Events & Festivals Alaska

Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

From music festivals to fishing derbies, Alaska celebrates all things wild and wonderful. Scan the skies at one of Alaska’s many birding festivals, experience an Alaska Native cultural event, or cheer on the state's canine athletes at a dog mushing race. Winter or Summer, Alaska’s festivals range from quirky to creative and everything in between. Be sure to check out the Alaska Events Calendar while planning your trip. There's something for everyone! Visit our Alaska Native Festivals & Events page for even more cultural events. 


Upcoming Festivals & Events

Alaska Bald Eagle Festival Photo
Nov 8 - Nov 10, 2024
The American Bald Eagle Foundation, Haines, AK 99827

The town of Haines celebrates the gathering of bald eagles in November at the Bald Eagle Festival. The event attracts hundreds of visitors from around the country for five days of speakers, presentations, photography workshops, art shows, and special exhibits at the Sheldon Museum and the American [...]

Cordova Iceworm Festival Photo
Jan 25 - Feb 1, 2025
Cordova, Alaska, Cordova, AK 99574

The Cordova Iceworm Festival was created in 1961 by a few great Cordovans who were itching to lift the spirits of those down with the winter blues. Little did they know that the festival would grow to attract people from all across the world! What once was a two or three day party has transformed [...]

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