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Indigenous People Sunrise Ceremony

Indians Of All Tribes

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Indigenous People Sunrise Ceremony

A Memorable Event

Special Announcement

Advance tickets for the Sunrise Gathering are sold out.

A limited number of walk up tickets will be available for purchase the morning of the event and we highly recommend arriving at our location well in advance. Parking will be a challenge so please allow enough travel time.

Thursday, November 22, 2018.

Please note this is not the standard Alcatraz Day tour.

There are no regular Alcatraz tours offered on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018.

All participants in the Indigenous People’s Sunrise Gathering must return to Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing upon conclusion of the ceremony.

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

The Ticketbooth opens at 3:00AM on Thursday, November 22, 2018 and boats will depart Pier 33 approximately every 15 minutes from 4:15AM to 6:00AM. We encourage guests to purchase and print tickets on the web. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 415.981.7625 (ROCK) or from the Ticketbooth at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing. The Ticketbooth opens at 3:00AM and general admission is $14.00 per person. Toddlers under 4 years of age are free.

Please also 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.


Indigenous American Indians in front of property sign on Alcatraz Island
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