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Schedule of Events

Festival Hours

 

Thursday, May 26th – Noon to 8 PM*
Friday, May 27th – 10 AM to 8 PM*
Saturday, May 28th – 10 AM to 8 PM*
Sunday, May 29th – 10 AM to 8 PM*
Monday, May 30th – 10 AM to 5 PM*

*Hours subject to change.

EVERYDAY OF THE FESTIVAL

CRAB FESTIVAL SHUTTLE

Thursday 4 PM – 615 PM  |  Friday- Saturday 12 PM – 715 PM  |  Sunday 12 PM – 615 PM  |  Monday 12 PM – 4 PM

Take a ride on Kodiak Crab Festival’s FREE SHUTTLE! Free shuttle courtesy of First Student. Shuttles will run between the High School (cafeteria stairs) and Orpheum Theater every 15 minutes.

98.7 KVOK/HOT 101.1’S ANNUAL CRAB CAB FLYAWAY 2022
98.7 FM KVOK HOT 101.1 FM |  May 9th – June 3rd  |  8 AM – 6 PM

Pick up your Limited Edition 2022 Crab Cab Bumper stickers at participating businesses for a chance to win (2) two roundtrip tickets to Hawaii. Listen weekdays at 9 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM & 4 PM on 98.7 FM KVOK & HOT 101.1 FM for your license plate number to be called and your name to go in the drawing. For more information call the KVOK Office at (907) 486-5159 or go to www.kvok.com for the rules and participating businesses. The winner will be drawn on Friday, June 3rd during Hotline.

TENNIS TOURNAMENT | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION
Weather Dependent, Baranof Park |  May 24th – May 31st  |  6 PM

There will be a singles and doubles division. Awards will be presented for 1st in each division. Matches will depend on the weather and will run through Memorial Day on evenings and weekends. Register by Monday the 23rd by 5 PM. Entry is free. For more information and registration, contact tournament director Steve Johnston at (907) 654-7014, or sfjohnston@hotmail.com

FIRST-ANNUAL KODIAL DAILY MIRROR CRAB FEST TOKEN SEARCH 2022
All Around Kodiak  |  May 26th – May 31st

This inaugural event starts Thursday, May 26th, and runs through Tuesday, May 31st, if the token isn’t found sooner. The Token is a 4-inch wooden circle with official lettering that indicates it is the KDM Crab Fest Token. The token will be hidden on public property, and no digging or property destruction will be required to find it. To find the Token, KDM will be releasing a clue a day starting on May 26th. Thursday’s and Friday’s clues will be put in those issues of the Kodiak Daily Mirror and will also be available at the Crab Fest Headquarters, Booth #1. Saturday, Sunday, and Monday clues will only be available at the Crab Fest Headquarters, Booth #1. The first person to find the Token and return it to the Crab Fest Headquarters booth or the Kodiak Daily Mirror office during regular business hours no later than June 1, 2022, will win $1,000.

DISCOVER KODIAK’S CRAB FEST COLORING CONTEST
Discover Kodiak  |  May 26th – May 31st  |  8 AM – 4 PM

Coloring contest for age groups: (3 and under), (4-6) (7-11), and (12-up). Stop by Discover Kodiak for a page to color and return it by 4 PM on Tuesday, May 31st to be entered for a chance to win a $25 gift card to The Islander Bookshop. Each age group will be eligible for (1) gift card.

Art will be displayed in the visitor center until later in the summer, where then the artists can then come and pick up their entries.

ALUTIIQ MUSEUM | 12 PM
The Alutiiq Museum  |  May 26th – May 28th  |  12 PM – 4 PM

During Crab Festival visit the Alutiiq Museum Gallery and learn about the rich cultural history of Kodiak. Everyone is welcome and admission is free for all during Crab Fest. The Alutiiq Museum gallery and store are open from 12 – 4 PM, Tuesday – Saturday. Located at 215 Mission Road, just up the street from Crab Fest!

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD | BLOOD DRIVE
125 Powel Ave  | May 26th – May 30th   |  8 AM – 430 PM

You can make the difference. Schedule your appointment with Terra Cupp by calling or texting (907) 654-9419 . For those with recent piercings, there is no wait time, and for those with recent tattoos; if done in Kodiak, you need to wait one month. If done outside of Kodiak, must wait 1 year.

