Scenery

Events & Activities

YUKON SCHEDULE OF EVENTS & ACTIVITIES (Open/Closed)                                                                                  

Do to staffing shortages at some times of the year, calling first is recommended.

VISIT YUKON

Location

Area code 867

Details

Hours

Year round

Summer

6 Mile Narrows Historic Viewing Point

Tagish

 

Historic RCMP Post location during  Trail of ‘98

Natural site accessed through camp ground

Year round

Year round

A Day into The Wild

Alaska Hwy N km 10 Takhini Hot Springs Rd

668-3647

Full Day Tour
Muktuk  Dog Team Adventures ,  Hot Springs & Wildlife Reserve

www.muktuk.com

Winter

Summer

Alpine Aviation

Robert Service Pkwy to Schwatka Lake Drive Float dock 

393-1482
668-7725

20 & 45 minutes flight tours
www.alpineaviationyukon.com 

By reservation

Year round

Year round

Alsek Music Festival
Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival

Haines Junction

634-7100

 

Weekend Festival

 

Mid June  

Archives

Range Rd to Yukon College

667-6321

Located at Yukon College Property

9:00am-5:00pm
1:00pm-5:00pm
1:00pm-9:00pm
10-1pm & 2-6pm

Tues-Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat

Tues-Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat

Arctic Range Adventures Whitehorse 667-2209 Specialized in winter day & multi-day trips, Northern Lights viewing tours & more. www.arcticrange.com     Winter

Art Adventures On Yukon Time

Brochure available Yukon Visitor Information Centres

667-3084

Comprehensive detail Arts & Attractions Yukon

 

Year round

Year round

Arts in The Park

3rd & Wood

667-4080

Closed weekends

12 :00-1 :00pm

Closed winter

June 1-Aug 15

Arts underground

Main Street
Hougen Centre

667-6058

 

   8 :30am-5 :00pm
11 :00am-5 :00pm 

Mon-Fri
Sat

Mon-Fri
Sat

Association franco-yukonnaise

Strickland # 302 between 2nd & 3rd

668-3511

Blue & White
2-storey

 

Mon-Fri

Scheduled Weekend activities

Atlin Music Festival

Atlin, BC

651-2252

www.atlinfestival.ca

Weekend Arts & Music Festival

 

July 10,11,12, 2009

Authors on 8th

Dawson
8th Avenue

993-5575

Robert Service Cabin

 

 

Aug 14, 2008

Bed & Breakfast Association of the Yukon

Yukon wide accommodation

660-4410

B&B’s including Inns, Cabins & Ranches

www.yukonbandb.org

Year round

 

Beringia Interpretive Centre

Alaska Hwy S
(near Airport)

667-8855

Just South of Airport Entrance
Dark Red Bldg

9:00am-6:00pm
by appt in winter

Winter Sunday
1:00-5pm

May 13-Sept 23

Bike Relay Kluane to Chilkat

Haines Junction to Haines Alaska

668-4236

Major sporting event.

 

 

June 20, 2008

Birding Festival Weekend on the Wing

Dawson City

667-8291

 

 

 

June 6

Canada Games Sports Centre

Alaska Hwy intersection 2 Mile Hill Henderson Boulevard

667-4386
668-8360

Blue Building West side of Alaska Hwy off of Henderson Blvd

6:00am-10:00pm
Sat/Sun
10-9pm
(5:30-10pm)

Jun 15-Sept 15
(Sept-May)

 

Carcross Visitor Information Centre

Klondike Hwy S at Carcross

821-4431

Old Train Station

 

 

May-Sept

Celebration of Swans

Alaska Hwy S
Km 1380
S. Mc’Clintock 

667-8291
Viewing

Annual Trumpeter & Tundra Swan rest & feed spot

 

 

April 18-26, 2009

Commissioners Klondike Ball

Dawson
Front Street

993-5575

 

 

 

To be scheduled

Commissioners Tea

Dawson
 Front Street

993-7237

Commissioners Residence

 

 

June 14, 2008

Copper Belt railway Museum & attraction (great for kids)

Alaska Highway North 5 mi.

