Celebrations in Whitehorse, Yukon's capital, takes place at Shipyards Park located between the Yukon River and 2nd Avenue at the northern end of downtown. An annual parade ends here at noon, where the swearing in ceremony and awards presentation is held.

Check with local community Visitor Information Centres for more details beginning of June, for activities in an area near you.

Jul 01, 2016 - Jul 01, 2016

Midnight Sun

For untold centuries, Yukon First Nation people moved from place to place fishing, hunting and gathering - the original travellers. Today’s Yukon travellers still find a place that is made for exploring: the land of the midnight sun, where skies are glorious and summer light just won't quit. Millions of migratory birds arrive, and the landscape explodes in wildflower blooms. Life flourishes under hours of intense sunlight, and so you will.

Experience endless vistas. Follow trails alive with stories. Walk in the footsteps of legends. Paddle mighty rivers. And when you realize it’s midnight… you realize it doesn’t matter.

Read More