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June 2018

Annual Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay

June 16

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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June 2018

National Aboriginal Day

June 21

Check in with your Yukon community’s local First Nation for events, celebrations and more on Canada’s National Aboriginal Day.

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June 2018

Dust 2 Dawson Motorcycle Ride (Not a rally!)

June 21 - June 22

An annual gathering for motorcyclists heading up from the south towards Dawson. Not a rally!

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June 2018

National Aboriginal Day and Summer Solstice

June 21
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, 1171 Front Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0G9 Canada
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Canada's National Aboriginal Day lands on the same day as summer solstice. Join in as Whitehorse First nations host a day of cultural celebrations with music, food, and entertainment at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre.

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June 2018

Midnight Sun Gymnastics Invitational

June 21 - June 24

The Midnight Sun Gymnastics Invitational will be a show of power and strength in Whitehorse, Yukon. The competition will include teams from across the country and USA.

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June 2018

24 Hours of Light Mountain Bike Festival

June 23 - July 24
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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June 2018

Midnight Sun Golf Tournament

June 23
Dawson City Golf Course, PO Box 189
Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0 Canada
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This unique golf tournament tees off at midnight and finishes in the morning, with a celebratory breakfast of beer and eggs!

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June 2018

St. Jean Baptiste Day Celebrations

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

Yukon Wide YT Canada

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

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June 2018

Yukon River Quest

June 27 - July 1
Yukon Wide YT Canada

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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June 2018

Adäka Cultural Festival

June 29 - July 5
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, 1171 Front Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0G9 Canada
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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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June 2018

Botany Days at Tombstone

June 29 - July 1
Tombstone Territorial Park Interpretive Centre, Km 71.5 Dempster Highway YT Canada

Learn about sub-arctic flora at the Tombstone Interpretive Centre.

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July 2018

Canada Day

July 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 1 of July, repeating until July 1, 2020

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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July 2018

Mayo Arts Festival

July 1
Village of Mayo Mayo, YT Canada + Google Map

This festival is a summer tradition that showcases artists and musicians from Keno City, Elsa, and Mayo. You’ll see demonstrations, performances, and art sales by local artists.

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July 2018

Atlin Arts & Music Festival

July 6 @ 4:00 am - July 8 @ 3:00 pm
Tarahne Park Atlin, BC Canada + 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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July 2018

Gold Panning Championships

July 7
Dawson City, Yukon Dawson City, YT Canada + Google Map

Celebrate Dawson’s gold rush heritage at this annual Gold Panning Championship event. Competitors from the Yukon and around the world compete to find out who can extract a predetermined amount of gold flake from a bucket of dirt the fastest. The winners go to the World Gold Panning Championships.  

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July 2018

Great Northern Arts Festival

July 13 - July 22
Inuvik Inuvik, NWT Canada + 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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July 2018

21st Annual Faro Golf Tournament

July 19 - July 21

Entry fee: $65 per person. Scramble Format. Includes 2 rounds of golf Includes Salmon and Prime Rib Dinner. Teams of 4 people.

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July 2018

Dawson City Music Festival

July 20 @ 8:00 am - July 22 @ 5:00 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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July 2018

Canada Parks Day

July 21
S.S. Klondike, 10 Robert Service Way
Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Free

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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July 2018

Larry Berrio Shut the Town Down Country Music Tour

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - July 28 @ 1:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until July 28, 2018

Beaver Creek RV Park & Motel Beaver Creek, Yukon Canada + Google Map
$45

Join up and coming country music artist Larry Berrio as he visits Beaver Creek as his only stop in the Yukon! Larry Berrio has been a featured guest on several television programs such as Canada in the Rough, Fins and Skins the Red Green Show and Snowmobiler TV. In addition Larry has been included in several profiled events, including opening for acts such as Brooks and Dunn, Terri Clark, Tim McGraw, Johnny Reid, Keith Urban, Crystal Shawanda and has performed at…

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August 2018

Yukon River Trail Marathon

August 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rotary Park, 2nd Ave
Whitehorse, Yukon Canada
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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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August 2018

Discovery Days in Dawson City

August 16 - August 20
Dawson City, Yukon Dawson City, YT Canada + 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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August 2018

Authors on Eighth Writing Contest and Walking Tour

August 16
Dawson City, Yukon Dawson City, YT Canada + 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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August 2018

Yukon Riverside Arts Festival

August 16 - August 19

Artists from the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Alaska, and beyond come to Dawson City on the Discovery Days long weekend to share artwork, host workshops, create galleries, see concerts, and participate in film screenings. This annual artistic tradition takes place in open-air tents along the Yukon River in Dawson City, as well as other venues around town.

