Annual Events

Salmon Daze Festival

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 Quad!  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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GCI Centennial Summer Solstice Concert

Help Anchorage kick of it’s 100 YEAR celebration with the GCI Centennial Summer Solstice Concert on Saturday, June 21st, from 6:00pm – 10:00pm featuring the Grammy nominated group, The Spin Doctors!
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Hero Games

One of the biggest and most poplar events, the Hero Games, is something you won’t want to miss! The friendly competition between Alaska’s first responders includes crowd-pleasing events such as challenging obstacle courses, tower climb, tug of war, scooter races and donut-eating contest, all involving balance, strength, teamwork and a sense of humor.
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Downtown Summer Solstice Festival

Join us at the 2014 Downtown Summer Solstice Festival, on June 21st for 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!
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Festival of Flowers

Join us in supporting the “City of Flowers” in Downtown Anchorage by attending the Festival of Flowers on Saturday, May 31 from noon-6:00pm in Town Square.
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Sponsorship Opportunities!

We are always looking for support for our events and activities year round! If you or your business are looking to get involved in some of our events as a sponsor through financial contributions, in-kind donations, or volunteerism, this is the place for 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

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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

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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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Foster-A-Flower

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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