Attracts musicians from around the state for a week of performances, workshops and dances at Centennial Hall in mid-April.
Jazz and classical music concerts and workshops during the first half of May.
Two days of logging and mining events mid-June in Douglas.
Parades, carnival, outdoor food booths and a huge fireworks show over the Gastineau Channel.
The city stages the WhaleFest! during the first weekend of November to celebrate the large fall gathering of humpbacks with whale-watching cruises, lectures, craft shows and more.
Sitka Summer Music Festival extends Sitka’s reputation as the Southeast’s cultural center at this three-week event in June, which brings together professional musicians for chamber-music concerts and workshops.
The first weekend in August sees chefs, fisher folk and food lovers come together and enjoy one of Alaska's best resources: wild salmon.