Mt. Marathon Race

Alaska’s biggest Independence Day celebration is  held in Seward every Fourth of July. The combination running-climbing race to the top of 3,022-foot …

 

Ketchikan’s King Salmon Derby

is actually one of four salmon Derbys in the town, all getting underway in May or June. Entrants compete for thousands of …

 

Norwegian Festival

Held each year on the third weekend of May, celebrates Norway’s Independence Day. This is a colorful event with old-country costumes, dances, …