Alaska festivals and top events, county fairs, music fests, and things to do in 2017 in AK

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Here’s a list of the best 2017 Alaska festivals and county fairs.  Visit these great Alaskan events and get set up for vending application. Also check out the events for AK in particular genres.  People come from great distances to cross country ski in Alaska with the great trails of this wonderful state with alluring scenery, hospitality and great treats at stops throughout. Winter events help Alaskans fight off cabin fever.

Top 2017 Alaskan festivals and events

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March June September December


Alaska festivals in March 2017

Add your events and festivals for May in Alaska today!  All celebrations and festival submissions are welcome and totally free for all events!  Visit our Alaska festival submission page Iditarod in Anchorage-Nome Winter Carnival in Fairbanks

March 5, 2017

  • Parade & Procession in Anchorage, Alaska

March, 2017

  • Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Valley Arts & Crafts Guild, Arts & Craft Bazaar in Wasilla, Alaska
  • Iditarod Sled Dog Race early – mid March Nome, Alaska
  • Alaska Folk Festival early to mid April Juneau, Alaska
  • Stikine River Migratory Bird and Garnet Festival 3rd week in April in Wrangell, Alaska
  • Juneau Jazz and Classics early May Juneau, Alaska
  • May Day Fly-In and Air Show early to mid May Valdez, Alaska
  • Gold Rush Days mid June Juneau, Alaska
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival June Sitka, Alaska
  • Mount Marathon 4th July Seward, Alaska
  • Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow mid July Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Golden Days late July Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Alaska Blueberry Festival early August Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Alaska State Fair late August – early September Palmer, Alaska
  • Alaska Day Festival mid October Sitka, Alaska
  • Sitka Whalefest early November Sitka, Alaska
  • Alaska Bald Eagle Festival mid November Haines, Alaska
  • ANCHORAGE FOLK FESTIVAL Dates: mid-January Where: Anchorage, Alaska
  • TRAPPER CREEK BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL in Trapper Creek, Alaska CLUCKING BLOSSOM COMMUNITY FESTIVAL Dates: late-May Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
  • SITKA SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL Dates: through most of June Where: Sitka, Alaska
  • THREE BARONS RENAISSANCE FAIR Dates: first two weekends of June Where: Anchorage, Alaska
  • FAIRBANKS SUMMER FOLK FEST Dates: early June Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
  • BLUE LOON SOLSTICE CONCERT Dates: 3rd week of June Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
  • FAIRBANKS MIDNIGHT SUN SOLSTICE FESTIVAL Dates: 3rd week of June Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
  • SELDOVIA SUMMER SOLSTICE MUSIC FESTIVAL Dates: 3rd week of June Where: Seldovia, Alaska
  • GIRDWOOD FOREST FAIR Date: early July Where: Girdwood, Alaska
  • ANDERSON BLUEGRASS and COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL Dates: last weekend in July Where: Anderson, Alaska
  • Girdwood Forest Fair Date: July Address: Mile 2.2 on the Alyeska Highway in Girdwood, Alaska
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Deltana Fair Date: July / August Address: Fair Grounds on Nistler Road Delta Junction, Alaska

