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Colony Christmas

Alaska's best Christmas celebration is Colony Christmas in Palmer! The entire town comes alive for the weekend, with events taking place throughout the area. The parade of lights and fireworks on Saturday are always a hit. Meet Santa, shop local craft fairs and get into the festive spirit by shopping locally.

Event updates

Many Mat-Su events have been changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. To be informed of future events that will be occurring in the Mat-Su Valley, please sign up for our e-newsletter. For more information, please visit our Covid-19 information page for visitors. It is highly recommended to check the web sites of the specific event to get a current update.