Alaska

Holiday Type:Local observance

Where It is Observed:Alaska

Alaska

2019
Saturday
16
February

r169301 February 16, 2019 r169381 Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Every year on February 16, Alaskans honor Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich (1911—1958) “for her courageous, unceasing efforts to eliminate discrimination and bring about equal rights in Alaska” (Alaska Statutes 44.12.065).

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Alaska

Alaska

2019
Monday
25
March

r169301 March 25, 2019 r169381 Seward’s Day

Seward’s Day is a holiday in Alaska, the United States, to commemorate the US purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867. This state holiday is annually held on the last Monday of March. It should not be confused with Alaska Day.

Seward's Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Alaska, USA

Alaska, USA

2019
Friday
18
October

r169301 October 18, 2019 r169381 Alaska Day

Alaska Day marks the anniversary of the formal transfer of the territory from Russia to the United States and the raising of the United States flag at Sitka on October 18, 1867. It is usually celebrated on October 18 each year.

Alaska Day
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