Alaska Festivals 2017

Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival 2017

Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival

January, 2017

William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center, Anchorage, Alaska

Cordova Iceworm Festival 2017

Cordova Iceworm Festival

January, 2017

Multiple Locations in Cordova, Cordova, Alaska

Anchorage Folk Festival 2017

Anchorage Folk Festival

January, 2017

Anchorage, Alaska, United States, Anchorage, Alaska

Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival 2017

Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival

January, 2017

William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center, Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Ice Festival 2017

Alaska Ice Festival

February, 2017

Fairbanks, Alaska USA, North Pole, Alaska

Anchorage Fur Rendezvous 2017

Anchorage Fur Rendezvous

February, 2017

Multiple Locations in Downtown Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska

Wearable Art Show 2017

Wearable Art Show

February, 2017

Ted Ferry Civic Center, Ketchikan, Alaska

Parade & Procession 2017

Parade & Procession

March, 2017

Atwood Concert Hall, Anchorage, Alaska

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Ceremonial Start 2017

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Ceremonial Start

March, 2017

Along 4th Avenue Beginning at D Street, Anchorage, Alaska

Iditarod 2017

Iditarod

March, 2017

4th Avenue st, Downtown Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Folk Festival 2017

Alaska Folk Festival

April, 2017

Centennial Hall , Juneau, Alaska

Randy Smith Garden Bazaar and Earthday Fair 2017

Randy Smith Garden Bazaar and Earthday Fair

April, 2017

Randy Smith Middle School , Fairbanks, Alaska

Arctic Man 2017

Arctic Man

April, 2017

Summit Lake, Alaska

Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival 2017

Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival

May, 2017

Kenai Alaska Playground, Kenai, Alaska

Kodiak Crab Festival 2017

Kodiak Crab Festival

May, 2017

Multiple Locations in Kodiak, Kodiak, Alaska

Juneau Jazz and Classics 2017

Juneau Jazz and Classics

May, 2017

Various Venues , Juneau, Alaska

Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival 2017

Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival

May, 2017

Southeast Alaska State Fair, Haines, Alaska

Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival 2017

Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival

May, 2017

Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds , Haines, Alaska

Midnight Sun Festival 2017

Midnight Sun Festival

June, 2017

Downtown Fairbanks around 2nd Avenue and Lacey Street, Fairbanks, Alaska

Three Barons Renaissance Fair 2017

Three Barons Renaissance Fair

June, 2017

Tozier Sled Dog Track, Anchorage, Alaska

The Road to Warped Tour 2017

The Road to Warped Tour

June, 2017

George M. Sullivan Sports Arena, Anchorage, Alaska

Palmer Colony Days Festival 2017

Palmer Colony Days Festival

June, 2017

Downtown , Palmer, Alaska

Sitka Summer Music Festival 2017

Sitka Summer Music Festival

June, 2017

Harrigan Centennial Hall , Sitka, Alaska

Fairbanks Midnight Sun Festival 2017

Fairbanks Midnight Sun Festival

June, 2017

Downtown Fairbanks around 2nd Avenue and Lacey Street, Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks Summer Folk Fest 2017

Fairbanks Summer Folk Fest

June, 2017

Fairbanks, Alaska, United States, Fairbanks, Alaska

About Festivals in Alaska

Alaska is widely known as the wild and thrilling home of adventure and wilderness. It’s the land of huge national parks, frozen soaring mountains and glaciers bigger than our imaginations can conjure. It’s a place of majesty, grand scales and awesome postcard-picture images. But it’s also a great location for a few fun-filled days at a festival or two. With a state this size, it’s no surprise that there’s a festival for everything and everyone.

The 75-year tradition of the Alaska State Fair is perhaps what makes it the favourite festival of many native Alaskans. This traditional-style fair is the biggest annual event in the whole of the state, and every year is filled with more fun than the last. There are diverse exhibitions, crazy carnival games, rip-roaring rides, food, drinks, laughter and plenty to keep all ages entertained. There are also chances to buy loads of wacky and wonderful trinkets and treasures, and even feast your eyes upon world-record vegetables of massive proportions!

The Anchorage Film Festival, first held in 2001, is a special and significant day in the independent film calendar. The event showcases fantastic new flicks, with a focus on filmmakers from Alaska, and screens a great number of interesting, unusual and unique shorts, documentaries and feature films. Other events include panel discussions, special screenings and awards ceremonies.

Sitka summer music festival exhibits and excites with America’s best string musicians. If it’s plucked or pulled and it pleases your ears, you’ll find it here. There are performers from every inch of American soil and a few too from other corners of the world. If you like violins, cellos, guitars or anything else with a bunch of strings, it’s the place to be. The event holds classical and contemporary performances and promises a varied and vibrant program of melodious music.

Alaska also hosts the Fur Rendezvous Festival, an icy celebration to thaw the chill of the state’s famous frozen winters. There are markets, food, arts, contests, races and reindeers, all in honour of the Alaskan cold. With a chilly history of over 75 years, it’s an event filled with proud tradition, rosy cheeks and glowing smiles.

You can also attend festivals celebrating themes and things as diverse as mountain climbing, sports, forests, salmon, blueberries and a great range more. The whole state is a beautiful backdrop to have fun, so come along and join the party!