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Festival of the North. Month long line up of arts related events including:
First Weekend: The Annual Wearable Art Show at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. Featuring functional & not so-functional wearable art creations in a runway fashion extravaganza.
Second Weekend: Quilting in the Rain, Annual Quilt Show. Open exhibition of over 200 contemporary and antique quilts on display. For more information on Festival of the North, contact the Ketchikan Arts and Humanities Council. (907) 225-2211, email ; web site
3rd Weekend: Alaska Hummingbird Festival, A celebration of the annual return of the Rufous Hummingbird and other migratory birds to Ketchikan. Speakers, bird walks and other activities of interest to birders. For more information, contact Southeast Alaska Discovery Center at (907) 228-6220.
Memorial Day Weekend and 1st and 2nd weekends in June: Annual Ketchikan King Salmon Derby, a world class fishing event for locals and visitors. Over $10,000 in cash and prizes awarded. For more information contact Ketchikan CHARR (907) 225-2077; email ; web site.
Memorial Day: Prince of Wales International Marathon, Full marathon for individuals or 2-8 person relays. For more information, contact the Prince of Wales Island Chamber of Commerce. (907) 826-3870, or email .
Ketchikan Fourth of July Celebration: Food and game booths, Kiddie and Main Parades, High School Reunion gatherings, Ketchikan’s annual Timber Carnival, a rubber duck race down Ketchikan Creek and of course, Fireworks.
Last weekend: Prince of Wales Fair & Logging Show, featuresfour competitions, food, booths, and much more. For more information, contact the Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce. (907) 826-3870, or email .
First weekend: Blueberry Arts Festival, A Ketchikan original, featuring over 70 art and craft vendors, food, games, battle of the bands contest, Gigglefeet Dance Festival, special juried art exhibition, slug races, pie eating contests and more. For more information, contact the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council at (907) 225-2211. email , web site.
Thanksgiving weekend: Winter Art Faire, featuring fine arts and crafts for the holiday season. For more information, contact the Ketchikan Area Arts & Humanities Council at (907) 225-2211 or email
Dates TBA: Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic. 8-Team Boys Basketball tournament; teams from around the United States, British Columbia and Alaska. Contact Ketchikan High School at (907) 225-9815.