BIG RAYS ANNUAL CRAB FESTIVAL TENT SALE
212 Lower Mill Bay Road |  May 27th – May 29th  |  Opens 9 AM daily

 

This huge parking lot tent sale is loaded with clearance merchandise and special buys purchased just for this spectacular, twice-a-year event! New items are added daily, deep discounts on your favorite brands, and much more… don’t miss it! For more information call (907) 486-4276.

THURSDAY, MAY 26TH

DOUBLE SHOVEL CIDER CO. KODIAK – GRAND OPENING RIBBON CUTTING CERAMONY | 1130 AM
Double Shovel Cider Co (101 Center Street) |  1130 AM – 12 PM

Welcome our newest business to Kodiak! Celebrate the grand opening of Double Shovel Cider Co, Kodiak! Enjoy delicious food and be entered to win Double Shovel Swag and 2022 Crab Fest gear! Kick-off Crab Fest with a celebration!

CRAB CAB STICKER PARTY | 12 PM
Crab Fest Headquarters  |  12 PM – 2 PM

The Kodiak Crab cab will be on-site outside the Chamber of Commerce Crab Fest Booth! Stop by and pick up your free Crab Cab sticker for a chance to win (2) two round trip tickets to Hawaii.

KODIAK ELK’S LODGE | 12 PM
The Kodiak Elks Lodge, Upstairs Restaurant |  12 PM – 8 PM

The Lodge’s upstairs restaurant and bar will be open to the public for the duration of the event. Because the bar is open as well, anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please note, this event is entirely run by volunteers and any tips received will be donated to local charities!
The Lodge will be serving specials for the duration of Crab Fest:

  • Beer bratwurst with your choice of fixings for $6.50
  • Prime Rib French Dip Sandwich for $12.50
  • 12oz Beer for $4

PARDONING OF THE CRAB | 515 PM
Crab Fest Stage on the Mall  |  515 PM

This year’s pardoner will be Aimee Williams, Executive Director of Discover Kodiak who serves on the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. The official “Pardoning of the Crab” will take place downtown on the Crab Fest Stage on the Mall. This ceremony will keep a King Crab safe from harm this Crab Festival! This King Crab will be spared so the festival is sure to run smooth.

PREDICTED MILE RUN | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION | 6 PM

Joe Floyd Track in Baranof Park  |  530 PM Sign up  |  6 PM Race begins

This is an event in which the participant estimates the time it will take them to run one mile. The winner is the person who comes closest to his or her prediction. Wearing watches/listening to music is not permitted. There is no charge for this event. Contact the Teen Center for more information at (907) 486-8665 or parkstaff@city.kodiak.ak.us  

IN DA MIXX ON DA MALL COMMUNITY TALENT SHOW WITH DJ MARC “ISLAND STYLE ENTERTAINMENT” | 7 PM
Crab Fest Stage on the Mall |  7 PM – 8 PM

Come out and jam with DJ Marc in the plaza downtown! Calling singers, dancers, and all talent to perform in the Community Talent Show, where anyone can sign up and perform! Prizes to be given away. Call (907) 539-1542 if you’d like to participate!

PREDICTED MILE SWIM | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION | 715 PM
Kodiak Community Swimming Pool  |  7 PM Sign up on the pool deck  |  715 PM Race begins

This is an event in which the participant estimates the time it will take them to swim one mile (35 laps, down and back). The winner is the person who comes closest to his or her prediction. Wearing watches/listening to music is not permitted. There is no charge for this event. Contact Heather Hubert for more information, (907) 481-2267 or hhubert@city.kodiak.ak.us

FRIDAY, MAY 27TH

CRAB FEST ANNUAL BOOK SALE | 11 AM
Kodiak Public Library Multi-Purpose Room |  11 AM – 4 PM

10 AM – 11 AM KPLA Members ONLY Early Bird Sale! Annual Book sale – selling books at $5 per grocery bag. Bring your own grocery bag!

ALASKA AIRLINE LUGGAGE TAG GIVEAWAY | 10 AM
Crab Fest Headquarters  |  10 AM – 8 PM

Stop by the Alaska Airlines tent to learn more about the airline from the local station team. You won’t want to miss out on the fun giveaways. Free while supplies last.

CRAB FESTIVAL ART SHOW | 12 PM
Fisherman’s Hall  |  12 PM – 7 PM

The Annual Crab Fest Art Show, sponsored by The Frame Shop & Kodiak Arts Council with the opening reception (May 27th).  Explore and enjoy new original creative work by Kodiak artists in the 22nd Annual Crab Festival Art Show. The opening reception and artist meet and greet will be from 5 to 7 PM.

