Event Information

The 2018 Dawson City International Gold Show is taking place on May 18th and 19th, 2018.

Keep checking this space for updates of events happening on Gold Show weekend!

A Short History: The Dawson City Chamber of Commerce was first established in 1899 in an effort to increase development in the area. The placer mining industry has played a large part in the growth of Dawson City and the region. Recognizing the importance of placer mining to the region, the Dawson City Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Dawson, the Klondike Placer Mining Association and the Klondike Visitors Association, worked together to develop a trade show. The Dawson City International Gold Show was established in 1986 and has since become a tradition in Dawson City.

Trade Show Schedule:

Thursday May 17th: Exhibitor registration & set up 11:00-21:00

Friday May 18th:

  • Exhibitor set up 08:30-09:30
  • Gold Show open to public 10:00-16:00
  • Bill Bowie Dinner, Auction and Entertainment for ticket holders 17:00

Saturday May 19th: Gold Show open to public 10:00-16:00

The Chamber of Commerce through the Gold Show strives to provide a meeting place for miners and their suppliers. The Gold Show celebrates Dawson’s gold rush heritage and contemporary mining in the Klondike. As the most Northern industry and consumer trade show for placer mining, the event encompasses the diverse and interconnected sectors of our regional economy. The Gold Show uncovers new ideas and products that contribute to the success in the placer mining industry. Each year miners, equipment suppliers, service industry representatives, and others gather for the Dawson International Gold Show, evidence of the importance of the placer industry to the economy.