  • Southeast Alaska State Fair Date: July /August Address: Haines, Alaska
  • Tanana Valley State Fair Date: August Address: 1800 College Road Fairbanks Alaska 99709
  • Kenai Peninsula State Fair Date: August Address: 16200 Sterling Hwy, Ninilchik, Alaska
  • Alaska State Fair Date: August to September Address: 2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, Alaska
  • Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair Date: September Address: 10102 West Rezanof at the Fairgrounds in Bells Flats; Kodiak, Alaska.
  • Anchorage Folk Festival Date: January Address: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival Date: January Address: Egan Civic and Convention Center Anchorage, Alaska
  • Bard-A-Thon Date: January Address: Empress Theatre Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Iron Dog Date: January Address: Watilla–Nome–Fairbanks and other locations, Alaska
  • Alaska Folk Festival Date: April Address: Centennial Hall, Juneau, Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival Date: May Address: Homer, Alaska 99603 infohomeralaska
  • Kodiak Crab Festival Date: May Address: Kodiak, Alaska
  • Kachemak Kayak Fest Date: May Address: Homer, Alaska
  • Eagle River-Chugiak Bear Paw Festival Vendor Court Date: July Address: in the parking lot south of Garcia’s Anchorage, Alaska
  • Moose Dropping Festival Date: July Address: Talkeetna, Alaska
  • Fairbanks Folk Festivals
  • Anchorage Folk Festival
  • Alaska Irish Music Festival
  • St. Patrick’s Day Ceili
  • Alaska State Fair in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska
  • Blueberry Festival in Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Southeast Alaska State Fair and Bald Eagle Music Festival in Haines, Alaska
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Alaska festivals in April 2017

April needs more of your events for 2017!  Submit your Alaskan fairs, carnivals, and festivals for 2017!

  • Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau
  • Extreme Skiing Championships in Valdez
  • Whale Festival in Kodiak
  • Hummingbird Festival in Ketchikan
  • Stikine River Garnet Festival in Wrangell

April, 2017

  • Randy Smith Garden Bazaar and Earthday Fair in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau, Alaska
  • Arctic Man in Summit Lake, Alaska

Alaska festivals in May 2017

April needs more of your events for 2017!  Submit your Alaskan fairs, carnivals, and festivals for 2017!

  • Crab Festival – Kodiak Island, Alaska
  • Jazz and Classics – Juneau, Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Kayak Festival – Homer, Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival – Homer, Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival – Homer, Alaska
  • Little Norway Festival – Petersburg, Alaska
  • Copper River Shorebird Festival in Cordova

May 19, 2017

  • Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival in Kenai, Alaska

May, 2017

  • Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival in Haines, Alaska
  • Juneau Jazz and Classics in Juneau, Alaska

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Alaska festivals in June 2017

Three Barons Renaissance Faire June Weapons: allowed for performers only.  Sorry Republicans!!!

June, 2017

  • Festival Camping in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival in Anchorage, Alaska
  • The Road to Warped Tour in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Three Barons Renaissance Fair in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Warped Tour in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Fairbanks Summer Folk Fest in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Midnight Sun Festival in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Palmer Colony Days Festival in Palmer, Alaska
  • Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival in Seldovia, Alaska
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival in Sitka, Alaska
  • Alaska Oceans Festival in Anchorage
  • Edward Albee Theater Conference in Valdez
  • Kenai River Festival in Soldotna
    • Colony Days – Palmer, Alaska
    • Juneteenth Celebration – Anchorage, Alaska
    • Kachemak Bay Kayak Festival – Homer, Alaska
    • Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow – Fairbanks, Alaska
    • Summer Music Festival – Sitka, Alaska
    • Summer Solstice Music Festival – Seldovia, Alaska

Alaska festivals in July 2017

Mount Marathon Run in Seward Soapy Smith’s wake –Skagway

  • Bear Paw Festival – Anchorage, Alaska
  • Moose Dropping Festival – Talkeetna, Alaska
  • Sandhill Crane Festival – Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Summer Arts Festival – Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Anchorage Film Festival in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Bear Paw Festival in Eagle River, Alaska
  • Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines, Alaska AKA Bald Eagle Music Festival
  • Mount Marathon Race in Seward, Alaska
  • Girdwood Forest Fair in Girdwood, AK

Anchorage Market and Festival – Julys in Anchorage, Alaska

Bear Paw Festival in Anchorage, Alaska

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival at the University of Alaska Fairbanks – Fairbanks, Alaska.

The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival is broadening its reach into more trad music with a first week of an American Roots Series and more. Actually, there is quite a diversity of music and arts at this two week long event.

