Things to do in Juneau: Gold Rush Days!

WHAT: Gold Rush Days
WHO: Everyone!
WHERE: Sandy Beach Savikko Park 504 St Anns Ave, Douglas, 99824
WHEN: Saturday June 18th and Sunday June 19th
COST: FREE (bring a little spending money for food)

Most locals look forward to Gold Rush Days! (If you’re new to the area or visiting, it’s definitely worth stopping by to watch the events and enjoy some great food.) Gold Rush Days is two days long, June 18th and 19th this year, and is filled with exciting logging and mining competitions to watch and participate in, exhibits, TONS of wonderful food and lots of family-fun activities. The event is held at Sandy Beach in Douglas (Savikko Park
504 St Anns Ave, Douglas, 99824). There’s a good amount of parking, but if you live or are staying close by, I would suggest the short walk. Weather pending of course! It is Juneau after all! 😉

For more information and updates on the Gold Rush Days, visit www.facebook.com/JuneauGoldRushDays/ .

For more advice on buying or selling, visit my sites at http://www.sellingjuneau.com and http://juneausellersguide.com .
*Featured image from KTOO. 
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Things to do in Juneau: Juneau Food Tours

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If this will be your first Spring/Summer in town or even if you’ve lived in Juneau for years, Juneau Food Tours is a fun way to experience many of the amazing foods and history the town has to offer!

Buy tickets and read more about the tours here:  http://www.juneaufoodtours.com/ 

When: Daily, May 1 – October 1
Time: Times vary, please see calendar
Cost: $129 plus 5% city sales tax
What’s Included: All tastings, a guided walking tour, reusable shopping bag, bottled water
Who: Anyone age 12 and up. Moderate fitness levels are recommended
Capacity: Up to 12 guests per tour
Wear: Light rain jacket recommended and comfortable walking shoes
Weather: Rain or shine, we will dine!
Where: Tour meets at the Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial (location provided upon ticket purchase)
Dietary restrictions: We will do our best to accommodate dietary needs.
Distance covered: Approximately 1.2 miles