Main Street Town Square

The Main Street Town Square was a pedestrian-oriented project in the heart of downtown Whitehorse. A portion of Main Street, between Front Street and Second Avenue was closed to non-emergency vehicle traffic from June 23 to September 5, 2023 to create a vibrant hub for people to eat, drink, socialize and shop.

Tlél aadé a kát seigaax’aagu yé
“This piece is a visualization of recent tragedies to indigenous people.”

Created by Laurence Smith, with the support of Northern Cultural Expressions Society and Laurence’s Carving Brothers and Sisters.

Hear from artist Laurence Smith about what the artwork represents:

The Tlingit words on the road barriers mean:

Shaawát (Woman)
Xáat (Salmon)
Káa (Man)
Atyatx’i (Children)

Thank you to Yukon 125 for their support.

Market Days

Market days, featuring local artisans, food and more, are Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See below for a list of vendors who will be appearing throughout the summer.

Vendors Description
Safe At Home Safe At Home works to end and prevent homelessness in the Yukon, bringing together service agencies, government partners, landlords, community members and people with lived experience of homelessness to connect people with housing and supports.
Nomadic Harvests Natural bodycare products.
The Northern Crochet Company Crochet products, tote bags, bumper stickers, keychains, tumblers.
Gold Essence At Gold Essence, we create bath, body and personal care products for all ages. Some products we create are body butters, body scrubs, face scrubs, lotion bars, dog nose and paw moisturizers, face oils, lip therapy balms, lip scrubs, shower steamers, lice repellent spray, bug repellent bars, wax melts, bath salts, stress and anxiety oils, soaps, massage bars, body oils, sleep spray, pet spray, lip oils, bath accessories, custom orders and more. These are made locally in the Yukon in small batches. We have over 6 stores where you can get many of our products and recently opened a store with 3 amazing ladies at the Carcross Commons in Carcross.
Cate’s Yukon Creations Wood/Epoxy charcuterie boards, crib boards, clocks, coasters, candle holders.
The Yukon Box We purchase one-of-a-kind Yukon made products from local artists/businesses and include selected products in our theme gift boxes such as our “Yukon foodie” and “Yukon Self-care”. Some Yukon artists we have featured include: Berry Blue toes, Delice by Berna,  Free Pour Jenny, Gold Essence, Kamp Yukon, Yukhina. We celebrate local businesses and provide our customers with a convenient way to shop local.
Luna and Aurora Children’s hats and accessories, and adult hats.
ash + arbour Mountain and geometric wood art.
Hooked on Ewe by Andrea I create dye sublimation images – mostly focused on a Yukon theme, or funny and sarcastic sayings – and embellish clothing and drinkware with my designs. I also do wood burning and stickers.
Maeva wild food Maeva wild food: wild dried mushrooms, morels (locally harvested), matsutake, chanterelles, lobster mushrooms.
Maeva Esteva Art: watercolour paintings and drawings.
Yukon Bunsik Korean Authentic dishes such as bibimbap, Gimbap, Tteokbokki, Korean Honey citron drink.
BigsKnits Handmade crocheted and knitted accessories. We will have cotton accessories for summer (winter we use wool and polyester).
The Mini Makerspace I make Do-It-Yourself (DIY) craft kits, home décor pieces, jewellery, and bags.
The Garden Witch Selling locally grown floral bouquets and locally made floral art/merchandise.
Whitehorse Woof Natural Dog Treats & Accessories Selling homemade dog/cat treats, biscuits, chews, and accessories, dog/cat, toys, bandanas, snuffle mats, dog/car related stuff.
Imperfect Woodcarving Wooden spoons and utensils; handmade from locally sourced materials.
Miss Bliss Bath & Body All natural handmade bath and body products using local Yukon ingredients.
Canadian Mental Health Association Engagement and outreach for mental health programs and services.

Food Trucks

Mobile food vendors will be rotating every 2 weeks, there will be something for every taste.

Dates Food Vendors
July 7 to 20 Smashed YXY
Ahzhong Noodles
July 21 to August 3 Ahzhong Noodles
Streets of Kerala
August 4 to 17 Smashed YXY
Chip Inn
August 18 to September 4 Koko’s Baking
Bannock Slap

Every Friday from 4 to 6 pm, we will have a series of concerts with local artists presented by Music Yukon, in collaboration with l’Association franco-yukonnaise, Jazz Yukon and the Yukon Arts Centre.

Date Artists
Friday, July 14 Bria Rose
King Swardfish
Friday, July 21 Mponda Kalunga
Sophie Villeneuve
Friday, July 28 Ryan McNally
Friday, August 4 The Compassion Pills
Friday, August 11 Vanstones
Blues Cargo
Friday, August 18 Elijah Bekk
Friday, August 25 Soir de Semaine
Major Funk
Friday, September 1 The Follower


For emergency medical, fire, or police, please call 9-1-1.

Non-Emergency Contacts

Road or Sidewalk Maintenance

City of Whitehorse
Available 24/7

Bylaw Services

City of Whitehorse
867-668-8317 or [email protected]

Weekdays 8 am to 9 pm
Weekends 10:30 am to 7 pm

Report a Traffic Concern

City of Whitehorse

Harm Reduction

Blood Ties Four Directions Centre
867-633-2437 (daytime, Monday to Friday)

Outreach Van
867-334-1647 (5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, daily)

Housing Support

Safe at Home Yukon
310 Alexander Street

General Questions

Economic Development Team
City of Whitehorse
867-334-1083 or [email protected]
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm.

To learn more about the history of the project and the engagement with residents and businesses, visit: