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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Julie Hughes Triathlon

  • May 21, 2016

The Julie Hughes Triathlon, dedicated in 1985 to the wonderful spirit of Julie who we lost to cancer at the all too young age of 16. The event consists of a 5 mile run, 14 mile bike ride, and 1,000 yard swim. There is a special short course for the 12 & under participants. Athletes can compete on a team or as an individual. Proceeds from this event are donated to the Sitka Cancer Survivors Network. All cyclists are encouraged to have a bicycle safety check prior to the event at Yellow Jerse...


Ocean Wave Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show

  • May 05, 2016 - May 14, 2016
  • Recurring daily
  • Address: John Brady Drive, Sitka, AK 99835

The Ocean Wave Quilt Guild  presents its annual free quilt show on the first floor of Whitmore Hall on the historic former Sheldon Jackson College Campus.  The theme of the show is "Repurpose" and it feautres quilts not previously displayed by the group.


Sitka Summer Music Festival

  • May 31, 2016 - June 26, 2016
  • Recurring daily
  • Address: 104 Jeff Davis Street, Sitka, Alaska 99835

Showcasing internationally acclaimed classical musicians for a month of world class chamber music. Concerts and events are scheduled six days per week in a variety of locations across town. Formal concerts are on Friday and Saturday evenings. Other activities include lunchtime concerts, Family Concert with root beer floats, crab feed, and boat cruise. Contact the Sitka Summer Music Festival or visit the website for more information.



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