Scavenger Hunt

In preparation for Salmon Jam's Small Fry event, the USFS has created a fun scavenger hunt for kids of all ages (parental help required). The scavenger hunt starts on 7/8/22 and runs through 7/16/22. Please see the attached documents for more information! If you have any questions, feel free to contact cristina.reo@usda.gov

Ruby Red’s Salmon Jam Scavenger Hunt

Around Town

The USFS has created a fun scavenger hunt for kids of all ages (adult help required). Ruby the Red salmon is happy to announce that the scavenger hunt starts 7/8/22 and runs through 7/16/22. Please see the attached documents for more information! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Cristina at cristina.reo@usda.gov Ruby […]

Festival HQ Open

Copper River Watershed Project

Festival HQ is open on First Street in front of the Copper River Watershed Project office. Stop by to pick up a schedule, buy your music tickets, raffle tickets, and check out our new Merch!

Dumpster Painting

Come watch your local artists turn a plain ol' dumpster into a beautiful work of art!  Dumpsters painting will be on display from the 12th through the 16th, but don't worry, if you miss it you'll still get the chance to see them around town! If you're looking to check out some art in progress, […]

Big Dance – Story Book Forest

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

The Cordova Library presents a Story Book Forest at Ski Hill featuring "Big Dance" by Aoife Greenham. The Story will be up from July 12th until July 26th.

4H Music Camp Square Dance

Cordova 4H Music Camp is hosting a free square dance with a live band and caller on the playground above Mt. Eccles Elementary School. All are welcome. Donations support music camp scholarships.

Free

Nature Journaling with PWSSC

What Grows Here? Cordova's Native Plants Join Prince William Sound Science Center educators for a nature journaling event at Cordova's Native Plant Garden (behind the hospital near Odiak pond). Free and open to all levels of experience. PWSSC will provide basic nature journaling supplies.

Discover Cordova: Tidepools

Explore the smaller organisms that share our shores! Educators from the Science Center will be on hand to help guide exploration, lead a scavenger hunt, and share educational games. Meet at Orca Beach. Please dress for the weather. Rubber boots and rain pants are recommended for full immersive exploration.

Thursday night Teaser

Reluctant Fisherman Inn Cordova

Bonus teaser concert! The Zen Trembles will perform for you LIVE at the Reluctant Fisherman Inn on Thursday at 10pm for a one hour teaser concert. Cover charge is $10 OR purchase your Salmon Jam wristband and you get this concert included! Wristbands will be available for purchase at the door.

$10

Felted Fish class with The Net Loft

The Net Loft 140 Adams Ave, Cordova

Come make your own felted fish artwork with The Net Loft. Cost is $18, and includes all supplies. For ages 14 and up. For more details and to sign up, visit their store at 140 Adams Avenue in Cordova or call 907-424-7337

Artisan Market

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

The Copper River Salmon Jam features many local and visiting artisans exhibiting their talents and plying their wares. Featured items this year include locally made jams and jellies, handcrafted pottery, jewelry made by The Little Glass Garden, naturally dyed fiber arts, local macrame by AK Macramations and a Cordova staple -- The Sparkle Sisters.

Salmon Jam Music – Friday night

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

Friday night kicks off with Kaloku Holt and the Ke Kukui Foundation dancers followed by Cordova's own Repeat Offenders featuring Jason Pallas, Ben "BJ" Umayam, and Daniel Pigeon unleashing everything rock and roll! The Zen Trembles from Anchorage take the stage at 8pm. Don't be late! Fire dancer  Zachary Hun's dangerously fascinating performance will be […]

Alaska Salmon Runs

The Alaska Salmon Runs is a day of sharing the road with family and friends, there’s a distance for everyone!  Marathon, half-marathon, 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Register at Bidarki Recreation Center (City of Cordova Parks & Recreation Department) or online at salmonjam.org. Navigate to the "Running" page for race shuttle and race start […]

Salmon Run BBQ

Pioneer Igloo 621 First Street, Cordova

Celebrate salmon and the accomplishments of all runners with a BBQ lunch of grilled salmon, potluck side dishes, and dessert at the Pioneer Igloo building at 621 First Street in Cordova immediately following the races. Cost is $15/person, $8/child, $40/family, or bring a dish to share and get in free. Runners awards and door prizes. […]

Needlefelted Landscape class with The Net Loft

The Net Loft 140 Adams Ave, Cordova

Come make your needlefelted landscape artwork with The Net Loft. For more details and to sign up, visit their store at 140 Adams Avenue in Cordova or call 907-424-7337

Taste of Cordova

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

This year’s Taste of Cordova event will be part of Salmon Jam’s Saturday festivities. This seafood-themed potluck will provide an opportunity for attendees to sample bite-sized portions of fresh-harvested dishes. Bring your own dish or just come to sample others. The Taste of Cordova and Small Fry Activities entrance fee will be included in Saturday […]

Small Fry Activities

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

Small Fry is all about getting our youngest community members involved in celebrating what sustains us – Salmon and Art. Coordinated by the Prince William Sound Science Center, Small Fry is full of fun and educational activities for all ages hosted by a variety of local organizations including Copper River Watershed Project, Cordova Volunteer Fire […]

Artisan Market

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

The Copper River Wild! Salmon Festival features many local and visiting artisans exhibiting their talents and plying their wares. Featured items this year include locally made jams and jellies, handcrafted pottery, jewelry made by The Little Glass Garden, naturally dyed fiber arts, local macrame by AK Macramations and a Cordova staple -- The Sparkle Sisters.

Salmon Jam Saturday

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

Don't miss this jam-packed day of Salmon Jam fun at Mt. Eyak Ski Area. Starting at 3:00pm, enjoy Small Fry fun and educational activities for all ages. Satruday's event will also include the Taste of Cordova, your opportunity to sample bite-sized portions of dishes created by local chefs, organized by Native Conservancy and Noble Ocean Farms. Enjoy the […]

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