Top of the World Highland Games

Dawson has a huge Scottish connection dating from the Klondike Gold Rush through to present day. Many of those tough Scottish pioneers have helped shape the community.This pioneering spirit is still alive in the Klondike!

This event showcases Scottish dancing, piping and drumming competitions. Heavy events such as caber toss, hammer throw, tug 'o' war and other special Yukon events will be featured.

Jun 13, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014


Heritage & Culture

Canada's Yukon may be home to twice as many moose than people, but the 35,000 enterprising and creative folks who live here are exceptionally talented. Yukoners celebrate a varied history and a dynamic arts culture, and our vast northern landscapes figure prominently in art and stories. The culture of Yukon's First Nations people evolved over millennia into the rich tapestry of dialects, arts, crafts, cuisines, and practices that we still enjoy today. From festivals to galleries to dozens of museums, historic sites, and interpretive and cultural centres, Yukon's story is brought to life for visitors in so many ways.

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