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The Great Klondike International Outhouse Race

CANCELLED FOR 2023 In the Great Klondike International Outhouse Race teams of 5 will costume their outhouse as well as themselves and run a course that involves both hilarity and some serious racing!  A Dawson tradition since the 1970’s, the Outhouse Race began as a serious 5km race between distance runners.  Nowadays, all ages and […]

Scary Tales

KIAC Ballroom 902 Second Avenue, Dawson City, YT, Canada

Oct 12

Scary Tales

KIAC Ballroom 902 Second Avenue, Dawson City, YT, Canada

Oct 12

Event Series KIAC Coffee House & Open Mic Night

KIAC Coffee House & Open Mic Night

Klondike Institute of Art and Culture 2nd and Princess, Dawson City, Canada

KIAC invites you to join their community coffee house and open mic night. Everyone is welcome to perform or simply enjoy the local talent. There will be treats, coffee, and tea. Admission is by donation with all funds raised being donated to a community group or organization. For more information visit KIAC.ca The next coffee […]

Rose Cousins

KIAC welcomes you to enjoy an evening performance by East Coast musician Rose Cousins, recipient of the 2021 Juno Award for Contemporary Roots Album, and two East Coast Music Awards for Contemporary Roots Recording and Solo Recording of the year. Cousins' latest Album BRAVADO transcends listeners into a place of deep reflection on loneliness and […]

Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Run

Percy DeWolfe arrived in the Yukon in 1989, only to find all of the good claims for gold were already taken. After a decade of fishing along the Yukon River, the hardy Dawson character began to deliver the mail between Eagle, Alaskas and Dawson City, Yukon in 1910 - 1949. Percy carried mail by dog […]

DCMF Lip Sync

Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall Corner of Fourth Avenue and Queen Street, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

Dawson City Music Festival invites you to kick start your weekend Thaw Di Gras festivities at the Lip Sync contest!We know there is one song on repeat since late fall, the one you know every word to and sing to yourself in the shower,the one you can’t help but jam out every time it comes […]

Declan O’Donovan Amok

KIAC Ballroom 902 Second Avenue, Dawson City, YT, Canada

 Declan O’Donovan releases ‘Amok’ with special guest Shannon O’Donovan, featuring Ryan O’Donovan on guitar, celebrating the release of her latest album ‘Pockets of Time’ For mor information visit KIAC.ca Tickets on sale at KIAC.eventbrite.ca Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Quisque tincidunt arcu nec est placerat, eu tincidunt urna congue. In fringilla dictum […]

Thuya with Kieran Poile & Ryan McNally

Dënäkär Zho/KIAC 2nd Ave and Princess St, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

Enjoy an incredible performance by Thuya, a self-taught musician whose music revolves around Bluegrass and Old Time Country. Thuya seeks to bring his audience into his world through honest vulnerability, with the twanging sound of banjo and vocals.  Thuuya will be accompanied by local Yukon musicians Kieran Poile on fiddle and Ryan McNally on guitar.  […]

Buffy St. Marie: Carry it On

KIAC Ballroom 902 Second Avenue, Dawson City, YT, Canada

A prolific songwriter and advocate for First Nation rights in North America, Buffy St Marie's career spans over sixty years with many countless milestones and accomplishments. Celebrate this incredible artist, still thriving and playing music well into her 80's Carry it On offers a detailed account of Buffy's 2021 North American Tour and her life […]

Kevin Chong Book Reading

The Double Life of Benson Yu is the latest novel by Kevin Chong, join this award-winning author for a book reading co-presented by the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture and the Dawson City Community Library.  For more information visit KIAC.ca Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Quisque tincidunt arcu nec est placerat, […]

Claire Ness Kids Show

KIAC Ballroom 902 Second Avenue, Dawson City, YT, Canada

An exciting event for the whole family! Claire Ness brings her fun energy to the stage with a swinging country blues show for kids of all ages! Claire plays her fresh original tunes from her latest award-winning kid's album "Broccoli Farm" as well as classic French and English familiar classics the whole family will recognize. […]

The Rubies (String Show)

Dënäkär Zho/KIAC 2nd Ave and Princess St, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

Enjoy a relaxing evening with local Yukoners the Rubies, a live string trio featuring Claire Ness on vocals and guitar, Keirha Clark on fiddle and Genesee Keevil on upright bass. This performance is a mix of Keitha's original fiddle tunes, and Claire's original country-blues folk songs and odes to the Yukon.  For more information visit […]

Midnight Sun Lounge Launch Party

Midnight Sun 3rd Ave & Queen St, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

The Midnight Sun is opening its doors for the first time in nearly a decade!The doors will be opening May 19th - 20th  featuring live music from Elliot Brood - an award-winning Canadian band.Tickets will be $10 and proceeds raised will be for the K’äjit-in Zho Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Youth Center. Listen to Adam Gerle, Vice […]

Park’s Canada Doors Open Dawson

Dawson City

Spring awakens Dawson City and what better way to celebrate the turn of the season than with Park's Canada Doors Open Dawson?  Wander through the heritage buildings of Dawson and explore the parts of town that are rarely seen by those outside of Parks Staff.  Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Quisque tincidunt […]

Midnight Sun Lounge Launch Party

Midnight Sun 3rd Ave & Queen St, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

The Midnight Sun is opening its doors for the first time in nearly a decade!The doors will be opening May 19th - 20th  featuring live music from Elliot Brood - an award-winning Canadian band.Tickets will be $10 and proceeds raised will be for the K’äjit-in Zho Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Youth Center. Listen to Adam Gerle, Vice […]

Riverside Arts Festival Gallery Hop!

