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April 2014

Celebration of Swans

April 12 - 20
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Swan Haven,
M'Clintock Bay, Marsh Lake, YT Canada
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Every year, thousands of trumpeter swans migrate through the Yukon. Residents and visitors alike flock to open waters at Marsh Lake to see the swans arrive. This celebration involves interpretation and special events. Swan Haven Interpretive Centre opens on April 1 and offers interpretation and programming throughout the month of April.

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Free

Spring Job & Volunteer Fair

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yukon Convention Centre,
#3-1109 Front Street, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5G4 Canada
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- Free Admission – Meet face-to-face with local employers and organizations! The Fair will have up to 40 different exhibitors ready to discuss your next move. Participating Businesses and Organizations:  ESS Support Services Driving Force NVD Hotels Total North Communications Tim Hortons Capstone Mining Canadian Tire däna Näye Ventures City of Whitehorse Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce Volunteer Benevoles Yukon Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition Big Brothers Big Sisters Employment Central Second Opinion Society Yukon Fire Marshall Advanced Education Teegatha’Oh Zheh Skookum Jim…

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Yukon Invitational Swim Meet

April 25 @ 8:00 am - April 26 @ 5:00 pm
Canada Games Centre,
200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada
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$10

Music on a Sunday Afternoon

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Christ Church Cathedral,
4th Ave & Elliott Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Canada
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Whitehorse String Ensemble presents Music on a Sunday Afternoon with a special guest, Suzuki Strings Music of Mozart, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, and Gershwin Featuring talented young violinists of Suzuki Strings Admission: Adult $10, Youth $5 For info: Call Fumi at 393-2588

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May 2014

35 th Annual Lake Laberge Lions Trade Show

May 2 @ 8:00 am - May 4 @ 5:00 pm
Canada Games Centre,
200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada
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ATCO Dry Floor

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Whitehorse Community Choir Spring Concert

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yukon Arts Centre,
300 College Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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May 2 and 3, 2014 – 8:00 P.M. Yukon Arts Centre

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Homegrown Theatre Festival

May 6 - 11
The Guild,
27 14th Ave , Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6K9 Canada
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Make Whitehorse Beautiful

May 7
Venues around Whitehorse,
Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Help put a winter’s worth of garbage in its place. Plan to participate in the “Whitehorse 20 Minute Makeover”. Spend 20 minutes picking up litter around your place of work, park or favorite walking trail on Wednesday, May 7th! Garbage bags, gloves and graffiti remover are available at the City’s Outreach and Events office in the Sport Yukon Building at 4061-4th Avenue..

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Fireweed Farmers Market

May 14 - September 11
Shipyards Park,
2nd Ave and Shipyards Park, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Come to Whitehorse’s own community market between 3 and 8pm on Thursdays for locally made and grown products, music, festivities and more!

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Journée de la Francophonie (Francophone Day)

May 15

Join the vibrant Franco-Yukon community in this celebration of Francophone culture.

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Arts in the Park

May 20 - August 8
LePage Park,
Wood St and 3rd Avenue, Whitehorse, YT
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Come to LePage Park between 12 noon and 1pm on weekdays during the summer for live music and performances by local and visiting musicians, as well as art displays by local artists.

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June 2014

ShipShape

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shipyards Park – Frank Slim Building,
2nd and Shipyards Park, Whitehorse, Yukon Canada
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Get ShipShape along the waterfront! Join this celebration of outdoor active living with a free pancake breakfast, fitness classes, kids’ activities, and more.

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City of Whitehorse Kids Triathlon

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canada Games Centre,
200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada
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The 2nd Annual Kid’s Triathlon is for children of all skill levels. Kids aged 5 – 14 are invited to participate in this exhilarating individual challenge. This enjoyable event is designed to keep kids active and healthy and to introduce them to the fun of triathlon and fair play. As a non-competitive sport, participants experience the thrill of it all, with encouragement from parents, bystanders and volunteers, creating a positive and memorable experience for all participants. All athletes receive a…

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Annual Seniors Tea

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre,
1171 1 Ave, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0G9 Canada
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Each year, the City of Whitehorse hosts the Seniors Tea to celebrate the valuable contribution seniors and elders have made and continue to make to our community. It’s an enjoyable afternoon of tea, tunes, and sweet treats.

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Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival / Cancelled

June 13 - 14
Yukon Arts Centre,
300 College Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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The 2014 Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival has been cancelled.

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Dustball International Slowpitch Tournament

June 19 - 22
Pepsi Softball Centre,
Range Road, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Softball is a summer tradition in Whitehorse. This annual tournament hosts 72 teams from Canada and around the world. Register your team early online, or come watch for free.

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9th Annual Sunstroke Music Festival

June 20 - 21
Shipyards Park,
2nd Ave and Shipyards Park, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Enjoy live music under the midnight sun. Beginning in the afternoon and lasting till the wee hours of the morning, this family- and pet- friendly event helps welcome the summer solstice. Purchase a weekend pass or day passes at the door.

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The 22nd Annual Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay

June 21
Unnamed Venue,
Haines Junction, Yukon to Haines, Alaska,
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This bike relay race starts in Haines Junction, Yukon and ends in Haines, Alaska. Eight-person, four-person, two-person and solo teams cycle through stunning mountain scenery. Race distance is 238.28 km (148 mi). Register early online.

