The Girdwood Forest Fair is a family fair that has become an annual event in the resort town of Girdwood, Alaska located 36 miles south of Anchorage. This year event times are as follows:
Friday July 5 ~ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday July 6 ~ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Parade at 10:00 am
Sunday July 7 ~ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Forest Fair features Alaskan artists, hand-crafted items, exotic foods and entertainers from all over Alaska. Fun for the whole family is kicked off by the Forest Fair Parade on Saturday, July 6 at 10:00 am.
The fairgrounds are located at Mile 2.2 on the Alyeska Highway in the community park area. Limited parking is available at the Alyeska Resort Daylodge with Shuttle service provided. Car pooling is encouraged!
There is no admission fee, only good times! Be sure to purchase a limited edition Girdwood Forest Fair T-Shirt “The Cover Charge that Covers Your Back”!
Camping will be allowed in Forest Fair Campgrounds only for $25 per person per night – Camping permit required (This includes having to pack everything in a mile). Public Camping is prohibited in the town of Girdwood during Forest Fair Weekend. Law enforcement personnel will be patrolling the Girdwood Valley. We've decided to camp at Willowa and drive the 10 minutes to Girdwood.