KODIAK ELK’S LODGE | 12 PM
The Kodiak Elks Lodge, Upstairs Restaurant |  12 PM – 8 PM

The Lodge’s upstairs restaurant and bar will be open to the public for the duration of the event. Because the bar is open as well, anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please note, this event is entirely run by volunteers and any tips received will be donated to local charities!
The Lodge will be serving specials for the duration of Crab Fest:

  • Beer bratwurst with your choice of fixings for $6.50
  • Prime Rib French Dip Sandwich for $12.50
  • 12oz Beer for $4

CRAB FESTIVAL ART SHOW OPENING RECEPTION | 5 PM
Fisherman’s Hall  |  5 PM – 7 PM

The Annual Crab Fest Art Show opening reception and artist meet and greet will be from 5 to 7 PM sponsored by The Frame Shop & Kodiak Arts Council. Explore and enjoy new original creative works by Kodiak artists in the 22nd Annual Crab Festival Art Show. Some work in the show is available for purchase.

CHESS TOURNAMENT | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION | 6 PM
Teen Center |  6 PM

Sign-up from 5 – 6 PM at the Teen Center. There will be no charge for this event. The overall champion will receive an award. Contact the Teen Center for more information, (907) 486-8665 or parkstaff@city.kodiak.ak.us

GALLEY TABLES “LET’S GET CRACKIN” | 7 PM
Crab Fest Stage on the Mall  |  7 PM

This is a return of Galley Tables to in-person public storytelling. We will host a fabulous event featuring five people sharing a personal story of theirs based on “Let’s Get Crackin”. Since the theme can be somewhat abstract, they are interpreted very differently, and so we are treated to a buffet of diverse, expressive, and engaging stories.

SATURDAY, MAY 28TH

CRAB FESTIVAL GRAND PARADE | 10 AM
Mill Bay Road between Powell and Bartel |  10 AM
Participants line up at Main Elementary  |  830 AM – 930 AM

Join us Saturday, May 28th from 10 – 1130 AM. The parade route will be on Mill Bay between Powell and Bartel Street. Parking is limited so be sure to come early. Contact the Chamber with any questions at (907) 486-5557.

CRAB FESTIVAL SHRIMP PARADE | 10 AM
Noodles Parking Lot  |  Line-up at 930 AM

Participants 10 and under are invited to march in the Shrimp Parade! Line-up at 930 AM, parade starts at 10 AM. All entrants must be under adult supervision before the parade and while walking the parade route. Certificates will be awarded for Hottest Wheels, Most Creative, Best “Let’s Get Crackin”, Most Spirited, Cutest Crab and Most Kodiak. For more information contact the Chamber at (907) 486-5557.

UNITED STATES COAST GUARD H65 STATIC DISPLAY | 10 AM
The Spit  |  10 AM – 3 PM

The H65 will be on static display on Oscars Dock from 10 AM – 3 PM

CRAB FEST ANNUAL BOOK SALE | 11 AM
Kodiak Public Library Multi-Purpose Room |  11 AM – 4 PM

Annual Book sale – selling books at $5 per grocery bag. Bring your own grocery bag!

KODIAK ALUTIIQ DANCERS | 12 PM
Crab Fest Stage on the Mall  |  12 PM

The Kodiak Alutiiq Dancers with perform a 30 minute setlist of traditional and contemporary Alutiiq songs to celebrate and educate on Alutiiq culture.

CRAB FESTIVAL ART SHOW | 12 PM
Fisherman’s Hall  |  12 PM – 5 PM

The Annual Crab Fest Art Show, sponsored by The Frame Shop & Kodiak Arts Council. Explore and enjoy new original creative work by Kodiak artists in the 22nd annual Crab Festival Art Show.

KODIAK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE VISITOR CENTER REOPENING | 12 PM
Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (402 Center Street) |  12 PM – 5 PM

Everyone is invited to the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on May 28th from 12 – 5 PM for the Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest exhibit which will feature the art of many Kodiak area youth. Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge staff are excited to welcome back the community and visitors as our doors reopen the Saturday during the Kodiak Crab Festival. Our hours of operation this spring will be Tuesday-Saturday 12 PM – 5 PM. Admission to the visitor center is free.

UNITED STATES COAST GUARD SEARCH AND RESCUE DEMO | 1230 PM
In the Harbor |  1230 PM – 1245 PM

H60 helicopter and C130 will conduct a Search and Rescue Demonstration in the Channel, with an MC talking through the demonstration at 1230pm. The H65 will be on static display on Oscars Dock from 9 AM – 3 PM.

