Season's End Celebration

Season's End

Name: Season's End Celebration & Running of the Boots
Date: September 26, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM AKDT
Event Description:
The 7th Annual Season's End Celebration is brought to you by the Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored by Cruise Lines International Association Alaska (Alaska Cruise Association), as a big THANK YOU to the community for our hospitality over the summer season.

Their support allows the Chamber of Commerce and several visitor industry businesses to serve up free hot dogs and hamburgers to the community.

Co-sponsors include Seafood Producers Coop, Sitka Sound Seafoods and Silver Bay Seafoods, who will be preparing and serving salmon and coleslaw, as their thank you to the community. Additional sponsors include Allen Marine, Sea Mart Quality Foods and AC Lakeside.
 
LIVE MUSIC
TBA

RUNNING OF THE BOOTS
Registration starts at 10 AM under the big white tent on Lincoln Street
Race starts at 11 AM

FREE FOOD
Hamburgers, Hotdogs and Fish will be served from 12pm to 3pm

BEER GARDEN
This is our second year with a beer garden serving our very own local beer, Baranof Island Brewing Company!

The purpose of this event is for Sitkans to get together and celebrate the end of another successful visitor and fishing season.

The day will include the annual Running of the Boots, free food, music, shopping and beer garden with our delicious local beer, Baranof Island Brewing Company!  The free lunch will begin on Lincoln Street at Noon with live music by talented local musicians while you enjoy your FREE and delicious lunch!

The Alaska Cruise Association is again providing the major support for this event, as a big thank you to the community. This is the 8thyear that they have partnered with the Sitka Chamber of Commerce to help the community celebrate the end of another successful summer season.

Everyone is invited to come downtown and join the fun!

 

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The annual Seasons End Celebration is a time for the community of Sitka to gather and celebrate another successful visitor and fishing season. The celebration includes the infamous Running of the Boots, free food, live music, a beer garden and a giant sidewalk sale! 

2009 Celebration

Season’s End Celebration

Another huge thank you to the Alaska Cruise Association for the cash donation that made this event possible.

Alaska Cruise Association

We also need to thank Allen Marine, Sitka Sound Seafoods and Seafood Producers Cooperative for their very generous contributions.

The 15th annual Running of the Boots saw a bigger turnout than ever, coordinated by the Sitka Local Foods Network. Photos of this event are by Charles Bingham.

More photos from the 2009 Season’s End Celebration and Running of the Boots.

2008 Photos

Traci, Gale, Lily Herwald Wilcox Kids In Costume
and they are off! fancy boots

 

Rod Pfleiger, Alaska Cruise Association and Keith Perkins, Chamber of Commerce board member
Photo by Jennifer Meyer, JI Photography

Rod Pfleiger, Alaska Cruise Association and Keith Perkins, Chamber of Commerce board member, enjoying some of the free refreshments on Saturday, September 27, 2008.