Social Meet-Ups

Magnetic Adventures and Meet-Ups

Meet-UpsMeet-Ups are designed to provide time and place for our delegates to network, relax and have some fun with each other! Past Meet-ups have included bike rides, brewery tours, guided walks, and much more.

For 2016, Yukon’s capital Whitehorse offers some of the most exciting sightseeing, adventures and all around good-time activities for our delegates to enjoy. Keep an eye on this space for upcoming details on this year’s Meet-Ups during the Industry Series.

 

Monday June 13, Tuesday June 14, Wednesday June 15

8am (9am on June 13) | Yoga on the Wharf
By Donation

Delegates can wake up, stretch and flow beside the Yukon River set against the backdrop of the majestic Pelly Mountain Range. Led by a certified instructor. Registration is not required. This event will be outdoors and is weather permitting, mats will be provided.

Tuesday June 14

Advekanoe people2nture 1: Kanoe People Paddle
2-5pm | $55+tax

Capacity for this adventure is limited to 20 spaces.

The taste of off-the-grid Yukon wilderness is all yours as you share a canoe with one other and paddle down the pristine Yukon River. You’ll drop (the canoe) in downtown and let the current take you through a historical route along the sculptural clay escarpments. The boreal forest lines the golden-turquoise water while the sound of the wild call. At the end of the journey, Kanoe People will pick you up and drive you back to where you began.

Magnetic North Festival does not pay for this adventure, but you’re getting a steal of a deal! You will be provided with all the necessary safety equipment and pick-up service that will take you back to city centre. Rain or Shine. To register please email Industry Associate, Andrea Bols at [email protected]. Subject line: Kanoe People Paddle and provide your full name, phone number, credit card number, credit card type, expiration date and CSV. Or e-transfer to [email protected].

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Adventure 2: Takhini Hot Springs Melt
3-5pm | $9+tax

Capacity for this meet-up is limited to 50 spaces.

Settle into liquid magic as the natural mineral waters of the Takhini Hot Springs flow from deep within the earth. It’s time to close your eyes and let the Industry Series set in. This forty-minute drive from downtown Whitehorse will take you be surrounded by wilderness and submerged in flowing therapeutic minerals at 40’C (104’F).

Magnetic North Festival will provide transportation but will not pay for this adventure. Bathing suit is required, a water bottle is highly recommended, flip flops will be provided. Rain or Shine. To register please email Industry Associate, Andrea Bols at [email protected]. Subject line: Takhini Hot Springs Melt and provide your full name. Payment will be made at the time of arrival.

Wednesday June 15

Adventure 1: Wilderness Walk With Elder
2:30-4:30pm | Free

Capacity for this adventure is limited to 20 spaces.

Take a breath of fresh air, walk through the historical landscape of the Yukon. Guided by The Indigenous Hiking Club, we begin at historic Miles Canyon head to Canyon City and finish back where we began.

Magnetic North Festival will provide transportation, this adventure is free, rain or shine. To register please email Industry Associate, Andrea Bols at [email protected]. Subject line: Wilderness Walk With Elder and provide your full name. DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IS JUNE 10TH. 

Adventure 2: Trolley Ride and Herstory
3-4:30pm | Free

Capacity for this adventure is limited to 20 spaces.

Ride the historical trolley along the Yukon River while performer Sharon Shorty shares herstory about the river. Sit back and let the tales take you back into a past that has shaped Whitehorse into what it is today.

To register please email Industry Associate, Andrea Bols at [email protected]. Subject line: Trolley Ride and Herstory and provide your full name.

 

Magnetic North at Night

Festival Hub, Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Long House
1171 Front Street
June 11-15, 9pm-1am

The Magnetic North Hub becomes a backyard fire-pit party overlooking the flowing majesty of the Yukon River set to the backdrop of the sculptural clay escarpment. Beats will be provided by local DJ’s while you wrap up your day with good friends and good cheer.

Saturday, June 11 & Sunday, June 12
DIY S’mores around the fire

Sunday, June 12
Yukon Brewing Beer Tasting

Monday, June 13 & Tuesday, June 14
Local Food Trucks Expose: parked outside of Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre

Wednesday, June 15
The Wayfarer Oyster Bar