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ALASKA FOOD FESTIVALS & SHOWS

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2015 ALASKA - January Through June 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

(see also: 2016 - 2011)


January 9-11, 2015  Crystal Gallery of Ice - Anchorage, Alaska
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
Anchorage, Alaska
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
Anchorage, Alaska
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 2-4, 2015  ComFish Alaska - Kodiak, Alaska
Alaska's Premier Commercial Fisheries Trade Show

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 21-25, 2015  Kodiak Crab Festival - Kodiak, Alaska
Ask any Kodiakan what the best five days in May are and they'll smile and say "Crab Fest, of course!"

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!

June 1-30, 2015  Seward Halibut Tournament - Seward, Alaska
Seward’s halibut are a local surprise for those who typically think only of our Silver Salmon runs.  Seward’s Halibut Tournament highlights this fishery, attracting early season visitors and anglers from throughout Alaska.  Daily tickets are $10, with a 3-day “weekender” ticket for $25.  Cash prizes awarded at the end of the tournament for the heaviest fish and the second and third place entries.  Daily prizes increase your odds of winning. 

June 12-21, 2015  Slam'n Salm'n Derby - Anchorage, Alaska
Salmon fishing derby benefits Downtown Soup Kitchen, which provides 90,000 meals annually and other services for the hungry and homeless in Anchorage, Alaska.

 

2016 ALASKA - January to June 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events


 

 

2011 ALASKA - January through June 2011
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

waiting for new dates

June 8-10, 2011  Global Food Alaska 2011 Conference & Tradeshow
Soldotna, Alaska
A biennial event, the show covers all aspects of the food supply chain, both national and international, with a special highlight on companies that do business and produce in Alaska.

June 11-12, 2011  Taste of Juneau Food & Music Festival
Juneau, Alaska
NEXT event in 2013, waiting for new dates to be announced.
Celebrates the culinary arts in Alaska, offering great food as well as live music, fun contests and tasty samples.
 


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