Things to do in Dawson City
Discover the local adventures, tours, and annual events
The Downtown, a Coast Hotel is centrally located in Dawson City, we are one block from the Yukon River and two blocks from Canada's oldest gambling hall, Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall, featuring daily Can-can shows and traditional casino games. Enjoy the quirkiness and charm of the historic Gold Rush-era town with colourful heritage buildings that have been carefully preserved or are being restored – even the ones that are a little sloped! Learn about Dawson City, the Klondike Gold Rush, and all the historical sites to make memories that will last a lifetime!
There is much more to see and do in the famous Klondike Gold Rush region surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. Drive the Dempster Highway to Tombstone Territorial Park that has some of the most spectacular landscapes in the country.
Depending on what time of year you’re visiting Dawson City, there are plenty of fun festivals, cultural events, weekly farmers markets and unique contests to experience — like gold panning competitions. If you need additional advice on things to do and see while you’re in Dawson City - Just ask us! We would be happy to provide you with info and suggestions.