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Celebrate the end of Winter with Dawson City’s signature event: Thaw di Gras Spring Carnival!
For years, Dawson City has rung in Spring with a Carnival unlike any other. A true community event; we come alive and host a variety of games, from the serious, to ridiculous, to simply outrageous. Thaw di Gras Spring Carnival truly has something for everyone!
Whether you’re looking to toss an axe, race a dog team, or find a loonie in a haystack, we’ve got an event for you. Best of all, almost every event is FREE!
So, what are you waiting for?! Come experience a true carnival atmosphere, with over 25 events happening in a square kilometer, you’ll be calling Thaw di Gras Spring Carnival before it’s over!
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