Alaska Business Monthly

Southeast Alaska State Fair


The Southeast Alaska State Fair reflects the culture and people of Southeast Alaska," says Director Jessica Edwards. "This is a place where we catch fish, harvest timber, hike mountains, and take energy from long summer days. Our events, contests, and attractions reflect Southeast Alaska--the logging show, the fisherman's rodeo, the Wearable Art show, Tlingit carving demonstrations, puppet theater, a full day of events and contests with concerts far into the night--all of these are uniquely reflective of the people, lifestyles, and art forms in our region."

That's the short list of what takes place at the fair; it also includes several races; fair Grand Parade; Lovable Dog contest; Southeast's Got Talent contest; horseshoe, disc golf, and volleyball tournaments; fiddle and singer/songwriter contest; Kids' Stage free crafts and games; vendors; and live music. …

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