Special Events


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Thanks to Canada 150 funding and our generous sponsors: 


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Recreation & Facility Services is responsible for the planning, delivery and support of many special events in the community. Our most popular events include Shipshape, Annual Kids Triathlon, Halloween Spooktacular, Sports Day in Canada, Remembrance Day Ceremony and Family First Night.

Planning an Event? 

Contact us to organize an event in one of our fabulous facilities! Visit Facility Booking

for details on how you can book a space for your meeting, event or function and reference documents to assist you.

Festivals and Special Events Grants

The City of Whitehorse offers financial and in-kind support to community groups and organizations planning special events within the City of Whitehorse. Visit our Grants Page

for information. 

Popular Annual Events 

  • Family Literacy Day
  • Polar Games
  • Valentine’s Date Night  
  • Community Garage Sale
  • Yukon Native Hockey Tournament
  • Easter Eggstravaganza
  • Kids' Triathlon
  • Lake Laberge Lions Annual Trade Show
  • Annual Community Registration Fair 
  • Last Splash
  • Halloween Spooktacular
  • Remembrance Day Ceremony
  • Spruce Bog
  • Sports Day in Canada
  • Annual City Lights Festival
  • Family First Night

CGC news and updates can be found on our news page. Check back often for updates!