Arts & Galleries

Boasting that there are more artists per capita than any town in Southeast, Alaska right here in Haines, so during your visit you will meet our local entrepreneurs and hear their stories.  Each gallery carries local and other Alaskan art pieces, each representing a passion for their work.  Don't worry if you get back home and realize you should have bought that piece that caught your eye because most galleries and stores will ship.   

Southeast Alaska State Fair

The first Southeast Alaska State Fair was held on August 29 & 30, 1969, at the American Legion and was initially dubbed the “Chilkat Valley Fair”.