Annual Events

Dog Days of Summer Block Party

Join us in celebrating man (and woman)’s best friend and have a howling good time! On August 16th, at Peratrovich Park and E street to have fun in the sun with our favorite furry friends!

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Salmon Daze

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The 3rd Annual Salmon Daze Festival is coming back with popular demand this summer on Saturday, July 19th from 12noon – 6 pm, this time at a new location at the Anchorage Museum Courtyard!  Salmon Daze is a local event for the City of Anchorage to celebrate one of Alaska’s most valuable resources: Wild Salmon!
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Downtown Summer Solstice Festival


Join us at the 2014 Downtown Summer Solstice Festival, one of Anchorage’s most exciting summer events!

The Solstice Festival takes place on 4th Avenue between C – L Streets from 12noon-6:00pm. It’s guaranteed fun for all ages, so come downtown and enjoy!
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Live After Five Concert Series


Join us from 5:00 – 8:00pm every Friday night during the summer months in Town Square Park for Live After Five! This fun, annual, FREE event features good eats, a beer & wine garden, and live music from local & out-of-state artists!
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MFLO: Music For Little Ones

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Bring the kids downtown for a dancing good time every Music for Little Ones, every Monday at noon in Peratrovich Park during the summer (4th Avenue and E Street.) Sing and dance along with Fiddle De Dee at these fun, free concerts. Enjoy one hour of interactive fun with the kids! The 2014 season starts June 2nd!!
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MITP: Music In The Park

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Join us during lunch in downtown Anchorage for the Music in the Park concert series 12 noon-1:00pm in Peratrovich Park (4th & E St.) every summer.
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Vendor Forms for Summer Events

Are you a food, art or goods vendor looking to sell your items at events? If so, we have lots events that need vendors like you!
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Crystal Gallery of Ice

The Crystal Gallery of Ice is an annual event organized by Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. and hosted in the Town Square Winter Center, in the heart of downtown Anchorage. 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.
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“Fire & Ice” New Year’s Eve Celebration

The “Fire & Ice” 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.
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Small Business Saturday

Small businesses are the heartbeat of our community. They’re the corner stores that create jobs. The hardware stores that help build our economy. And the mom and pop shops whose very presence makes a neighborhood, your neighborhood. Join us in celebrating Small Business Saturday® on November 30th.
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AT&T Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join your hosts AT&T Alaska and Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 29 in Town Square Park.
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Trick or Treat Street

Trick or Treat Street is a FREE & FUN event for families and children to trick or treat from business to business in downtown Anchorage in a safe and friendly environment.
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Pirate Pub Crawl


Ahoy Anchorage! Calling all pirates & scallywags for a night of adventure and glory! The Annual Pirate Pub Crawl event is a fun opportunity to grab mateys and set your course to Town Square in downtown Anchorage for a fun night on the town!
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Each summer Anchorage blooms into the “City of Flowers.” Our municipal greenhouse grows over 76,000 plants and close to 1400 hanging baskets. As an admirer of flowers, residents or businesses can help to maintain this program by “fostering” two hanging baskets.
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Holiday Window & Tree Decorating Contests

AIM Broadcasting, the Anchorage PRESS and Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. hosted two downtown Holiday contests to encourage downtown businesses to show off their holiday spirit and their business. And the winners are…
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