Festivities kick off Friday, August 2, 2019 with the Pet and Doll Parade on Main Street (the cutest 5 minutes in the history of parades!), followed by the Best Blueberry Dish Contest and the Opening Reception for the Blueberry Arts Festival, Open Call, Art Exhibit at the Main Street Gallery 5:00 - 7:00 pm! Then head over to the Kayhi Auditorium for the Gigglefeet Dance Festival, Performance 7:30- 9:00 pm!
Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Located in downtown Ketchikan, top of Main Street, the State Building, and the Methodist Church parking lot! We block of the street and feature over 150 art and craft booths with one-of-a kind finds! Delicious food booths, the Slug Race, a blueberry pie eating contest, Main Stage Extravaganza, the Beard & Mustache Contest, the Community Art Project, the annual Fun Run ....... and MORE!
Sunday August 4, 2019 the festivities continue with the 5th annual Handmade, Human-Powered, Blueberry Boat Race at Thomas Basin, Federal Building Ramp! Bring your boats and test the waters! The 8th Annual, Richard Brautigan, Dick Whittaker, Lillian Ference, Memorial, Trout Fishing in America, Poetry Slam at the Creek Street Cabaret. The Blueberry Arts Festival concludes with the final performance of the Gigglefeet Dance Festival Sunday evening 7:30 - 9:00 pm at the Kayhi Auditorium.
There is something for everyone! Please Join us for the 44th Annual Blueberry Arts Festival!