KODIAK ELK’S LODGE | 12 PM
The Kodiak Elks Lodge, Upstairs Restaurant |  12 PM – 8 PM

The Lodge’s upstairs restaurant and bar will be open to the public for the duration of the event. Because the bar is open as well, anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please note, this event is entirely run by volunteers and any tips received will be donated to local charities!
The Lodge will be serving specials for the duration of Crab Fest:

  • Beer bratwurst with your choice of fixings for $6.50
  • Prime Rib French Dip Sandwich for $12.50
  • 12oz Beer for $4

NORM HOLM MEMORIAL SURVIVAL SUIT RACE | 1 PM
Harbor  |  1 PM

Teams that want to participate must sign up at the boat ramp by Harbormaster’s office before the 1230 PM day of the event. Serious fun in this popular event! The entry fee is $40 per team. Those who get 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place will receive a plaque and a sweatshirt. All participants receive a T-shirt. For more information call Emily at
(907) 539-5699.

KODIAK LION’S SAWDUST PILE | 2 PM

On the Spit  |  2 PM

50+ year tradition. $1,000 in change mixed in with saw dust – 5 minutes each age group: (1-3 y/o), (3-5 y/o), (6-8 y/o), and (9 & 10 y/o). On Sunday, $500 will be added to the pile!

YOUTH FOOT RACES | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION | 2 PM
Baranof Park  |  2 PM

Youth from two to about ten years are divided into age groups. Ribbons are awarded to winners and participants. There is no charge for this event.

LIVE MUSIC FEATURING “ELLAMY TILLER & THE TWANG” | 2 PM

Crab Fest Stage on the Mall  |  2:00 PM

 

8 years ago, The Twang boys were backing up an aspiring musician from Nashville. During a break Ellamy Tiller introduced herself to us.  Later she was brave enough to join us on stage and the rest is history. We put the twang twist on all kinds of music.

Ellamy Tiller – guitar, vocals. Andy Edgerly – dobro, banjo, vocals. Steve Richter – upright bass, vocals.
Jim Peterson – mandolin, vocals.

FISH TOSS | ROTARY | 3 PM
Boat ramp at the Spit  |  3 PM

Teams of two, sign up in advance with the Kodiak Rotary or 15 minutes before the event in person at the boat ramp. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place.

LIVE MUSIC FEATURING “CROOKED ISLAND” | 4 PM

Crab Fest Stage on the Mall  |  4 PM

If the ladies are dancing, we’re doing our job. Play R&B, funk, blues, jazz, and whatever motivates. Kid-friendly, grandparent-approved funkaliciousness!

Logan Cole: lead vocals, acoustic guitar, melodica. Mike Haffeman: drums, vocals, zither. Walter Meuling: lead guitar, sleeve tattoo. Steve Richter: keyboards, black t-shirt. Jerred Williams: Bass, vocals, vibraslap.

PING PONG TOURNAMENT | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION | 6 PM
Teen Center |  6 PM

Sign up at the Teen Center from 5 – 6 PM. There will be no charge for this event. There will be an Open and Novice division. Awards will be presented to the champions of each division. Contact the Teen Center for more information, at (907) 486-8665 or parkstaff@city.kodiak.ak.us

GALLEY TABLES “LET’S GET CRACKIN” | 7 PM

Crab Fest Stage on the Mall  |  7 PM

 

This is a return of Galley Tables to in-person public storytelling. We will host a fabulous event featuring five people sharing a personal story of theirs based on “Let’s Get Crackin”. Since the theme can be somewhat abstract, they are interpreted very differently, and so we are treated to a buffet of diverse, expressive, and engaging stories.

LION’S CHAMPIONSHIP ARM-WRESTLING | 7 PM
Tony’s on the Mall  |  7 PM – 11 PM

Arm-wrestling in 3 divisions, (3 men, 2 women). Champions get a T-Shirt. Weighing begins at 7 PM, and the tournament starts at 8 PM. T-shirts will also be for sale. Lots of excitement!

