Calendar of Events

Annual Events

  • January 1, 2017 - Celebrating the Alaska Purchase Sesquicentennial in the Golden Circle
    Contact Arts Confluence for more information.
     
  • January 1, 2018 - Polar Bear Swim
    At the Port Chilkoot Dock beach.  Contact Tom Morphet 907-766-3775 for more information.
     
  • January 19-22, 2018- Alcan 200
    International snow machine race from the U.S. Canadian border to Dezadeash Lake and back on the
    Haines Highway.  Calcutta is Friday night, Saturday the race and on Sunday the snow drags will take place.  For more information, contact 766-3775 or web site www.alcan200.org/sign up. 
     
  • January, 2018- Haines Dolphins' Winter Games North, Haines Pool
    Southeast Alaska and Canada swim teams will present some of the finest swimmers in a competitive but friendly competition.  For more information go to Haines Dolphins site.

 

      If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

  • February, 2018 - Youth Raptor Program Kicks Off
    Young people ages 9 to 17 are invited to participate in the American Bald Eagle Foundation's "Youth Raptor Program." Classes are held on Saturdays at the Foundation through April. For more information call 907-766-3094 or programs@baldeagles.org.

  • February, 2018 - Triple Threat Middle School Basketball Tournament, Haines School
    For more information call 907-766-6700.

        If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

  • March, 2018 - Swatch Freeride World Tour, Haines, Alaska?
    Pro skiers and snowboarders take on the challenging terrain in the Chilkat Valley during their Alaska stop.  This tour spans five countries and will be webcast live on http://freerideworldtour.com/.   Welcome Reception to meet the athletes taking place March 16th at the Haines Sheldon Museum from 4:30-6:30 pm.  Everyone welcome!    
     
  • March,  2018 - River Talk , Chilkat Center Lobby
    Come and share your story or come and listen to mine.  Seven speakers, seven stories, seven minutes, seven o'clock and the cost is $7 to enjoy a cafe' setting with local stories, musicians and refreshments.  Want to sign up?  Call 907-314-0282.
     
  • March , 2018 - Dick Hotch Basketball Tournament, Haines High School
    Four days of basketball with teams from Southeast Alaska and Canada.  Contact 907-766-3023 for more information.
     
  • March, 2018 - Haines Winter Festival, Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds
    For more information call 766-2234 or 766-2476.    
 
        If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

 

 

 

  • April, 2018 - Spring Fling, Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds (Harriett Hall)Live music TBA. 
    BBQ, beer and music at 6:00 pm, members FREE andnon-members $10 (fee covers BBQ & Concert only).  Any questions call 907-766-2476, email director@seakfair.org.
     
  • April, 2018 - Northern Lights Showcase, Chilkat Center
     
  • April, 2018- "Big Air Competition, at the Chilkat Pass
    Held annually near the Three Guardsmen Mountain in British Columbia.  Skiers and snowboarders compete in three divisions; beginner, intermediate and advanced and judged on their air, style and landing.  For more information call 907-303-0101.
     
  • April 18-22, 2018 - SE AK EMS Annual Conference, Haines, Alaska
    Expecting about 75 attendees.  For more information call Julie Anderson 907-314-3111.
     
  • April 21-23, 2018 - American Contract Bridge Sectional Tournament, American Bald Eagle Foundation
    This three day event brings visitors from Whitehorse and Juneal along with Haines residents.  For more information go to http://www.acbl.org/tournaments_page/ or call Sally Lix 907-766-2955.

     

       If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

  • May 26-27, 2017-  24th Annual Great Alaska Craftbeer and Homebrew Festival
    Gourmet Beer Banquet on Friday evening.  Fun-run on Saturday morning.   Saturday afternoon
    enjoy live music, local food, and excellent craft beers from breweries and distributors across the state. 
    Limited tickets available, pre-purchase recommended.  Must be 21 with valid ID to enter. 
    Contact: SE Alaska State Fair at 907 766-2476 or Email: director@seakfair.org   www.seakfair.org
     
  • May 27, 2017- 5K - 10K Slammin Salmon Run
    Contact:  SE Alaska State Fair at 907-766-2476 or Email:  director@seakfair.org www.seakfair.org
     
  • May 27-29 & June 3-4,  2017 - 38th King Salmon Derby - *CANCELLED FOR 2017*
    Kicks off Memorial Day weekend for two weekends of fishing competition with great prizes.
    Contact Toni DeWitt at (907) 766-2490. 