Dawson City

Kickstart the Riverside Arts Festival with the self-directed community-wide Gallery Hop. Walk through the community and find incredible art collaborations between visual artists and local businesses who have created one-night-only pop-up galleries that will have unique creations and performances on display throughout the evening.  Support our creative community minds with friends and family exploring fun […]

Weekend on the Wing

Tombstone Territorial Park Interpretive Centre km 71.5, Dempster Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

Welcome, Yukon's incredible feathered friends at Weekend on the Wing.  Explore with expert birders and local naturalists to uncover a diverse variety of bird species migrating from the south, as they begin to nest and rear their young.  Weekend on the Wing welcomes back the beautiful bird song and the start of the summer season […]

Drag Me North

Palace Grand Theatre Third and King St, Dawson City, Canada

Drag Me North is a showcase of the Yukon’s burgeoning drag scene, returning to the vaudevillian stage at the historic Palace Grand Theatre. Aiming to celebrate the myriad of identities and expressions in our Yukon communities, while gathering together for a weekend in beautiful Dawson City, the traditional territory of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in. Featuring: Beau […]

Tombstone Solstice Hike

Tombstone Territorial Park Interpretive Centre km 71.5, Dempster Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

Celebrate the longest day of the year under the Midnight Sun with a hike in Tombstone Territorial Park and watch in wonder as our sun circles the sky never dipping below the horizon.  For more information call (867) 993-7714 or email TombstoneCenter@gmail.com Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Quisque tincidunt arcu nec est […]

Tombstone Botany Weekend

Tombstone Territorial Park Interpretive Centre km 71.5, Dempster Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

Spend a weekend at Tombstone Territorial Park learning about the abundant flora that grows here. Hike with expert and local naturalists that are familiar with the wild flora and fauna found in Tombstone and much more.  To learn more call (867) 993 7714 or email TombstoneCenter@gmail.com Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Quisque […]

Solstice St. Jean with New Hermitage & Beau Nectar

Dënäkär Zho/KIAC 2nd Ave and Princess St, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

Celebrate Solstice St. Jean with live performances from the bilingual band Beau Nectar,  and the New Hermitage as we celebrate Summer Solstice and St. Jean Baptise. Explore the relationship and impact with have with nature with these incredible performers. All ages with a licenced cash bar (19+) For more information and tickets visit Eventbrite Lorem […]

Sarah Jane Scouten with Cud Eastbound

Dënäkär Zho/KIAC 2nd Ave and Princess St, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

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CFYT 75th Birthday!

WOW! 75 YEARS YOUNG!Come on down to the station Thursday 20 July and help CFYT 106.9FM celebrate 75 years of community radio.Food, fun, merchandise, and special guests! Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Quisque tincidunt arcu nec est placerat, eu tincidunt urna congue. In fringilla dictum nisi, a pretium justo rutrum at. Donec […]

William Prince at the Palace Grand Theatre

Palace Grand Theatre Third and King St, Dawson City, Canada

Spend an incredible evening watching award-winning William Prince perform in the Palace Grand Theater. Prince continues to add depth and dimension to their exceptional body of country and folk-inspired sounds,  and lyrics filled with soul and introspection that truly reflect life's journey. Prince's relationship with music started at home in Manitoba where his father's country […]

Mo Kenney with Sophie Noel

Dënäkär Zho/KIAC 2nd Ave and Princess St, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

Join these incredible East Coast musicians as they bring their folk-inspired melodies to the North. Celebrate Sophie Noel's return north with their debut EP Confluence, inspired during a long Yukon winter, these five songs guide the listener through the depth of loss and renewal. Follow Sophie's journey of contrast through their contemporary folk melodies and […]

Authors on Eighth

Jack London Museum Corner of Eighth Avenue and Firth Street, Dawson City, Canada

Aug 11

Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival

The Print & Publishing Festival presents an inclusive and innovative multi-day celebration of visual printmaking, literature, publishing, and heritage. Featured guests range from emerging to established printmakers, publishers and writers, all embracing a spirit of independent creativity while remaining open to collaborative processes. Workshops and daytime Festival events take place in the rarely-accessed home of the Dawson […]

The Overtonic Trio

Palace Grand Theatre Third and King St, Dawson City, Canada

The Overtonic Trio explores the world of popular music over the centuries. The ensemble’s ability to move seamlessly through styles and eras takes you on a journey from jazz and folk favourites through their origins in classical and traditional music. The unique combination of instruments (marimba, vibraphone, piano) creates a special sonic world where you […]

CoyWolf at the Dänojà Zho

Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre 1131 Front Street (across from the Visitor Information Centre), Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

In this new work, playwright Colin Wolf has transformed stories and historical events from his Métis family, combined with his own personal experience, to create a world of Coyotes, Wolves and Coywolves.This story follows Isidor, a Coywolf, as he finds his place and his people in the world as a half-breed. Moving through this cyber-folk […]

St. Paul’s Christmas Bazaar

St. Paul's Richard Martin's Memorial Chapel Christmas Bazaar Come support our community makers and crafters at the St. Paul's Christmas Bazaar! With lots of baked goods, including pies, breads, cookies, and buns. There will also be made goods for new babies, knitted items, and other gifts.  For more information contact St. Paul's Church (867) 993 6530

KIAC Art & Craft Fair

KIAC Ballroom 902 Second Avenue, Dawson City, YT, Canada

Nov 24

Dawson City Museum Christmas Open House

Dawson City Museum 595 Fifth Avenue, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

Enjoy an evening at the Dawson City Museum with snacks, door prizes, crafts, and good cheer!Vendors can sign up for tables with donations of food or door prize items. Tables will be reserved first come first served. For more information or to sign up contact (867) 993 5291 or info@dawsonmuseum.ca Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, […]

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