In the Athapaskan language, the word Yukon means the great river or big river.
Film and music pulse through the Yukon all year long, but our festivals are when we gather en masse to watch and dance together. Get your groove on under the midnight sun in Dawson City. Or cozy up with the locals in Whitehorse in the winter to celebrate world-class films and dance under the northern lights.
Yukon is world renowned as a legendary land imbued with gold rush history, frontier spirit and first nation culture. Listen to what fellow media travellers have to say about Yukon.