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Coming Up: Alaska State Fair

The end of summer is near and that means it’s carnival season! The Alaska State Fair will be in nearby Palmer from August 22nd to September 2nd, and it’s so much fun that you’ll definitely want to attend while you’re in town! Food View this post on Instagram Deep fried cheesecake with strawberries and whipped…

Coming Up: Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival

It’s blueberry season! Spend a day with the family at the Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival, trying great food, looking at the work of local artisans, playing games, and enjoying live music! Entertainment View this post on Instagram Bears, birds, and bakers rejoice – it's berry season! From Utqiagvik to Juneau, Alaskans love spending time in…

Get Active In Anchorage

Don’t let your exercise routine fall by the wayside while you’re traveling! Instead, try some of Anchorage’s fun and unique fitness classes and mix up your standard exercise routine.  There’s so many fun options in town, it won’t even feel like a work-out! Bootcamp Games @ YMCA YMCA Alaska offers a wide variety of fitness…

The Anchorage Coffee Scene Is Hard To Beat

People may know Seattle as the coffee city, but Anchorage has more than its own fair share of connoisseurs. Check out some of the best places to get your morning caffeine! The Black Cup View this post on Instagram Have a wonderful 4th of a July weekend full of fun and delicious coffee! Our cafe…

Say Goodbye To Whale Fat Follies

It’s been a hysterically funny 33 year run, but the time has come. Mr. Whitekey’s hit comedy show, Whale Fat Follies, is finishing one final season at the Hard Rock Cafe and they’re pulling out all the stops.  Whether you’ve seen the show before or this is your first time, you are not going to want…

Anchorage Is Going Patriotic For Independence Day!

Are you wondering how you’ll celebrate the 4th of July while you’re visiting Anchorage? Every year, Anchorage goes all out for Independence Day with their 4th of July Celebration, starting on July 3rd, and you’re not going to want to miss a minute! July 3rd Head to the Eagle River Lions Park on July 3rd…

Coming Up: Backyard Country BBQ

Will you be in town to catch a concert featuring major country stars? See stars like Joe Nichols (“Brokenheartsville” and “Size Matters”), Cody Jinks (“Must Be The Whiskey” and “Loud and Heavy”), and Elvis Monroe (“Blue Collar Man” and “Rebel”) perform their biggest hits. Plus, past years have sometimes seen surprise guests, so you never…

Coming Up: Summer Solstice Festival

Celebrate the longest day of the year with us at Anchorage’s Summer Solstice Celebration – downtown on 4th Ave! With 22 hours of daylight, the party will be non-stop!  Read on for more details! Food And Drink View this post on Instagram We never settle for anything less than perfection. A post shared by Fat…

The 3 Barons Renaissance Fair Is Here!

Live like nobility in olden times at Anchorage’s 3 Barons Renaissance Fair! June 8th and 9th at Tozier Sled Dog Track, the Renaissance comes to Alaska, complete with traditional English foods, knights and steeds, and some amazing artisan crafts. Food View this post on Instagram #3baronsrenaissancefair today with my little rainbow viking. #turkeyleg @anchoragelibrary #aksummerdiscovery…

The Best Places To Eat Salmon In Anchorage

Everyone knows the best salmon comes from Alaska, so it’s only logical that we also know how to cook it the best! We’ve put together a list of the best restaurants to try salmon, Alaska-style. The Red Chair Cafe: Salmon Bacon 337 E 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501 View this post on Instagram Putting the…