Recreation & Facility Services is responsible for the planning, delivery and support of many special events in the community. Our most popular events include Halloween Spooktacular, Remembrance Day Ceremony, Family First Night, Easter Bunny Skate & Egg-Stravaganza. Click here to view upcoming Events and Festivals or contact us to organize an event in one of our fabulous facilities..
Festivals and Special Events Grants
Planning an Event?
Visit Facility Booking for details on how you can book a space for your meeting, event or function and reference documents to assist you.
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
The City of Whitehorse presents:
Get ShipShape along the waterfront!
Come for breakfast or stay all day
Join this celebration of outdoor active living with a free pancake breakfast, fitness classes, kids' activities, and a bike performance by special guest Ryan Leech, Certified Integral Coach, professional yoga instructor and an incredible guy!
1. Pancake Breakfast 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
2. Tai Chi Yukon demonstration 11:00 am – 11:15 am
3. Warm up and Hi Lo Fitness Fun 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
4. Walk to Cure Diabetes begins 1:00 pm
Activities and booths along the waterfront
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
5. Bike safety rodeo
6. Bike decorating
7. Cadence Cycle
8. Face painting
9. Hula hoop and poi see it, try it
10. Icycle Sport
11. Raven Recycling
12. Ryan Leech biking at the wharf 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
13. Angellina’s Zumba dance party – kid friendly 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
14. Yoga with Ryan Leech 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
15. Bhangra dance 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
16. Finale: Ryan Leech, trials rider performance 3:30 pm
CGC news and updates can be found on our news page. Check back often for updates!
Other Annual Events
CGC Hosted Events – The Canada Games Centre plays host to a variety of territorial, national and international competitions including swimming, judo, soccer, hockey, figure skating, volleyball and basketball. Celebrate our athletes in action by volunteering at events.
ShipShape Active Living Day – Celebrate the arrival of summer along the waterfront. Help serve up pancakes for community members at Shipyards Park, greet the public, or facilitate activities stationed along the waterfront to the Wharf at Main Street. This is a full date promoting Active Living!
Easter Egg-stravaganza – A family fun Easter event at the Canada Games Centre; includes an egg hunt, active games, coloring stations and the arrival of the Easter Bunny. Volunteers will bounce into the action and put smiles on children’s faces.
Remembrance Day Ceremony – Help our community remember those who have served for our current freedoms we enjoy. Volunteers help honour our local heros, plant the seeds of civic duty, and strengthen community engagement as they come together at the Canada Games Centre to remember.
Family First Night – Ring in the New Year with a family friendly countdown at the Canada Games Centre on New Year’s Eve. This is a night to remember, filled with carnival like games, live music and dance, snacks and prizes, ending with a fireworks display the whole community can enjoy.