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Dustball Dance

June 21
Whitehorse Curling Club,
300-1 Sumanik Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Live music, dancing, at this licensed event at the Whitehorse Curling Club will add some fun to the annual Softball Yukon Dustball Tournament.

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Yukon River Quest Canoe and Kayak Race

June 25 - 29

The Yukon River Quest is one of the most spectacular paddling races in the world. Participants take off from Whitehorse on June 25 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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Adäka Cultural Festival

June 27 - July 3
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre,
1171 1 Ave, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0G9 Canada
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Yukon First Nations and international artists gather to share heritage and creativity during this festival of art and culture. Explore First Nations music, dance, and artwork.

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24 Hours of Light Mountain Bike Festival

June 28 - 29
Mount MacIntyre,
1 Sumanik Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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This mountain bike race has a unique Yukon flair. Solo mountain bikers and teams of all ages and abilities will race around the trails of Mt. McIntyre throughout the night, guided by the light of the midnight sun. The team that does the most amount of laps in the allotted time wins! Register early online.

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July 2014

Canada Day

July 1

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. Check in with other Yukon communities to see what special events are planned to celebrate Canada Day.

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10th ISF Junior Men’s World Softball Championship

July 11 - 20
Pepsi Softball Centre,
Range Road, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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The Junior Men’s World Softball Championship is softball at its best. Teams will come from Australia, Japan, Venezuela, Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, the Czech Republic, and elsewhere around the world for this world-class event.

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122.00Adult Weekend Pass / youths 1/2 price / kids 12 and under - FREE

Atlin Music Festival

July 11 @ 4:00 pm - July 13 @ 3:00 pm
Atlin Arts & Music Festival,
Box 168, Atlin, Yukon VOW 1A0 Canada

Come join us for a weekend of fun!! Camp right beside the event in the Tarahne Park grassy field. This year’s line-up includes: Gord Downie, The Sadies, And the Conquering Sun; David Francey, Danny Michel, Steve Poltz, Pharis and Jason Romero, Alex Cuba, Ashley Condon, Dave Bidini, Good for Grapes, Gord Grdina, Old Cabin, Gordie Tentrees and the Hill Country News, Possessed by Paul James, Ryan McNally, Speed Control and 86 Young Gunz.

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Free

Canada Parks Day

July 19
S.S. Klondike,
10 Robert Service Way, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Celebrate Canada’s Parks and National Historic Sites. Join in guided walks, tours, and free family-friendly events. Visit Miles Canyon or the S.S. Klondike

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Yukon 1000 Canoe and Kayak Race

July 21
Unnamed Venue,
Whitehorse, YT
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The Yukon 1000 is the longest canoe and kayak race in the world. Participants paddle along the Yukon River for 1600 km (1000 mi) from Whitehorse to the Alaska Pipeline / Dalton Highway, and can expect to paddle 18 hours a day for 7 to 12 days straight. The race leaves on July 21 from Whitehorse.

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August 2014

Yukomicon (Yukon Comicon)

August 8 - 10
Yukon Convention Centre,
#3-1109 Front Street, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5G4 Canada
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Comic book geeks, video game nerds, movie buffs and fans of all sorts will gather in Whitehorse this summer for the territory’s first ever comic convention, also known as Comicon. The Yukon’s Comicon will be know as YukomiCon. A celebration of modern popular culture in all its forms, it will be held at the Coast High Country Inn and Yukon Convention Centre on August 8, 9, and 10. “We’ve been blown away at the reception we receive when people hear…

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September 2014

Klondike International Road Relay

September 5 - 6

Relay teams of up to 10 runners race along the old Gold Rush route through coast mountains from Skagway to Whitehorse overnight. The race begins in Skagway, Alaska and finishes along the Yukon River in Whitehorse. Festivities to follow the race.

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October 2014

Yukon Beer Festival

October 17 - 19
Venues around Whitehorse,
Whitehorse, YT Canada
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We are holding the first annual beer festival in Whitehorse in October! We are bringing a wide selection of craft beer from all over the world to our lovely city of Whitehorse for a weekend of samples, food, and general good times this October. Check out our facebook page for future updates. For sponsorship information, email dion@yukonbeerfestival.com. If you are a brewer and would like to attend, email andrea@yukonbeerfestival.com.

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November 2014

The Fulda Challenge

November 14 - 21

This extreme winter competition challenges athletes from Europe to winter sports such as dog mushing, snowshoe racing, and ice chopping in the Whitehorse area and beyond.

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December 2014

12 Days of Christmas Sale

December 10 - 21
TBD,
Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Yukon artisans gather to showcase and sell artwork, crafts, food, and more! Get your Christmas shopping done early.

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Winter Solstice Run

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Athletics Yukon is hosting the annual Grey Mountain Winter Solstice Run/Walk on Saturday to celebrate the shortest day of the year. Length approximately 12km. The run starts at ten o’clock in the morning. It follows the Grey Mountain Road past the rifle range and before the Northwestel Road. Participants meet at the upper parking lot where you will see race organizers. There is no fee but people are asked to donate non-perishable food items for the Whitehorse Food Bank.

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April 20152015

Celebration of Swans

April 12, 2015 - April 20, 2015
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every year
Swan Haven,
M'Clintock Bay, Marsh Lake, YT Canada
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Every year, thousands of trumpeter swans migrate through the Yukon. Residents and visitors alike flock to open waters at Marsh Lake to see the swans arrive. This celebration involves interpretation and special events. Swan Haven Interpretive Centre opens on April 1 and offers interpretation and programming throughout the month of April.

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