Events Calendar

For everyone that wishes to enjoy a wide range of Community Events, Skagway has it all. Throughout the year our small community (population 1036 in 2014 census estimate) puts on a host of events with the help of many Skagway volunteers!

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Skagway, AK 99840 United States

December 2016

Yuletide 2016

December 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2016 @ 11:55 pm
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This December, enjoy small town holiday fun during Yuletide, Skagway's month long winter celebration! With the Alaska Marine Highway making Friday arrivals & Sunday departures in Skagway and regular flights between Juneau, Haines & Skagway, a winter get away just got a whole lot easier. This December, step back in time and experience the true joy of the season in beautiful Skagway, Alaska!

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April 2017

Skagway Accommodations Open House

April 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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FREE!!!

Explore the options! Have you ever wanted to peek inside that cute B&B, check out the new hotel rooms or view those cabins on the Dyea Road? Here's your chance! Participating Skagway Accommodations will open their doors and one or more of their rooms on Saturday, April 15 from 1 pm to 3 pm. It's time to satisfy your curiosity!

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Skagway Spring Festival: your cabin fever reliever

April 14, 2017 - April 15, 2017
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Spring into Skagway on April 14 & 15! Live music, art market, museum tours, craft classes and more! You deserve a fun, relaxing weekend before the rush of summer is upon us.

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October 2017

Fall Festival 2017: A Celebration of Art, Music & Life in the North!

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017
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Enjoy crisp autumn days and revel in the laid back pace of Fall Festival. The 2017 lineup of events includes an Artisan Craft Market, Zombie Walk Fundraiser, cooking & craft classes, cribbage tournament and more! Visit www.skagway.org/events for updates!

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March 2018

Buckwheat Ski Classic

March 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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$55

The Buckwheat Ski Classic is a cross country ski race held on the fourth Saturday in March on the Log Cabin Ski Trails. There are 50K, 25K and 10 K adult races, as well as a 5K for kids 12 and under. Online registration begins in January on the race website.

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October 2017

Fall Festival Sunday Schedule

October 22, 2017
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Fall Festival: A Celebration of Arts, Music & Life in the North

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Fall Festival Friday Schedule

October 20, 2017
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Fall Festival: A Celebration of Arts, Music & Life in the North October 20, 21 & 22, 2017

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Fall Festival Saturday Morning Schedule

October 21, 2017
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Fall Festival: A Celebration of Arts, Music & Life in the North

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Fall Festival Saturday Afternoon & Evening Schedule

October 21, 2017
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Fall Festival: A Celebration of Arts, Music & Life in the North

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July 2018

Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2018
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Our July 4th celebration has been history making since Soapy Smith rode at the head of our first parade in 1898. Old fashioned family fun day with races, contests, and events for all to enjoy.  Events include Slow Bike race, Pie Eating contest, Horseshoe Tournament and Egg Toss.

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December 2017

Yuletide

December 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
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Celebrate Yuletide all month long in beautiful Skagway, Alaska! The festivities kick off on Friday, December 1 as Santa arrives downtown on a fire truck illuminated with holiday decorations to switch on the tree lights. Other highlights include a holiday craft bazaar, fabric arts show, photos with Santa, caroling, live music and a free train ride! Come to Skagway and experience the true meaning of the holiday season.

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April 2018

Skagway Spring Festival: Your cabin fever reliever!

April 20, 2018 - April 22, 2018
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Spring is here and Skagway is ready to celebrate the change in season! Join us for a fun weekend of events, including: Friday, April 20th 8 am - 5 pm Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park Museum open to the public - FREE 1:30 pm - Bike Maintenance Demonstration at the Skagway Public Library - FREE 4 - 7 pm - Garden City Artisan Market at the Red Onion Saloon's Bombay Room 5 & 6 pm - RO Brothel Museum…

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October 2018

Fall Festival

October 18, 2018 - October 21, 2018
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A Celebration of Art, Music and Life in the North! Draft Schedule of Events Thursday, October 18, 2018 Mat Pilates 7:30 - 8:20 am - Skagway Recreation Center Vinyasa Yoga 9 am - 10:15 am - Skgway Recreation Center Video Production Workshop with Paul Murray pt 1 of 2.10 am - 2 pm. Call (907) 983-2854  or email skagwayinfo@skagway.org to reserve your spot. Group Cycling 5:45 - 6:30 pm - Skagway Recreation Center Restorative Yoga 5:45 - 7 pm Skagway…

