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May 2021

Ride for Dad Yukon

May 1 - September 30
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

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Outdoor Fireweed Community Market

May 13 - September 9
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 23, 2021

The Outdoor Fireweed Community Market offers a unique, summer experience for farm-gate style production and consumption of local products. Find stunning jewelry, fine art and crafts, fresh produce, plants, prepared foods, hot meals, personal care products, music, and art and agricultural workshops. Bring your family or meet up with friends. Open every Thursday at Shipyards Park, 3 pm - 7 pm, from May 17 to September 13, 2019. Follow us on social media for exciting updates: Facebook Twitter Instagram

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Atlin Arts & Music Festival

May 22 - August 7
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One event on June 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on June 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on July 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on July 31, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on August 7, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on May 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

Tarahne Park Atlin,BCCanada + Google Map
$1 – $122.00

The Atlin Arts and Music Festival invites artists and audiences from the Yukon, Canada, and around the world to the picturesque town of Atlin, BC for a weekend of music, art, dancing, storytelling, and more.  

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Arts In the park

May 31 - July 9

Come to Lepage Park weekdays during the summer for live music and performances by local and visiting musicians. In order to comply with COVID-19 restrictions, the Arts in the Park 2021 season will be a live radio-broadcast edition of the festival in partnership with CJUC in Whitehorse and CFYT in Dawson City. Arts in the Park 2021 is happening from Monday, May 31 to Friday, July 9. – Noon shows: 12pm to 1pm, Monday to Friday. – Evening shows: 7pm…

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June 2021

Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay

June 19

Hijinks and athleticism combine for the season’s most fun sporting event The Kluane Chilkat race is an eight-leg road bike relay from Haines Junction, Yukon to coastal Haines, Alaska, that attracts joy riders and serious athletes alike. The course takes participants through alpine passes and past ocean views on a variety of flat stretches, steep descents and long climbs. Teams often outfit themselves in hilarious costumes, and for many, the race is one of the most rewarding sporting and social…

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 21 of June, repeating indefinitely

Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, 1171 Front Street
Whitehorse,YTY1A 0G9Canada
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National Indigenous Day

Celebrate Yukon's first people! Yukon-wide celebrations are held in all communities. In Whitehorse, events take place at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. National Indigenous Peoples Day is a federal holiday and celebrated Canada-wide recognizing the rich cultures and achievements of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Join in the celebrations in your community!

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Yukon River Quest

June 23 - June 26
Yukon Wide YTCanada

The Yukon River Quest is one of the most spectacular paddling races in the world. Participants take off from Whitehorse and paddle the 740 km (460mi) to reach Dawson City in marathon time, usually within 48 hours. Cheer on the teams as they leave Whitehorse or arrive in Dawson.

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St. Jean Baptiste Day Celebrations

June 24
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 24 of June, repeating indefinitely

Yukon Wide YTCanada

Join the Yukon's vibrant Francophone culture and celebrate St. Jean Baptiste Day every year on June 24.

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Adäka Cultural Festival

June 25 - July 2
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, 1171 Front Street
Whitehorse,YTY1A 0G9Canada
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Celebrates and showcases Yukon First Nations arts & culture. Program includes traditional and contemporary music, dance, drumming, arts and crafts, storytelling, film, artist demonstrations, workshops, cultural presentations, a community feast and more!

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July 2021

Canada Day

July 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of July, repeating until July 1, 2021

A parade down 2nd Avenue ends at noon at Shipyards Park in Whitehorse, where ceremonies and celebrations will take place throughout the afternoon. Dawson City celebrates Canada Day with a parade, a barbecue, and the annual Gold Panning Championships. Watson Lake has kid's activities, a humongous cake, horseshoes, a candy drop and so much more at Lucky Lake Park. Check in with other Yukon communities to see what special events are planned to celebrate Canada Day.

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Yukon Gold Panning Championships

July 3
Free

Panners of all skills and ages are invited to join this event that is based on a combination of efficiency and speed. This open competition celebrates Yukon’s heritage as well as the mining industry that still thrives today! 7 categories are run through the day and there’s sure to be one that suits your ability level. Skill levels range from those who have never held a gold pan in their hands to those who make a living mining. From beginner…

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Great Northern Arts Festival

July 13 - July 15
Inuvik Inuvik,NWTCanada + Google Map

Visual artists and performers from Canada’s northern First Nations gather in Inuvik to showcase their work, meet other artists, and learn new techniques.

