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/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
Season’s End Celebration
Check www.sitkachamber.com for more info about Season’s End Celebration or call the Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce (907) 747-8604 or email: ed@sitkachamber.com.
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