The Homer Halibut Derby is back as part of our overall celebration of the Homer Halibut Festival during the month of June.  

Homer Alaska is known worldwide as the Halibut Fishing Capital of the World. Buy your daily Derby ticket between June 1-30 for your chance to win the big jackpot for the largest Halibut.  If you decide to release a barn-door-sized fish, you'll be entered to win a $2,000 prize.  Don’t miss your chance to win big prize money and enjoy world-class fishing!

Other events happening during the Homer Halibut Festival include:

THE BIG 'BUT BALL- Dance your cheeks off at the Big "But Ball on June 3rd at the Homer Elks Lodge. Enjoy music, dancing, fish & chips dinner ('But Bites), craft booths, and more all while enjoying one of the best views of Kachemak Bay in Homer.   

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL - Celebrate summer solstice on June 21 with a fun-filled afternoon of live music, a deckhand skills competition, food trucks, and vendors.  It all takes place in the Homer Harbor by the cruise ship dock. 

Follow all the updated information about the Homer Halibut Festival HERE. 


2023 Halibut Derby Registration

Ulmers Drug & Hardware, UPS Store

Kachemak Gear Shed
Homer Harbor