SUNDAY, MAY 29TH

PASAGSHAK-TO-KODIAK BIKE RACE | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION | 9 AM
Begins at Pasagshak River  |  9 AM

This 41-mile event begins at the mouth of the Pasagshak River and ends in front of the Armory at 125 Powell Street. Register by 8 PM. on Saturday, May 28th. These records are for the races ending at the Harbor Masters Office. The entry fee is $30. Awards will be given to men’s and women’s 1st place overall, and medals to winners in four different men’s and women’s age groups. All participants will receive a t-shirt. Awards and t-shirts were presented at the Teen Center at 4 PM. Contact the Teen Center for more information, (907) 486-8665 or parkstaff@city.kodiak.ak.us

IDIDAROCK | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION | 9 AM
Pasagshak River |  9 AM

BIKE 41 miles from Pasagshak to town, then RUN the 9-mile Pillar Mountain Classic (late start is okay but there may be no one at the top with water), and then SWIM one mile between 1 and 330 PM at the Kodiak School and Community swimming pool (fins okay). Register by 6 PM on Saturday, May 28th Entry fee is $30. For more information contact Heather Hubert at (907) 481-2267 or hhubert@city.kodiak.ak.us

CRAB FESTIVAL GOLF TOURNAMENT | 9 AM
Bear Valley Golf Course  |  9 AM

9 AM shotgun start $30 per person, burger burn afterward, and wear your favorite Crab Fest shirt.
Call with questions, at (907) 487 5323

PILLAR MOUNTAIN CLASSIC RACE | CITY OF KODIAK PARKS & RECREATION | 12 PM
Armory Building  |  Early start 11 AM  |  12 PM

Awards for the Pillar Mountain Run are sponsored by Kodiak Electric Association. The traditional Pillar Mountain course starts at 125 Powell Street in front of the Armory building, goes on to Mill Bay Road, down Birch, up Pillar Mountain Road, follows the trail west along the top, goes down a rugged trail into Swampy Acres, and back on Mill Bay Road to the finish at the starting line. These records are for the races ending at the Harbor Masters Office. Awards will be given to men’s and women’s 1st place overall, awards for winners in four different men’s and women’s age groups. Awards and t-shirts presented at the Teen Center at 4 PM. Entry fee is $30. Register at the Teen Center by 8 PM. on Saturday, May 28th. Check in on race day will be at the Kodiak Community swimming Pool from 1030 – 1130 AM. Contact the Teen Center for more information at (907) 486-8665 or parkstaff@city.kodiak.ak.us

CRAB FESTIVAL ART SHOW | 12 PM
Fisherman’s Hall  |  12 PM – 5 PM

The Annual Crab Fest Art Show, sponsored by The Frame Shop & Kodiak Arts Council. Explore and enjoy new original creative work by Kodiak artists in the 22nd annual Crab Festival Art Show.

CRAWL THE ROCK, BABY! | KODIAK KINDNESS | 12 PM
Sargent Park, History Museum Lawn |  12 PM

Ready Set Go!! Enter a crawling baby or barely-walking toddler in this FUNdraiser for the Kodiak KINDNESS Project. Videos of the races will be posted within one week after the event. Pre-register online (look for links on KINDNESS website or FB page) by May 27th at 5 PM so we can prepare your child’s personalized bib. Don’t worry, you can also just show up on race day! Every baby will receive a personalized bib and “Kodiak Kid” T-shirt.

Two Divisions: Crawlers (usually > 6 mos) and Beginner Toddlers (usually <16 mos). Sign up online or show up on race day!

CRAWL THE ROCK, BABY! | KODIAK KINDNESS | 12 PM
Sargent Park, History Museum Lawn |  12 PM

Ready Set Go!! Enter a crawling baby or barely-walking toddler in this FUNdraiser for the Kodiak KINDNESS Project. Videos of the races will be posted within one week after the event. Pre-register online (look for links on KINDNESS website or FB page) by May 27th at 5 PM so we can prepare your child’s personalized bib. Don’t worry, you can also just show up on race day! Every baby will receive a personalized bib and “Kodiak Kid” T-shirt.

Two Divisions: Crawlers (usually > 6 mos) and Beginner Toddlers (usually <16 mos). Sign up online or show up on race day!

KODIAK ELK’S LODGE | 12 PM
The Kodiak Elks Lodge, Upstairs Restaurant |  12 PM – 8 PM

The Lodge’s upstairs restaurant and bar will be open to the public for the duration of the event. Because the bar is open as well, anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please note, this event is entirely run by volunteers and any tips received will be donated to local charities!
The Lodge will be serving specials for the duration of Crab Fest:

  • Beer bratwurst with your choice of fixings for $6.50
  • Prime Rib French Dip Sandwich for $12.50
  • 12oz Beer for $4

LIVE MUSIC FEATURING “MATT MAHAN” | 1230 PM

Crab Fest Stage on the Mall  |  1230 PM – 230 PM

 

Matt Mahan, Banjoist – Traditional Scruggs Style Bluegrass Music from Appalachia.

