Southeast Alaska

Southeast communities offer lots of fun, educational, entertaining, and yes, even quirky events throughout the year. Please follow the event links to learn more and to confirm dates, and for more extensive event information please visit the individual city websites listed on the Communities to Explore page.

April 2017

Wrangell AK golfing

Ketchikan
Alaska Hummingbird Festival, April 1 – April 30
Haines
Annual Spring Fling BBQ & Music, April 28
Juneau
Alaska Folk Festival, April 3 – 9
Alaska Improv Festival, April 27 – May 1
Wrangell
Stikine River Birding Festival, April 27 – 30
Skagway
Skagway Folk Festival & Spring Art Show, April 14–15

Stikine River Birding Festival in Southeast Alaska

May 2017

wrangell AK fishing events

Ketchikan
Celebration of the Sea & Art Walk, May 5
Ketchikan King Salmon Derby
Weekends: May 27-29; June 3-4; June 10-11
Sitka
Sitka Salmon Derby, May 27 – 29, June 3 – 4
Juneau
Juneau Jazz & Classics, May 5 – 20
Wrangell
64th Annual King Salmon Derby, May 13 – June 11
Golf Tournaments, May through September
Haines
25th Great Alaska Craftbeer & Homebrew Festival, May 26–27
5K-10K Slammin’ Salmon Run, May 27
37th King Salmon Derby, May 28 – 20, June 4 – 5
Skagway
8th Annual North Words Writers Symposium, May 31 – June 3

June 2017

Man fishing in Southeast Alaska

Ketchikan
Ketchikan King Salmon Derby,
Weekends: June 4-5; June 11-12
Race to Alaska!, June 8
Sitka
Sitka Salmon Derby, June 3 – 4
Sitka Summer Music Festival, June 6 – July 2
Sitka Fine Arts Camp, June 12 – July 30
Wrangell
65th Annual King Salmon Derby, May 14 – June 12
July 2017
August 2017
Sightseeing marine view in Southeast Alaska
September 2017
Dog and boy on boat in Southeast Alaska
Skagway
Klondike International Road Relay, September 8 – 9
Haines
Raven’s Bowl Disc Golf Tournament, September 3
October 2017
Sitka
Alaska Day Festival, October 11 – 18
Skagway
Fall Festival, October 20 – 22
Wrangell
Pumpkin Patch Festival, October 7
November 2017
Eagles in Haines AK
Haines
23rd Alaska Bald Eagle Festival, November 6–11
Sitka
WhaleFest, November 3 – 5
Wrangell
Harvest Fest, November 3 – 5
Juneau
Juneau Public Market, November 24 – 26
December 2017
Skiing in Southeast Alaska

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