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Independence Day Celebration

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - July 4 @ 11:30 pm

Skagway Independence Day Event Schedule 2019
THEME – Skagway Spirit

JULY 3, 2019

6 PM 6th ANNUAL SINGLES CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT at the Station – 4th Ave b/w State and Main St …1 Man Teams!         $10 Entry Fee. Winners receive $50 Gift Card to the Station. (The Station Bar & Grill)

9- 11 PM LIVE MUSIC Dread Onion -2nd and Broadway – (Red Onion)

JULY 4, 2019

8 AM SKAGUAY NEWS DEPOT 5K RUN-AROUND – 3rd Ave. & Broadway. 7:30 Sign up at the Skaguay News Depot. Costumes earn extra cheers. (Alderworks Alaska)

9:30 AM KIDDIE PARADE – This ‘mini’ parade starts at 2nd Ave., goes north on Broadway to 4th Ave. Ending in front of the Judge’s Stand. Kids can register at 2nd Ave. at 9:15am.  (Skagway Chamber of Commerce)

10 AM MAIN PARADEPLEASE KEEP STREET CLEAR – Parade floats stage on 1st Ave, travel north to 7th Ave for the parade, making the loop at City Hall and back to 1st so you can see it not once, but twice! (Skagway Chamber of Commerce)

IMMEDIATELY AFTER PARADE
PRESENTATION OF FLOAT AWARDS – 4th & Broadway. (Skagway COC)
PICNIC BASKET & DESSERT AUCTION – 4th & Broadway  (Skagway Emblem Club #111)
FOOT RACES & GAMES FOR KIDS – on 4th Ave. – (Skagway Chamber of Commerce)  

10 AM to 2 PM TERIYAKI STICKS, DESSERTS & BEVERAGE STAND-4th Ave and Broadway.  (Skagway School’s Japan Club)

11 AM to 3 PM EAGLES BBQ – 6th & Broadway – Smoked BBQ Ribs, all beef hotdogs and homemade side dishes. (FOE #25)

12 – 4 PM RED ONION STREET FOOD! – 2nd Ave. & Broadway. (Red Onion)

12 – 1 PM KID GAMES AT THE MOORE HOMESTEAD – 5th and Spring Street – Yard Games. All are invited join. (NPS)

1 PM LIVE MUSIC – Jaime Bricker, Katie Kollasch & Candace Cahill 4th Ave b/w State and Main St. (Happy Endings Saloon)

1 PM EGG TOSS on Broadway b/w 3rd & 4th Ave. (Buckwheat Donahue, Alderworks Alaska & Elks BPOE 431)

1-5pm: LEGO the Balloon Artist: Amazing Balloon Animals & Characters – 4th Ave B/w Broadway & Spring (Skagway Brewing)

 1:30 PM FILL IT UP – Family Fuel on the 2nd Ave side. Gather your 4-person team for this event.  All ages are welcome. Team members may get wet. (Family Fuel)

1:30 PM TUG-OF-WAR – on Broadway between 4th & 5th Ave. (Mountain Shop & Packer Expeditions)

2 PM LIVE MUSIC – Zack Wassman, 4th Ave b/w State and Main St. (Happy Endings Saloon)

 2:30 PM ARM WRESTLING – on Broadway between 4th & 5th Ave.. (Elks BPOE 431)

3 PM HOT DOG EATING CONTEST – at The Morning Wood Hotel on 4th Ave between State and Main St. Winners receive $100 CASH!  (The Morning Wood Hotel) 

3 PM EAGLES 4th OF JULY PIE EATING CONTEST – 6th and Broadway 

3 PM HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT – 4th Ave.& State (AMG Yard)  . (Elks BPOE 431)

3 PM – LIVE MUSIC – Juan Solo  – 4th Ave b/w Broadway & Spring (Skagway Brewing)

3:30 PM SLOW BIKE RACE – 3rd to 4th Ave. on Broadway.  Whoever rides the slowest, not taking their feet off pedals, wins. Helmets required.  (Sockeye Cycle)  

4 PM SPIKE DRIVING CONTEST – Corner of 4th Ave & State. (WP&YR) 

4 PM – LIVE MUSIC – Blacklisted – 4th Ave b/wBroadway & Spring (Skagway Brewing) 

4 PM LIVE MUSIC -Tatum Sager & Adalia Deach 4th Ave b/w State and Main (Happy Endings Saloon)

4 PM CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT – 4th Ave b/w State and Main St.  $20 Entry fee per team, Sign ups at 4 pm Winners receives $100 gift card to the Station.  (The Station Bar & Grill) 

5 PM LIVE MUSIC Juan Solo – 4th Ave between State and Main St. (Happy Endings Saloon) 

5 PM 25th ANNUAL DUCKY DERBY – Pullen Pond. First duck across the finish line earns $1,000.  Six wild ducks picked at random each earn $100.  (Skagway Chamber of Commerce)  

6 PM – LIVE MUSIC – Big Scott  – 4th Ave b/w Broadway & Spring (Skagway Brewing)

7 PM – LIVE MUSIC – Joe Pace  – 4th Ave b/w Broadway & Spring (Skagway Brewing)

8 PM – LIVE MUSIC – Joe Stephenson  – 4th Ave b/w Broadway & Spring (Skagway Brewing)

8 PM LIVE MUSIC Jess & JDot – 4th Ave b/w State and Main St. (Happy Endings Saloon)

Details

Start:
July 3 @ 6:00 pm
End:
July 4 @ 11:30 pm

Venue

Various Skagway Locations
Skagway, AK 99840 United States + Google Map
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