Events and Contest Sponsorship

Throughout the Fair we have fairgoer events and contests. Some require unique skills, while others are purely for fun. You can be a catalyst for fun.

Naming Rights

  • Exclusive presenting of the event at the Fair
  • Right of first refusal to presenting rights of the venue

Hospitality Benefits

  • Admission, parking and concert tickets
  • Board of Directors Reception invitation

Marketing Benefits

  • Recognized on prominent signage at the event
  • Recognized as title sponsor in any print, radio and television schedules and press releases promoting event
  • Recognized in Fair presentations to Chambers, Rotaries, Civic Groups and other organizations
  • Recognized with cross-promotion on Fairʼs social media channels
  • Recognized in association with the event in the Daily Schedule brochures distributed at all fair gate kiosks, information areas and Fair souvenir shops
  • Recognized in the printed digital Daily Schedules and on our website
  • Recognized in digital Fair Program on our website
  • Listed on the Fair mobile and desktop websites and on event page, with a link to your website
  • Listed on Sponsor Thank You banner on map displays
  • Recognized on sponsor recognition page in the Fair Annual Report
  • A post-Fair report which will include copies of all publicity and advertising
  • A Fair liaison to aid in delivery of activations and general interaction with your business partners and customers


  • Scarecrow Contest
  • ASF Beard Contest
  • Homesteader Games with Alaskaʼs Hobo Jim
  • Senior Joke & Story-Telling Contest
  • ASF Fiddle Contest
  • Last Frontier Dutch Oven Cook-off
  • Greatland Chili Fiesta Contest
  • Iditarod Meet and Greet
  • Parent Child Look-Alike
  • Cupcake Contest
  • Quick Bread Contest
  • Cheesecake Contest
  • Diaper Derby
  • Toddler Trot
  • Ag Games
  • Duck Brand Duct Tape Contest
  • Alaskaʼs Got Talent
  • Silent Disco
  • Craft Beer Tasting
  • Kidsʼ Day Games
  • Kidsʼ Day Activities
  • Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off
  • Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off
  • Spirit – 7th Fire of Alaska
  • Cosplay Contest
  • ASF Karaoke Contest
  • Just for Kids Cookie Contest
  • Homemade Cream Pie Contest


  • Don Sheldon Events Center
  • Around the Grounds Entertainment
  • King BMX Show
  • Fireworks Saturday
  • Fireworks Friday
  • GCI Petting Zoo
  • Sudsyʼs Barn
  • Tech Showcase
  • Goat Yoga
  • Family Homestead Hour w/ Alaskaʼs Hobo Jim
  • Staff Goat Milking Competition
  • Exploring Disability Resources with LINKS
  • Bradʼs World Reptiles
  • Alaska Far Away Documentary
  • Scheerʼs Lumberjack Show
  • Bluebonnet Stage
  • Colony Stage
  • Demolition Derby
  • Grandstand Show
  • Kids Character Meet & Greet
  • Sluicebox Entertainment
  • Antique Tractor Pull
  • Alaska Seafood Throwdown
  • Beef Showdown

For more information contact:

Kelly R. Larson
Director of Community and Corporate Partnerships
Direct Line: 907.746.7164 | Email: [email protected]