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August 2018

Klondike Valley Mud Bog

August 19
Dawson City, Yukon Dawson City, YT Canada

Monster trucks and other vehicles attempt to race from one end of a mud pit to the other! An annual Dawson City tradition.

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September 2018

Great Klondike International Outhouse Race

September 2
Dawson City, Yukon Dawson City, YT Canada

Only at this race will you find outhouses on wheels, scavenger hunts, and costumes. This hilarious event is one-of-a-kind. Visitors are encouraged to join!

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September 2018

Sport Yukon’s Klondike Trail Of ’98 International Road Relay

September 7 - September 8

What a Rush! Teams race from Skagway to Whitehorse. 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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September 2018

White Ram Poker Tournament

September 7 - September 11
Diamond Tooth Gerties, 1001 4th Avenue
Dawson City , Y0B 1G0 Canada
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World-class poker competitors gather in Dawson City to compete at the only legal poker tournament West of Edmonton. The competition takes place in Canada’s oldest casino, Diamond Tooth Gertie’s.

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September 2018

Terry Fox Day

September 16
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day third of September, repeating until September 20, 2020

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

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October 2018

Yukon Beer Festival

October 12 - October 14
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating indefinitely

Venues around Whitehorse Whitehorse, YT Canada + Google Map

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 2018

Winter Spruce Bog Craft Fair

November 17
Canada Games Centre, 200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada
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Come do your Christmas shopping at this highly anticipated local craft fair! Don't forget to enter the free draw to have a chance to win one of the five gift baskets!

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November 2018

Watson Lake Annual Craft Fair

November 24
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 12:00am

Watson Lake Library, PO Box 843
Watson Lake, YT Canada
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Goodies for everyone. Get your Christmas shopping done early!

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December 2018

12 Days of Christmas Fireweed Community Market

December 7 - December 18
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, 1171 Front Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0G9 Canada
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The 12 Days of Christmas Fireweed Community Market offers a festive, indoor experience for farm-gate style production and consumption of a wide selection of hand crafted, Yukon made items. From more than 80 vendors, leisurely shop for that special gift. Find unique art and crafts, specialty foods, preserves, spices, baked goods, body products, and much more. Please check the website for hours. Follow us on social media for exciting updates: Facebook Twitter Instagram For more info click here.

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December 2018

Winterval and the Santa Claus Parade!

December 8
Whitehorse, Mainstreet, Mainstreet
Whitehorse, YT Canada
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The 10th annual Winterval Santa Parade will warm up Main Street, bring MAGIC to the winter and give a kick-start to the Holiday Season! PARADE Come as a group with friends, family, or colleagues! Dress to be festive, pull out your best holiday costume, make a parade float, bring lanterns or musical instruments! WATERFRONT ARTS FESTIVAL Free Art Workshops, Fire Pits and Marshmallows, Treats and Snacks, and LOTS OF SURPRISES! … Bring homemade coloured ice cubes to participate in a…

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December 2018

Christmas Lights Tour

December 15
Canada Games Centre, 200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada

Tour the lights with Transit! Come to the Canada Games Centre for a variety of Holiday themed activities; Free skating, photos with Santa & favorite Frozen characters, holiday stories with Family Literacy Centre, and Themed colouring station.

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December 2018

New Year’s Eve at Canada Games Centre

December 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canada Games Centre, 200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada
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Join us on December 31 at the Canada Games Centre from 4 - 6 pm for free skating, swimming and facilitated games. Come to Shipyards Park from 6 - 8 pm for bonfires, music, skating, sledding and hot chocolate with fireworks at 8 pm. All free!

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May 2019

Faro Crane and Sheep Viewing Festival

May 3, 2019 - May 5, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day first of May, repeating until May 5, 2019

Town of Faro Faro, YT Canada + Google Map

Join wildlife enthusiasts in Faro, Yukon for a weekend of wildlife viewing, speakers, workshops, food, and more. In May, the Sandhill Cranes migrate through Faro on their way to Alaska, and Fannin Sheep can be spotted grazing close to town. Visit faroyukon.ca or stop by the CRIC for more details!

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