Commemorative Park Program

The City of Dawson Commemorative Parks Program provides opportunity for the public to pay tribute to a significant occasion or individual by the commemoration of a tree or park furnishing.  This will create a lasting memory and contribute to the beautification of our parks and green spaces.

Apply to the Commemorative Parks Program

You may participate in this program by submitting a completed Commemorative Parks Application (see below for form) along with the donation amount to Parks and Recreation Services 

in person at 1085 Front Street (2nd Floor Water Front Building)
by mail to PO Box 308, Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
by email to

Donors may choose from 
  • a hand crafted bench and personalized plaque  - donation amount $1,200, or
  • a tree and personalized plaque - refer to the application form for donation amounts and types of trees
Plaques are brass and are 3" x 5". Our staff will make every effort to comply with the wishes of the contributor for the location of all commemorative installations within the selected park.

Applications are accepted year round.

For more information, please contact us at

Parks & Recreation Services
in person at 1085 Front Street (2nd Floor Water Front Building)
Phone: 993-7400 ext 299