Maritime Festival coming up Saturday

    JEDC Executive Director Brian Holst (L) and Victor Banaszak, president of the Southeast Building Association

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 10th annual Maritime Festival is coming up Saturday in downtown Juneau.

    It's organized by the Juneau Economic Development Council of which Brian Holst is the executive director.

    He said on Action Line that it is scheduled from 11 a.m. to  5 p.m. just before annual Blessing of the Fleet at 10 a.m.

    The ceremonial start kicks off at 11with the arrival of One People Canoe Society.

    A demonstration by the Coast Guard is scheduled for Noon and there will be harbor cruises again this year.

    Holst says Juneau Tours is donating its vessels for harbor cruises.   

    The $20 fee for adults and $10 for children will help raise funds for the annual event.

    Register online by going to the JEDC website at

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