The Best Holiday Events in Alaska

Holiday Spirit in Alaska: Where to Go For the HolidaysThe holiday season in Alaska sure is fun! In this state as close to the north pole as you can get, you'll enjoy a slew of holiday events, from holiday fairs to fun holiday lights. One thing is for sure: if you're hoping to go shopping in Alaska before Christmas comes, you're in luck. There are a million holiday shopping opportunities between now and the big day. Check out these holiday events below.

Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights is a festive and dazzling holiday event and will take place at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. At Zoo Lights, you'll see thousands of twinkling lights brightening up the world of the zoo. Check out the animal-themed displays and canopies of lights over trails. The coffee shop and gift shop will be open, so get something to eat with a mug of warm cocoa. Zoo members are given a discount, and children under two are free.

Dates: November 24 - March 4

Times: Times vary; check website for more information

Location: 4731 O'Malley Road, Anchorage

Christmas with Alaska Chamber Singers

The Christmas with Alaska Chamber Singers event brings together singing and classical choral music in a beautiful venue. Featuring a guest harpist and traditional carols, you'll love the sounds and sights of the season at this lovely, relaxing concert.

Dates: December 13 - 15

Times: Times vary; check website for more information

Location: 2111 Muldoon Road, Anchorage

12th Annual Christmas Village

The 12th Annual Christmas Village may have been going on for more than a decade, but it's still one of the newest holiday shows in the state. Vendors from around the state will be selling hand-made wares, goods made in Alaska and a variety of exotic imported items.

Date: December 14

Time: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Location: 600 W 7th Avenue, Anchorage

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Cirque Dream Holidaze will be a night to remember as it lights up the stage with music and adventure. Audience members of all ages will enjoy the show, which includes hundreds of costumes and and international cast of multi-talented artists.

Dates: Dec. 27 - 29

Times: Times vary; check website for more details

Location: Atwood Concert Hall - 621 West 6th Avenue Suite ACH, Anchorage

Attend These Must-See Events This Holiday Season!

No matter where you're going this winter season, be sure to bring your holiday spirit and sense of love for your community. And enjoy yourself! This Christmas is sure to be a good one if you take the time to relax and spend time with people you love.

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