KIWANIS CLUB NAIL BENDERS BOAT BUILDING | 1 PM
Located on the Spit, near Oscar Dock  |  1 PM – 3 PM

Open to kids of all ages are who would like to construct, and paint a boat. Pieces are precut. Kids nail them together and finish by adding personal touches with paint.

KODIAK LION’S SAWDUST PILE | 2 PM

On the Spit  |  2 PM

50+ year tradition. $1,000 in change mixed in with sawdust – 5 minutes each age group: (1-3 y/o), (3-5 y/o), (6-8 y/o), and (9 & 10 y/o). On Sunday, $500 will be added to the pile!

FISHERMEN’S MEMORIAL SERVICE | 3 PM
Harbormaster’s Building  |  3 PM – 4 PM

This annual memorial service is to honor fishermen lost in Alaskan waters and lost to the Kodiak Community.

MONDAY, MAY 30TH

4-H ANNUAL SOURDOUGH PANCAKE BREAKFAST | 9 AM

Kodiak Elks Lodge Upstairs  |  9 AM – 12 PM

Join Kodiak 4-H on Memorial Day as they serve you sourdough pancakes from a starter that dates back to well over 100 years ago. This will be their 34th year serving the community a pancake breakfast (to include ham and fruit) and their 4-H families couldn’t be more excited to see you there. They hope to have face painting for kids there too!

LIVE MUSIC FEATURING “HOME BRU” | 10 AM

Crab Fest Stage on the Mall  |  10 AM – 2 PM

“Home Bru”, composed of Matt & Chelsea Brunoehler (hence the Bru), Evan Coombs, and Zac Bowers, is a recently
‘re-formed’ band of Coast Guard affiliated folks. We all met in Elizabeth City, NC. We play an eclectic swath of music owing to our unusual instrumentation (banjo + drums) and love of everything from ZZ Top to traditional Irish folk tunes. The band’s sound is heavily influenced by Matt and Chelsea’s love for singing together (lots of harmony), and the Americana experience of moving every 3-5 years for 20 years to places with distinct cultures, scenes, tastes, and genres. Simply put, we like lots of music and can’t wait to share that love with you. New to Alaska, we are very excited to be included in this year’s Crab Festival and hope you will see much more of us around town in the near future.

VETERANS MEMORIAL SERVICE | 11 AM
Kodiak City Cemetery  |  11 AM – 12 PM

Memorial Service honoring Veterans. For more information contact Veterans of Foreign War at (907) 486-3195

VETERANS MEMORIAL SERVICE | 11 AM
Kodiak City Cemetery  |  11 AM – 12 PM

Memorial Service honoring Veterans. For more information contact Veterans of Foreign War at (907) 486-3195

KODIAK ELK’S LODGE | 12 PM
The Kodiak Elks Lodge, Upstairs Restaurant |  12 PM – 8 PM

The Lodge’s upstairs restaurant and bar will be open to the public for the duration of the event. Because the bar is open as well, anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please note, this event is entirely run by volunteers and any tips received will be donated to local charities!
The Lodge will be serving specials for the duration of Crab Fest:

  • Beer bratwurst with your choice of fixings for $6.50
  • Prime Rib French Dip Sandwich for $12.50
  • 12oz Beer for $4

RUBBER DUCK RACE | 1230 PM
Russian River  |  1230 PM

Participants purchase tickets for numbered rubber ducks that are released into the Russian River. 1st place duck to cross finish line earns $1000, 2nd place earns $750, 3rd place earns $500 and 4th place wins a trip to Saltery Cove for fishing with Salty Fly Safaris, 5 wild duck prizes will be drawn at random and will be awarded $100 each. Tickets are available for $10 each or 3 for $25, only 1000 tickets sold. Do not need to be present to win.

BLESSING OF THE FLEET | 1 PM
Ferry Dock |  1 PM – 2 PM

The traditional blessing of the fleet is open to all vessels. A blessing service is sung followed by an Orthodox priest sprinkling each passing vessel with Holy Water. For more information contact the Harbormaster office at (907) 486-8080.

Please do not park at the Ferry Terminal and consider walking or taking the Shuttle to eliminate parking issues.