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In Whitehorse, the Christmas market season begins

Christmas market season begins in Whitehorse

Key Takeaway:

  • Three Christmas markets are starting despite adjustments for COVID-19 restrictions, allowing Yukoners to get plenty of holiday shopping done near home.
  • The 12 Days of Christmas Market, run by the Fireweed Community Market, will take place December. 8 to 21 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

This week, three Christmas markets are starting despite adjustments for COVID-19 restrictions, allowing Yukoners to get plenty of holiday shopping done near home.

Three Christmas markets are starting despite adjustments for COVID-19 restrictions. Image: narcity

The Spruce Bog Boutique will take place in December. 3 to 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week, at the Old Firehall. Vendors will be taking turns staffing the market, which includes handmade Yukon crafts, food, and other gifts.

The 12 Days of Christmas Market, run by the Fireweed Community Market, will take place December. 8 to 21 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. The market will open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and features over 100 local vendors.

Products include “unique art and crafts, specialty foods, preserves, farm products, spices, body products, photography, baked goods, books, and much more.”

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Running simultaneously, and just across the hall from the 12 Days Market, will be the 2021 Yúk’e Arts Market, showcasing Indigenous art and clothing. The Yúk’e market will take place from Dec. 8 to 21 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

The market will showcase artwork from Indigenous artists displayed in the gallery and online through yfnarts.ca.

All three markets require patrons to be fully vaccinated and have limited capacity due to public health restrictions.

Source-CTV News

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