The 3rd Annual Juneau Maritime Festival took place on Friday, May 18, 2012. The outdoor one day festival took place at Marine Park Plaza and Pavilion in downtown Juneau. The festival celebrates Juneau’s maritime history, culture and commerce. The event highlighted local seafood, maritime commerce, marine recreation, environmental and climate awareness, contests, prizes, maritime culture and waterfront planning. Some main events of the festival consisted of a helicopter rescue demonstration, great seafood, activities for kids, informational and sales booths, and a live MC and band. The event had maritime related educational activities, information and products from pubic agencies and private vendors. The festival also featured a fish filleting contest.
For more information about the Maritime Festival please visit Juneau Economic Development Council’s website www.jedc.org.