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Rate Ranges:  Free,  $ = less than $10,  $$ = $10 to $25,  $$$ = greater than $25
For exact festival dates, contact local visitors bureaus here.

Anchorage & Southcentral, Kodiak & Southwest | Fairbanks & Interior
Juneau, Ketchikan & Inside Passage | Nome & Far North

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 1989 Free Jan  
Winterfest at Alyeska Resort Anchorage Varies Feb  
Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Anchorage 1935 Varies Feb-Mar  
 
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Anchorage 1973 Free Mar  
Alyeska Spring Carnival & Slush Cup Anchorage 1977 Varies Apr  
WhaleFest Kodiak Kodiak 1996 Varies Apr  
Kodiak Crab Festival Kodiak 1957 Varies May  
Anchorage Market & Festival Anchorage 1994 Free May-Sep  
Alaskan Scottish Highland Games Anchorage 1982 $$ Jun  
Downtown Summer Solstice Festival Anchorage Free Jun  
Three Barons Renaissance Fair Eagle River Jun  
Anchorage July 4th Celebration Anchorage Free Jul  
Bear Paw Festival Eagle River 1985 Varies Jul  
 
Girdwood Forest Fair Girdwood 1975 Free Jul  
 
Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival Girdwood 2008 Free Aug  
Alaska State Fair Palmer 1936 $ Aug-Sep  
 
Alaska Native Arts & Crafts Show Anchorage Oct  
Make it Alaskan Festival Anchorage 1989 $ Oct  
Crafts Weekend and ReadAlaska Book Fair Anchorage 1988 Free Nov  
Anchorage International Film Festival Anchorage 2001 $ Nov-Dec  
Quest Fest Fairbanks 1984 Free Jan  
Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race Fairbanks 1983 Jan  
Chena Hot Springs Resort Fairbanks 1905 $$-$$$ Jan-Dec
World Ice Art Championships Fairbanks 1989 $ Feb-Mar  
International Curling Bonspiel Fairbanks 1935 Apr  
Midnight Sun Festival Fairbanks Free Jun  
Summer Festival North Pole Free Jul  
Tanana Valley State Fair Fairbanks 1924 $ Aug  
International Friendship Day Fairbanks 1987 Free Oct  
North Pole Christmas in Ice North Pole $ Dec  
Winterfest Fairbanks Free  
 
Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival Haines 1993 $$ May  
Little Norway Festival Petersburg 1958 Free May  
Sitka Summer Music Festival Sitka 1972 $$ Jun  
 
Southeast Alaska State Fair Haines $$ Jul-Aug  
Community Garden Harvest Fair Juneau 1990 Free Aug  
Golden North Salmon Derby Juneau 1947 $$$ Aug  
Klondike Trail of 98 International Road Relay Skagway 1982 $$$ Sep  
Alaska Day Festival Sitka 1917 Varies Oct  
Alaska Bald Eagle Festival Haines 1995 $$$ Nov  
Sitka WhaleFest Sitka $$$ Nov  
Iron Dog Gold Rush Classic Nome 1984 $$$ Feb  
Iditarod Nome 1973 Free Mar  
The Outlets at Tejon (b)