March 2, 2023
March 4th is NWT Fur Day. The NWT Arts Program and the Genuine Mackenzie Valley Fur Program will be at the Snowking's Winter Festival in Yellowknife on Saturday, from 1:30 - 4:00.
NWT Fur Day activities serve to support and celebrate the Northern fur industry—including arts, crafts, and clothing. Several designers and artists will be in attendance to talk and showcase their latest works.
Regular admission to the Snowcastle applies to access the event area.
The NWT Arts Program has shared a schedule for the event on their Facebook Page
1:30 – 3:30 Learn about NWT Fur and Trapping – skin a beaver, talk about furs and traps, participate in kids games and win great prizes.
1:30 – 3:30 Flaunt your Fur Photobooth – come dressed in your finest furs for a professional photo with local photographer Jamie Stevenson.
1:30 – 4:00 Fur Market – an opportunity to talk and shop directly with NWT Artists and Designers working with fur.
3:30 – 4:00 Fur Fashion Show – see beautiful fur designs from local artisan on the runway to celebrate the beauty and warmth of natural fur. For more information, contact NWTArts@gov.nt.ca