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2016 ALASKA - September to December 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

(see also: 2015 - 2013 - 2012)

August 25-Sept 5, 2016  Alaska State Fair - Palmer, Alaska


September 2-4, 2016
Cordova Fungus Festival
Cordova, Alaska
Throughout this three day event, Fungus Festival attendees will have opportunities to learn more about local mushrooms, participate in mushroom related arts and crafts, and celebrate mushrooms and other wild harvested foods in a Wild Food Dinner.  There will be daily guided forays, an identification table and an expert key note speaker.

September 3, 2016  Wild Harvest Feast - Cordova, Alaska
The Copper River Watershed Project Presents: The Fungus Festival’s Wild Harvest Feast.  Enjoy appetizer and entree of seasonal coho salmon and wild mushrooms by Chef Stephen Beaumier and Katy Oursler of ForageSF, wine, and wild berry desserts. Featuring a silent auction of handmade arts and crafts: fungus-dyed fibers, truffle butter, homemade jams, a Linee Perkins quilt, hand-blown glass by Britt Pedicord and much more! Proceeds benefit the Copper River Watershed’s scholarships and educational programs.  Copper River Seafood Cookhouse $65/plate.

September 16-17 & 23-24, 2016  Oktoberfest at Alyeska Resort
Girdwood, Alaska
Autumn would not be the same without a festive atmosphere celebrating the many attributes of beer. Both weekends include authentic German fare, souvenir mugs, polka bands plus live music by some of Alaska's favorite bands.

October 10-14, 2016  National School Lunch Week - Nationwide

October 29, 2016  Mighty Monster Boo Fest (aka the Mighty Matanuska Brewfest) - Palmer, Alaska
Come share your thoughts about the different brewed spectaculars while enjoying the company of your friends with live music, food vendors, and over 50 different beers for your sampling.

November 4-6, 2016  Sitka WhaleFest 2016 - Sitka, Alaska
The 20th Annual Sitka WhaleFest is a program of the Sitka Sound Science Center.


The event hosts a unique science symposium blending local knowledge and scientific inquiry concerning the rich marine environment of the North Pacific. The festival includes many community and cultural activities such as the science symposium lectures, interactive student sessions, marine wildlife cruises with scientist, a marine themed artisan market, music, local foods, a banquet, art and a fun run/walk.

November 5-6, 2016  29th Annual Anchorage Holiday Food & Gift Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
A fun and family oriented event featuring a wide variety of unique gifts, gourmet food, handmade arts and crafts, and so much more.  Holiday Food & Gift Festival strives to provide the Anchorage community and its visitors with a winter holiday show featuring a large variety of Alaska made and imported arts and crafts, furs, gifts and foods

November 24, 2016  THANKSGIVING DAY 2016 - Nationwide
There are so many events on today they are to numerous to list.

December 10, 2016  Terra Madre Day 2016 - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.

December 31, 2016  Anchorage New Year’s Eve Celebration
Anchorage, Alaska
Anchorage’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is a fun, family friendly and FREE event in Town Square held on December 31st from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy Live Music, Street Performers, Anchorage’s Yummiest Food Trucks, Fireworks and More.

2015 ALASKA - September to December 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
waiting for new dates

October 2-3, 2015  Genuine Oktoberfest Celebration
Anchorage, Alaska
Come out and enjoy traditional German music, dancing, food, and entertainment. Live bands, bell ringers and consessions. German beer, wine and soft drinks to be sold.

December 19, 2015 - 8th Annual Christmas Village
Anchorage, Alaska
Christmas Village is one the newest holiday shows in Alaska. Be a part of the biggest shopping day of the year. Christmas Village is the perfect time to sell all of those wanted last minute gifts. Be ready to sell...and buy! Christmas Village allows both Alaskan-made and imported items to be sold at the show.

2013 ALASKA - September to December 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

waiting for new dates

November 2, 2013  5th Annual United Way Festival of Beer and Wine
Anchorage, Alaska
There will be wines from around the world and craft beer selections paired with appetizers and desserts from some of Anchorage's finest restaurants. Add music and a fabulous silent auction for an event sure to deliver something for everyone’s taste!

2012 ALASKA - September to December 2012
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

waiting for new dates

September 7, 2012  8th Annual Taste of Mardi Gras - Anchorage, Alaska
We’re taking the party outside for the only street party recreating Bourbon Street, featuring authentic Cajun cuisine from local celebrity chefs, live music, and street performers. Raises money for the American Red Cross of Alaska.




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