Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Anchorage Folk Festival Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 1989 Free Jan
WhaleFest Kodiak Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Kodiak 1996 Varies Apr
Winterfest at Alyeska Resort Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage Varies Feb
Denali Winterfest Fairbanks & Interior Fairbanks Free
International Curling Bonspiel Fairbanks & Interior Fairbanks 1935 Apr
International Friendship Day Fairbanks & Interior Fairbanks 1987 Free Oct
North Pole Christmas in Ice Fairbanks & Interior North Pole $ Dec
Quest Fest Fairbanks & Interior Fairbanks 1984 Free Jan
Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race Fairbanks & Interior Fairbanks 1983 Jan
Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Girdwood 2008 Free Aug
Golden North Salmon Derby Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Juneau 1947 $$$ Aug
Community Garden Harvest Fair Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Juneau 1990 Free Aug
Sitka Summer Music Festival Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Sitka 1972 $$ Jun
Alaska Day Festival Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Sitka 1917 Varies Oct
Klondike Trail of 98 International Road Relay Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Skagway 1982 $$$ Sep
Crafts Weekend and ReadAlaska Book Fair Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 1988 Free Nov
Summer Festival Fairbanks & Interior North Pole Free Jul
Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Haines 1993 $$ May
Midnight Sun Festival Fairbanks & Interior Fairbanks Free Jun
World Ice Art Championships Fairbanks & Interior Fairbanks 1989 $ Feb-Mar
Southeast Alaska State Fair Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Haines $$ Jul-Aug
Bear Paw Festival Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Eagle River 1985 Varies Jul
Alaska Bald Eagle Festival Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Haines 1995 $$$ Nov
Alaskan Scottish Highland Games Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 1982 $$ Jun
Tanana Valley State Fair Fairbanks & Interior Fairbanks 1924 $ Aug
Make it Alaskan Festival Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 1989 $ Oct
Iditarod Nome & Far North Nome 1973 Free Mar
Sitka WhaleFest Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Sitka $$$ Nov
Iron Dog Gold Rush Classic Nome & Far North Nome 1984 $$$ Feb
Girdwood Forest Fair Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Girdwood 1975 Free Jul
Kodiak Crab Festival Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Kodiak 1957 Varies May
Little Norway Festival Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage Petersburg 1958 Free May
Anchorage July 4th Celebration Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage Free Jul
Alaska Native Arts & Crafts Show Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage Oct
Anchorage International Film Festival Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 2001 $ Nov-Dec
Alaska State Fair Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Palmer 1936 $ Aug-Sep
Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 1935 Varies Feb-Mar IFEA
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 1973 Free Mar
Alyeska Spring Carnival & Slush Cup Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 1977 Varies Apr
3 Barons Renaissance Fair Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Eagle River 1992 $ Jun IFEA
Anchorage Market & Festival Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage 1994 Free May-Sep
Downtown Summer Solstice Festival Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest Anchorage Free Jun
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