Annual Events

Fall Events

RUNNING OF THE BOOTS​
Sitka’s answer to Spain’s “Running of the Bulls” — Pull on your boots and wear your zaniest costume! Lots of prize categories! Proceeds benefit the Sitka Local Foods Network and the Sitka Farmers Market.
September
(907) 966-3066
MUDBALL CLASSIC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT​
This annual Labor Day Weekend tournament invites softball teams around the nation to play in Sitka.
September
ALASKA DAY FESTIVAL​
“In this place, Sitka, Alaska, on October 18, 1867, the great land of Alaska was transferred from Russia to the United States.” Celebration of this event includes ceremonies, a period costume ball, dances, dinners, contests, and a parade. Special Alaska Airlines rates!
OCTOBER 11–18
(907) 747-6738
KCAW STARDUST BALL ​
Live music, Lip Sync Extravaganza, and costume contest at this annual sell-out fundraiser for local public radio station, Raven Radio.
October
(907) 747-5877
NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL​
For information on the wide variety of activities, including the annual Fashion Show please call Sitka Tribe of Alaska.
November
(907) 747-3207
Sitka Whalefest
Educational lectures from biologists and speakers, concert, marine tours, and more! Space is limited. Advance reservations recommended to guarantee admission to all events.
November
(907) 747-8878