2016 signified the 3rd year the classic Cranberry Fair was held at its most formidable and suitable place: The Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.
The Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre is one of Whitehorse’s largest and most attractive meeting spaces.
As Kwanlin Dün First Nation ancestors did for thousands of years, this traditional gathering place welcomes visitors from near and far to share stories and experiences, art and music.
Pearched on the banks of the mighty Yukon River, right beside the Whitehorse Public Library, the the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre provides a welcoming and peaceful space.
The Longhouse is the feature room of the Centre. Leading straight from its bright and spacious corridor, it embraces the Cranberry Fair on each last Sunday in November. Magnificently clad in cedar, beautiful, light-filled, with high ceilings and excellent acoustics it makes the perfect space for our cultural event.
Right beside Longhouse opens a modern kitchen, rented by the Northern Fibres Guild each year to provide healthy snacks, drinks and delicious refreshments made fresh for our fair visitors.
Although the exhibitors enjoy a small complimentary snack package from the Guild, many of the artists or their helpers ventured over to taste from the vendor’s made from scratch delicacies.
To learn more about the venue, click here: Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre