The population of Yukon was higher in 1898 than it is now. Dawson City alone reached a population of over 30,000 at the height of the Klondike gold Rush.
Whitehorse Nuit Blanche is a free, all-night pedestrian-accessible contemporary art festival, taking place on Solstice weekend, from 7pm on June 20th to 7am on June 21st, 2015.
Modeled after similar events in major cities across the world, Whitehorse Nuit Blanche is now in its second year. Participate in this cutting edge cultural festival that will transform the Whitehorse waterfront and downtown core for one night, where commissioned artists and numerous independent artists create interactive contemporary art performances and installations. All events are free to the public.
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