  • Dawson City Music Festival – a great festival held the second to last weekend in July, bringing a large influx into this small Yukon community. Contact Sarah Palin in the government or info@dcmf.com or 867-993-5584.

World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in mid July in Fairbanks, Alaska

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2017 Alaska festivals in August

Here are your top August 2017 Alaska festivals, music festivals, art festivals or county fairs.

  1. Tanana Valley State Fair – the state fair is a great event held each August in Fairbanks, to learn more, visit Tanana Valley State Fair 2017 info page.
  2. Kenai Peninsula Fair held in Ninilchik Alaska August 19- 21
  3. Alaska State Fair held in Palmer Alaska August 25 to September 5th

Visit our page for complete list of all 2017 August Alaskan events.

2017 Alaska festivals you can’t miss

That’s not a problem in the summer, but there are plenty of summer events, too, such as summer solstice celebrations, the Halibut derby in Homer, Seward’s July Fourth Mount Marathon race perhaps the bloodiest race in America, as racers sometimes lose their footing in their efforts to be the fastest to get up and down the 3,000-foot mountain and its Silver Salmon Derby in there’s even a salmon derby at Ship Creek, in the shadow of downtown Anchorage.

Top 20 highest rated festivals in AK according your votes in 2016

  1. Alaska State Fair in Palmer AK
  2. Blueberry festival in Girlwood
  3. Harvest Festival
  4. Shorebird Festival also known as the Kachemak Bay fest in Homer is held in May
  5. Infinite Summer Fest
  6. Alaska Folk Festival
  7. Alaska Salsa festival
  8. Bear Paw Festival
  9. Anchorage Music Fest in June
  10. Kayak Festival in Homer held in June
  11. Bald Eagle Festival
  12. Iceworm Festival
  13. Fairbanks Winter Carnival
  14. Dog Sled Race – Iditarod Race
  15. Summer Solstice Celebration
  16. Festival of Flowers and Floral Fest
  17. Alaskan Native Games Festival
  18. Rainforest Fest in September in Petersburg
  19. Brewfest in September
  20. Seward fest – musik festival and arts and craft event in september

Top Music festivals in Alaska

Here are the top 5 best music festivals in Alaska, these top three were selected as they were listed in the top 100 music festivals of all time.

  • Sitka Jazz Festival 2017 – February in Sitka Alaska http://www.sitkajazzfestival.com/
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival 2017 – held  in June in Sitka Alaska http://www.sitkamusicfestival.org/
  • Home Skillet Music Festival – held in July in Sitka Alaska To learn more about the Home Skillet event, click Sitka Home Skillet Org
  • Alaskan Folk Festival 2017
  • Anchorage Music Festival
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Top 20 highest rated festivals in AK according your votes in 2017

  1. Alaska State Fair in Palmer AK
  2. Blueberry festival in Girlwood
  3. Harvest Festival
  4. Shorebird Festival also known as the Kachemak Bay fest in Homer is held in May
  5. Infinite Summer Fest
  6. Alaska Folk Festival
  7. Alaska Salsa festival
  8. Bear Paw Festival
  9. Anchorage Music Fest in June
  10. Kayak Festival in Homer held in June
  11. Bald Eagle Festival
  12. Iceworm Festival
  13. Fairbanks Winter Carnival
  14. Dog Sled Race in Iditarod Race
  15. Summer Solstice Celebration
  16. Festival of Flowers and Floral Fest
  17. Alaskan Native Games Festival
  18. Rainforest Fest in September in Petersburg
  19. Brewfest
  20. Seward fest in musik festival and arts and craft event

 

