Category - Events

Friday Flings

May 24, 2019
While today is the start of the Memorial Day weekend, it's also part of an entire summer filled with food, fun, live music and festivities as Friday Flings takes over downtown Palmer. Each Friday, the downtown area turns into a makeshift farmer's market, food court and music venue, as Friday Flings...
Every May, Talkeetna is the center of Alaska's aviation world, as the Talkeetna Fly-In takes place, attracting pilots and unique planes from around the state for a weekend of fun and events that kicks off Friday, May 17 at the airport. The Talkeetna Fly-In's slogan is "Honoring the past, celebrating...
May 5-11 is National Travel & Tourism Week, which highlights the tourism industry and the many benefits it provides to our communities. This year the theme is "Travel Matters." This theme can be interpreted many different ways, and each are relevant. Travel matters to the economies of our local...

Vintage Market

May 3, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The Alaska State Fairgrounds is the place to be this weekend, as the Alaska Chicks Vintage Market takes place Friday through Sunday. The Vintage Market is held each spring and has grown in popularity to become a can't miss event for shoppers looking for unique goods, apparel, home decor and more....

Girls Weekend Out

April 23, 2019 by Casey Ressler
There is a takeover of Palmer coming this weekend, and women around the Southcentral Alaska region have been looking forward to it for months. The ninth-annual Who Let The Girls Out event in downtown Palmer includes two days of events April 26-27, sales and special opportunities for women at...
The first sign of spring is this weekend - the annual Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show at the Menard Center. You know that summer can't be too far away once the outdoor show season starts, and the Mat-Su show is the first one up on the calendar this year. The show, which runs Friday through Sunday (March...

Oosik 2019

March 13, 2019 by Casey Ressler
With spring right around the corner, it's time for the fun and funky Oosik Classic Ski Race in Talkeetna Saturday, March 16. The Oosik, now in its 19th year, is hosted by the Denali Nordic Ski Club and is one of the most fun and funky races in Alaska. The course changes every year, but there are two...

Pond Hockey

March 5, 2019 by Casey Ressler
More than 100 hockey teams are coming to Big Lake this weekend for Alaska's largest outdoor hockey event, the Last Frontier Pond Hockey Classic. This is the third winter in a row the tournament is being held on Big Lake, with 13 rinks being cleared. The event is hosted by the Scotty Gomez...

Iditarod 2019

February 28, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The 2019 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race officially gets started Sunday afternoon in Willow, as 52 mushers depart for Nome, 1,100 grueling miles away. This is officially called the Iditarod "Restart" because there is a ceremonial start in Anchorage on Saturday, March 2. That day does not count in the...