Local Area Events Near Palmer / Anchorage North KOA Journey
Local Area Events
Sundown Solstice Festival 2024
Alaska's premier music festival, Sundown Solstice Festival 2024, is an amazing event taking place from June 7th to 9th. It is one of state's largest music celebration as they dance until the sun goes down! Keep an eye on Showdown's social media for updates on the lineup, ticket releases, venue details, and more. Experience the grandest stage production in the state, featuring indoor and outdoor stages, national headliners from all genres, and local talents. Indulge in local food trucks and unique vendors as you revel in the beauty of Alaska.
Alaska Scottish Highland Games
Join us on June 29th for the Alaska Scottish Highland Games! The Highland Games is a traditional Scottish event that combines athletic prowess, cultural heritage, and festive camaraderie. Held in various locations across Scotland and around the world, these games showcase a unique blend of strength, skill, and traditional Highland culture. Participants compete in a range of events, including caber tossing, hammer throwing, tug-of-war, and the iconic stone put. The sound of bagpipes fills the air as athletes clad in kilts demonstrate their strength and agility, embodying the spirit of Scottish heritage. Spectators are treated to a vibrant spectacle of athleticism, accompanied by traditional music, dance, and the unmistakable atmosphere of celebration. The Highland Games not only pay homage to Scotland's rich history but also foster a sense of community and pride among participants and spectators alike.
Bear Paw Festival
The Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the annual Bear Paw Festival. This community-wide celebration offers a weekend filled with entertainment suitable for all ages. From the famous Slippery Salmon Olympics, where teams of two race against the clock while navigating obstacles with a real salmon, to the entertaining Running of the Bears, a 300-yard fun run featuring costumed animal mascots, there's a variety of unique experiences. Join in the fun of Human Foosball, a life-sized recreation of the popular rec room game, and explore other exciting events such as the Teddy Bear Picnic, a classic car show, a lively parade, thrilling carnival rides, and the I-Did-A-Duck Race, a rubber duck regatta. This is a not-to-be-missed summer festival that brings the entire community together.
Alaska State Fair
Alaska State Fairgrounds is a Fairground & Park situated in Palmer, United States of America. Top Organizers hosting events at Alaska State Fairgrounds include Alabama Gun Collectors Association, Sack Lunch Productions, Alaska Bride & Groom, Alaska State Fair, Inc. and more. Events being organized at the venue are of Sporting Goods, Toys & Games, Food & Beverage, Consumer Fairs & Carnivals, Security & Defense, Wedding & Bridal etc. Alaska State Fairgrounds is best suited for events such as Conferences, Trade Fairs, Exhibitions and Tradeshows.