Calendar of Events

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...

Annual Events

  • January 1, 2015 - Polar Bear Swim
    At the Port Chilkoot Dock.  Contact Tom Morphet 907-766-3775 for more information. 
     
  • January 16-18, 2015 - Alcan 200
    International snow machine race from the U.S. Canadian border to Dezadeash Lake and back on the
    Haines Highway.  For more information, contact 766-3775 or web site www.alcan200.org/
     
     

 
 

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

  • February 2015 - Dick Hotch Basketball Tournament
    Four-days of basketball with teams from SE Alaska and Canadian communities. Contact information TBA. 
       

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.

 

 

 

  • April 24, 2015 - Spring Fling, Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds (Harriett Hall)
    Live music TBA.  BBQ, beer and music at 6:00 pm, members FREE and
    non-members $10 (fee covers BBQ & Concert only).  Any questions call 907-766-2476, email director@seakfair.org.
     
  • April, 2015- "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.  Coordinator Luck Dunbar.
     

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

  • May 22-23, 2015 -  23rd 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 23, 2015 - 5K - 10K Slammin Salmon Run
    Contact:  SE Alaska State Fair at 907-766-2476 or Email:  director@seakfair.org www.seakfair.org
     
  • May 23-25 & May 30-31,  2015 - King Salmon Derby
    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 20, 2015 - 23rd 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 20, 2015 - 9th Annual Fisherman's Community Barbecue
    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 4, 2015 - Independence Day Celebration & Music Festival
    Mt. Ripinsky run, a parade, BBQ, mud volleyball, pie eating contest and much more.  In the evening enjoy the
    Independence Day Music Festival at the Fort Seward Parade Grounds followed by fireworks. 
    Contact Haines Chamber of Commerce at 907-766-2202 www.haines chamber.org. 
     
  • July  30- August 2, 2015 - 47th Annual Southeast Alaska 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 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.

 

  • July 30 - August 2, 2015- 47th Annual Southeast Alaska 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 Email: director@seakfair.org or www.seakfair.org
     
  • August 1, 2015 - 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 
     
  • August , 2015 - Koot to Kat Duathlon 
     
  • August 28, 2015- 21st Annual Mardi Gras Party
    Friday evening at the Fogcutter, Harbor and Pioneer Bars.  Costume prizes, Cajun music and refreshments.
     
  • August, 2015 - Raven's Bowl Disc Golf Tournament, Glacer Point & Haines Courses at the Fairgrounds
    Alaska Excursions presents a Labor Day weekend of DISC GOLF.  Tournament includes:  boat shuttle between Haines and Glacier Point and 2 nghts of camping & 36 holes of tourament play at remote GP course.  Return to Haines fo 18 holes at Raven' Bowl.  $50 buy-in, cash pay-out to the champs!  Bring your own food ad camping supplies.  Full itinerary @ seafair.org or contact Danny khorezmda@yahoo.com.

     

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

  • September 2015 - Raven's Bowl Disc-Golf Tournament
    Two-day disc golf tournament held at Raven's Bowl and Glacier Point courses.
    Local transportation, dinners, and live music included. Hole prizes and cash payouts to winners.
    Contact: SE Alaska State Fair at (907) 766-2476 or Email: director@seakfair.org  www.seakfair.org

    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 24, 2014 - 5K Zombie Fun Run/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.  Zombie Clinic at 5 pm (for those who need help with Zombie makeup).
     
  • October 31, 2014 - Monsters Ball, SE Alaska State Fairgrounds
    A costume party on Halloween with dinner and live music, starts at 6:30 pm.  Beer, wine and food for sale.  Live music by The God Particles, costume contest, fortune teller, spooky atmoshpere.  $5 admission.

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

 

 

 

 

 

  • November 7, 2014 - Wild Scenic Film Festival, SE State Fairgrounds Harriet Hall
    Presented by the Fair and Takshanuk Watershed Council.  Starts at 5:30 pm, 11 short films on a big screen.  Pizza, salad and dessert, beer and wine for sale.  Free popcorn.  Advance tickets $12 at Babbling Book, TWC or Fair office, $15 at the door, $45 families.
     
  • November 29, 2014 - Annual Lighting of the Library Fundraiser, Haines Borough Public Library
    Sponsored by the Friends of the Haines Borough Library.  Kick off the winter season at 3:00 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.  
     
  • November 10-16, 2014 - 20th 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 
     

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  2014 - Annual Community Christmas Celebration
    Activities for kids of all ages.  Enter your favorite sweet treat in the candy/cookie contest, write a letter to Santa and get your picture with the man in the red suit, visit Mrs. Claus at the Public Library for stories and songs, stop by the Museum to see the trains and get an early start on your holiday shopping.   After the parade join the Gifts for Grub toy drive at the American Legion put on by the Haines Uglys.   For more information contact the Haines Chamber 907-766-2202  www.haineschamber.org.

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