Anchorage Events

Things to Do in Anchorage, Alaska

The downtown Anchorage, Alaska, area is home to a diverse range of annual events and festivals as well as numerous community happenings. The centrally located Inlet Tower Hotel and Suites provides the perfect front row seat to any event. Please view our Anchorage event calendar to learn more about what’s on during your visit. 

  • ASAA March Madness

    (1A) March 15-18 | (2A) March 16-18 | (3A/4A) March 23-25
    At the Alaska Airlines Center, UAA
    Hosted by: ASAA, UAA & Anchorage School District

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  • Iditarod

    Iditarod Race Start Saturday, March 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m. 4th & D in downtown Anchorage Race Re-start Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m. On the lake at the Willow Community Center Awards’ Banquet Sunday,…
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  • Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon, Half Marathon & 4-Miler

    Each June for the past 40 years, when the longest day of the year bathes Anchorage in 24 hours of sunlight, several thousand runners and walkers hit the coastal trails of Anchorage for the Mayor’s Midnight…
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  • Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival

    It doesn’t matter if your favorite brew is a stout, pilsner, porter or pale ale, this sudsy showcase has something for every beer lover with more than 300 beers and barley wines from the best regional…
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  • Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival

    01/19/2017
    It doesn’t matter if your favorite brew is a stout, pilsner, porter or pale ale, this sudsy showcase…
  • Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival

    01/20/2017
    It doesn’t matter if your favorite brew is a stout, pilsner, porter or pale ale, this sudsy showcase…
  • Iditarod

    03/03/2017
    Iditarod Race Start Saturday, March 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m. 4th & D in downtown Anchorage Race Re-start…
  • ASAA March Madness

    03/14/2017
    (1A) March 15-18 | (2A) March 16-18 | (3A/4A) March 23-25 At the Alaska Airlines Center, UAA Hosted…
  • Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon, Half Marathon & 4-Miler

    06/16/2017
    Each June for the past 40 years, when the longest day of the year bathes Anchorage in 24 hours of sunlight,…
  • AFN

    10/21/2017
    http://www.nativefederation.org/annual-convention/
  • Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival

    01/19/2017

    It doesn’t matter if your favorite brew is a stout, pilsner, porter or pale ale, this sudsy showcase has something for every beer lover with more than 300 beers and barley wines from the best regional brewers in the Northwest. You’ll also enjoy great food, brewers’ competitions, live music and more. 

  • Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival

    01/20/2017

    It doesn’t matter if your favorite brew is a stout, pilsner, porter or pale ale, this sudsy showcase has something for every beer lover with more than 300 beers and barley wines from the best regional brewers in the Northwest. You’ll also enjoy great food, brewers’ competitions, live music and more. 

  • Iditarod

    03/03/2017

    Iditarod Race Start Saturday, March 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m. 4th & D in downtown Anchorage
    Race Re-start Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m. On the lake at the Willow Community Center
    Awards’ Banquet Sunday, March 19, 2017 3:00 p.m. Nome Recreation Center

  • ASAA March Madness

    03/14/2017

    (1A) March 15-18 | (2A) March 16-18 | (3A/4A) March 23-25
    At the Alaska Airlines Center, UAA
    Hosted by: ASAA, UAA & Anchorage School District

  • Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon, Half Marathon & 4-Miler

    06/16/2017

    Each June for the past 40 years, when the longest day of the year bathes Anchorage in 24 hours of sunlight, several thousand runners and walkers hit the coastal trails of Anchorage for the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon, Half Marathon & 4-Miler. After the racers cross the finish line at Delaney Park, head to Town Square and Fourth Avenue for the family friendly Summer Solstice Festival. 

  • AFN

    10/21/2017