The population of Yukon was higher in 1898 than it is now. Dawson City alone reached a population of over 30,000 at the height of the Klondike gold Rush.
Celebrations in Whitehorse, Yukon's capital, takes place at Shipyards Park located between the Yukon River and 2nd Avenue at the northern end of downtown. An annual parade ends here at noon, where the swearing in ceremony and awards presentation is held.
Check with local community Visitor Information Centres for more details beginning of June, for activities in an area near you.
Inquire in local communities at Visitor Information Centres
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