Haines is well known for some of its annual events, such as the Southeast Alaska State Fair, and the Bald Eagle...

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Haines not only offers natural beauty and outdoor activities but also provides a vibrant community with cultural events and local traditions. 

  1. First Friday Events: Monthly First Friday events that highlight local artists are a great way to showcase and support the town's artistic community. It provides a wonderful opportunity for both residents and visitors to engage with local art and culture.

  2. Weekly Farmer's Market: The presence of a weekly farmer's market during the long daylight hours is a fantastic way for locals and tourists to access fresh produce and other local products. It's a great way to support local agriculture and enjoy fresh, locally sourced goods. Usually starts in June and goes through September. 

  3. Annual Events: The mention of annual events that have become visitor favorites suggests that Haines has a strong sense of community and tradition. These events include festivals, fairs, or celebrations that showcase the unique culture and charm of the town. They provide visitors with compelling reasons to return and experience the town's distinctive atmosphere year after year.

These cultural and community-focused activities add to Haines' appeal as a destination. They provide opportunities for visitors to immerse themselves in the local culture and connect with the people who call Haines home. It's not just about the natural beauty and outdoor adventures; it's also about the warmth and creativity of the community.

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Annual Events

Monthly First Friday events highlight local artists at different locations throughout the town and during the long daylight hours, fresh produce is created for the weekly farmer’s market. 

Plan Your Visit

Visiting Haines will take some planning, but once you get here, you will be happy you did. There are many ways to get here. Find out which one suits you best!