Special Events

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  1. About special events

Our special events are the pride of Yukon! With over major events throughout the year, we offer something that can be enjoyed by every member of our community and communities beyond. Click to view the full list of events (PDF)See below for information on upcoming events. 


Mayor's Christmas Party for Kids/Essay Contest

Yukon Mayor’s Christmas Party and Essay Contest for Kids will Kick Off a Wonderful December. The City of Yukon Parks & Recreation Department and Mayor Shelli Selby are encouraging all Yukon elementary students to participate in both the Mayor’s Essay Contest and the Mayor’s Christmas Party.

When: Saturday, December 2nd @ 1200 Lakeshore Drive in Yukon.

  • Essay Awards Ceremony 9:30am

  • Christmas Party 10:00am – 12:00pm

The Essay Contest awards ceremony will start at 9:30. The subject for the essay is “What Christmas Means to Me.” The top 3 winners in each division will be announced and have a chance to read their essay to the crowd. 

Division I will consist of those in grades K-3rd and Division II for those in grades 4th-6th. The event will be held inside the Dale Robertson Center, Highway 66 and Yukon Parkway. The FREE contest is open to all Yukon students in grades K through 6th. Yukon Parks and Recreation will be awarding trophies for the top three entries in each division. All participants will be recognized and receive a certificate from Mayor Selby. Please include the student’s name, grade, phone number, email, school, and teacher on each essay. All essays should be turned in to their teachers before, November 10th. If you class is not participating and you still want submit an essay you can still turn in your essay to the Yukon Parks and Recreation Department by Nov. 10th. Located at 532 W. Main Street. 

Immediately following the Essay Contest we will have the Mayors Christmas Party! This is designed to be a come and go event. Lots of special holiday guests are scheduled to attend. You can expect snacks, crafts, music, letters to Santa, and fun Christmas-themed games. For information, call 405-350-8937.