This Month in Anchorage: August 2022

This Month in Anchorage is a short round-up of events happening around town. It’s by no means an exhaustive list and we welcome additional events or activities in the comments!

Wednesday, August 3, 5:30pm: ACLT Neighborhood Hero Awards

Join the Anchorage Community Land Trust for an evening of food, drinks, and recognizing the Neighborhood Heroes whose work is impacting our community! The Neighborhood Hero Awards will be celebrating the social and economic impact of local small business owners. Doors open at the Alaska Native Heritage Center at 5:30pm for a reception and business expo and the ceremony begins at 7pm. Huddle is a proud sponsor of this event.

View the Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday August 4, 5:30pm: Live After Five Summer Concert Series

This Thursday’s Live After Five is the last of the summer 2022! Join the Anchorage Downtown Partnership at Town Square Park and enjoy live music from Blackwater Railroad Company and support local artists.

Anchorage Downtown Partnership’s Live After Five Summer Concert Series

Saturday & Sunday, August 13-14, starting at 12pm: Girdwood Blueberry Festival

It’s the sweetest time of year – berry season! And this year is even sweeter because for the first time in two years, Alyeska Resort’s Blueberry Festival is back. Head to the resort for live music, pie eating contests, berry picking, and tons of local artist and vendors selling goods.

 View the detailed schedule of live music.

Friday & Saturday, August 19-20, times vary: Chugach Fest at Arctic Valley

Head out to Arctic Valley for a weekend of live music, food trucks, a beer garden, vendors, and a trail work party. The band lineup includes Blackwater Railroad Company, the Jangle Bees, SunDog, Michael Kirkpatrick, Greenhouse, Wiley Post, and more. View the event page to purchase tickets and view the full schedule.

The Chugach Fest event flyer

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