A community event staged by Yukon Educational Theatre to mark the Spring Equinox. This annual ritual is a way to help Yukoners celebrate the end of the winter and renew their spirits in time for spring.
Join the torch-lit and lantern procession along the banks of the Yukon River to Robert Service Campground. Participants are encouraged to burn of symbolic items in a giant bonfire at campground.
Canada's Yukon may be home to twice as many moose than people, but the 35,000 enterprising and creative folks who live here are exceptionally talented. Yukoners celebrate a varied history and a dynamic arts culture, and our vast northern landscapes figure prominently in art and stories. The culture of Yukon's First Nations people evolved over millennia into the rich tapestry of dialects, arts, crafts, cuisines, and practices that we still enjoy today. From festivals to galleries to dozens of museums, historic sites, and interpretive and cultural centres, Yukon's story is brought to life for visitors in so many ways.