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Join us for a historic celebration as we commemorate Alaska Day on October 18th, marking the transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States in 1867. Sitka, the site of this momentous event, invites you to partake in engaging activities and festivities honoring Alaska's rich cultural heritage.

Our event lineup includes a variety of engaging activities designed to immerse you in Alaska's history and traditions. Step back in time at our period costume ball, where guests are encouraged to dress in attire from the 19th century or don traditional Alaska Native clothing. Experience the vibrant dances that showcase Alaska's diverse cultural tapestry and savor the flavors of local cuisine at our themed dinners.

Test your knowledge and skills in contests featuring historical trivia and traditional games, and be sure not to miss the highlight of our celebration—the lively parade! Watch as floats, marching bands, community groups, and historical reenactments fill the streets with color and excitement, reflecting Alaska's rich history and cultural significance.

Alaska Day in Sitka is renowned throughout the state for its festive atmosphere and deep reverence for history. Join us as we pay homage to this important moment in Alaska's past and celebrate the enduring legacy of its cultural heritage. Don't miss out on this signature event that brings together locals and visitors alike in a joyous celebration of Alaska's history and identity.

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  • Harrigan Centennial Hall, 330 Harbor Dr, Sitka, Alaska 99835, United States of America

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