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About Arts in the Park


Founded in 1996 by Dereen Hildebrand and Steve Slade, Arts in the Park celebrates visual and performing arts, and takes place every summer in downtown Whitehorse. The 2019 season will run from Tuesday, May 21 to Friday, August 2, and will feature different acts with weekly visual artists every noon hour Monday to Friday. All of us at Arts in the Park and Music Yukon are proud to be a part of this free festival!


Geneviève Doyon
Producer & Programmer

Get Involved

As a performer or visual artist:
The 2019 call for performers and visual artists is now open. View details here. Deadline: April 5, 4:30pm.

As a staff member:
We are currently seeking an Associate Producer. Deadline to apply is April 19.

As a volunteer:
Arts in the Park can always use a helping hand. If you’d like to contribute to the festivities, please get in touch!

Performing This Week

Visual Artist This Week

Painting with Gorellaume

August 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Another season of Arts in the Park is done! We ended the summer with painter Gorellaume coming by every noon hour of our last week. By Wednesday, Gorellaume finished setting up his piece & invited the public to join him & paint.

2018 Arts in the Park Schedule

Week 1, May 22-25

Week 2, May 28-June 1

Week 3, June 4-8

Visual Artist: Jona Barr

Tuesday – Kevin Barr & Hank Karr

Wednesday – All City Band

Wednesday 7pm – Clairvoyant Felicities

Thursday – Kate Weekes

Friday – Fireweed and Flannel

Visual Artist: Helen O’Connor

Monday – Dena Zagi

Tuesday – The Side Guys

Wednesday – Remy Rodden

Wednesday 7pm – Northern Allowance

Thursday – Glen Chatten

Friday – Crooked Folk

Visual Artist: Emma Barr

Monday – Winter Trio

Tuesday – Drea Naysayer

Wednesday – The Big Band

Wednesday 7pm – Paris Pick & The Pricks

Thursday – The Bombadils

Friday – Kim Beggs Trio

Week 4, June 11-15

Week 5, June 18-22

Week 6, June 25-29

Visual Artist: Maya Rosenberg

Monday – Brigitte Desjardins & Ryan McNally

Tuesday – Baroque Strings Collective

Wednesday – Vanier Jazz Combo

Wednesday 7pm – Prizefighter

Thursday – Songwriter Panel

Friday – The Benett Sun

Visual Artist: Harreson Tanner

Monday – Peggy Hanifan

Tuesday – Two Piano Tornado

Wednesday – Speed Control

Wednesday 7pm – Major Funk & The Employment 

Thursday – No Arts in the Park, Happy Aboriginal Day!

Friday – Tiger Moon

Visual Artist: Josée Carbonneau 

Monday – Hank Karr & Friends

Tuesday – Manfred Janssen

Wednesday – Borealis Soul

Wednesday 7pm – Antarticus

Thursday – Hip Hop Show

Friday – Sarah MacDougall

Week 7, July 2-6

Week 8, July 9-13

Week 9, July 16-20

Visual Artist: Marie Hélène Comeau

Monday – No Arts in the Park, Happy Canada Day Weekend!

Tuesday – Brandon Isaak

Wednesday – Ryan Enns

Wednesday 7pm – Quiet Revolution

Thursday – Diyet

Friday – Rob Dickson

Visual Artist: Françoise Laroche

Monday – Simon Crelli

Tuesday – Fawn Fritzen and Devid Restivo

Wednesday – Swing Sets

Wednesday 7pm – Groan Boy

Thursday – Oclaire

Friday – Ben Hermann

Visual Artist: Ali Khoda

Monday – Ripple Illusion 

Tuesday – Paul Bergman Trio

Wednesday – Bingo Bongo Boogie Band

Wednesday 7pm – Lara Lewis & the Danz

Thursday – Steve & Andy Slade

Friday – Ben Mahony

Week 10, July 23-27

Week 11, July 30-Aug 3

Visual Artist: Northern Fibres Guild

Monday – Patrick Keenan

Tuesday – Café des Voix

Wednesday – Keitha Clark Swing Trio

Wednesday 7pm – The Leesiders

Thursday – Songwriter Panel

Friday – Marco Claveria

Visual Artist: Gorellaume

Monday – Thomas Park Jazz 

Tuesday –

Wednesday – Leg Up Hands Down

Wednesday 7pm – The Sweeties

Thursday – Calla Kinglit

Friday – Grande Finale!


THANK YOU to our 2018 funders and sponsors!

Arts Fund

Lotteries Yukon

City of Whitehorse

Youth Investment Fund

Culture Quest

Yukon Career Placement Program

Java Connection

Vector Research

Integrated Solutions Group

North End Gallery

Folk Society of Whitehorse

The Frame Shop

Hougen Group of Companies

Jazz Yukon

Unitech Sound and Lighting

What’s Up Yukon

Marsh Lake Tents and Events

Yukon Historical & Museums Association

Inanda Images

On Yukon Time

Canada Summer Jobs

Midnight Sun Coffee Roasters

2018 Season Finale Sponsors
2017 Arts in the Park