Winterfest

February 16 – 18, 2024

A weekend of winter fun in Haines, Alaska!

Friday

Beacon Race & Gear Check

Avalanche Awareness

Presented by the Haines Avalanche Center

5:30 PM at the Brewery

Walk Along Chilkat Avenue

Presented by the Klukwan SEARHC Community Wellness

A 1 mile out and back walk, participants may choose a free gift after the walk.

12:00 PM at the Klukwan SEARHC Clinic

Indoor Tournaments

Ping Pong and Cornhole , Men’s and Women’s: 3-Point Contest and Free Throw Contest

Ping Pong and Cornhole tournaments $5  to enter.   Winner receives 1/2 ,  Other half goes toward Gold Medal fundraisers.
3 point contest $5 to enter.  Winner receives ½
Free Throw Contest $5 to enter.  Winner receives ½

Concession snacks available, funds go toward Gold Medal fundraiser

Presented by the Klukwan SEARHC Community Wellness

7:00 PM at the Klukwan Gym

SATURDAY

Kat 2 Koot

Presented by Haines HUTS

8:00 AM at Dalton City

Registration at https://www.runreg.com/kat-2-koot

ALCAN 200

Presented by the Snowburners

Calcutta Auction February 16 with driver signup at 5:30, Auction at 7:00 PM

Race Day February 17, 9:00 AM meet, 10:00 AM Start

Any questions? Call Kathi Lapp (907) 766-3951 or Patty Campbell at (907) 314-0404

Winter Games

Free Fun and Games For All Ages

Hosted by the Southeast Alaska State Fair

10:00 am at the Fairgrounds

Test your wintertime skills with fun and silly games for the whole family! Games may include the Bird Curling, Ski Races, Frying Pan Toss, Tea Making, Water Hauling, Snowshoe Races, the 4X4 Race, and more!

Annual Chili Cookoff

Games followed by a Chili Cookoff and Potluck  – bring a crock pot of your special chili recipe for Winter Games attendees to judge!

learn more at 907-766-2476

Winterfest Day/Glow Disc Golf Tournament

Presented by RBKB Disc Golf Club

Registration: 3:30 pm Harriett Hall

4:00 pm Front Nine

6:00 pm Back Nine

Free Admission, optional $3.00 Ace Pot

Glow Tape available at Registration

Ice Grippers and Headlamps Recommended

20 holes, half daylight, half night

with a mid-round warm-up and hot food!

Dance Party

Hosted by Southeast Alaska State Fair

7:00 PM at Harriett Hall

Kat 2 Koot Award ceremony and DJ dance party

Chilkat Winters

Hosted by Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center

Enjoy listening or share a story of your own about winters in the Chilkat Valley.  The gallery will be open after the storytelling session for self-guided tours. Select items will be on sale in the gift shop.

Children 5-17 $5,  Adults 18 and older $10, Children 4 and under free

2:00 – 4:00 PM at Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center in Klukwan

Jilkaat Traditional Art Supply Store

Open 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Pick up art supplies for your winter projects!

SUNDAY

Miles Klehini Ski Classic

10K Classic Ski Event

Hosted by Haines Ski and Hike Club

12:00 pm at 25 Mile Haines Highway

Free hamburgers and hot dogs to follow

For more information, contact Ray at 907-766-2610

Gear Swap

Hosted by Four Winds Resource Center

10:00 AM at Mosquito Lake Community Center

Sledding Party

Hosted by Klukwan SEARHC Community Wellness

Bring a sled and invite your friends and family to the fire pit at the bottom of the hill to roast the marshmallows for smore’s. Sledding is FREE; Hot Chocolate and fixin’s for S’mores will be sold as a fundraiser for Basketball travel.

1:00 PM at the hill near the Chilkat Indian Village Office  in Klukwan