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Fish-forward Festival brings Music and Fun!

This article is reblogged with permission from Copper River Wild Salmon Festival. Check out their website for more information on this great local festival supporting the arts in our fish-forward town.
INSIDER TIP:  Volunteer opportunities are currently available that give you half price admission!

Salmon Jam

Salmon Jam Music Festival is a summer highlight for many Cordovans and visitors, and this year is poised to be their best yet. There’s always good food, a hopping dance floor, lots of neat arts and crafts booths, and a packed beer garden. But that’s not the only reason Salmon Jam is great. An anchor component of Cordova’s annual summer event, Copper River Wild Salmon Festival, Salmon Jam is also the annual fundraiser for Cordova Arts, a non-profit group of local volunteers that works year-round to bring arts and culture to our small but vibrant community.

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Copper River Wild Salmon Jam

Salmon Jam

Although I’m sure it would make an excellent marmalade, unfortunately I’m not talking about sockeye spread. 

Copper River Wild Salmon Jam Salmon Jam is part of the Copper River Wild! Salmon Festival held every July in beautiful Cordova, Alaska.  The annual event usually lasts 3-4 days and consists of several fun events all aimed at growing awareness and support to protect our most plentiful and valuable natural resource:  Wild Salmon

This year, Cordova Arts‘ flagship event was especially jam-packed.  It could have been a product of the gorgeous sunny weather we were blessed with that weekend.  But I think the word just got out that Cordova’s awesome, espeically during Salmon Jam!

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