Village of Haines Junction

Plan to participate in or plan your visit to coincide with one of Haines Junction's annual events.

January

• Alcan 200 Snowmachine Race – Haines Highway race from the US/Canada border to Dezadeash Lake and back – third Saturday in January
• Old Timer's Hockey Tournament – last weekend in January

February

• Female Hockey Jamboree – mid-February
• St. Elias Lion's Club Annual Sweetheart Bonspiel – Valentine's Day weekend

March

• Silver Sled Dog Sled Race – early March
• Junction Family Ski FUNction – early March

May

• St. Elias Lion's Club Annual Jorg Schneider Memorial Poker Run – first weekend in May
• Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival – late May

June, July and August

Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival – second weekend in June

• National Parks Day – June 16th, free interpretive walks and talks
• Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay – over 1100 riders in teams of one, two, four and eight persons ride from Haines Junction to Haines, Alaska – third Saturday in June
• National Aboriginal Day – June 21st, special events to celebrate aboriginal culture and heritage

• Canada Day Celebrations – join the celebrations, highway parade and barbecue, birthday cake and special events at the St. Elias Convention Centre, July 1st starting at 11:00 a.m.

• Campfire Talks and Interpretive Walks in Kluane National Park – weekly program presented by Parks Interpretive Staff throughout the summer
• Coffee Houses – northern musicians perform on the deck of the Village Bakery every Friday evening – free
• Tachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre, Sheep Mountain – interpretive programs, information videos, viewing telescope, open daily

October

• Halloween Bonfire and Fireworks – fireworks display and hotdog roast at the Dezadeash River Day Use Area, October 31st

November

• Christmas Craft Sale – local craft persons and artists sell their goods at St. Elias Convention Centre – third Thursday in November

December

• Skate With Santa – Christmas Eve afternoon
• Homecoming Hockey Tournament – Saturday between Christmas and New Years