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2009 Events & Festivals
2009 Events & Festivals
February 14 - 24
26th Yukon Quest International
Dog Sled Race
Revive the historic spirit of the
North and travel 1,000 miles by
dog team! Departs Whitehorse,
Yukon for Fairbanks, Alaska.
Whitehorse 867-668-4711
February 20 22
Yukon Sourdough
Rendezvous Festival
Whitehorse 867-667-2148
April 9 12
Dawson City International
Short Film Festival
Dawson City 867-993-5005
April 18 26
Celebration of Swans
Welcome thousands of returning
swans and water birds. Swan
Haven Interpretation Centre
Open April 1 - 30.
Marsh Lake 867-667-8291
May September
Yukon Wildlife Gallery
This wildlife gallery offers
visitors a rare look at many
species from the remote
corners of the vast land.
Open year round. October April
please call ahead.
Teslin 867-390-2443
May 8 10
Annual Crane & Sheep
Viewing Festival
Faro 867-994-2728
June 9 12
Ride Yukon
Whitehorse 867-456-7433
June 12 14
Alsek Music Festival & Kluane
Mountain Bluegrass Festival
Haines Junction 867-994-2375
June 21
National Aboriginal Days
A day of cultural celebrations
Whitehorse 867-667-3084
Dawson City 867-993-5566
June 24
Summer Solstice and Saint-
Jean-Baptiste Celebrations
Whitehorse 867-668-2663
July (TBA)
Kaska Days
Traditional First Nation
gathering: crafts, dancing,
drumming, songs, and games,
such as stick gambling.
Watson Lake 867-536-2131
July 1
Yukon Gold Panning
Championships
Dawson City 867-993-5575
July 1
Canada Day Celebrations
Dawson City 867-993-5566
Haines Junction 867-634-2345
Watson Lake 867-536-7469
Whitehorse 867-667-3084
July 10 - 12
Atlin Arts & Music Festival
Atlin 250-651-2252
July 17 - 19
Dawson City Music Festival
Dawson City 867-993-5584
August 12 17
Discovery Days Celebrations
Dawson City 867-993-5575
August 14 16
Discovery Days
Watson Lake 867-536-8020
September 5
Great Klondike International
Outhouse Race
If you don't happen to own one,
we can rent one to you! Teams
race and perform a scavenger
hunt in decorated outhouses on
wheels through the streets of
Dawson City.
Dawson City 867-993-5575
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A U G U S T
J U L Y
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M A Y
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F E B R U A R Y
April 13 - 19
Alaska Folk Festival
Juneau 907-463-3316
May 15 - 24
Juneau Jazz Classics
Juneau 907-463-3378
July 4th Celebrations
Delta Junction 907-895-5068
Fairbanks 907-459-1087
North Pole 907-488-2242
July 30 - 31 & August 1 - 2
Southeast Alaska State Fair
Haines 907-766-2476
August 7 - 15
Tanana Valley State Fair
Fairbanks 907-832-5239
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