About the Klondike Visitors Association

 

Klondike Visitors Association (KVA) is a not-for-profit tourism sector organization, based in Dawson City, Yukon, representing local and regional members and industry stakeholders.  KVA’s mandate includes destination marketing, operation of attractions and presentation of special events that increase visitation and add to the quality of life in our community.  KVA’s owned and operated attractions include:  Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall, Jack London Museum and the Free Claim # 6 on Bonanza Creek.  A few examples of our many annual events are:  Yukon Gold Panning Championships, Thaw Di Gras Spring Carnival and the Great Klondike International Outhouse Race.
 
 

History and Sites
Learn More about Klondike Visitors Association

 

Corporate Membership
All Dawson businesses are affected by Tourism. We encourage you to become involved and support KVA by purchasing a Corporate Membership.


KVA Grants Fund

Not available in 2021
This is available to all registered not-for-profit, community groups to support eligible activities and projects that will benefit the Klondike region. Intake is in the fall. Maximum $2000 per group.  Applications can be found here. For more information please contact the KVA at 867-993-5575, kva@dawson.net, or stop by the office at 1102 Front St. 


Community Event Casinos
Community Event Casinos are fundraising partnerships between Klondike Visitors Association and non-profit groups, that allow selected groups to use Diamond Tooth Gerties for a fundraising event and to benefit from the bar profits. Applications are taken annually and can be found here. For more information please contact the KVA at 867-993-5575, kva@dawson.net, or stop by the office at 1102 Front St.


Contact information:
Klondike Visitors Association
Box 389, Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada
Y0B 1G0
Local: (867) 993-5575
Toll-Free: 1-877-465-3006


General Inquiries:
kva@dawson.net

 


Office Information:
Located at 1102 Front Street
Hours of Opertation – Monday – Friday 9am-12pm and 1pm-5pm

 

 

STAFF
Executive Director: Ricky Mawunganidze rmawunganidze@dawson.net
Finance Manager: Juli Hnetka jhnetka@dawson.net
Marketing and Events Manager: Andy Cunningham acunningham@dawson.net
Marketing and Events: Karen Murray  kmurray@dawson.net
Marketing and Events: Kayla Gagne kgagne@dawson.net
Administrative Assistant: Jenny Strid kva@dawson.net

 


VOLUNTEER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sue Lancaster, Chair
Marianne Collins, Treasurer
Steve Nordick, Secretary
Ueli Kunzi, 1st Vice Chair
Alex Somerville, 2nd Vice Chair
Brian Stethem, Past Chair
Dianne Brooks
Lindsay Birss
Paul Towns 

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