Category - Family friendly

Ice fishing fun

February 16, 2016
The Mat-Su Kids Ice Fishing Derby had several hundred anglers in 2015. On Saturday, Feb. 20, Finger Lake is an ice fishing Mecca for kids of all ages, as the Mat-Su Kids Ice Fishing Derby takes place. This family-friendly event has become quite the popular one in the Valley, with hundreds of kids...

Colony Christmas 2015

December 10, 2015
One of our favorite events of the year, Colony Christmas, takes over downtown Palmer this weekend, with three days of holiday cheer spread out around a variety of venues. The holiday festival has a Norman Rockwell feel each year, and it's filled with joy and good times. Downtown Palmer's many shops...

Christmas in October

October 29, 2015
Many families in the Mat-Su Valley will have a Christmas filled with presents under the tree this year, thanks to Halloween. That's a sentence you don't see every day. On Halloween, the Mat-Su Special Santa program, in conjunction with Toys for Tots, is hosting its annual Halloween Hollow at Raven...

OxToberfest

October 14, 2015
The Reindeer Farm Family Fun Day runs every Saturday in October. This weekend is a celebration of all things fall, as three very popular events all take place around the Valley, giving people plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy the autumn. The first-ever "OxToberfest" event is being held at the...