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Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby
Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby
May 15 – Sep 19 all-day
The Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is the longest running halibut derby in the state of Alaska, with cash prizes up for grabs.  The derby runs May 15th to September 15th 2018, concluding with the Halibut Derby Gala on[...]
When the Fish Are Running
When the Fish Are Running
May 17 – Sep 30 all-day
On the world-famous Kenai River, you can expect Red (Sockeye) salmon runs mid-July through mid-August.  King (Chinook) salmon typically run mid-May to early-July (early run) and early-July to season closure late-July or early-August.  Silvers (Coho)[...]
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Salmonfest
Salmonfest
Aug 3 – Aug 5 all-day
Salmonfest has become widely recognized both nationally and within the state as the most compelling and dynamic event in Alaska.  Every year over 8,000 people turn the Kenai Peninsula village of Ninilchik into a city as[...]
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Talkeetna Bluegrass Festival
Talkeetna Bluegrass Festival
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day
Talkeetna Bluegrass Festival – If you love bluegrass and camping in the Alaskan wilderness, this is the festival for you.  Bands play for 20 hours each day, and there are vendors selling handmade Alaskan craft[...]
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Alaska Greek Festival
Alaska Greek Festival
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
Alaska Greek Festival – If you love Greek food as much as everyone else in the world, you have stumbled upon the festival for you.  Tantalize your taste buds with kabobs, gyros, and sticky baklava. [...]
Kenai Peninsula Fair
Kenai Peninsula Fair
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
Kenai Peninsula Fair – Connecting the Greater Kenai Peninsula ~ providing a fun filled, entertaining, educational and safe environment for the community to come together, in part or in whole, by means of the Kenai[...]
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Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival
Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day
Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival – The Alaskan blueberry: plump, delicious, and so popular that every year Girdwood puts on a big celebration in honor of blueberry season. As many as 4,000 people have been flocking[...]
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Alaska State Fair
Alaska State Fair
Aug 23 – Sep 3 all-day
Now in its 82nd year, The Alaska State Fair is the state’s largest fair, featuring record setting giant vegetables, amusement rides, food concessions, competitive exhibits, carnival games, live performances and more, all nestled in a[...]
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