You’ll Want To Attend The Oldest And Largest Musical Festival In Alaska At Least Once

There’s one sure-fire way to know that spring is finally coming to Alaska – just listen for the sweet sounds of folk music. The Alaska Folk Festival is the oldest of its kind in the state, and the largest, too. It’s happening next week, so make sure to clear your calendar now so you don’t miss it.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For more information, including a complete calendar of events for 2019’s festival, visit the Alaska Folk Festival’s website. Have you attended this festival in previous years? Tell our readers about your experience!

If you’re looking for another spring festival, you might want to check out this Viking festival held in May.