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April 2019

Skagway Spring Festival: Your Cabin Fever Reliever

April 19, 2019 - April 21, 2019
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One event on March 5, 2021 at 12:00 am

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Celebrate Spring in beautiful Skagway, Alaska! Enjoy an evening of live music in the historic Eagles Theater during the Skagway Arts Councils International Folk Festival. Check out what the locals are up to at the Spring Show of Winter Artwork. Explore the Spring Artisan Craft Market and take some art home with you! Meet your neighbors and help clean up the town during Spring Clean Sweep. Celebrate Easter during the community church "sunrise" service at Pullen Park. The weekend will…

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November 2018

Yuletide 2018

November 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - December 31, 2018 @ 11:30 pm
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Enjoy the month long festival of events!

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April 2019

Spring Clean Sweep

April 20, 2019
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September 2019

Fall Roundup/Autumn Clean Sweep

September 21, 2019
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Call or email for more information.

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April 2020

2020 Skagway Arts Council International Folk Festival

April 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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The show will start on April 24, 2020 at 6:30 online at skagwayartscouncil.wixsite.com. See their Facebook page for more details and how to perform.

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October 2019

2019 Skagway Fall Festival

October 18, 2019 - October 20, 2019
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A Celebration of Art, Music and Life in the North! Alaska Day weekend equals fun in Skagway! The hustle & bustle of summer is done. It's time to slow down, enjoy some time with friends & neighbors. Activities include a pumpkin festival, artisan market, bacon festival, aeroponic garden tours, game show night, fundraising burger feeds, author book readings and more! Deadline for submitting your business or organizations event to the print schedule is Friday, September 20th. Enter your information at…

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May 2020

National Tourism Week

May 3, 2020 - May 9, 2020
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Join us for a week of events celebrating how tourism Works for Skagway!

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October 2020

ALL IN PERSON EVENTS CANCELLED – 2020 Fall Festival

October 16, 2020 - October 18, 2020
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Online events welcome!

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June 2020

Independence Day Decorating Contest

June 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 1, 2020 @ 11:30 pm
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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,…

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December 2020

Skagway Christmas Bird Count

December 19, 2020
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Free

Help Skagway's birders as they try to count every bird in Skagway on Saturday, 19 December. Anybody can participate! Feeder watchers are especially encouraged to join, it only takes as little as 15 minutes watching your feeder and reporting what you see. If you want to get outside, you can join field routes that cover areas in Skagway and Dyea. Routes can be split into sections if groups need to avoid contact with each other. Much more information is on…

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Winter Light & Decorating Contest

December 1, 2020 - December 25, 2020
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Skagway Holidays in Lights!  Winter Light & Decorating Contest $300 - 1st & $200 - 2nd prizes for businesses & residents. All submissions entered to win a 6-8-night Caribbean Cruise! Participation is open to all Skagway residents and businesses. Entry is free. No cost or fees apply Entry applications to compete in this contest must be received no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, December 25th. Enter online at https://skagway.com/skagway-holidays-in-lights-winter-light-decorations-contest Contest is for exterior decorations only, including decorations in windows…

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Shop in Skagway

December 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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This is our Annual event that occurs from November 27 – December 24th. This is a great way to support our Local Business community and have some fun. There will be in house drawings and a chance to win 3- $50 cash prizes from the Skagway Chamber of Commerce. The drawings will be held on December 24th and the winners will be contacted after Christmas. Please join us in letting our local businesses how important they are to our community.

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Bring Back the Light 2020

December 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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5pm Join fellow Alaskans by shining a light at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 20 in a moment of celebration, solidarity and reflection. Step outside with others in your household and light a candle or turn on lights, flashlights, headlamps or a lantern. Choose a place where you can be safe and comfortable. Part of a statewide Bring Back the Light effort Alaska Health & Social Services

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Christmas Eve Jingle

December 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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6 pm Worldwide Christmas Eve Jingle 2020 On Christmas Eve at 6pm (your country) everyone is encouraged to come outside and ring a bell for 2 mins to spread Christmas spirit and to help Santa fly that sleigh. With the added option of set Carols to sing after! We will be a part of a wave of bells across the world. https://www.facebook.com/groups/680313885927113/about

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