Hi Everyone! There was a misprint in the North of Ordinary Media publication of our Festival program in the Affiliated Events section, as the text used for spacing purposes under the Kingscote Air Display was not removed prior to printing. We apologize for this error and reiterate that the dates and times we currently have for this event are as follows:
Kingscote Air Display
The Society Responsible for the Promotion of The Kingscote Air Display
Saturday, Feb. 25-Sunday, Feb. 26
More details incoming.
Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport
Hair Freezing Contest
Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs
All Winter - During Open Hours
Our first Guiness World Record Holding Hair Freezing Contest in the new facility! Running all winter long on days it is cold enough for hair to freeze, simply pay your entry to Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs and enter this FREE contest for your chance to win $2000! Sponsored by Air North and Nongshim, we welcome you to try your hand in this year’s contest. Categories include Best Male, Best Female, Best Group, Best Frozen Facial Hair, Most Creative, and People’s Choice. For more contest details and photos, please visit hairfreezingcontest.com.
*The running of this contest will be weather dependent.
Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs
All-City Band Society Dessert & Dance
All-City Band Society
Sat Feb. 11th
Come out and dance to some great tunes with The Big Band and All-City Jazz Band at the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre. Not only will you be having fun, you'll be supporting All-City Band Society's Trip to Red Deer Alberta for the Alberta Band Association Festival of Bands! And of course, there will be delicious desserts available. Tickets on sale at Whitehorse Motors: $20 (Adults) and $15 (Students/Seniors) and on eventbrite. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre
Brunch des becs sucrés
Sat Feb. 18th
Come and enjoy a delicious family-style lunch in a festive sugar shack. This traditional event includes folk music and maple taffy on the snow, all in an enchanting setting. Put on your best check shirt and come satisfy your sweet tooth, just like they used to do in the olden days! There will be three sittings: 10-11:30AM, 11:30AM-1PM, and 1-2:30PM. Maple taffy on snow will be served outside. AFY Members: $15 Adult/$10 Child (under 13); non-members: $20 Adult/$12 Child (under 13). Photos will be taken at this event. For more information, please visit cafe.afy.ca.
Centre de la francophonie
Book the Keystone Kops
Keystone Kops Society
Wed Feb 22- Fri Feb 24
It's that time of the year FOLKS... That's right the Keystone Kops are out on the prowl looking for those Cheap Gamblers, Beardless Gents, Garterless Gals. Want us to lock one or maybe two up? Don't miss out.... book us early at 867-333-KOPS (5677). The Keystone Kops are a non-profit society of law abiding volunteers who raise funds by selling our pins and locking people in our Keystone Jail, which is hauled by our 1965 paddy wagon. The funds we raise goes to help our community.
Locations Across Whitehorse
Rendezvous Hockey Tournament
Whitehorse Recreational Hockey League
Fri Feb. 24th-Sun Feb. 26th
We are very happy to be able to host the Rendezvous hockey tournament this year! This is an all ages event that is being held in both the Takhini arena and Canada Games Center. We are very happy to have three great divisions of hockey participating. It is a free event to attend and we will be offering a beer garden at the Takhini venue, with proceeds going to the U11 travel hockey team. Bring out your Rendezvous thirst and family to cheer on the teams while they battle for Rendezvous Glory! For more information, please message: email@example.com.
Canada Games Centre and Takhini Arena
HUB Gives Hot Chocolate
HUB International Insurance Brokers
Fri Feb. 24th-Sat Feb. 25th
HUB International Insurance Brokers will be providing FREE hot chocolate down at Shipyards Park! *While supplies last.
Parking Lot - Shipyards Park
Annual Sourdough Pancake Breakfast
Knights of Columbus
Sat Feb. 25th-Sun Feb. 26th
Start your day the right way! A staple of the Rendezvous Festival since the 1960s, dedicated volunteers will be serving up delicious pancakes, ham, and sausages. Support this annual fundraiser and fuel up for the day’s events! Meals are $10 Adult, $8 Seniors, $6 Children ages 6-12, and FREE for Children ages 0-5.
CYO Hall (At the corner of 4th Ave & Steele St)
Helicopter Scenic City Tours
Sat Feb. 25-Sun Feb. 26
Looking to give family and friends a unique experience they'll never forget? Capital Helicopter's popular Scenic City Tours are back for Rendezvous weekend only. Soar through the skies and experience the stunning beauty of the Yukon wilderness from above. Only $99/person. For more information, please go to Facebook
or call (867) 668-6200.
25 Pilgrim Place (beside Whitehorse Airport)
Yukon African Music Festival 2023
TELIYA International Society
Sat Feb. 25th 6-10PM (Whitehorse) Sunday Feb. 26th 5-8PM (Carcross)
The Yukon African Music Festival is an annual event that showcases African traditions and cultures to the Yukon community through music, presentations, dance, and crafts. For more information and the full schedule, please visit theteliya.org.
Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre in Whitehorse (Saturday) and Haa Shagóon Hídi in Carcross (Sunday).
Échanges thermiques: A Winterish Eat Art Performance
Sun Feb. 26th 1-3PM
This participative performance explores the contrast of hot & cold food in the Yukon cold, winter scenery. What does it feel like to drink hot soup after a cold walk outside? How can we push this soothing feeling further? This is what Eat Artist Annie Maheux will put forward in her performance by the Yukon River this February during the Rendezvous Festival. Each group of participants will be assigned a separate station according to the current sanitary regulations. For more information or to book your spot, please visit the Échanges Thermiques, a Winterish Eat Art Performancce Facebook event page and buy your tickets there using the Eventbrite link. (Pre-booking online is required to participate.)
Meeting point for participants: Fire Pit - Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
All details are correct at the time of posting and each organization is fully responsible for their own event. If you want to register as an Affiliated Event for 2024, applications will open later this year at yukonrendezvous.com.