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Come join the funnest team in Southeast- The Southeast Alaska state Fair is seeking a new Executive Director!

Your time to chat, craft and create with the fair

Get excited about Exhibits over the winter months with our workshops in Harriett Hall! Learn more about how to enter your creations next summer while honing old or learning new skills with the rest of the community.

Southeast Alaska State Fair

July 27 – 30, 2023

Great Alaska Craft Beer & Home Brew Festival

May 27, 2023

Spring Fling

April 29, 2023

Haines Community Fishermen's Free Salmon Barbecue

June 16, 2023

YEAR ROUND AT THE FAIRGROUNDS

The 42-acre Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds is a year-round center for Haines community recreation. We welcome safe, responsible use of Fair property for the recreation activities listed below. Leashed dogs welcome, except during Fair events.

Thanks for helping us keep the fairgrounds clean by removing your own refuse and cleaning up after your dog!

Contact the Fair office at 766-2476 to inquire about other permitted uses of Fair property. You can learn more about renting Fair Facilities for your event here

Always be prepared for wildlife.  Keep your eyes out and take your waste out with you – help keep bears and moose wild and people safe!

Disc Golf

The Raven’s Bowl disc golf course is bigger and better than ever!

it’s FREE & always open!

 

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Community Garden
To learn more about the Haines Community Garden or enquire about getting your own allotment, Contact the office.  766-2476
Farmer's Market

EVERY SATURDAY IN SUMMER 10 AM – 12 PM AT PAYSONS PAVILION

The Haines Farmers Market opens Saturday June 4th!

It runs duing all Saturdays outside of Fair events, all summer long, 10 am – 1 pm

The Haines Farmers Market offers a great opportunity to purchase locally grown/made produce, food, arts and crafts, and to visit with friends and neighbors. Markets on the Fairgrounds are held Saturdays under Paysons Pavilion.

For more information, vendor info, and photos, connect with the Haines Farmers Market via email at thehainesfarmersmarket@gmail.com, or visit the website, https://www.hainesfarmersmarket.com/

See you at the Market!

Dalton City
Dalton City, part of the set of the 1991 Disney movie White Fang, was moved from the banks of the Chilkat River to the fairgrounds in 1992. The individual units are rented to small businesses and artists, and the set, with it’s faux-Gold Rush era buildings connected by wooden boardwalk, remains a tourist attraction. The Fair hosts many events through the year–the Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival, the Community King Salmon Barbecue, and Fair contests such as the Fisherman’s Rodeo, on White Fang Way, the set’s central avenue.

RENTAL INFORMATION

To apply for a rental unit in Dalton City, please download and complete the Dalton City Rental Application , and submit along with a written proposal describing your intended use of the rental. Email to: kari@seakfair.org. Applications are considered current and will be kept on file for one year from the date of submission. There is no waitlist, nor guarantee of future tenancy.

Selection Process is competitive. Vacancies in Dalton City will be advertised on this website; in the Chilkat Valley News; and on free local classifieds. Current applications and those received by the advertised deadline will be considered by a selection committee of the Fair’s Board of Directors. Criteria include, but are not limited to, active use as business or studio; viability of proposal; alignment with the Fair’s organizational mission and role in the community, and overall contribution to the vibrancy of Dalton City and the Fairgrounds.

Hockey
The rink is set up and open!
Pickleball
Summers in Payson’s Pavillion, twice a week.  Contact the office to learn more!  766-2476
Playground
The playground on the Fairgrounds is open year round, though sometimes the snow makes it hard to access!  park at the front gate and walk in, the playground is on the left, between the garden andthe Park Stage.  Please note, due to liability issues, the Giant Slide is off limits except while manned during the Fair.  People caught breaking into the Fair will be reported for tresspassing and asked to leave the Fairgrounds.
Other Fair Events
Winterfest February 26, 2022

Back Country Games October 9, 2022

Haines Hustle October 9, 2022

Halloween at the Fair October 31, 2022

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Annual meeting 2022

Annual meeting 2022

Annual SEAK Fair General Membership Meeting Tonight! Dear SEAK Fair Board of Directors and Members Please Join us Tonight (Thursday, August 25 ) at 6:30pm at Harriett Hall or via Zoom. (please find the link below). Our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner will be held on...

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Join the Fair Board!

Join the Fair Board!

The Fair Board of Directors is a dynamic team of dedicated community members who want to continue the tradition of the Southeast Alaska State Fair, far into the future.  We are seeking individuals who have knowledge and experience in budgeting, entertainment,...

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