     If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

  • June, 2017 - Farmer's Market, Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds
    Organization providing a place for growers, chefs, and artisans to sell homegrown produce, homemade cuisine, and handmade products to the area.  Open on Saturdays through mid-September 10 am - 1 pm.
     
  • June 17, 2017 - 24th Annual Kluane to Chilkat 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.  Contact: Judy Ewald at (907) 766-2455 www.kcibr.org
     
  • June 17, 2017 - 10th Annual Fisherman's Community Barbecue, State Fair Grounds
    A King Salmon dinner at Dalton City with music, dancing and a beer garden to celebrate Southeast Alaska's wild Salmon fisheries. Contact: SE Alaska State Fair at (907) 766-2476; Email: director@seakfair.org  www.seakfair.org.

 

     If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

  • July, 2017 - Farmer's Market, Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds
    Organization providing a place for growers, chefs, and artisans to sell homegrown produce, homemade cuisine, and handmade products to the area.  Open on Saturdays through mid-September 10 am - 1 pm.
     
  •  July 1 - 4, 2017 - Independence Day Celebration
    Fireman's BBQ, Mt. Ripinsky run,  breakfast at the Legion,  a parade, mud volleyball, and much more.
    Contact Chilkat Valley News to get your activity listed, 907-766-2688, www.chilkatvalleynews.com. 
     
  • July 15, 2017 - Chilkat Challenge Triathlon, Haines area
    Join us for the 1st Annual Chilkat Challenge Triathlon - 8 mile paddle Mosquito Lake to Chilkat River, 21 mile cylce through the Bald Eagle Preserve to Haines and finish with an 8 mile run from Haines to the Chilkat State Park.  For more information go to www.chilkatchallengetriathlon.com
     
  • July 24-29, 2017 - Girls Rock Camp, Mosquito Lake Community School
    At the sleepaway camp you can learn a new instrument, form a band, and/ or write orignal songs.  Haines rockstars will showcase at the Southeast State Fair on the 29th.  For more information www.girlsrockcampalaska.org. 
     
  • July 27-30, 2017 - 48th Annual Southeast State Fair
    Four fun-filled days at the end of July.  Includes a parade, exhibits, logging show, live music, horseshoe tournament, fun-run, kids' stage, amusement rides, Alaska vendors, food and entertainment, live animals, puppet shows and more!  Contact SE Alaska State Fair at 907-766-2476 or http://www.seakfair.org.
     
  • July 29, 2017 - Haines Hustle 
    5K, 10K and trail half marathon.  Contact SE Alaska State Fair at (907) 766-2476 or Email: director@seakfair.org  or www.seakfair.org

       If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

 

     If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

  • September, 2017 - Raven's Bowl Disc Golf Tournament,  Haines Course at the Fairgrounds
    Disc Golf Tournament starts at 10 am, $10 entry.  Call 907-699-9823 for more information.

    September 19-22, 2017 - Southeast Conference Annual Meeting, Haines, Alaska
    More information to follow.

    September, 2017 - 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Party
    Friday evening at the Fogcutter, Fort Seward Saloon, Harbor and Pioneer Bars.  Costume prizes.  Cajun music and refreshments. 

    September, 2017 - Farmer's Market, Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds
    Organization providing a place for growers, chefs, and artisans to sell homegrown produce, homemade cuisine, and handmade products to the area.  Open on Saturdays through mid-September 10 am - 1 pm.

