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Yukon Gold Panning Championships

July 1, 2023

Dawson City –

July 1 – July 1, 2023

“I wanted the gold, and I got it . . .” – Robert Service

This spirited annual competition celebrates Yukon’s golden heritage and an industry that’s still alive and well in the Klondike. Part of Dawson City’s Canada Day celebrations, the competition is open to amateurs and professionals alike. Try your hand at extracting gold flake from a bucket of dirt in a variety of events, and experience what it’s like to be a goldpanner in the Yukon.