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January 2012

January-March – Faro

Winter Activities

Sport’s Nights, Seniors Carpet Bowling, Oldtimers Hockey,
Aerobics, Archery & Fencing.
Contact: 867-994-2375, www.faroyukon.ca.

January Dates TBA – Faro

Sliding & Skating Parties

Contact: 867-994-2375, www.faroyukon.ca.

January 14-16 – Haines Junction

Alcan 200 Snowmobile Races

Haines cutoff to Dezadeash Lake and return to 42 mile.
Contact: 907-766-2050, www.alcan200.org.

January 16-22 – Whitehorse Area

Fulda Challenge

Extreme winter competition from Skagway, AK
via Whitehorse to the Arctic Circle.
Contact: www.fulda-challenge.com.

January 20-22 – Haines Junction

Yukon Native Bonspiel

Contact: 867-634-4200.

February 2012

February Dates TBA – Haines Junction

Old Timers Hockey Tournament

Contact: 867-634-7041.

February Dates TBA – Watson Lake

Open Curling Bonspiel!

Contact: Norma 867-536-2645.

February 3-5 – Dawson City

Dawson Curling Club
113th Annual International Bonspiel

Contact: Akio Saito, (867) 993-5398, www.dawsoncity.ca.

February 4 – Fairbanks

Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race

Annual 1000 mile dog sled race run in February between
Fairbanks, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon.
Contact: 867-668-4711, www.yukonquest.com.

February 4-12 – Whitehorse

Yukon Arctic Ultra

Contact: International (+) 49 (0) 8821 9436061, www.arcticultra.de.

February 6-12 – Whitehorse

Available Light Film Festival

Canada’s only feature film festival North of 60, ALFF is a multi-day event that includes international and Canadian feature films and feature documentaries, industry panel discussions, and workshops.
Contact: 867-393-3456, www.yukonfilmsociety.com.

February 8-11 – Dawson City

Yukon Quest - Dawson City Layover

Contact: (867) 668-4711, www.yukonquest.com.

February 10-12 – Dawson City

Old Timers Hockey Tournament

Contact: Rod Dewell, (867) 993-5499, www.dawsoncity.ca.

February 10-12 – Watson Lake

Kiki Karnival
Recreation hockey, food fair, bonspiel, dinner,
dancing, kid’s games and much more!
Contact: 867-536-8020, www.watsonlake.ca.

February 11 – Marsh Lake

Marsh Lake Ski Loppet

Contact: 867-660-4999.

February 11-12 – Haines Junction

Female Hockey Jamboree

Fun weekend of ladies’ hockey.
Contact: 867-634-2683.

February 17-19 – Whitehorse

Canadian Tire Sportsman’s Bonspiel

Contact: 867-667-CURL.

February 18-20 – Whitehorse

Frostbite Music Festival

See a multitude of emerging and established Canadian and Yukon musical acts, and features concerts, dances, workshops, a kids’ festival and a youth stage.
Contact: 867-668-4921, www.frostbitefest.ca.

February 23-26 – Whitehorse

Air Display - Whitehorse International Airport

Contact: 867-334-0139.

February 23-26 – Whitehorse

Cabane à sucre (Sugar Shack)

Contact: 867-668-2663, Ext. 221.

February 23-26 – Whitehorse

Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous

Our 47th Annual Winter Festival featuring family and children’s activities including: flour packing contest, chainsaw chuck, international air show, one dog pull, Swede saw and log split, axe throwing and more.
Contact: 867-667-2148, www.yukonrendezvous.com.

March 2012

March Dates TBA – Watson Lake

Annual Bonspiel

Contact: Dave 867-536-7531, www.watsonlake.ca.

March 1-4 – Dawson City

Trek Over the Top (1), Destination Dawson City

Contact: KVA, 867-993-5575, www.trekoverthetop.com.

March 8-11 – Dawson City

Trek Over the Top (2), Destination Dawson City

Contact: KVA, 867-993-5575, www.trekoverthetop.com.

March 10-11– Faro

Ice Worm Squirm Winter Carnival

Join us for some winter activities.
Contact: 867-994-2375, www.faroyukon.ca.

March 12-13– Teslin

Mini Rendezvous

Join us for some winter activities.
Contact: 867-390-2530, www.teslin.ca.

March 15-18 – Dawson City

Thaw di Gras Spring Carnival

Celebrate the return of spring. Themed games, entertaining events and rollicking fun! Includes the impressive snowshoe baseball tournament.
Contact: KVA, (867) 993-5575, www.dawsoncity.ca.

March 22-24 – Dawson City

Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race

A 338.1-km (210-mile), mid-distance dogsled race following a historic mail route used by Percy DeWolfe for 35 years. Starts at 10 a.m. in front of the old post office in Dawson City, YT and follows the Yukon River to Eagle, AK and back. The 64.4-km (40-mile) junior race starts at 12:30 p.m. Wrap-up banquet is open to everyone.
Contact: Anna Claxton. (867) 993-3762, www.thepercy.com.

March 24 – Whitehorse

Burning Away the Winter Blues

Contact: 867-633-4844, www.burningawaythewinterblues.com.

March 29-31 – Dawson City

Dawson City Sled Dawgs Diamond Dempster Daze

Contact: Tim Grenon, timothygrenon@msn.com.

March 29-April 1 – Whitehorse

Whitehorse Curling Club 60th International Bonspiel

Contact: 867-667-CURL.

March 30-April 1 – Whitehorse

35th Annual Kilrich Northern Yukon Native Hockey Tournament

Contact: www.yiha.ca.

April 2012

April 5-8 – Dawson City

Annual Dawson City International Short Film Festival

Short films from Yukon and around the world. We also offer guest speakers, panel discussions and workshops.
Contact: Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC), 867-993-5005, www.dawsonfilmfest.com.

April 11-21 – Whitehorse

44th Annual Rotary Music Festival

Contact: 867-633-3755, www.rmfestival.ca.

April 14-22 – Marsh Lake, Tagish, Teslin,

 Carcross, Whitehorse, and Burwash Landing


Celebration of Swans

Welcome thousands of returning swans and water birds, the harbingers of spring, and enjoy free events throughout Yukon. Swan Haven Interpretation Centre is open April 1st to 30th.
Contact: 867-667-8291, www.environmentyukon.gov.yk.ca/viewing.

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