Dawson has a huge Scottish connection dating from the Klondike Gold Rush through to present day. Many of those tough Scottish pioneers have helped shape the community.This pioneering spirit is still alive in the Klondike!
This event showcases Scottish dancing, piping and drumming competitions. Heavy events such as caber toss, hammer throw, tug 'o' war and other special Yukon events will be featured.
For centuries, Yukon First Nation communities gathered - feasting, dancing, singing and drumming. The Yukon is still home to a vibrant culture. Today, it is a kaleidoscope of festivals, feasts, celebrations and artwork inspired by our rich heritage, amazing landscapes and magical skies.
Come dance under the midnight sun and discover the energy of endless days. Experience timeless traditions. Enjoy inspired flavours. Explore the dozens of museums, historic sites, and interpretive and cultural centres. Learn our stories, brought to life in so many ways. You’re invited to come to the Yukon and connect with our culture. It’s everywhere you look.