Haines Beer Fest. May 26-28 Fest Runs and Rates
June 18, 2016: 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.
July 4th, 2016: 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 28- July 31, 2016: 47th Annual Southeast Alaska State Fair
Four days of some of the funnest 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.
May 25 – 28, 2016: Sixth Annual North Words Writers Symposium
Three days of discussions, readings & writing. Join the keynote Speaker and National Bestselling Author, Mary Roach & Alaskan Faculty with up to 50 participants. Registration includes train ride & trail write, Dyea cabin retreat cookout & music, historic brothel tour, Keynote banquet & most meals “Let Skagway inspire you.”
Saturday, June 4, 2016: 20th Annual Fran Delisle Cancer Awareness Walkathon
During this gorgeous walk, follow 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 and aid to Skagway residents diagnosed with cancer.
June 11, 2016: Skagway Marathon
One of North America’s most difficult and beautiful marathons
The 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. Start training now!
June 18, 2016 : 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 4, 2015: 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 21-24, 2016: Pat Moore Memorial Game Fish Derby
Going seven years strong, this derby has offered families, kids and eager anglers a chance to get out in the fresh ocean air and fish for cash prizes and gift certificates from local merchants. Large and small fish win prizes as do age groups and men and women categories.
September 9 & 10 2016: 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)