It's Time for the Holidays in Fairbanks, Anchorage, North Pole Alaska!
Winter is almost here again in Alaska, which also means the holidays are right around the corner! There is no better place to spend the holiday season than in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer and especially North Pole. There are many festive ways to get into the spirit in Alaska this time of year, including the following events coming up next week:
Skinny Raven Turkey Trot
November 27th, 2014
Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center
The annual Turkey Trot race is perfect to participate in before your Thanksgiving dinner. This year, the 5K and 3K have new loops and both start and finish inside the Dena'ina Civic Center to help you keep warm. The 5K begins at 11 AM and the 3K at 11:10 AM with awards given for the best times in each age group.
Holiday Tree Lighting
November 28, 2014
Town Square Park
The downtown Anchorage holiday tree lighting will take place the day after Thanksgiving at 6 PM. Residents of Anchorage and guests alike will enjoy free cookies, hot cocoa, holiday music, the Dancing Tree, a meet and greet with Santa and his reindeer at 6:30 and the lighting of the AT&T Holiday Tree.
Christmas in Ice
November 29, 2014 to January 6, 2015
Next to Santa Claus House
North Pole, AK
Weeks of holiday fun in North Pole, Alaska, including these festive activities: single and multi-block ice carving competitions, celebrations of Christmas around the world, picnic under the stars, New Year's Eve Spectacular with Santa and a midnight fireworks display to name a few. No matter your age or what community you're from in Alaska, Christmas in Ice has something for everyone!
Pioneer Park Holiday Bazaar
November 29 to November 30, 2014
Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts
Free to the public, this holiday bazaar in Fairbanks is great for picking up early holiday gifts. There will be numerous local vendors and crafts, holiday train rides, a jazz band, children's story time, and an opportunity for pictures with Santa.
At Madden Real Estate, we know how great the area communities of Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer and North Pole can be during the holiday season and we're happy to share it with you! If you need suggestions on anything ranging from holiday events to mortgage professionals or have questions about buying or selling a home in Alaska this year, do not hesitate to contact us!
We look forward to hearing from you and happy holidays!