New Year’s Eve

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The KTVA New Year’s Eve Celebration is almost here! This time-honored celebration is a fun, family-friendly and FREE event in Town Square held on December 31st from 5:00pm-8:00pm.  Enjoy free live music from H3, Dancing tunes by DJ Spencer Lee, Anchorage’s best food trucks, and last but not least – FIREWORKS!


Enjoy free live music performances from local sensation H3 Hawaii Reggae Band, DJ Spencer Lee, a beer and wine garden in Town Square, a wide variety of food trucks, and last but not least – FIREWORKS!
 
The event will include kid-friendly activities such as carnival games, dance and juggling performances, Anchorage Police Department Hummer, Swat Cars, Vehicles to check out and more! This event is fun for all ages.
 
Detailed Event Layout & Schedule of Events is below!
 

Event Parking Information

EasyPark will be providing special event rate parking for the evening! What’s even better? The event parking will last all night long and into the next day, January 1st. This will help encourage staying downtown overnight following New Year’s Eve Festivities. 

  • $5 five dollar Event Rate at JC Penney Garage, 6th Avenue EWasyPark Garage, and 7th Avenue EasyPark Garage.
  • $3 three dollar Event Rate at 5th Avenue Garage

For a list of garage locations, please click here. 

Fireworks Show! 

The fireworks will be shot off at 8pm from the top of the Linney Pacillo Parking Garage. Please plan to park accordingly! 

Join the downtown community and enjoy:

  • Large LED Screens showcasing video and light displays
  • Carnivals Games for Kids and families (tickets for each game is $2)
  • Light Jugglers and dance performances
  • Anchorage’s tasty food trucks on 5th and 6th Avenues
  • Beer Garden featuring a direct line of sight to the live music stage and fireworks sponsored by K&L and the Avenue Bar
  • Dance music, videos and beats by DJ Spencer Lee from 5 – 6pm
  • Live Music performance by H3 from 6 – 8pm!
  • Fireworks Spectacular at 8pm finishing the event with a BANG!
 
 
 
*Town Square Live Music Stage & Beer Garden*
 
5-6pm
DJ Spencer Lee Dance Party
 
6-8pm
H3 Hawaii Reggae Band
 
5-8pm
Avenue and K&L Beer Garden
 
 
*5th Avenue Carnival Games & Entertainment*
 
5-7pm
Light Juggling with Jim Kerr
 
5-8pm
Carnival Games
It is $2 to play each game. Purchase your tickets from the ticket booth near the corner of E Street and 5th Avenue. Cash Machine is next to the booth.
• Whack a Minion
• Balloon Pop
• Basketball Toss
• Hole in One
• Cornhole
• Ring Toss
• Power Popper
• Ice Milk
 
 
*E Street Eats & Food Trucks*
 
• Alaska Crab Shak
• Pork Chops & Cheese Curds
• The Back Porch
• A Slice of Heaven
• Tiki Pete’s Alaskan Dogs
• Boom Ba laddy’s
• Yeti Dogs
• EmJay’s Food Vending
• Russian Eats
 
 
*6th Avenue Dance Performances & Vendors*
 
5-8pm
• Station 1 Anchorage Fire Department Fire Truck
• Anchorage Police Department Charger & Team
• Iron Dog Raffle and Snow Machines
• North Face Booth & Information
 
Dance Performance Stage Schedule
 
5:00 – 6:00pm
Come watch the Alaskanettes hula hoop and light up the night! They will be twirling, and dancing with glow-in-the-dark routines prepared using LED hoops, LED batons, and glow stick batons, as well as an LED levitation wands! They will help light up the event!
 
6:00 – 7:00pm
Sankofa will be bringing wonderful dance and drum beats into downtown Anchorage! Sankofa Dance company is dedicated to bringing forth a renaissance of cultural creative arts throughout Alaska. They strive to inspire brilliance in our community regardless of age, through art, music, dance and literary works as vehicles to bring enlivenment, cultural exchange and unity.
 
7:00 – 7:30pm
Come watch hip-hop dance hit the streets of downtown Anchorage! Underground Dance Company dance and move to some fantastic moves to hip-hop and upbeat sounds. Underground Dance Company is one of Alaska’s Premiere Hip Hop & Street Style Dance Studio.
 
7:30 – 8:00pm
The Drift Crew is one of Alaska’s newest premier Hip Hop Dance Schools. Watch some fantastic moves to some hip-hop tunes before the fireworks are set off!
 
 
**** Last But Not Least – FIREWORKS! ****
8pm
The fireworks will be shot off from the top of the Linney Pacillo Parking Garage. Please plan to park accordingly!
 
*Event Parking Information*
 
EasyPark will be providing special event rate parking for the evening! What’s even better? The event parking will last all night long and into the next day, January 1st. This will help encourage staying downtown overnight following New Year’s Eve Festivities.
 
$5 five dollar Event Rate at JC Penney Garage, 6th Avenue EWasyPark Garage, and 7th Avenue EasyPark Garage.
$3 three dollar Event Rate at 5th Avenue Garage
For a list of garage locations, please click here.
 
This downtown event is brought to you by KTVA 11 News with support from EasyPark Alaska Airlines Iheart Media Port of Alaska, Matson Shipping, K&L Distributors and The Avenue Bar.

 

This downtown event is brought to you by KTVA 11 News with support from EasyPark Alaska Airlines Iheart Media Port of Alaska, Matson Shipping, K&L Distributors and The Avenue Bar.