Bearfest starts 5-day run on Wednesday
July 22, 2021
Wrangell's annual Bearfest opens Wednesday and will feature symposiums by bear experts, art and photo workshops, children's games, pool time and more - even a demonstration by a Seattle sushi chef, adding a seafood entrée to the five-day festival menu.
This year's Bearfest will run to Aug. 1, returning in full force after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a scaled-back celebration in 2020.
The schedule also includes children's events, live music, the annual Bearfest run, a golf tournament, community market, a plant walk, and lots of food.
This year's Bearfest will also feature Tlingit cultural...