    September, 2017 - Klukwan Blueberry Festival, Klukwan ANS Hall
    Contest entries due Friday, Sept 9th from noon - 4 pm.  Events start on Saturday at 8:30 am in Klukwan and continues until done.  Have questions, email klukwanblueberryfestival@yahoo.com.

    If you would like more information on any of the events listed, contact us or call or email the contact information above.

 

  • October through January - Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Gathering
    World's largest congregation of American Bald Eagles. Up to 4000 eagles gather along the banks of the Chilkat River to feast on spawning salmon.
     
  • October, 2017 - "Trick or Trot" 5K Fun Run or Walk, SE Alaska State Fairgrounds
    Presented by the Fair and SEARHC and starts 5:30 pm at the Fairgrounds.   Costumes encouraged.  Fire pit, hot drinks, fun music and lights, entry is $10.

      If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

 

 

 

 

 

  • November, 2017- Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Harriett Hall Fairgrounds
    Doors open at 6 pm, films begin at 7 pm.  There will be a dessert auction.  Advance tickets available at the Babbling Book, Takshanuk Office and the Fair office.
     
  • November 6-11, 2017 - 23rd Annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival, American Bald Eagle Foundation
    This event celebrates the peak of the winter gathering of eagles.  Educational Seminars, tours, and family special events.  Contact American Bald Eagle Foundation at 907-766-3094 or Email:  info@baldeagles.org  www.baldeagles.org
     
  • November, 2017 - Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center Special Event, Klukwan
    For more information contact 907-767-5485. 
     
  • November, 2017 - Women's Cub Holiday Bazaar, Haines School
    Shopping early for that special someone?  Locally made items and treasures for everyone,  10 am - 2 pm at the Haines Elementary School.  Call 907-766-2455 to reserve a table.
     
  • November, 2017 - Haines ANS Camp 5 Christmas Bazaar, ANB/ANS Hall
    Something for everyone!  Held at the ANB/ANS Hall from 10 am to 2 pm.  Call 907-766-2166 to reserve a table.
     
  • November, 2017 - Annual Lighting of the Library Fundraiser, Haines Borough Public Library
    Sponsored by the Friends of the Haines Borough Library.  Kick off the winter season from 4-6 pm, with friends and family, music, refreshments, art project for kids, and of course, the lighting of the tree.  If you would like to help with the decorating of the library, the elves could use your help.  Call 907-766-2545 for more information. www.haineslibrary.org

     If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

  • October through January - Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Gathering - World's largest congregation of American Bald Eagles. Up to 4000 eagles gather along the banks of the Chilkat River to feast on spawning salmon. 
     
  • December,  2017- Holly Jolly Christmas Follies, Chilkat Center
    A wonderful community variety show surely to delight both young and old and bring Christmas cheer to all.  The show will start promptly at 4 pm.
     
  • December, 2017- Annual Community Christmas Celebration throughout December
    Throughout December there are activities for everyone.  Write a letter to Santa and drop at the Post Office, enter your cookies and candies in the contest, visit the Haines Sheldon Museum to get pictures with Santa.  Mrs. Claus will be at the Library for stories and songs, and get an early start on your holiday shopping.   The parade goes down Main Street and the Haines Uglys put on The Gifts for Grub toy drive at the American Legion.
     
  • December, 2017- Haines Community Education Holiday Bazaar, Elementary School
    Locally made items and treasures for that special someone, 10 am - 2 pm.  Call John at 907-766-6727 or email communityed@hbsd.net for details or reserve a table. 
     
  • December, 2017 - Lighting of the Fort, Fort Seward Parade Grounds
    At 5 pm, sharp, the great canon blasts and Fort Seward lights up with Christmas lights.  Then follows the fireworks, a Christmas Tableau and music of the season.  Join an old-fashioned bonfire, weenie roast.  Hope for snow for the sledding party and get the Christmas spirit going.

      If you would like more information on any of the Events above feel free to contact us.

In addition to the events listed below, the community of Haines as a wide variety of daily happenings. Please visit the community calendar page to see what's happening this week...