Things We Love to Do in Yellowknife
We don’t just work here, we live and play here, too. These are some of our favourite spots around the Coast Fraser Tower in Yellowknife NWT Canada you won’t want to miss while you’re in town. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.
Yellowknife Golf Club
A unique Golfing experience in the Canadian North. With a limited season the course is always busy. Come out and play under the midnight sun.
Old Town Glassworks
Come out and sand blast some glasses and take a unique gift home. Located in the heart of Old Town Yellowknife.
For all your Aurora viewing needs.
Open Aug 12 – Oct 6 for summer/fall viewing & Nov 20 – Apr. 6 winter viewing
Old Town Yellowknife
See where it all started.
Legislative Assemlby of the Northwest Territories
Come and see where the laws are made in the north. Take a self guided audio tour of the Legislative building.
Cameron Falls Trail
Located about 47 miles east, these beautiful falls are worth a visit any time of the year. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can hike another eight miles to see the Cameron River Ramparts Waterfalls as well!
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Learn about the land, history, and people of the Northwest Territories. The Centre features a large collection of materials and objects archived by the government.
Check out the hangar and planes popularized by the television show Ice Pilots. There’s even a store to pick up souvenirs.
The viewing deck gives you spectacular views of Great Slave Lake, Back Bay, Yellowknife Bay, Old Town, Jolliffe Island, Frame Lake, and the community of Yellowknife.
Fred Henne Territorial Park
Take a dip in beautiful Long Lake! This park has sandy beaches that are perfect for lounging in the sun.
Canadian North Midnight Classic Golf TournamentJun 16, 2017 — Jun 17, 2017
Come out and golf at Midnight, when the sun still shines.
A bucket list event that is an amazing weekend with two 18 hole championship flights, a four person scramble and two nine hole flights teeing off at midnight!
East Coast Garden PartyJun 16, 2017 — Jun 17, 2017
There ain’t no Party like an East Coast Garden Party.
Beer BargeJun 17, 2017
Yellowknife Famous Beer Barge Party Returns
Aboriginal Day – YellowknifeJun 21, 2017
Come celebrate one of Canadas newest holidays, celebrating the many indigenous cultures of Canada.
Canada Day in YKJul 1, 2017
Come out and Experience Canada 150 in the North.
Various locations around Yellowknife.
Midnight Sun Fly InJul 6, 2017 8:00 am — Jul 9, 2017 5:00 pm
The Midnight Sun Fly In is a bi-annual event hosted by the Midnight Sun Fly In Association on the shores of Great Slave Lake at the city of Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Lots of activities, events and food, something for the whole family.
Coast Fraser Tower Glow Ball TournamentSep 15, 2017
Looking for that unique golfing experience? Glow Ball golfing is that something you are looking for! Playing golf in the pitch black under the Northern lights is something that every golfer needs to experience at the Yellowknife Golf Club.