We like to consider July the heart of summer. Enjoy the nice weather and the plethora of activities that Anchorage has to offer this month!
Recurring weekly on Saturday & Sunday
Times: Saturday 10 am-6 pm, Sunday 10 am-5 pm
Location: 3rd & E St. Parking lot
Fresh produce, exotic goods, local goods, souvenirs – the choice of vendors is never-ending! Free entertainment, food and fun for a place to spend the weekend!
Dates: July 1-August 5
Recurring weekly on Monday
Time: 10 am-12 pm
Location: Peratrovich Park
Music for Little Ones this summer will include StoryTRACKS that allow families the opportunity to explore reading through fun, interactive placemaking. These stories and interactions encourage children’s verbal development: Talk, Respond, Ask questions, Connect, Keep at it, Sing and tell stories.
Public Lands Walking Tour
Time: 3:15 pm
Location: Alaska Public Lands Information Center
A free public lands walking tour with a National Park Service ranger that takes your through downtown Anchorage where they will talk about the special culture in Alaska, the unique animals and a history of Alaskan soil. It is about 45 minutes long and completely outside and leave from the steps of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center. Be a tourist in your own city!
Yoga Blend Thursday
Dates: July 1 -August 23
Recurring weekly on Thursday and Friday
Times: Thursday 12:10-12:50 pm, Friday 6-7:30 am
Location: 5th & B Parking Garage Rooftop
Yoga on the rooftop all summer long for free or a $5 donation! Bring your own mat and come practice restorative flow and some longer yin yoga holds – something new each time! May cancel in wet weather.
Byron Glacier Hike
Date: June 21-August 11
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Times: 2-4 pm
Location: Byron Glacier Trailhead
With staff from the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center, enjoy a short hike to Byron Glacer in Chugach National Forest. Meet at the Boggs Visitor Center by 1:45 pm or Byron Glacier trailhead at 2 pm. It is a 0.8 mile long trail with a 100 foot elevation.
Craft Show at the O’Malley Center
Dates: July 6-September 7
Times: 10 am-6 pm
Location: The O’Malley Sports Center
Every first Saturday of the month find your favorite local artisans, vendors and food at this summer craft show.
Bear Paw Festival
Dates: July 10-14
Location: Eagle River
Events include the Teddy Bear Picnic, classic car show, a parade, the Slippery Salmon Olympics and the I Did a Duck Race.
Williwaw Campground Campfire
Date: July 21-August 10
Recurring weekly Friday, Saturday
Location: Williwaw Campground
Gather ‘round the campfire and learn about salmon, bears and cultural heritage from a Forest Service Interpreter from the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center in Church National Forest.
Alaska Aviation Festival
Date: July 28
Time: 10 am-4 pm
Location: Alaska Aviation Museum
A celebration of flight in the Last Frontier on the shores of Lake Hood. Fun for all ages, this festival is an Anchorage tradition for over 30 years featuring vintage aircraft fly-bys, live music and family activities.