Tickets available through our ONLINE STORE
The Barge is coming…and it has the beer! June marks the continued tradition of the Yellowknife Historical Society’s summer party as we reenact the seasonal arrival of Yellowknife’s first supply barge in the 1940s.
The BBQ and entertainment party began in 2009 and we continue to honour what was once the biggest event in town: the annual docking of the beer barge!
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 4pm to 11pm
Price: $50 regular, $40 senior rate
Where: Old Wardair Dock, across from Wildcat Cafe
The Beer Barge features live entertainment and a free BBQ. Beer/wine is $7 per glass (brewed in Yellowknife by the NWT Brewing Company!). The evening will include draw prizes, auctions, and a lottery. Witness the arrival of an actual barge and enter your name on the time board with your guess as to the minute the barge will arrive, a true Yellowknife tradition as lotteries in the 1940s were organized to guess the day the barge would arrive here. There will also be prizes for best period costumes.
Live entertainment will include: Baby Brian's Country Club, The Andrea Bettger Band
Tickets available for sale beginning May 12-13, 2018 at the Yellowknife Spring Trade Show or ONLINE through our website store