Southeast Alaska

Be sure to check with the local community for updated events programming changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The list below is a representative list of events that are usually scheduled in these months.

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

Stikine River Birding Festival in Southeast Alaska

May

wrangell AK fishing events

Ketchikan
Celebration of the Sea Art Walk
Sitka
Sitka Salmon Derby
Juneau
Juneau Jazz & Classics
June

Man fishing in Southeast Alaska

Ketchikan
Race to Alaska!, finishes in Ketchikan
Sitka
Sitka Music Festival – June 1-30, 2021
Sitka Fine Arts Camp – June 7-July 31, 2021
July

Bear in Southeast Alaska

Sitka
Alpine Adventure Run – July 24, 2021
Uncommon Music Festival – July 26 – August 8, 2021
Haines
Southeast Alaska State Fair
Juneau
Fourth of July Community Celebration

Alaska Bear Festival running event

August
Sightseeing marine view in Southeast Alaska
September
Dog and boy on boat in Southeast Alaska
October
Sitka
Alaska Day Festival – October 9 – 19, 2021
Skagway
Fall Festival: A Celebration of Art, Music, and Life in the North!
November
Eagles in Haines AK
December
Juneau
Annual Gallery Walk
Ketchikan
Winter Arts Walk
Skiing in Southeast Alaska
January
Sitka
Russian Christmas and Starring – January 3 – 10, 2021

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