Torch Nights Performing Arts Series

The Torch Nights Performing Arts Series features an international roster of performing artists, that entertain and enlighten with world-class classical, folk, jazz, dance, dramatic and cultural performers, as well as annual shows that are locally-created and are open to all community members to participate.

The series of events includes the annual Wearable Art Show, as well as performances by touring artists.

Watch for outreach programs for your chance to experience and learn from touring professional groups visiting Ketchikan. Participate in Dance classes, Jam Sessions, Drum Circles, Songwriting workshops, and more!

Wearable Art Show
(First Thursday – Saturday of February) 2015: February 5, 6 and 7

Touring Artist Performances
(September – May)


Ruthie Foster
Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Doors at 7pm, Performance begins at 7:30pm
Saxman Tribal House

Adults: $20, Students/Seniors: $18
Torch Nights Benefits Card Holders: $15



Torch Nights Benefits Card sales begin annually at the Blueberry Arts Festival (first weekend of August) and close at the Winter Arts Faire (weekend after Thanksgiving).  Membership must be current to purchase a Benefits Card.

* Benefits Cards do not guarantee ticket availability so be sure to purchase your discounted tickets at first notice (with the exception of your reserved seat to the Wearable Art Show).  Cards are non-transferable.

What Torch Nights Benefits Cards do are give you a RESERVED ticket to the Annual Wearable Art Show!!!!!  Can’t beat that!  Other benefits include free adminssion to the Open Gala Reception of the Annual Winter Arts Faire, discounts on ticket purchase for Torch Night Performing Series Events and more!!!

Benefits Card go on sale in September.



Find out about performing in Ketchikan- Venue Specifications, the Season Format, and more!



Advertising with the Arts Council offers two clear benefits to your business. First, your ad will reach almost 10,000 community members throughout the Torch Nights Performing Arts Series (including the annual Wearable Art Show) plus you will be listed in the Blueberry Arts Festival guide!

Secondly, your choice to advertise with the Arts Council in our season program guides clearly demonstrates your commitment to the community and to the importance of the arts in Ketchikan.  This in turn, further develops your base of customers, many of whom are looking to support community-minded businesses.  All advertising income helps support the Torch Nights series.

Call for the 2014-2015 Torch Night Performing Arts Series advertising rates and benefits!  225-2211 and talk to Shelley!!!