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Dawson City Music Festival

July 16 @ 4:30 pm - July 18 @ 11:30 pm

Dawson comes alive with arts and music during this “tiny perfect music festival.” Venues around Dawson City host performances by a wide variety of musicians from the Yukon, Canada and around the world. Enjoy intimate venues, diverse genres, and the work of local artists and artisans.

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August 2021

Yukon River Trail Marathon

August 1
Rotary Park, 2nd Ave
Whitehorse,YukonCanada
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Run on scenic trails in the Yukon River valley. Events include marathon, half-marathon and a four-person relay. Start and finish at Rotary Park in Whitehorse.

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Terry Fox Day

August 2
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of September, repeating until August 2, 2021

Check in your Yukon community for Terry Fox Day fundraising events.

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The World Gold Panning Championships

August 2 - August 7

This event welcomes panners of all ages and skill to participate against competitors from around the world. No qualification is necessary, and anyone can participate in this international event. Featuring multiple categories and various types of pans, there's something for everyone. This is a showcase of the best panners in the world, and you are welcome to attend or participate. The five day event features multiple cultural exhibits, historical talks, an international parade, gold panning excursions, a beer tent, and…

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Discovery Days in Dawson City

August 12 - August 15
Dawson City, Yukon Dawson City,YTCanada + Google Map

The Discovery Day long weekend is a unique Yukon holiday that celebrates the day gold was discovered at Bonanza Creek near Dawson City. Long weekend festivities make Dawson City the place to be. Come see historical street theatre, displays, food, and plenty of other special events.

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Authors on Eighth Writing Contest and Walking Tour

August 12
Dawson City, Yukon Dawson City,YTCanada + Google Map

Authors on Eighth celebrates the works of prominent Yukon writers such as Robert Service, Jack London, and Pierre Berton. Visit the author’s homes on a walking tour and hear stories of their lives and works. If you are a writer, enter the writing contest. Winners will be announced on the walking tour.

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Yukon Riverside Arts Festival

August 12 - August 15
Klondike Institute of Art & Culture, 902 Second Avenue
Dawson City,YTYOB 1G0Canada
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Free

The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival takes place in various venues around Dawson City on Discovery Days weekend, August 13 – 16.  The festival aims to provide an accessible environment for community members and visitors to interact directly with the arts and explore their creativity. We welcome artists practicing traditional and non-traditional contemporary art from the Yukon and abroad presenting a wide range of events, including concerts, exhibitions, workshops, lectures, public art, live music, an art market and more. Most festival…

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Discovery Days Fastball Tournament

August 13

Gear up and get the whole family ready for a weekend of fun and fastball! Teams from all over the North are welcome at the annual Discovery Days Fastball Tournament. Throughout the weekend, in addition to some quality fastball, fans and players can enjoy a concession, beer garden, lawn games, world-class heckling, and a home-run derby! Registration is opens in the spring! For more information or to register your team, contact Spruce at 867-993-5375

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October 2021

Yukon Beer Festival

October 1 - October 31
Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, 1171-1st Avenue
Whitehorse,YukonCanada
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Celebrate the culture of craftsmanship with a variety of delicious beers at this incredible festival. It’s a chance to taste some of the finest brews around at the tastiest event in Whitehorse: the Yukon Beer Festival, presented by the Yukon Beer Festival Society. This two-day event celebrates some of the world’s best hand-crafted brews from all over Canada and the United States. It showcases over one hundred individual beers from brewers and distributors who come from far and wide—and, of…

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June 2022

Solstice Saint-Jean in Whitehorse

June 23, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 5:00 pm on day 23 of June, repeating indefinitely

Don’t miss this great summer celebration at Robert Service Campground. Once again, we’ve whipped up an exciting lineup of artists from Yukon and away. Get ready to dance! FREE ADMISSION 6: PM Lorène Charmetant 7 PM Alodome Folk-Indie 8 PM The Hibernation Funk + pop + jazz

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