Alaska festivals in September 2017

  • Alaska State Fair – Anchorage, Alaska
  • Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo – Kodiak Island, Alaska
  • Call to Artists in Anchorage, Alaska 99508
  • Humpys Oktoberfest in Palmer AK
  1. Sav-A-Life Artisan Festival – The Sav-A-Life Artisan Festival is a great event held in Decatur on September 01, 2017 to September 16, 2017.
  2. First Monday Weekend Trade Days – September – The First Monday Weekend Trade Days – September is a great event held in Scottsboro on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  3. Sweet Tater Festival – The Sweet Tater Festival is a great event held in Cullman on September 04, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  4. Decatur Riverfest – The Decatur Riverfest is a great event held in Decatur on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  5. Birmingham Artwalk – The Birmingham Artwalk is a great event held in Birmingham on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  6. Birmingham Oktoberfest – The Birmingham Oktoberfest is a great event held in Birmingham on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  7. Nell Hardeman Memorial Waterfront Show – The Nell Hardeman Memorial Waterfront Show is a great event held in Montgomery on September 11, 2017 to September 26, 2017.
  8. Blount County Fair – The Blount County Fair is a great event held in Oneonta on September 13, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  9. Arab Community Fair – The Arab Community Fair is a great event held in Arab on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  10. Alabama Women in Jazz Festival – The Alabama Women in Jazz Festival is a great event held in To Be Announced on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  11. NEACA Fall Craft Show – The NEACA Fall Craft Show is a great event held in Huntsville on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  12. North Alabama State Fair – The North Alabama State Fair is a great event held in Muscle Shoals on September 20, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  13. Foster Fest – October – The Foster Fest – October is a great event held in Dothan on September 21, 2017 to October 06, 2017.
  14. Cullman County Fair – The Cullman County Fair is a great event held in Cullman on September 22, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  15. Winfield Mule Day – The Winfield Mule Day is a great event held in Winfield on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  16. Homestead Hollow Harvest Festival – The Homestead Hollow Harvest Festival is a great event held in Springville on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  17. Porktoberque – The Porktoberque is a great event held in Dothan on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  18. Art in the Gardens – The Art in the Gardens is a great event held in Hoover on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  19. Jubilee Festival – The Jubilee Festival is a great event held in Daphne on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  20. Artisan and Boutique Clothing Show – The Artisan and Boutique Clothing Show is a great event held in Huntsville on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  21. River Clay Fine Arts Festival – The River Clay Fine Arts Festival is a great event held in Decatur on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  22. Taste of the Bayou – The Taste of the Bayou is a great event held in Irvington on September 24, 2017 to September 26, 2017.
  23. Dekalb County VFW Agricultural Fair – The Dekalb County VFW Agricultural Fair is a great event held in Fort Payne on September 26, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  24. Southern Women’s Show ~ Birmingham – The Southern Women’s Show ~ Birmingham is a great event held in Birmingham on September 29, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  25. Alabama Butterbean Festival – The Alabama Butterbean Festival is a great event held in Pinson on September 30, 2017 to October 01, 2017.

2017 Alaska festivals in October 2017

  • Alaska Day Festival – Sitka, Alaska
  • International Sled Dog Symposium – Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Oktoberfest – Valdez, Alaska
  • Alyeska Oktoberfest at Alyeska, AK Resort
  • Earth, Fire and Fibre show  in Anchorage
  • Kendall Hockey Classic – Sullivan Arena Get pumped for hockey season at the two day Kendall Hockey Classic
  • Eagle River Brew Fest – Eagle River, Alaska
  • Valdez Convention and Visitors Bureau in Valdez, Alaska 99686
  • Mighty Matanuska Brewfest – Palmer, Alaska
  • Southeast Alaska Autumn Pour – Juneau, Alaska

2017 Alaska festivals in November 2017

  • Great Alaska Shootout in Anchorage
  • Bald Eagle Festival in Haines Whale Fest in Sitka

Winter Fest in Talkeetna

Upcoming Alaska festivals and events

  • Alaskan Christmas Bazaar in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Holiday Bazaar in Chugiak, Alaska
  • Alaska Bald Eagle Festival in Haines, Alaska

Alaska festivals in December 2017

Here are the top December festivals and events in Alaska.  Currently there are no events listed in our top 1000 national festivals, but for complete listings visit our December Alaska event feed.

