Juneau Maritime Festival

Juneau is Maritime.  

Join us for a festival of all things Maritime! Free admission for all. 

Get ready!  The 2016 Juneau Maritime Festival is on Saturday, May 7

 Come to downtown Juneau’s Marine Park on Saturday, May 7th to celebrate Juneau’s rich Maritime culture, history and commerce with over 2,000 of your family, friends and colleagues.  The Juneau Maritime festivities go from 11AM - 5PM but for the first time ever, the annual Blessing of the Fleet will fall on the same day as the Festival. We invite you to attend this important event, starting at 10AM at the Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial, which honors those that have given their lives to the Alaska commercial fishing industry. The Twisted Fish will provide breakfast to those that attend. 

We have a fun day in store for you with activities like:

  • Port to Starboard Progressive Dinner (Register online)
  • Live musical entertainment by JAMM, Flustered Cluckers, Mandalynne and Brass Quintet
  • Southeast Alaska Sailing regatta
  • Hourly 16B Dock Tours
  • Delicious seafood
  • Plenty of children activities
  • Contests like Fillet contest, Tug O’ War and Survival Suits
  • Taku Tote Races
  • Marinade Culinary Contest
  • U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter fly-by
  • And more!

We invite you to support this important community event that honors an important local industry. This community event would not be possible without the help of our supporters.  Please show your support by following this link.

Interested in having a booth at the Festival? Vendors can sign up for a booth here.

Festival Steering Committee:

Kathryn Nickerson, Jack Brandt, Carl Uchytil, Jessica Snyder, Brian Holst, Shawn Blumenshine,  Margaret O’Neal, Joann Flora, Joey Reitmeyer, Jerry Hewes, Eric Norman