Alaska State Fair

For more than 75 years, the Alaska State Fair has been a popular gathering spot for all Alaskans, serving as a final celebration before the long winter months. What started as a small celebration for the Mat-Su colonists in 1936 has now become the largest annual event in the state. Every year, hundreds of thousands of attendees […]

Alaska State Fair Read More »

Bear Paw Festival

The Bear Paw Festival is a unique community festival that differs from the traditional fenced-in fairs. You can find the Vendor Court and Carnival on Business Blvd, but there are also events and activities taking place in various locations throughout the Eagle River area. You can refer to the Festival’s Daily Schedule for specific details on where

Bear Paw Festival Read More »


The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is a 1,000-mile event in Alaska every March, starting in Anchorage and ending in Nome. It’s known as “The Last Great Race on Earth” and is a unifying event for Alaskans, covering challenging terrain in very cold weather conditions.

Iditarod Read More »

Fur Rondy

The Fur Rendezvous winter festival, also known as Fur Rondy or “Rondy,” has a rich history and tradition in Anchorage. In the 1930s, Anchorage was a small town with a population of approximately 3,000, situated between Park Strip and Ship Creek. There were no modern amenities such as televisions, malls, movie theaters, video games, iPods, computers, or

Fur Rondy Read More »

Scroll to Top