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Street Eats Festival Returns! (Aug. 14 - 18)

Working with different cultural organizations and the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce, the City of Whitehorse will be hosting its second annual Street Eats Festival on Steele Street next to City Hall. The festival will run from Monday, August 14 until Friday, August 18, from 11am to 7pm. Cuisine will include popular Canadian, Chinese, Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Filipino, and Thai style street food.

Participating food vendors:

  • Barbecue King
  • Daat Indian Cuisine
  • Garlic A GoGo
  • Jazzy Street Eats
  • Kit’s Kitchen
  • Lulu’s Lunch Truck
  • Mark and Paddy’s Funky Fine Foods
  • Rawi’s Thai Kitchen
  • Shu Hui Foods
  • The Stash
  • Yukon Gravy Train 

Steele Street will be closed in front of City Hall during the festival. The parkade behind Horwood’s Mall will remain open. The City’s first Street Eats Festival was held in May 2016. 

2017 Summer Vendors

Several food vendors are operating this summer on public land in Downtown. Check out this year's roster below of taste street eats!

Business  Location  Contact Information 
Garlic A GoGo Corner of 3rd Ave and Steele St www.garlicagogo.ca
Jazzy Street Eats Rotary Park (north end of parking lot) 334-1481
LuLu's Lunch Truck Waterfront Wharf (corner of Steele St and Front St) 335-8501
Mark and Paddy's Funky Fine Foods Corner of 3rd Ave and Main St  
Ski Bum Pizza Corner of 3rd Ave and Steele St www.skibumpizza.com
The Stash Rotary Park (north end of parking lot) theyukonstash@gmail.com; 333-9662

Background

Mobile food vending is a great way for people to try out a business idea without making the capital investment of opening a storefront. As a means to encourage and promote the food vending industry in Downtown, the City of Whitehorse and Yukon Government make public sites available for vending during the summer season. Sites are allocated in the spring via a lottery process. There are still some vendor sites available for 2017, which will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Information for Vendors

In accordance with the City's Lease, Encroachment and Property Use Policy, mobile food vending on public property is permitted only at designated sites. Sites are allocated to vendors each spring via a lottery process. Sites not assigned during the lottery are available over the counter on a first-come, first-served basis. Vendors who are not interested in this process may locate on private property, with the consent of the property owner and with all other applicable approvals, permits and licenses. All vendors must obtain a Development Permit prior to operation.

Contact

Ben Campbell, Planner, (867) 668-8338, ben.campbell@whitehorse.ca