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When is Discovery Day (Yukon) 2024?

Discovery Day (Yukon) 2024 is on Monday 19th Aug, 2024 (19/08/2024) in 1037 days

What is Discovery Day (Yukon)?

Discovery Day (Yukon)

Discovery Day is a public holiday in Yukon, Canada, which commemorates the discovery of gold in Bonanza Creek, Dawson City in 1896. It typically falls on the third Monday of August, replacing the Civic holiday, and it is quite different from Newfoundland and Labrador’s Discovery Day.

Multifarious activities and celebratory events are held across various cities in Yukon, such as Dawson City, where the gold was discovered; Whitehorse, which is Yukon’s capital; and Watson Lake, which is limned the “gateway to Yukon recreation”. These events include watching historical street theatre, golf tournaments, and fun runs. Not to mention, Discovery Day is a great opportunity for people visiting Dawson City to photograph the Royal Canadian Mounted Police –officially known as Mounties– in their uniform.

Dates for Discovery Day (Yukon) from 2015 to 2025

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Discovery Day (Yukon) 2025MondayAug 18th in 1401 days
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2024MondayAug 19th in 1037 days
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2023MondayAug 21st in 673 days
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2022MondayAug 15th in 302 days
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2021MondayAug 16th 61 days ago
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2020MondayAug 17th 425 days ago
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2019MondayAug 19th 789 days ago
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2018MondayAug 20th 1153 days ago
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2017MondayAug 21st 1517 days ago
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2016MondayAug 15th 1888 days ago
Discovery Day (Yukon) 2015MondayAug 17th 2252 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateAug 19, 2024
When? Starts in 1037 days
Duration1 Day
Type Canada Holidays

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