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July is festival season in Alaska


July 1, 2017

Girdwood Forest Fair, July 7-9. Features Alaskan artists, hand-crafted items, exotic foods and entertainment from all over Alaska. Fun for the whole family is kicked off with the parade at 10 a.m. on Sat., July 8.

Eagle River Bearpaw Festival, July 12-16. See the Slippery Salmon Olympics, Classic Car Show, Bear Paw Motorcycle Show, Festival Royalty Pageant, our Spectacular Grand Parade and much more!

Copper River Wild! Salmon Festival, July 14-15 in Cordova. Watch annual Salmon Jam Music Festival kick off the festivities, and enjoy arts and crafts, the Alaska Salmon Run road races, educational events, a salmon cook off, and much more.

Golden Days, July 15-23 in Fairbanks. Watch the grand parade, partake in old tyme games, enjoy the street fair, laugh at Comedy Night with Jimmy Shubert and cheer on the Rubber Duckie Race.

Fairbanks Summer Art Festival, July 16-30. Enjoy various workshops on various art forms such as flamenco, Norwegian music and comedy improv. Tickets for concerts and performances range from $10 to $30.

Progress Days, July 22-23 in Soldotna. Events include a parade, family activities, dutch oven competition, Sawfest Chainsaw Carving competition, food and craft vendors, live music, free community picnic and much more!

Bearfest, July 26-30 in Wrangell. Enjoy street games, storytellers, a salmon bake, bear symposium, workshops, live music, film screenings, a marathon, photo contest, daily bear tours and much more.

Southeast Alaska State Fair, July 27-30 in Haines. Four amazing days of music and entertainment, contests, attractions, exhibits, food and shopping vendors! Seniors 65 and older with ID: $6 per day.


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