667-6355

Bookings available
www.yukonrails.com

9:30-5:00pm

Closed

June 1-Sept 1

Crane & Sheep Viewing Festival

Faro

994-2728
Town Off

 

 

 

May 8,9,10, 2009

Danoja Zho Cultural Centre

Dawson

993-6768

Front St Ferry End

10:00am-5:00pm

 

May 15-Sept 15

Dawson City Bus Service

2nd Ave &
102 Lambert Street
 Log Cabin

668-5944

Whitehorse Dawson City 7-7-1/2 hr trip

8am departure
9am return

 

Tues & Sat
Wed & sun

Dawson City Museum

5th Avenue between Hanson & Turner Streets

993-5291

www.dawsonmuseum.ca

10:00am-6:00pm

By appointment off season

May 15-Sept 15

Dawson City Music Festival

Dawson

993-5575

Various Venues

 

 

July 18-20, 2008

Dawson City Music Festival

Dawson City

993-5584

 

 

 

July 18-20, 2008

Dempster self-drive Dempster Hwy to Inuvik

Alaska Highway  N
S. Dawson City

877
456-7623
Hwy info

Porcupine Caribou Herd Crossing

 

 

Late August through September

Diamond Tooth Gerties

Dawson City

993-5525

World Famous Gambling Hall

 

Scheduled winter events

May 8-Sept 27

Dredge # 4 on Bonanza Creek

Dawson City

993-5525

National Historic Site

 

Closed winter

May 30-Sept  15

Emerald Lake

Klondike Highway South

 

Viewing Point
Photo spot.

Natural spot

Year round

May-Oct

Faro Mini Arts Festival

Faro

994-2728

 

 

 

July 26-27, 2008

Firehall Arts & Entertainment

1st & Main

 

Arts & Culture

 

Year round

Year round

Fish Ladder

2nd Ave S to Riverdale to Nisutlin Drive

633-5965

Closed weekends

9:00-5:00pm
9:00-9:00pm

 

Mon-Fri
June July Aug

Frantic Follies
$24. A $10 Youth

2nd Avenue
Wood Street  Westmark Hotel

668-2042 (M)

 

Sho 7:00&9:15pm
(Show 8:30 pm only)

 

Sat/Sun/Wed
(M/T/Th/Fri
May 22-Sept 3)

George Johnson Museum

Alaska Hwy South
Teslin

390-2550

2 hours South Whitehorse

9:00am-6:00pm

 

May 15-Sept 1

Golf
Meadow Lakes

Alaska Hwy S

668-4653

 

8am-8pm
Sun 8am-6pm 

 

May 1-Oct 15

Golf Mountainview

Range rd to Skookum Dr #250

633-6020

www.mountainviewgolf.ca

7:30-11:00

 

May 1-Oct1

Grayline
City Tours

2nd Avenue
201 Wood Street  Westmark Hotel

668-3225

www.graylineyukon.com  

# 1 Tour 9:15 am
# 2        12:45 pm

 

May 23-Sept 3

Haines Junction Visitor Information Centre

Alaska Hwy
Haines Junction

634-2345

 

 

 

May–Sept

Historic Carcross

Klondike Hwy South

 

Trail of ’98 and Historic Village
Home of Carcross Tagish First Nations people.

Year round

Year round

June 1-Sept 15

Horse Show

Watson Lake

536-8021

 

 

 

June, 4th weekend

Jack London Interpretive Centre

Dawson City
8th & Firth Ave

993-5575

Historic Site

 

Closed winter

May 8-Sept 15

Kanoe People

1st & Strickland

668-4899

 

9:00am-6:00pm

Closed winter

May 1-Sept 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keno Mining  Museum

Silver Trail to Keno City (pop 15)

996-2317

Historic Silver mining town

 

Closed winter

 

Klondike Outhouse Race

Dawson

993-5575

Diamond Tooth Gerties

 

 

Aug 31, 2008

Kluane National Park Reserve

Alaska Hwy N

634-7250

Visitor Rec Ctre
(Sheep Mtn VRC)

9:00am-5:00pm
(9:00am4:00pm)

Closed winter

May 15-Sept 15

Library

1st &

667-5239

 

10:00am-9:00pm
10:00am-6:00pm
10:00pm-9:00pm

Weekly
Saturday
Sunday

Year round

Log Skyscraper

Hanson between 2nd & 3rd

 

Street viewing year round

 

Year round

Year round

MacBride Museum

1st & Steele

667-2709
Patricia

Downtown on First Avenue River side of City Hall

9:00am-6:00pm
(Tue-Sat
12:00-4:00pm)

May15-Sept 15
(Sept-April) 

Year round

MARKET Shipyards Community

2nd Avenue Shipyards Park

393-4828

 

3:00-8:00pm

Closed winter

Thursdays

Miles Canyon ‘Robert Lowe’ Suspension Bridge

Robert Service Pkwy to Shwatka Lake Rd

 

Miles Canyon
Follow Schwatka Lake Road

Natural walking trail

Year round

Year round

Moosehide Gathering

Dawson

993-5385

Boat rides daytime
Entertainment, crafts, food

 

 

July 31-Aug 3

MV Shwatka Miles Canyon Boat Tour

Robert Service Pkwy to Shwatka Lake Drive

668-4216

Cruise spectacular & historical  Miles Canyon

Cruise at 2:00 pm
(Additional 4pm cruise)

