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.
The first annual Yukon Beer Festival will be held in Whitehorse in October! Enjoy a wide selection of craft beer from all over the world to our lovely city of Whitehorse for a weekend of samples, food, and general good times this October.
Craft brewers from all over Canada and the US are coming to Whitehorse for this three-day celebration of the world’s best craft beer. The festival will showcase more than 25 brewers and distributors, representing over 150 individual brews.
Tasting sessions will be held at the beautiful Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre from October 17 to 18, 2014. The festival will extend into the rest of the city with exclusive beer and food pairings at restaurants around town. Food, music, entertainment, and beer–what more could you ask for?
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