May 24th- 25th 2019:Haines 27th Annual Beer Fest
Alaska craft beer and home brew festival, come over and enjoy music, food, locally brewed beers and ciders as well as ones from throughout our region and just an all around good time.
June 15 2019: The Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay
From Haines Junction, YT to Haines, AK. 148.8 miles along Kluane National Park, Tatshenshini Alsek
Provincial Park and through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Covering some of the most spectacular country anywhere in the world with mountain valleys, alpine passes and ocean views. People come from all over the world for this amazing race.
May 29th- June 1st 2019: North Words Writers Symposium
Four days of writing workshops, talking about writing, and engaging with writers in the spectacular setting that is Skagway and Dyea. 2018 keynote author: Susan Orlean
June 1st 2019: 23rd Annual Fran Delisle Cancer Awareness Walkathon
This beautiful walk follows the Dyea road along the scenic Taiya Inlet, through spruce forest to historic downtown Skagway. Volunteer staffed stations provide aid and treats along the way. There is also a half walk, starting in Long Bay. $20 entry fee includes shirt and lunch. All money raised by the walk provides cancer screenings.
June 8th 2019: Skagway Marathon
Known far and wide as one of the hardest – and most rewarding – marathons in North America, the Skagway Marathon leaves Skagway and runs up the Dyea road to West Creek and back, a distance of 26 miles. There is also a half marathon and walking marathon up the Dyea Road and back – 13 miles.
June 22nd 2019 : The Elks Summer Solstice Party
Come one, Come all. Everyone is invited to this fun event. Located at the ball fields across the river from town. Fun for the entire family including music, food booths, beer garden and games.
July 4th, 2019: Independence Day Celebration & Music Festival
Mt. Ripinsky run, a parade through the heart of downtown Haines, BBQ and pie eating contest and the famous mud volleyball plus much much more. In the evening enjoy the Independence Day Music Festival at the Fort Seward Parade Grounds followed by fireworks.
July 25th-July 28th, 2019: 50th Annual Southeast Alaska State Fair
Four days of some of the most fun times of the summer season. People from all over make their way to Haines to experience arts and culture from throughout Southeast Alaska The Fairs goal is promoting events that enhance the economic, cultural and creative well being of Haines and the region.
July 4, 2019: Independence Day Celebration
Old fashioned family fun with a Parade through Historic downtown Skagway, Street Fair & Ducky Derby! Don’t forget the worlds largest egg toss!
July 20th 2019: Little Dippers Wine Tasting & Auction
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
A fundraiser for the kids! Come out to the beautiful Jewell Gardens for a wine tasting, live & silent auction, appetizers & live music, all in support of the Little Dippers Learning Center. Must be 21 or older to attend.
August 3rd 2019: Blues, Brews & BBQs
The first annual Blues, Brews & BBQ festival!! Join us for live blues music, a beer garden and a variety of tasty BBQ at Dedman Stage.
September 6th-8th 2019: Klondike International Road Relay
This 110 mile relay race begins in Skagway on Friday evening and continues all night along the Klondike Highway. It ends in Whitehorse, Yukon on Saturday afternoon. Teams of 10 members from all over the world compete in this event. (Don’t forget your passport)