Sitka is home to the finest events!

Consider arriving in Sitka during one of their many outstanding events and festivals! There's an array of adventure, fun and education--all are treasures you can find in Sitka by the Sea!

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Alaska Day Festival

  • October 11, 2015 - October 18, 2015
  • Recurring daily

The actual transfer ceremony occurred in Sitka when the United States purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867.  Celebrations include ceremonies, a period costume ball, dances, dinners, contests, a parade and more!  Visit Sitka to enjoy all the festivities.  



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