Tent City Days Festival begins this week
October 15, 2020
Wrangell’s Tent City Days Festival kicks off this week. The festival, celebrating the city’s history from the Alaska gold rush, has been a long-running tradition in the community. However, it has seen a decline in public interest in recent years. Jillian Privett, one of the organizers behind the event this year, said she hopes to help revitalize the festival.
“Tent City Days has been going on for over 30 years, since I was a little kid,” she said.
Privett said that Tent City Days usually took place in February or March, but they decided to change dates this year to coincide with Ala...