Whitehorse Nuit Blanche is a free, all-night pedestrian-accessible contemporary art festival, taking place on Solstice weekend, from 7pm on June 20th to 7am on June 21st, 2015.
Modeled after similar events in major cities across the world, Whitehorse Nuit Blanche is now in its second year. Participate in this cutting edge cultural festival that will transform the Whitehorse waterfront and downtown core for one night, where commissioned artists and numerous independent artists create interactive contemporary art performances and installations. All events are free to the public.
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.