• Partnerships are key to our success.
  • Yukon is home to one of the world’s largest iron ore deposits and one of the world’s largest undeveloped lead-zinc districts.
  • Yukon is open for business.
  • Yukoners enjoy a very high quality of life.
  • Yukon businesses are leading the way.
  • Yukon has been a site location for a number of feature films including the 20th Century Fox's, "The Big Year" starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black.
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises continue to be Yukon’s largest private sector employer.
  • Yukon’s workforce is highly educated, skilled, motivated and productive.

Hosting Events and Festivals

hosting events and festivals in Yukon

Convention and event planners choose Yukon for its numerous year-round outdoor recreational activities and, in summer, its continual sunlight. Whether it’s holding board meetings next to alpine meadows or hosting festivals against a rugged mountainous backdrop, Yukon presents landscapes beyond comparison. Yukon has a long history of hosting world renowned festivals and events such as the annual Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race and the Dawson City Music Festival.

Yukon has a number of conference centres, First Nations Cultural Centres, park and attraction venues, and sport facilities that make excellent locales for any number of events.

For more information about available convention centres in Yukon, please visit the Yukon Convention Bureau.


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