Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show, Ketchikan

4.5
#1 of 33 in Nightlife in Alaska
Admire the strength and agility of lumberjacks at Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show. Men wearing the classic uniform of plaid flannel shirt and jeans compete at wood-chopping, tree-climbing, and sawing. The grandstands are heated, so you'll be comfortable rain or shine. The competition takes place at the head of the Ketchikan Creek, a famous salmon run. Buy tickets in advance and arrive early, as the show is popular. Make Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show a centerpiece of your Ketchikan vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ketchikan trip planner .
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  • Although we wouldn't normally go to this type of show, I was pleased we did. Ignoring the show business type of hype, the lumberjacks themselves are amazingly good at what they do and very impressive....  more »
  • One of 2 excursions at this cruise ship stop. Enjoyed the show. The only downside was not enough time spent in this town to see and enjoy all it has to offer.  more »
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  • Fun for all ages. I mean even our teenagers enjoyed it. They also liked it when they were toddlers, the last time we came to Ketchican. Fun to watch, funny patter. The ax throwing contest afterward is a kick. Nice gift shop (I bought a beautiful rustic wood walking cane for $16, about the cheapest thing I saw on the whole trip). Staff is obviously having fun, but they take care of business. If you're there, go there. It's worth it.
  • Fun for any age . Stadium seating so you get a great view of the entire show. Be careful make sure you sit on the United States side of the stadium.....Yoo Hoe.

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