Alaskan holiday, Marmot Day, celebrates marmots and local culture.

Official since 2009, Senate Bill 58 established the celebration.

Marmots are large rodents known for hibernation and social behavior.

Festivities include sharing marmot jokes and ginger snaps.

Originated from Pennsylvania Dutch superstition, now popular in U.S.

Luncheon at Covenant Eyes HQ includes a marmot's summer prediction.

Marmot Day preserves Alaska's folk traditions, a cherished tradition.