Closed winter

May 25-Sept 7
(June 15-Aug 9) 

Old Log Church Museum 

3rd & Elliott

668-2555

www.yukonmuseums.ca for events

10:00-6:00pm

Closed winter

June 1-Sept1

Rendezvous Heritage week

Whitehorse

668-3331

 

 

Feb, 3rd week

 

Riverside Arts Festival

Dawson City

 

 

 

 

Aug-3rd weekend

Road Relay Klondike Trail of ’98

Dawson City

 

 

 

 

Sept 12

S.S. Klondike National Historic Site Museum 

Robert Service Pkwy

667-2511

Rotary Park on the River

9:30-6:00
Tours every 30 minutes

Closed winter

May 15-Sept 15

Sled Dog Race

Haines Junction

634-7100

 

 

March

 

Softball Yukon Dustball Tournament

Whitehorse

667-4487

 

 

 

July 17-20, 2008

Sundog Carving & Studio Gallery

4th & Ogilvy

633-4185

Closed weekends

9 :00-4 :30pm

 

 

Takhini Hot Springs

Alaska Hwy N km 10 Takhini Hot Springs Rd

456-8000

Horses
Climbing wall
Hot spring pool $9.50 Adult Fee
Campground
Cafe

8am-10pm

Open

May 1-Sept 30

Tombstone Territorial Park

Dempster Highway

993-6850

 

 

 

 

Transportation Museum

Alaska Hwy South Airport

668-4792

www.yukontransportationmuseum.ca

10:00am-6:00pm

by appointment off season

May 15-Aug 31

Up North Adventures

Strickland # 109

667-7035

Rental canoes, boats & gear

 

Closed winter

 

Visitor Information Centre

2nd & Hanson

667-3084

??? weekends

8:00am-8:00pm
Mon-Fri
9-noon, 1-4:30pm

May15-Sept 15
Sept15-May 15

 

Dawson City Visitor Info Cetre

Dawson
Front Street

993-5566

Log 2-storey

8:00am-8:00pm

 

May 15-Sept 15

Walking Tours
Historical

Lepage Park 3rd Avenue

667-4704

Walking Tour Whitehorse

 

Closed winter

May-Sept

Waterfront Trolley
$2.00

2nd Ave N to Shipyards Park to/from  Rotary Park

667-6355

 

9:00am-9:00pm
(11-7pm June 08 due to maintenance)

Closed Winter

May15-Sept 15

Watson Lake VIC

Alaska Hwy S Watson Lake

536-7469

 

 

 

May-Sept

Weathervane ‘worlds largest’
DC3

Alaska Hwy at Whitehorse

 

Weather Vane at the Whitehorse Airport

Year round

Year round

 

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad 

Klondike Hwy S
Carcross to Skagway

800
343-7373

Historic Narrow Guage Rail Tours

Sunday-Friday 10:30 am

Closed winter

May15-Sept 27

Worlds Smallest Desert

Klondike Hwy South

 

Viewing Point

Year round

Year round

May-Oct

Yukon Alaska Tourist Tours
Bus 

2nd Ave &
102 Lambert Street – Log Cabin

668-5944

Full Day Tour to Skagway Alaska

8am departure
6:45 return

Closed winter

May-Sept

Yukon Artists @ Work Studio & Gallery

Alaska Hwy S to McCrae Gas Station (Signs)

393-4848

www.yaaw.com

12:00-5:00pm
Closed January
12-5 Fri Sat Sun 

 

May 15-Sept 15

Yukon Arts Centre & Gallery

Range Rd to Yukon College

667-8575

Box Office
667-8574

12:00-6:00pm
12:00-5:00pm

Tues-Fri
Sat-Sun

Tues-Fri
Sat-Sun

Yukon Brewing Company

Copper R 132  A

668-4183

 

Tours
Mon-Sat 2pm

 

 

Yukon Quest

Fairbanks to Whitehorse

668-4711

1000 km International dog team  race Whitehorse to Fairbanks Alaska

 

February

 

Yukon River Alaska Hwy Viewing Point

Alaska Hwy S
km 1398
Marsh Lake

 

Beginning of the famous Yukon River

 

Year round

Year round

Yukon Suspension Bridge

Klondike Hwy S
20 min S Carcross

604
628-5660

Walkway 57ft above Tutshi Rapids

Daily

Closed winter

May 15-Sept27

Yukon Wildlife Preserve

Alaska Hwy N Takhini Hot Springs Rd

633-2706

www.yukonwildlife.ca

Bus Tours
90 minutes
10am, 2pm & 4pm

Year round

July 1-Sept 30

Prepared by Sue Greetham 867 660-4106
New attractions and special events are always welcomed.