Sunrise Gathering – Indigenous People Day 2017

(October 3, 2017) — Alcatraz Cruises and the National Park Service will be hosting a special Indigenous People’s Sunrise Ceremonies on Monday, October 9, 2017 and Thursday, November 23, 2017.

The Indigenous People’s Sunrise Gathering is a commemoration of the 1969-71 occupation of Alcatraz by the “Indians of All Tribes” and are one-day events. This is not the standard Alcatraz Island tour and all areas, with the exception of the ceremony location, will be closed and inaccessible to the general public.

On Monday, October 9, the Ticketbooth opens at 4:15AM and boats will depart Pier 33 at approximately 5:00AM, 5:15AM and 5:30AM. General admission is $11.00 per person. Toddlers under 5 years of age are free.

On Thursday, November 23 the Ticketbooth opens at 3:00AM and boats will depart Pier 33 at approximately every 15 minutes from 4:00AM-6:00AM. General admission is $14.00 per person. Toddlers under 5 years of age are free. All participants must return to Pier 33 on the last boat, which will depart Alcatraz Island at approximately 8:45AM.
Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets online and print before arrival. Tickets can be purchased online at special events and exhibits, by calling 415.981.7625 or from the Ticketbooth at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing.

Please note there is absolutely no sale of merchandise of any kind allowed on Alcatraz Island, at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing, or on the sidewalk outside of Alcatraz Landing.

Sunrise Gathering-Indigenous People Day 2017