Programs & Events Calendar

Important Dates 2017


February 24 – Heritage Day

May 18 – International Museum Day
The theme for 2017 is "Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums” with events and free admission at many Yukon museums

May 22 - Victoria Day
Many museums open for the summer on or just before this long weekend

June 21 - National Aboriginal Day
Celebrate Aboriginal peoples’ values, achievements, customs, languages, and culture

July 1 - Canada Day
Celebrations and events at many Yukon museums

August 21 - Discovery Day
Events centered in Dawson City celebrating the Discovery of Gold

September 4 - Labour Day
Many Yukon museums close for the summer after this weekend

For site specific programs and events, please contact museums, interpretive centres and cultural centres or visit their individual websites.