Juneau residents have mixed feelings about the ship’s arrival amid an uptick an COVID-19 cases, but for the most part, the feeling at the dock and inside downtown businesses on Friday was one of hope.
The pandemic may be waning, but its ripple effects have made for a weird summer for visitor industry businesses and for seasonal workers trying to decide if it’s even worth coming back for a short summer.
Organizers say there was a very little pushback against the requirement that people provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to attend the show.
Bobby Reynolds is best known in Juneau for his long stint at the Red Dog Saloon, playing colorful songs and parodies.
Many business owners in Juneau say that while the COVID-19 closures have devastated their businesses, they’re not rushing to open their doors, either.
Historically, December First Friday is the biggest art walk of the year, but this year November is no slouch.