Alaska's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

Spend the holiday season exploring all the festive events taking place from December 7 to 24! Whether it’s a performance of "A Christmas Carol" in Anchorage or the Winter Solstice Festival in Eagle River, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

A Christmas Carol, Anchorage,AK

December 7, 2023 at 7:00pm
Experience the classic holiday tale, Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol', live at the Anchorage Community Theatre. This special adaptation by Romulus Linney is sure to capture the full spirit of the beloved story and bring a joyful ending to the audience. Don't miss out on this special holiday performance!

The Nutcracker, Ketchikan,AK

December 8, 2023 at 7:30pm
The Ketchikan Theatre Ballet is proud to present its 2023 production of The Nutcracker. Enjoy a memorable evening of entertainment with the Kayhi Auditorium serving as the backdrop. Get in the holiday spirit with this delightful performance on December 8th starting at 7:30pm.

North Pole Winterfest and Holiday Bazaar, North Pole,AK

December 9, 2023 at 11:00am
The North Pole Community Chamber of Commerce is excited to invite you to the North Pole Plaza Mall on December 9 for the North Pole Winterfest and Holiday Bazaar! Stroll among local vendors, get information on other local events and activities, and watch an awe-inspiring fireworks display - all sponsored by Gorilla Fireworks and the North Pole Lions Club. Get into the Spirit of Christmas at the North Pole Plaza Mall!

Holiday Train, Anchorage,AK

December 9, 2023 at 10:00am
Join the Alaska Railroad Corporation on December 9, 2023 at 10:00am at 327 West Ship Creek Avenue for a festive holiday train ride. Enjoy family-friendly activities and a visit from Santa Claus himself! Bring the whole family and get into the spirit of the holidays.

Christmas in Venice with Alaska Chamber Singers, Eagle River,AK

December 10, 2023 at 4:00pm
Take a captivating journey back in time to St. Mark's Cathedral, Venice in the 1600's as the Alaska Chamber Singers perform a selection of Monteverdi, Gabrieli and Schütz at St. Andrew Catholic Church. The concert will also feature a buffet of contemporary and traditional carols. Enjoy the beautiful acoustics of the church in Eagle River, AL as part of this generous sponsorship from Alaska Pacific Leasing.

Fezziwig’s Holiday Party, Homer,AK

December 10, 2023 at 5:00pm
Fezziwig's Holiday Party is coming to Homer, AK! On December 10th, join the Pier One Theatre for a celebratory evening of award ceremony, fundraising, dancing, and Christmas shopping. Sample delicacies from McNeil Canyon Meats, Two Sister's Bakery, and more. Enjoy festivities at 5:30 PM at 533 East Pioneer Avenue.

Winter Solstice Festival, Anchorage,AK

December 21, 2023 at 5:00pm
Spend the winter solstice enjoying activities for everyone at Cuddy Family Midtown Park. Put on your skates and skate around the oval while being entertained by your favorite holiday music. Take a break by a warm fire and visit Santa's reindeer with hot chocolate in hand. Get your holiday season off to a good start at this lighted park!

Free Portrait with Santa, Anchorage,AK

December 23, 2023 at 10:00am
Don't miss the chance to make a memory with Santa Dan at Midtown Mall in Anchorage, AK. Get a professional 4x6 photograph to commemorate your visit and keep the holiday spirit alive. Receive the first print for free and order additional prints and digital downloads.

Anchorage Christmas Village, Anchorage,AK

December 24, 2023 at 11:00am
Experience the biggest shopping event of the year in Anchorage, AK at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. Christmas Village is the perfect opportunity to buy all of those last minute gifts. Vendors can also purchase multiple booths with a discounted rate.

Holiday Craft Show, Anchorage,AK

December 24, 2023 at 12:00pm
Discover an array of locally crafted fine arts and crafts from multiple artisans, crafters, and small business vendors at the Midtown Mall on 600 East Northern Lights Blvd. From Alaskan Native art and jewelry to soaps, lotions, and hand-sewn items, this holiday craft show has something for everyone! Shop unique items ranging from laser engraving to embroidery and candles.

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