  • Colony Christmas Craft Fair
  • Christmas Village

Alaska festivals in January 2017

January, 2017

  • Anchorage Folk Festival in Anchorage, Alaska

Polar Bear Jump

Alaska festivals in February 2017

Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race – Fairbanks to Whitehorse

Tesoro Iron Dog – Wasilla to Nome to Fairbanks Formerly known, as the Iron Dog Gold Rush Classic

So you think you know the top Alaskan festivals in February?  Here’s the current leaders; leave a comment to vote on your top event to be announce in 2017 counting all 2017 votes via comment or facebook likes.  Here’s the current leaders:

  1. Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race – Fairbanks
  2. Tesoro Iron Dog – Wasilla to Nome to Fairbanks
  3. Fur Rendezvous Festival – Anchorage
  4. Iceworm Festival in Cordova

February, 2017

  • Anchorage Fur Rendezvous in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Wearable Art Show in Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Alaska Ice Festival in North Pole, Alaska

2016 Alaska State Fair top 20 reasons to attend in Palmer

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Palmer, Alaska – Looking for something to do this summer? We have an event you won’t want to miss this August, the 2016 Alaska State Fair. The top 15 reasons to see the 2016 Alaska State Fair this year. One of the best events in all of Matanuska Susitna Borough. With well over 500 festivals in Alaska this August alone, you just can not miss this one!. Take a look at some of the top reasons to check out this festival.

The event is held from August 25 to August 31. This year marks 80 years that the festival has been going strong. The organizers of the fest believe that 2016 will be their best ever. The festival offers some of the best things to do in Alaska and will definitely be better than a Trump Presidency! The 2016 Alaska State Fair offers great attractions this August. Simply put, you need to be there and experience what it has to offer as well as be connected to the community like you have never been before.

The arrival of August means it is time for some of the best events of the year. In Alaska it is no exception. This year the Alaska State Fair will be rocking Matanuska Susitna Borough and you got to see the top entertainment offered in 2016. Find the top things to do, what to see and much more in Palmer. The Alaska State Fair celebration is listed as one of the top 50 events of August in 2016.

The 2016 Alaska State Fair is one of the best events in Alaska and gets high marks across the board for this great state fairs festival
Date Published: 08/02/2016
The Alaska State Fair is one of the top 50 state fairs festivals in all of America. The Alaska State Fair festival gets a review of 7.4 out of 2715 user votes and reviews
7.4 / 10 stars
2016 Alaska State Fair image
2016 Alaska State Fair image

Top 5 reasons to see the Alaska State Fair

Top 5 reasons to see this festival and why you just can not miss it!

  1. Andy Grammer will be bringing Pat Benatar to her knees on stage as well as Neil Giraldo and the crew.
  2. Randy Houser is a man on a mission with his first number 1 hit called We Went and his heart is hurting for some brotherly love from Volbeat.
  3. G-Easy is hip hops James Deen and called better than Elvis according to G Easy.
  4. Cheech and Chong will be lighting it up and don’t miss the Grow Your Own events.
  5. The Band Perry will show why the song If I Die Young is the best song the band has ever heard.

Dates and times of the Alaska State Fair

The Alaska State Fair is a 6-day state fairs festival that will be held from August 25 to September 5th in Palmer, Alaska this summer. Rocking the suburbs with the entire family like Quiet Riot did!

State Fair of Alaska 2016 shot glass image
State Fair of Alaska 2016 shot glass image

2016 Alaska State Fair locations

The 2016 Alaska State Fair is held in Palmer every August. If you need driving directions to Palmer, Alaska simply visit google maps and enter in the festival locale in and boom, you’re there!
2075 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, Alaska

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Looking for lodging for the 2016 Alaska State Fair?

Great options available in and around Palmer from hotels, motels, and camping options
Don’t miss out on the Alaska State Fair because of booking issues and be a part of one of the greatest state fairs festivals this summer!

