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Enjoy Our New Year's Eve Countdown Event

Public Service Announcement

Post Date:12/27/2019

Whitehorse – Join us Tuesday, December 31 for the New Year’s Eve Countdown.

Free skating, swimming, family Zumba, bouncy castle, facilitated themed games and crafts will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Canada Games Centre.

The party will move to Shipyards Park at 6 p.m. for sledding, snow games, hot chocolate and kettle corn. It’s free!

There will be a fireworks finale at 8 p.m., weather permitting. Please note all vehicle and pedestrian traffic near the fireworks site on Wickstrom Road will be stopped from approximately 7:45 p.m. to 8:20 p.m.  

Please remember these tips to ensure a happy and safe evening for all to enjoy: 

  • Pets are often startled by fireworks. Please take extra precautions to keep your animals safe and secure on New Year’s Eve.
  • Leave fireworks to the professionals. Please be reminded the use of fireworks is strictly prohibited within city limits at any time of year, pursuant to the Firearms Bylaw.
  • Parking will be limited during this popular event. Carpooling and active transportation options such as walking or cycling are strongly encouraged.

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Adrienne Marsh
Special Events Coordinator
City of Whitehorse 
(867) 335-9478