What's going on in the Yukon?

What's going on in the Yukon?
Packaging music festivals is a sound choice

Your clients can discover the authentic, unpretentious Yukon. Meet Yukoners, learn about local traditions and share a story or two at one of Yukon's dozens of lively community events and festivals.

You may want to book your clients around any one of the following Yukon icon events:

Yukon Quest
Experience the excitement of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, a 1,000 mile journey between Fairbanks, Alaska and Whitehorse. 

Frostbite Music Festival
Three nights and two days of multiple musical genres under the northern lights. This event hosts a multitude of emerging and established Canadian and Yukon musical acts, and features concerts, dances, workshops, a kids' festival and a youth stage. Location: Yukon College and Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse.

Yukon Arctic Ultra
The world's coldest and toughest race for mountain bikers, runners, cross-country skiers and skijorers. Marathon, 100, 300, and 460 mile distances.

Dawson City International Short Film Festival
The Dawson City International Short Film Festival strives to present a diverse and eclectic range of short films from Yukon and around the world in addition to guest speakers, panel discussions and workshops.

Commissioner's Ball
The Commissioner's Ball in the Palace Grand Theatre. Don your ball gown and step back in time!

Dawson City Music Festival
Dawson City's famed music festival is a three-day celebration of music and dancing under the midnight sun. Musicians from across Canada perform folk, rock, blues, world beat, traditional, jazz, hip-hop and more in varied venues such as the Palace Grand, St. Paul's Anglican Church and the big tent in Minto Park.

Great Klondike International Outhouse Race
If you don't happen to own one, that's okay – you can rent one! Teams race and perform a scavenger hunt in decorated outhouses on wheels through the streets of Dawson City. Arrive at the finish in speed or style.

In addition to these events, there are many others happening in Yukon communities. Gear up for your Yukon vacation by checking our events calendar.

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