Events in Talkeetna

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December: Bachelor Auction & Ball

Talkeetna Bachelors

Come and be a part of one of Talkeetna's premiere events following the Winterfest's "Wilderness Woman" competition. Organized by the Talkeetna Bachelor Society, "The Bachelor Auction & Ball" annual fundraiser showcases Talkeetna's quirky spirit for a great cause. Here's scenes from 2013's auction.

March: The Trio Fat Tire Bike Race

Fatback bikes presents Mike Sterling Memorial Fat Tire Bike Race

The Trio, a Mike Sterling Memorial Fat Tire Bike Race features a beautiful course of either 20, 40 or 60 miles through rolling terrain with narrow trails and some river running with each lap taking you through historic downtown Talkeetna, Alaska. Start and Finish will be at the Denali Brewing Company on Main Street. Registration includes all the beer you can drink, as well as a dinner at the Sheldon Hanger with live music!

March: Oosik Classic Ski Race/Tour

Denali Nordic Ski Club presents

Denali Nordic Ski Club presents a fun and funky 50km/25km cross country classic ski race and tour followed by a great party!

Celebrate the end of the ski season Talkeetna Style! The Oosik Classic puts the "country" back into cross country skiing. This one of a kind classic race and tour features a new and different course each year with fun and unexpected technical challenges. Distances are approximate and trail conditions are variable. If the skies are clear, expect fantastic views of the Alaska Range.

May (3rd Weekend): Hudson Memorial Fly In

Above Alaska Aviation presents

Come celebrate Talkeetna's rich aviation history for a weekend full of events in memory of Talkeetna's Cliff Hudson & his son Jeff Hudson. More information and event schedule available through Above Alaska Aviation, LLC or via Hudson Memorial Fly In's facebook page. A variety of fun for the entire family!

May-August: Live @ 5

Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce and Denali Arts Council presents

Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce and Denali Arts Council have collaborated to offer the annual LIVE @ 5 summer weekly music series. Every Friday from 5-7 pm (Memorial Day through Labor Day), locals and visitors alike will be treated to an eclectic array of live musical talent. Perfect for families and all who enjoy music outdoors!



September: Bun to Bun Run

Talkeetna Elementary PTA's Bun to Bun Run

The Talkeetna PTA hosts an annual race to help raise money to support PTA activities such as their Healthy Snack and Salad Bar programs to support a healthy lifestyle. Trail, half-marathon and 5K run options available. Course is between two of Talkeetna's bakeries. Running from bun to bun couldn't be more fun!

September: Talkeetna Brewfest

Benefit event for Northern Susitna Institute

Calling all beer lovers! Deanli Brewing Company & Denali Arts Council presents the Talkeetna Brewfest. A benefit event for the non-profit Northern Susitna Institute.

This end of summer celebration takes place the latter part of September and features more than a dozen craft beers from Alaska. A great opportunity to support Talkeetna and award winning Alaskan beer! Tickets available here.

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