With the new year now just two days away, it's time to start planning how you will ring in 2017 in the Anchorage and Fairbanks area! From fireworks displays to skiing and snowboarding down a torch-lit mountain, there are many different ways to celebrate a fresh start— you just have to choose one!
As your local real estate experts in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla, North Pole and beyond, we have included a few of the New Year's events happening around the area below:
Fire & Ice Festival New Year's Celebration
December 31, 2016; 5 PM to 8 PM
Town Square Park, Anchorage AK
This free event has become an Anchorage tradition! Come enjoy the live music, street performers,...
A new season is here in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer and along with it comes new festivals for residents and tourists alike to enjoy. Fall is a great time to get out and explore everything Alaska has to offer, including the beautiful landscape and changing colors. No matter where you live—from North Pole to Chugach to Wasilla— there are plenty of events to enjoy!
Here are three events you can plan to attend this October:
Make It Alaskan Festival
October 3-5, 2014
Friday: Noon to 8 PM; Saturday: 10 AM to 7 PM; Sunday: 11 AM to 6 PM
The Make It Alaskan Festival returns again this year, just minutes from downtown Anchorage. The oldest and largest...
As of tomorrow, the winter season will have officially arrived in Fairbanks. Where has the time gone? As the calendar finally catches up with the weather, many Alaskans will find themselves shopping for last-minute gifts and making their final preparations for the holidays. While the weekend before Christmas is always a busy one, we encourage you to take a break from your to-do list and get in the holiday spirit with a celebration of the winter season. This Saturday, December 21st, the Downtown Association of Fairbanks is gearing up to continue a Winter Solstice tradition that Alaskans look forward to each and every year.
Each December, Fairbanks celebrates Winter Solstice like nowhere else in the Northern hemisphere...
The time is nearly here to dress up in your spookiest attire and collect enough candy to last an entire year. Halloween will be upon us in just one week, and there are so many fun ways to get in the spirit in Fairbanks. Because it’s quite a bit colder in our neck of the woods compared to the rest of the country, we Alaskans have to get creative as to how we celebrate on All Hallows’ Eve. However, that’s not to say the creepiest day of the year isn’t a blast! If you’re looking for attractions and events to attend on October 31st, here are your best bets.
Halloween Howl for Preschoolers
Age: 3-6 years old
Dress the kids in their scariest, cutest, or funniest costume and get set to howl at this special Halloween story time at the Noel Wien Public Library.