In the Athapaskan language, the word Yukon means the great river or big river.
Proclaimed “Canada’s tiny, perfect festival” by Vancouver’s Georgia Straight
The Dawson City Music Festival (DCMF) is a much-loved cultural event in the Yukon since 1979. Over the years, it’s grown into a world-class showcase of North American artists of varying genres, and a howling good party to boot. The festival is legendary among performers and music lovers in-the-know across Canada.
Enjoy great music, friendly people and an authentic grassroots spirit in the heart of Yukon’s Klondike.
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