Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Juneau, the Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska Sights

Dalton City

  • 296 Fair Dr.
  • Haines
  • Town/Village

Updated 08/19/2014

Fodor's Review

Two popular events take place in Dalton City, a gold-rush-town set for the 1991 Disney film White Fang that was relocated to the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds. The homespun Southeast Alaska State Fair, a four-day event that starts during the last week of July, amuses attendees with a logging show and a fisherman's rodeo, along with live music, rides on a 1920 Herschell-Spillman carousel, local cuisine, Native dancing, and displays of totemic crafts, art, and photography. Another highly convivial event, the two-day Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival, unfolds in late May. A five-course gourmet brewers' dinner, beer-tasting sessions, a home-brew competition, and live music are among the highlights. Tickets, which sell out quickly, go on sale in early February.

Sight Information


Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds, 296 Fair Dr., 1 mile west of downtown, Haines, Alaska, 99827, United States




Sight Details:

  • State fair $10–$15; beer fest event prices vary

Updated 08/19/2014


What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss



No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.