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Culture Days Parade

Culture Days Parade

Culture Days is having a Parade and you are invited to join us to walk along Front Street on Saturday September 30th! If you are wanting to be in the parade, please meet us 10:15am. If you are spectating, the parade starts at 11am.


Kids and kids at heart are invited to show off your culture (for example you can wear your family kilt, your beaded vest or your grandpa’s captain hat) or wear a costume that makes you feel empowered in the Culture Days ParadeCulture Days is a collaborative initiative that welcomes public participation. Everyone has a part to play in Culture Days whether you’re already passionate about the arts or interested in discovering something new.

We are asking participants to meet us at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre at 10:15am and the parade will start at 11:00am, walking along Front Street, ending at the Visitor Information Centre. After the parade you are invited to join us at the Culture Days Hub, doors open at 12:00pm – 5:00pm, where there will be a variety of entertainment, demos, organizations and collectives with activities and more. While you’re there, grab a Culture Days Map or go to www.yk.CultureDays.ca to plan your Culture Days weekend with events happening all around Whitehorse and Carcross.

For more information search ‘Culture Days Parade’ on the Culture Days website or by visiting https://culturedays.ca/en/2017-activities/view/5980fb40-7edc-4eee-9bd3-03a78ac5a4f1

If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Heather Steinhagen
Gallery Intern
Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery
Tel: 867-667-8460
http://www.yukonartscentre.com

Kids Kreate this Sunday September 17 at the Yukon Arts Centre!

Kids Kreate this Sunday September 17 at the Yukon Arts Centre!

The Kids Kreate season starts again this Sunday September 17th from 1-4pm at the Yukon Arts Centre. This is a free event generously sponsored by ATCO Electric Yukon. Come and make noisemakers and banners with local artist Helen O’Conner. Participants in this Kids Kreate event are invited to carry these noisemakers and banners in the Culture Days parade that will be happening on  September 30th 2017 along Front Street from 11am-12pm.

Dress accordingly. All children must be accompanied by an adult. NO registration required!

Hope to see you there!!