2015 ALASKA - January Through June 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2014 - 2011)
January 9-11, 2015 Crystal Gallery of Ice
Ice, Ice and more Ice will be in downtown the first weekend of January in Town Square at the Crystal Gallery of Ice. Ice carvers from all over the state (and world!) come to compete in our ice carving competition, transforming ice slabs into beautiful works of art. The ice carving competition starts on Friday, with carvers working throughout the weekend to complete their sculptures by 5 pm on Sunday. Ice Sculptures will be on display at the Crystal Gallery of Ice in Town Square until they melt.
January 16-17, 2015 - Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival 2015
Showcasing beers of the Northwest with special attention to Alaska's brews. The whole weekend is a celebration of brewing beer, mead and barley wine. Live entertainment.
January 26-April 26, 2015 100 Days of Downtown Dining
100 Days of Downtown Dining is a winter-time promotion from January 26th to April 26th for participating restaurants in downtown that rewards you for dining out around downtown. That’s right: eat great food AND get rewards! It’s simple: Enjoy an entree at participating restaurants and get stickers on your game card or stamps in the “100 Days” Perka App. Visit at least six (6) different restaurants and collect a prize! 6 stickers = $10 dining certificate - 12 stickers = $25 dining certificate - 20 stickers = $50 in dining certificates - 30 stickers = $75 in dining certificates.
February 14, 2015 VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
March 2-6, 2015 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
March 18, 2015 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
April 2-5, 2015 The Great Alaska Sportsman Show - Anchorage, Alaska
One of America's most unusual gatherings of men and women who love the great outdoors and the Alaska vendors, exhibitors and experts who seek to equip and prepare them for a season afield. The four-day show draws sell-out crowds of people who care passionately about fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, climbing and virtually all other outdoor activities. Come join us at the Sullivan and Ben Boeke Arenas.
April 22, 2015 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
May 10, 2015 MOTHERS' DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday).
May 22-23, 2015 Great Alaska Craft Beer & Homebrew Festival 2015
Dalton City, Alaska
Sample excellent craft beers from breweries around the state and region. Enjoy live music, eat good food, and taste great beer!