Memorial Day weekend is here! For Alaskan residents, it’s the unofficial start to summer and there are plenty of fun events to kick off the season. From patriotic parades to downtown festivals and outdoor markets, don’t forget to add these to your calendar to honor our veterans and celebrate the surrounding communities of Anchorage, Eagle River, Wasilla and more.
Friday Family Movie
Friday, May 22, 2015; 4-6 PM
Anchorage Public Library
The perfect way to start the weekend! The whole family will enjoy this free movie night at the Anchorage Public Library. Grab the popcorn and settle in from 4 to 6 PM!
Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Show
Saturday, May 23, 2015; 9 AM to 4 PM
Downtown Eagle River
Eagle River, AK
Summer draws many visitors to Alaska and for great reasons! Whether you’re hosting family and friends this Memorial Day weekend or are looking forward to some leisure time exploring the community, head to downtown Eagle River to browse local vendors. There will be area crafters and artists from the Northwoods, as well as local businesses hosting sidewalk sales outside their storefronts.
Anchorage Market and Festival
Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, 2015; 10 AM to 6 PM
3rd and E St. Parking Lot
This Saturday and Sunday, head to the heart of downtown Anchorage for Alaska’s leading outdoor market. More than 300 vendors will be in attendance on 7 acres of downtown Anchorage! It’s a great place to bring family, friends and other visitors to the area to enjoy entertainment, food and fun!
Wasilla Memorial Day Celebration
Monday, May 24, 2015; 10:30 AM
Plan to meet at the Wasilla Post Office at 10:30 to walk to the cemetery and then the Veterans Wall at the Visitor’s Center at 1 PM. After the Memorial Day service, there will be a meal at the American Legion post and raffle.
The team at Northern Edge Real Estate is here to help you enjoy all that the Mat-Su Valley has to offer— Have questions? Just give us a call! We’d be glad to provide you with a list of available homes in the Anchorage, AK area and walk you through both the home buying and home selling process.
Have a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend!