The Yukon was officially established as a Canadian Territory on June 13, 1898.
Don't miss the regal Commissioner's Ball at Dawson City's renowned Palace Grand Theatre. Get decked out in all your finest and step back in time.
Held each year in recognition of our territory officially joining the dominion of Canada, this event draws Yukoners and visitors from far and wide.
Dress is formal and many take the opportunity to dress in the styles of 1898. A tea is held during the day at the Commissioner's Residence. A ball takes place at night with great food, potable spirits and dancing.
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