Is an event held by the Camber of Commerce that holds an industrial and consumer trade show for the people of Dawson to purchase and sell items, mostly relating to the gold mining industry.
This is the weekend when Dawson City kicks off the summer season for good as well.
Whitehorse, Dawson City, YT
An annual 715 k.m. canoe and kayak race, from Whitehorse to Dawson City, Yukon. Racers endure the challenges of being on the great river day and night till the reach Dawson City.
Come celebrate Parks Day at one of the Yukon’s most impressive and wondrous parks! Join the knowledgeable staff for a hike, special interpretation, potluck and coffee house!
Dawson City, YT
During this weekend the community comes together to celebrate the discovery on Bonanza Creek made by Geroge Carmack, Skookum Jim and Tagish Charlie. On this weekend you can take part of the Discovery Days Fastball or Golf Tournament, and also check out the Klondike Valley Mud Bog where people in the community compete their souped up trucks in the mud.
Join us for tea and be a part of this long-standing Dawson City tradition.
This tradition, kick-started by the Martha Black in 1912, sees the Commissioner host an extravagant luncheon for Dawson residents and visitors alike. Dress in your favourite summer dress or fashionable shirt and sit amid the Commissioner’s prize winning gardens.
After the tea and celebrations, take a tour of the historic and beautifully restored building with one of friendly guides. As you explore antique furnished rooms, you’ll hear stories about the past inhabitants and the golden age of Dawson City.
Celebrate the longest day of the year under the midnight sun with a run (or walk) along the Klondike River valley into historic Dawson City. Make a weekend of it and take in all that Dawson City has to offer
Dawson City, YT
Enjoy the celebration of our great country by joining in on the parade with decretive floats, eating some delicious Canada Day cake at the museum and many other fun activities.
This event without any doubt is one of the biggest to happen in our community, where local and out of town musicians come to share their music with the community. There are many different performances all throughout Dawson City for everyone to enjoy all weekend long.
Dawson City, YT
This annual slow-pitch tournament is an event you don’t want to miss!
Different teams from all around the Yukon, come to Minto Park or Crocus Bluff ball fields in Dawson City to face off against one another in this highly entertaining tournament!
Cheer on your favourite teams while enjoying snacks provided at the concession stand!
Is a motorcycle riding event, put on in loving dedication to a fallen rider. In memory of an unforgettable friendship and the inspiration of the open road.
The weekend is filled with motorcycle games, poker runs in the goldfields and much more fun to be had!
Top of the Midnight Dome
Add On this day, people of the community are brought together to the top of Midnight Dome to witness the beautiful sight of the sun wrapping itself around our bowl of paradise.Please note that Summer Solstice is not a commercially organized or sonsoured event. It is for all locals and tourist to enjoy, and is completely up to the individual to make it to the Midnight Dome. Details here
Front Street, Dawson City, YT
Gold miners of all ages face off in gold panning races, to see who can sift their pan of gold the fastest. Other events to do with the gold mining industry take place throughout the town as well.
Teams of five costume their outhouse as well as themselves and run a course that involves physical challenges, hilarity and some serious racing! A Dawson tradition since the 1970’s, the Outhouse Race began as a serious race 5km race between distance runners. Nowadays, all ages and running abilities are invited to participate in this fun-filled afternoon.
Diamont Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall
If your feeling lucky, then make sure to join in on the competition at the poker tournament, The White Ram Poker Tournament is the largest poker run in the North.