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Alaska Best Food and Drink Festivals 

Food Festivals, Wine Festivals, Spirit and Beer Festivals listed under cities also include surrounding areas that host signature events.

 Anchorage

Alaska Craft Brew & Barley Wine Festival
January

Kodiak Crab Festival
May

 Juneau

Fairbanks

Best food and drink festivals in Anchorage Alaska

A True Taste of Alaska: Take an Expedition through the Best Food and Drink Festivals in the State

Alaska, renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and untamed wilderness, also boasts a surprisingly lively culinary landscape. From fresh catches of seafood to locally-sourced ingredients, and from craft brews to unique flavors, the state's gastronomic offerings are a joy to explore.

Alaska Craft Brew & Barley Wine Festival:

January

Taking place in Anchorage every January, this festival is a paradise for beer connoisseurs. Indulge in a sampling of over 250 diverse brews, including pale ales, stouts, barley wines, and more. Revel in live music and delightful food pairings as you toast to the flourishing craft brewing industry in Alaska.

 

Kodiak Crab Festival:

May

Dive into the treasures of the sea at this annual celebration in Kodiak, proudly known as the King Crab Capital of the World. Savor mouthwatering crab dishes prepared in various styles, peruse arts and crafts booths, and engage in entertaining activities such as crab pot races and a king crab eating contest. It's an unforgettable experience for both seafood enthusiasts and festival-goers alike.

 

Haines Great Alaska Craft Beer Festival:

May

Set against the backdrop of the breathtaking Chilkat Mountains in Haines, this festival is a must-attend for aficionados of craft beer. Taste offerings from over 25 breweries, cideries, and distributors, all while enjoying panoramic views. The event also features live music, creating a perfect blend of beer, scenery, and community spirit.

Whether it's the diverse brews of the Alaska Craft Brew & Barley Wine Festival, the tantalizing seafood delights of the Kodiak Crab Festival, there's a festival in Alaska catering to every palate.

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