Events Archive

February 18, 2019

Time: 7-9 pm (doors open 6:30 pm)
Location: Yukon Archives (400 College Drive, Whitehorse)

Come out and celebrate Yukon's heritage heroes! Join YHMA for the evening to honour our 2018 Yukon Heritage Award winners, coinciding with the start Heritage Week, February 18-24. Awards will be presented to five deserving recipients who have made outstanding contributions to Yukon heritage, and JJ, Dustyn, and Joshua Van Bibber will give a special presentation in connection with the national Heritage Week theme, "Heritage: The Tie that Binds."

January 15, 2019

The Yukon Heritage Awards recognize significant achievements in preserving and celebrating Yukon heritage. Learn how to submit a nomination here.

January 15, 2019

The Yukon Heritage Training Fund (HTF) was designed to give Yukon residents the opportunity to increase their skills and knowledge in the heritage sector. All training approved through this fund must be directly related to increasing the employability of Yukon’s heritage workers and providing Yukon employers with a better-trained workforce.

Learn more and download the application package here.

October 24, 2018

Location: Yukon Transportation Museum (Whitehorse)
Time: 10 am - 4:15 pm
Cost: Free

Registration is now open for the 2018 Yukon Heritage Symposium! Join YHMA and your colleagues in heritage for a day of idea-sharing, learning, and connecting, with a focus on the theme of "heritage and lifelong learning." To learn more and download the registration form, click here.

September 28, 2018


Note: This scavenger hunt is now over. Winners will be drawn on Tuesday, October 2. Thank you to everyone who participated!


We're happy to announce our very first Heritage Highlights Scavenger Hunt! Explore historic Whitehorse from a new perspective and learn the fascinating stories behind the city’s heritage buildings, sites, and hidden gems. Download the question sheet below until Sunday, September 30, or for pick up as follows:

September 29, 2018

Time: 2-5 pm
Location: Yukon Archives

July 22, 2018

Find your treasure!

Dates: Sundays, July 8th & 22nd
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm (vendor set-up 9-10am)
Location: LePage Park (Corner of 3rd and Wood, Whitehorse)

July 8, 2018

Find your treasure!

Dates: Sundays, July 8th & 22nd
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm (vendor set-up 9-10am)
Location: LePage Park (Corner of 3rd and Wood, Whitehorse)

June 19, 2018

Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time: 6 pm
Location: Yukon Transportation Museum, 30 Electra Crescent, Whitehorse

Join us for an overview of YHMA's activities over the past year and what's in store for the coming year, the presentation of our 2017-18 financial statements, and the election of our 2018-19 Board of Directors. We will also be unveiling our new mission, vision, and strategic plan. Light refreshments will be provided.

May 3, 2018

Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Location: Yukon College gym (500 College Drive, Whitehorse)
Public Viewing Times: 12:30-1:30 pm

The 2018 Yukon/Stikine Regional Heritage Fair is scheduled for Thursday, May 3 in the Yukon College, Ayamdigut Campus (Whitehorse) gym with a public viewing hour from 12:30-1:30 pm. We are excited to be partnering with Yukon College Coinciding with the Fair's 20th anniversary is a change in venue to Yukon College thanks to a new partnership between YHMA and the College.