Dave Morgan, of the city’s Dock and Harbors department, pressure washes the sidewalk near the downtown Visitors Center on Friday, April 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dave Morgan, of the city’s Dock and Harbors department, pressure washes the sidewalk near the downtown Visitors Center on Friday, April 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

PHOTOS: Juneau readies for cruise ship season

It’s that time of year.

The city and downtown businesses get ready for tourist season to begin. The first cruise ship is scheduled to arrive in Juneau on Sunday, April 28.


• Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com. Follow our Instagram at @Juneau.Life.


Richard Hotch, of Herr’s Painting, gives benches a sealing coat at the Alaska T-Shirt Mall on Friday, March 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Richard Hotch, of Herr’s Painting, gives benches a sealing coat at the Alaska T-Shirt Mall on Friday, March 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tanya Trucano, of Trucano Construction, paints the trim on the Alaska-Juneau Mining Company building on Friday, March 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tanya Trucano, of Trucano Construction, paints the trim on the Alaska-Juneau Mining Company building on Friday, March 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dave McCasland, owner of Deckhand Dave’s Fish Tacos, takes down a section of fencing on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, as he prepares to move his food truck business onto the vacant lots that were formerly the Gastineau Apartments and Gunakadeit Park. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly OK’d an ordinance and a resolution that allows for a food court in the area. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dave McCasland, owner of Deckhand Dave’s Fish Tacos, takes down a section of fencing on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, as he prepares to move his food truck business onto the vacant lots that were formerly the Gastineau Apartments and Gunakadeit Park. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly OK’d an ordinance and a resolution that allows for a food court in the area. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The foundation of the former Juneau Cold Storage is broken down on Monday, April 15, 2019, as work starts on Phase 1 of the Archipelago Lot Project on South Franklin. The phase includes a three-quarter-acre deck over out to the Seawalk to be built this summer at a cost of $19 million, with funding coming from the Dock Fund, Port Development Fees, Commercial Passenger Vessel Excise Tax, and Marine Passenger Fees. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The foundation of the former Juneau Cold Storage is broken down on Monday, April 15, 2019, as work starts on Phase 1 of the Archipelago Lot Project on South Franklin. The phase includes a three-quarter-acre deck over out to the Seawalk to be built this summer at a cost of $19 million, with funding coming from the Dock Fund, Port Development Fees, Commercial Passenger Vessel Excise Tax, and Marine Passenger Fees. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A Herr’s Painting employee hand paints the trim on the front of Tanzanite International on Monday, April 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A Herr’s Painting employee hand paints the trim on the front of Tanzanite International on Monday, April 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tal Novell, a city Docks and Harbor employee, pressure washes railings at the cruise ship terminal on Monday, April 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tal Novell, a city Docks and Harbor employee, pressure washes railings at the cruise ship terminal on Monday, April 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sarah Mikesell, of the city’s Dock and Harbors department, sweeps the sidewalk at Marine Park on Friday, April 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sarah Mikesell, of the city’s Dock and Harbors department, sweeps the sidewalk at Marine Park on Friday, April 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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