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Live at the Palace Grand

Enjoy the iconic Palace Grand Theatre in Dawson City as it was meant to be experienced- during live performances!

From June 22 to August 16, Live at the Palace Grand will offer locals and visitors the opportunity to take in a diverse selection of shows including jazz, blues, vaudeville, film and more!

Presented by the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) in partnership with Parks Canada.

Tickets available from KIAC, the Visitor Information Centre, Westmark Hotel and the Palace Grand (on performance nights only).

Jun 22 2014 - Aug 16 2014
867-993-5005
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Sunstroke Music Festival

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Enjoy live music under the midnight sun, showcasing performances from many musical genres. Beginning in the afternoon and lasting till the wee hours of the morning, this family event helps welcome the summer solstice. Proceeds are donated to help Yukon animals in need.

Weekend passes may be purchased at Triple J’s Music (308 Elliott Street). Day passes are available at the front gate, and kids under 12 are free!

Jun 20 2014 - Jun 21 2014
867-456-7555

Atlin Arts & Music Festival

The picturesque town of Atlin holds its annual arts and music festivals for up to 2,500 people for just three days of the year. It boasts a diverse musical lineup and fun for both children and adults. Participate in art & music workshops & demos, artist exhibitions, comedy, dance & storytelling.

In addition to a stellar roster of performances and film screenings at the Globe Theatre, marthoners can partake in the Atlin Mini-Marathon scheduled during the festival.

Advance tickets are advisable as camping sites and accommodation fill up fast!

Jul 11 2014 - Jul 13 2014
1-867-335-1428

Dawson City Music Festival

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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.

Jul 18 2014 - Jul 20 2014
1-867-993-5584
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Saint Jean Baptiste Celebrations

Come celebrate a unique French-Canadian culture, annually held on June 24th.

Photo © Aurore Boréale

Jun 21 2014

Inquire in local communities

1-867-668-2663 ext 232

Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Festival

Celebrating Yukon’s tenacious, frontier spirit

For a week in February, Whitehorse buzzes with energy that brings Yukon’s heritage alive and heralds the coming of spring. Enjoy family-friendly and sporting events by day like the pancake breakfast, axe throwing, dogsledding, flour packing and chainsaw chucking. At night, the raucous fun gets in full swing with Sourdough Sam competitions, crowning of the festival Queen and roving performances by the world-famous Snow Shoe Shufflers and Rendezvous Can Can dancers.

Feb 19 2015 - Feb 22 2015
1-867-667-2148
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Frostbite Music Festival

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Canada’s coolest winter music festival

The Frostbite Music Society has decided to cancel the 2014 music festival, but plans to come back in 2015 with an amazing festival.

Feb 14 2015 - Feb 16 2015
1-867-668-4921
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Available Light Film Festival

Canada’s largest feature film festival North of 60

The Available Light Film Festival (ALFF) has been a fixture in the territory’s cultural scene for over a decade. Every year, the festival screens the best of contemporary Canadian and international film to eager audiences in Whitehorse. ALFF provides the opportunity to see award-winning films, participate in workshops and forums, and be transported to other worlds in the dead of winter. Get cozy with the locals in a darkened theatre to share an intimate cinematic adventure.

Feb 7 2015 - Feb 15 2015
1-867-393-3456
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National Aboriginal Day in Dawson

On June 21st the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre situated in downtown Dawson City, celebrates National Aboriginal Day with outdoor events including the Hän Singers, live contemporary music, tours, activities, refreshments and an opportunity to visit our heritage galleries.

Aboriginal Day has been set aside for all people to recognize, celebrate and learn more about the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation and Aboriginal culture and heritage in Canada.

Jun 21 2014

Inquire in all local communities at the Visitor Information Centre as additional events may be taking placed throughout the Yukon.

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Dawson City International Short Film Festival

Among the most northern competitive film festivals in the world, the Dawson City International Short Film Festival opens its arms to a migration of film lovers for a four-day celebration of short film.

The festival presents films of all genres from around the world as well as those made in the Yukon. Special events such as panel discussions, meet and greets, workshops, and awards.

Apr 2 2015 - Apr 5 2015
(867) 993-5005
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