Golden Days Grande Parade presented by Kinross Fort Knox Mine
TIME: 10 a.m.
ROUTE: Kicks off from the Carlson Center and heads down 1st Avenue then a quick right onto Barnette Street followed by another quick right onto 2nd Avenue. The parade makes its way down historic 2nd Avenue followed by a right onto Noble Street wrapping up at Airport Way.
The Grande Parade presented by Kinross Fort Knox Mine is perhaps the pinnacle of Golden Days activities and the largest parade in Alaska! Hosting more than 90 entries including marching bands, clowns, antique cars, unicycle riders and floats, the parade pays tribute to our rich, golden history!
Golden Days Street Fair
TIME: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The street fair will feature food, gifts, musical entertainment, and more!
Golden Days Comedy Night presented by Gene's Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram SRT
DATE: Friday, July 22
TIME: 6PM – 11PM
LOCATION: To Be Determined
TICKETS: $20 general admission before Wednesday, July 20; $25 day of and at the door
$200 for a reserved table of 8 with premium seating before Monday, July 18; $240 day of
Featuring opening musical entertainment, the “World Famous” Grizzly Alaskan Contests, comedy skits by locals Jerry Evans & Glen Anderson and our headlining comedian!
Golden Days River Regatta
$30 (on or before July 11)
$35 (July 12 - 24)
ABOUT THE REGATTA:
This is NOT a race, but a flotilla of fun. Winners are judged on creativity and the integration of the Golden Days theme, "for the love of gold". Register to enter the regatta or volunteer today! Check out the Golden Days River Regatta website for more information.
Alaska State 2016 BBQ Championships
DATE: July 23 & 24
LOCATION: Big I Pub & Lounge
THEME: "Smoke in your I"
Sponsored by: Gene's Chrysler Jeep Dodge & RAM SRT
State Competition Wanted: Smokin’ Teams! Calling all “BBQ’ers” Grab your smokers, grills, meat and team, and show your skills at the 2015 Alaska BBQ Association’s annual State Championship. For more information about the competition, click here.
Felix Pedro Monument Rededication Ceremony
DATE: Sunday, July 24
LOCATION: 16.1 Mile Steese Highway
The Annual Rededication of the Felix Pedro Monument will be held at the Monument on Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 3:00 PM. The monument was first dedicated by the Pioneers of Alaska, in 1952 as part of a Golden Anniversary celebration of the discovery of gold on this site on July 22, 1902. That celebration became the annual Golden Days celebration. The discovery claim and Pedro Monument is at the foot of Cleary Summit on the Steese Highway. There will be light snacks, doughnuts are a tradition and there is no cost to the public. **This event is organized by the Pioneers of Alaska Igloo #4