Official contacts of the Alaska State Fair

Want to get a hold of organizers of the 2016 Alaska State Fair? Well here are your official contacts of the event. If you have any of these contacts that might be missing please leave a comment below and we will add it.
Twitter: @AlaskaStateFair
Email:
Website: Get the official times of Alaska State Fair –> Official State Fair of Alaska times

What they are saying about the Alaska State Fair:

We believe that the best of America is in these small towns that we get to visit, and in these wonderful little pockets of what I call the real America, being here with all of you hardworking, very patriotic, um, very, um, pro-America areas of this great nation!- Sarah Palin

Tanana Valley State Fair top reasons to go in 2016

2016 Tanana Valley State Fair in Fairbanks Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska – Looking for something to do this summer? We have an event you won’t want to miss this August, the 2016 Tanana Valley State Fair. The top reasons to see the 2016 Tanana Valley State Fair this year list below for one of the best events in all of North Star Borough.  2016 marks 92 years that the festival has been going strong. The organizers of the fest believe that 2016 will be their best ever… With well over 500 festivals in Alaska this August alone, you just can not miss this one!

2016 Tanana Valley State Fair in Fairbanks Alaska
Tanana Valley State Fair

The festival offers some of the best things to do in Alaska and will definitely be better than a Trump Presidency! The 2016 Tanana Valley State Fair offers great attractions this August. You need to be there!. Take a look at some of the top reasons to check out this festival. The event is held from August 5 to August 14. The Tanana Valley State Fair celebration is listed as one of the top 50 events of August in 2016.. The arrival of August means it is time for some of the best events of the year. In Alaska it is no exception. This year the Tanana Valley State Fair will be rocking North Star Borough and you got to see the top entertainment offered in 2016. Find the top things to do, what to see and much more in Fairbanks.

Date Published: 08/02/2016
9.6 / 10 stars

Dates and times of the Tanana Valley State Fair

The Tanana Valley State Fair is a 9-day fairs festival that will be held from August 5 to August 14 in Fairbanks, Alaska this summer. Rocking the suburbs with the entire family like Quiet Riot did!

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2016 Tanana Valley State Fair beer mug image

2016 Tanana Valley State Fair locations

The 2016 Tanana Valley State Fair is held in Fairbanks every August.
3000 College Road
Fairbanks, Alaska
Looking for lodging for the 2016 Tanana Valley State Fair?

Great options available in and around Fairbanks from hotels, motels, and camping options
Don’t miss out on the Tanana Valley State Fair because of booking issues and be a part of one of the greatest fairs festivals this summer!

Coolest Alaska August festivals and events to check out

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Here are the top festivals and events in Alaska this August.  The 2016 top things to do in Alaska from all ranges of festival genre; top AK music festivals, art festivals, beer and wine and much more.

The top events in some of the biggest cities in Alaska as well.  To see a detailed list of all the top Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks, Sitka, and Wailla events – just click on the links. The best Matanuska Susitna County fairs from east to west in the great state.

The top 25 festivals in Alaska get high marks for this August
Date Published: 07/02/2016
The top 25 festivals in Alaska this August overall get a 4.5 rating out of 2132 visitor votes and reviews
4.5 / 5 stars
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Alaska festivals and events this August

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Here is our complete directory of the top things to do in Alaska this August including all the great AK fairs, dance festivals, and the Italian festival.

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Don’t miss out on some of the great Summer music festivals in 2016

Top 3 events this August in Alaska

Here are the top August festivals and events to check out this 3.  The best art festivals, music fests, food festivals, Matanuska Susitna County county fairs, and much more. The best Summer things to do this Fairbanks

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Top August events and festivals in Alaska

Here are the top 3 events in Alaska this Summer. The August events with the highest rating and the most unique in the state.

  1. Alaska State Fair
  2. Tanana Valley State Fair
  3. Kenai Peninsula Fair
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