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Independence Day Decorating Contest

June 19 @ 8:00 am - July 1 @ 11:30 pm

This Independence Day, the Skagway Tourism Department invites Skagway’s businesses & residents to be a part of a

Small Town Celebration –
Supporting Locals One Business at a Time

In our rapidly changing world and the continued need to social distance, this year’s celebration will be a bit different. Let’s get creative and show what makes #SkagwayStrong this Independence Day!

Businesses and residents are encouraged to be a part of the celebration by decorating your storefront and homes in red, white and blue to commemorate Independence Day.

Please recycle or shop local for decorations and be creative. Prizes for decorations will be awarded to:
• Best Business,
• Best Non-Profit,
• Best House
• Best Apartment.
• Best Skagway Spirit
All entries will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for a $100 gift certificate to a local business.

To participate, submit a photo of your decorations or display by Wednesday, July 1st to our 2020 #thisisskagway photo & video contest at


June 19 @ 8:00 am
July 1 @ 11:30 pm


Skagway Tourism Department
(907) 983-2854


Email contact


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