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2016 Fair Highlights
Nov11

2016 Fair Highlights

The Alaska State Fair celebrated our 80th birthday at the 2016 event, which took place August 25 – September 5 at the fairgrounds in Palmer. Here are some of our favorite highlights from 2016: Attendance. An estimated 293,424 people came to help the Fair celebrate in 2016. This was down from 299,698 last year, but on par with the 293,827 fairgoers in 2014. Following the historical trend, Saturday was the most popular day to visit,...

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Scholarship Awards Triple
Nov11

Scholarship Awards Triple

Quilt Raffle Helps Triple Fair Scholarship Awards The Alaska State Fair will be able to triple our scholarship awards next year thanks to several successful fundraising efforts including the commemorative quilt raffle that took place during the 2016 Fair. In celebration of our 80th birthday, we raffled off a commemorative Fair quilt, with all proceeds benefiting the Fair scholarship fund. Lorraine Stotts was the lucky winner of the...

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Call for Candidates Deadline Dec. 15
Nov07

Call for Candidates Deadline Dec. 15

Fair Seeks Candidates for Two Open Board Seats Application Deadline on December 15 at 4:30 p.m. Palmer, Alaska – Alaska State Fair, Inc. is currently seeking candidates interested in serving on the Board of Directors. The candidate application deadline is Friday, December 15 at 4:30 p.m. The seven-member Board of Directors is responsible for setting policy for Alaska State Fair, Inc., a private, nonprofit, 501(c)3 corporation. Current...

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