For over 75 years, the Alaska State Fair has been a gathering place for all Alaskans, and a “last hurrah” before summer gives way to the long Alaska winter.What started as a celebration for the Mat-Su colonists in 1936 has grown into the state’s largest annual event. Each year, hundreds of thousands of fairgoers enjoyed nightly concerts featuring headline entertainers in the AT&T Concert Series, carnival rides and games, hundreds of food and vendor booths featuring uniquely Alaskan items, tens of thousands of exhibits in categories ranging from quilts and goats, world-famous giant vegetables like 2009’s world record-breaking 127-pound cabbage, and lots of activities and entertainment free with Fair admission. 12 fun-filled days. You're Gonna Love It!


  • Monday — Friday: Noon to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday — Sunday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Labor Day: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Getting There

2075 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK 99645
Driving Directions

Prices & Dates

Season Aug 19 - Sept 5

Alaska State Fair

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