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60th Kodiak Crab Festival kicks off

2018 Kodiak Crab Festival Daysha Eaton/KMXT Today is the beginning of the 60th annual Kodiak Crab Festival, which started in 1958. Toby Sullivan, Executive Director of the Kodiak Maritime Museum recently told KMXT that the king crab fishery was a seminal event in Kodiak’s history. “It was started in the late 50’s because the crab season, in those days, went …

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Jeeps, Horses to Join Crab Fest Parade Saturday

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Crab Festival Grand Parade this weekend means the community will see an officious trail of people, animals, and cars mosey along Mill Bay Road Saturday morning. Chamber of Commerce community relations director and crab fest manager Stephanie DeLaGarza says those are just some of the sights you’ll see in the historic Crab Fest parade. “There’s several horses …

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Crab Fest Offers Packed Schedule

The 2016 Crab Fest logo. Design by Sami Ali Kayla Desroches/KMXT Crab Fest begins Thursday and vendors are already setting up downtown, ready to bring back classics like the Bruin burger, Kodiak’s legendary deep-fried burger, and hand-dipped ice cream bars covered in chocolate and nuts. The rule of the game is this: you pack on the carbs and then you …

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