Come one. Come ALL to the GREATEST show in town! Don’t miss out on one of Anchorage’s most favored events, and head downtown for the moonlight carnival KTVA Anchorage New Year’s Eve Celebration! 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 Live Music, Performances from The Stars We Are Competition, Street Performers, Anchorage’s Yummiest Food Trucks, and last but not least – FIREWORKS!

This premier New Year’s Eve Celebration is the ONLY New Year’s Eve Celebration with Fireworks in Anchorage along with other family-friendly activities to help ring in the new year!

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Schedule of Events

Below is the schedule of events to enjoy on the Music Performance Stage the 31st in Town Square

5:10 PM
Unfaithful Lovers

5:40 PM
Harp Daddy & the Puddle Jumpers
Enjoy family-friendly blues sounds & songs from Alaska’s favorite pint sized blues man (mud puddle)!

6:25 PM
The Stars We Are 1st 2nd and 3rd Place Finalists!
Listen to the top three finalists from Alaska’s premier signing competition The Stars We Are! Each singer will be featured and will be belting out their signature songs that made them the stars that we know!
– Mercedes Curran
– Kelly Lee Williams
– Kendra Doshier
– Kayti Heller

6:50 pm
Dance to some awesome beats by D.J. Tayy Tarantino

7:30 to 8:00pm
Conway Seavey band

Last but not least – what we’ve all been waiting for – FIREWORKS!

All activities, games, music and more will be starting in Town Square and finishing with a bang with the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, ltd. fireworks spectacular!

There will be more than just popcorn at this year’s KTVA New Year’s Eve Celebration!

Check out all of the tasty food trucks you’ll be able to find good eats at this year’s moonlight carnival extravaganza! What’s even better? The price point for ALL food trucks is $10 and under just for this event.
Superman Movers & More
Bake My Day
Yeti Dogs
EmJays mobile food
Tiki Pete’s Island & Alaskan Dogs
The Smokehouse BBQ and Catering
Kastle’s Kreations
Boom Ba Laddy’s
Main Event Catering & Event Planning
Why Not Ice Cream
The Crab Shack
2 P’s in a Pod

Brought to You By:

KTVA, Williwaw & Humpy’s Alehouse, Anchorage Community Development Authority & EasyPark, Matson, Port of Anchorage, Anchorage Home Builders Association, Spenard Builders Supply, KPMG, NCP Design, Alaska Housing & Finance Corp., Alaska Integrated Media & KZND, Alaska Dispatch News, Diamond Parking, and K&L Distributors


Learn How to Support this Annual Event here!
Will you join us to Invest in our community New Year’s Eve Celebration? We are actively seeking sponsors and volunteers for the NYE Celebration in Town Square.

Click here to view our sponsorship packet.

Or, fill out this form to view our volunteer options and to get in contact with the right people!