Annual Events

Winter Events

Sitka’s Holiday Fest
A celebration of the holidays including the Christmas Bazaar, parade, Polar Dip, Christmas concerts, and extended shopping hours. For details check the Daily Sitka Sentinel.
November & December
Sitka Artisans Market
Held at Harrigan Centennial Hall. A quality retail shopping experience, featuring handcrafted items, made in Alaska. Proceeds support the Greater Sitka Arts Council.
December
Landlubber’s Parade
This annual Christmas parade walks the downtown area in celebration of the holiday season. For details check the Daily Sitka Sentinel.
December
Russian Christmas and Starring
A week long celebration including a Christmas feast and the Orthodox practice of caroling. Russian Christmas is on January 7th by the old Julian calendar.
January
(907) 747-8120
Sitka Jazz Festival and All–Alaska Jazz Band
Professional jazz musicians come from around the world to teach, inspire, and perform.
January–February
(907) 738-9160
Banff Film Festival
Sitka hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, bringing the spirit of outdoor adventure to the Sitka Performing Arts Center.
February
(907) 747-5080