Events & Activities

The Kluane region offers a host of both summer and winter activities and adventures. Through our local network and knowledge, we will be able to connect you with the right people if you require a guide.

SUMMER ACTIVITIES

  • Hiking/Backpacking
  • Paddling (canoe and sea kayak)
  • Fishing
  • Mountain biking
  • Whitewater rafting
  • First Nations/Cultural tours
  • Natural history/Eco-tours
  • Glacier flights
  • Mountaineering
  • Scenic drives
  • Wildlife viewing

WINTER ACTIVITIES

  • Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) viewing
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Backcountry alpine skiing
  • Ski Mountaineering/Glacier Travel on the Icefields
  • Kite-skiing
  • Dog sledding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Ice fishing
  • Scenic drives
  • Wildlife viewing

COMMUNITY EVENTS:

  • Kluane Mountain Blugrass Festival (June)
  • National Parks Day – free interpretive walks and talks (June)
  • Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay (3rd Saturday in June)
  • Canada Day Celebrations – highway parade and barbecue, birthday cake and special events at the St. Elias Convention Centre (July 1st)
  • Village Bakery Salmon Bake and Live Music (Friday nights throughout the summer)
  • Haines Junction Market and Art Gallery (Wednesday afternoons throughout the summer)
  • Da Ku Visitor Centre, Haines Junction – interpretive programs, information videos, visitor information, backcountry registrations (Daily throughout the summer)
  • Campfire Talks and Interpretive Walks in Kluane National Park (weekly program presented by Parks Interpretive Staff throughout the summer)
  • Tachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre, Sheep Mountain – interpretive programs, information videos, viewing telescope, (Daily throughout the summer)
  • Drop-in Soccer (Thursday evenings, summer)
  • Junction Arts and Music Open Mic Night (Last Tuesday of the month throughout the summer)
  • Junction Arts and Music monthly arts and music events and workshops (year-round)
  • Home Routes House Concert Series (Sep to April)
  • Halloween Fireworks, Bonfire and Hot Dog Roast (Oct 31)
  • Christmas Craft Sale (3rd Thurs in November)
  • Skate With Santa (Christmas Eve afternoon, Dec 24)
  • Homecoming Hockey Tournament – Saturday between Christmas and New Years (Dec)
  • Alcan 200 Snowmobile Race (3rd Saturday in January)
  • Old Timer’s Hockey Tournament (last weekend in January)
  • St. Elias Lion’s Club Valentine’s Sweetheart Curling Bonspiel (Valentine’s weekend, Feb)
  • Silver Sled Dog Race (Feb-March)
  • St-Elias Ski Club Family Ski Day (March)
  • Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) (April)
  • Broomball Tournament (April)
  • St. Elias Lion’s Club Annual Jorg Schneider Memorial Poker Run (2nd weekend in May)
  • Mud Bog (Quad race) (May)