC. Dueling vocalists fronting this 6 piece classic jazz/rock/blues group! 8:00 PM.

Oct. 31: Wednesday Night Folk. THE HIGHLANDERS. Celtic music and more from this talented trio making their Bushwakker debut. 8:00 PM.


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