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
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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:


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



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: Annie Ibbitson  aibbitson@dawson.net
Administrative Assistant: Jenny Strid kva@dawson.net


Brian Stethem, Chair
Ueli Kunzi, 1st Vice Chair
Lindsay Birss, 2nd Vice Chair

Steve Nordick, Treasurer
Dianne Brooks, Secretary
Sue Lancaster

Alex Somerville



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