Annual Events

Shop Small – Small Business Saturday

On the 28th of November Downtown Anchorage is participating in Shop Small Business Saturday, a nation wide event put on by American Express to promote shopping at local small businesses! Every day is a big day for small businesses. Help make Small Business Saturday the biggest day yet. Learn how to get involved on the 28th. #ShopSmall
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AT&T Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join your hosts AT&T Alaska and Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 27 in Town Square Park. Enjoy FREE cookies, hot cocoa, holiday music, Santa and his reindeer, and last but not least, the lighting of the Holiday Tree!
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Pirate Pub Crawl

Ahoy Anchorage! Calling all pirates & scallywags for a night of adventure and glory on September 24, 2016! The Annual Pirate Pub Crawl is a fun opportunity to grab yer mateys and set yer course to downtown Anchorage for a fun night on the town.

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Downtown Summer Solstice Festival

Thanks for joining us at the 2016 Downtown Summer Solstice Festival on June 18th. It was one of Anchorage’s most exciting summer events!

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Kendall Toyota of Anchorage Hero Games

We had a great time at our Downtown Summer Solstice Festival, especially at the 2016 Kendall Toyota of Anchorage Hero Games Competition! First responders competed in a series of teamwork challenges and the Arctic Defenders came out on top!
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Foster A Flower

Each summer, Anchorage blooms into the “City of Flowers” program. Our municipal greenhouse grows over 76,000 plants and 1400 hanging baskets. As an admirer of flowers, residents or businesses can help maintain this program by “fostering” two hanging baskets.

May 16, 2015: Anchorage Downtown Partnership - Petals and Spokes


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Petals ‘N Spokes

Spring is around the corner, and we’re gathering on May 14th to celebrate outdoor activities of all kind, including hiking, biking, gardening, and all other sorts!
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2016 Heart of Anchorage Awards

Congratulations to all 2016 Heart of Anchorage recipients and nominees! These individuals, groups and businesses help make downtown Anchorage a vibrant place. Thank you for joining us on March 26th to celebrate and honor these amazing individuals! See the list of award recipients here.Anchorage Has Heart 2016 FB-206
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Summer Solstice Vendor Application

Are you a food, art or goods vendor looking to sell your items at downtown events? How about at our Downtown Summer Solstice Festival? We need vendors like you! Join us on Saturday, June 18th as thousands of Alaskans and visitors come downtown to celebrate the longest day of the year. 
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Downtown Dining Week

Do you like eating great food? Need an excuse to come downtown? Downtown Dining Week is here! For 10 days straight, April 8th – April 17th, downtown restaurants will offer great lunch and dinner specials. Its a hassle-free program to experience downtown’s thriving culinary scene!Crush_Food
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Crystal Gallery of Ice

The Crystal Gallery of Ice is an annual event organized by Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. and hosted in the Town Square Winter Center, in the heart of downtown Anchorage. Ice carvers from all over the state (and world!) come to compete in our ice carving competition, transforming ice slabs into beautiful works of art.
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Download NYE Photos Here!

Thanks to the Akela Collective who took some fabulous photos at the 2015 Anchorage New Year’s Eve Celebration! If you got your photo taken at the photo op stand, you can download your photo for FREE here!
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Anchorage New Year’s Eve Celebration

Come One. Come All. To the GREATEST show in town! Step right up and ring in the new year at Anchorage’s New Year’s Eve Celebration! This annual celebration is a fun, family friendly and FREE event in Town Square held on December 31st from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy Live Music, Street Performers, Anchorage’s Yummiest Food Trucks, Fireworks and More.
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Bunny Boots & Burn Barrels – G Street Block Party

Join ADP and other businesses along G Street for Bunny Boots and Burn Barrels – G Street Block Party on November 6th from 5:00pm – 9:00pm.
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Trick or Treat Street

Trick or Treat Street is a FREE & FUN event for families and children to trick or treat from business to business in downtown Anchorage in a safe and friendly environment.
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