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Welcome to the Alaska State Fair, home of an abundance of diverse vendors, food to please every palate, rides, concerts, acrobats, animals, exceptional educational exhibits, record-setting giant vegetables and beautiful flower gardens.

Nestled in the heart of the Chugach Mountains, in the fertile Matanuska-Susitna Valley, the fairgrounds are just an hour north of Anchorage. Each fall, the Fair provides the perfect setting for Alaska’s last blast of summer, and is a showcase of Alaska’s uniqueness and beauty.

We invite you to not only enjoy our annual event, but also take advantage of the year-round events and services the Alaska State Fair has to offer. We have a range of facilities available to rent throughout the year, and host diverse events including horse shows, car shows, meetings, fundraisers, auctions, memorials, banquets, proms, job fairs, picnics, retreats, encampment, health fairs, reunions, funerals, gun shows, bazaars, dog shows/competitions, holiday parties, weddings and receptions, rodeos, clinics/classes, barn dances, equine events and camps, concerts and trade shows. We also offer winter RV and boat storage. To learn more, please contact us!

 

MISSION

Produce a traditional State Fair which educates and entertains Fairgoers; Provide stable finances through good business practices, statewide outreach, partnerships and hosting a variety of community, cultural, and business events.

VISION

Alaska State Fair Inc. provides a center for the Alaskan community to gather in a dynamic and safe atmosphere throughout the year.