Travel Prize Roundup!

We’re working hard to gather up more than $20,000 in travel prizes to give away on Sat., Mar. 30 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center.

Will you win your share of these incredible adventures? Visit with Alaska’s top travel companies to help you jumpstart your summer! Enjoy the music from Todd Grebe & Cold Country. CLICK HERE to get your tickets ($7.99 in advance). KIDS are FREE. Take advantage of show-only travel specials. And munch on goodies from the Food Truck Rodeo. Here are some of the g-r-e-a-t prizes:

Alaska Airlines: airfare for two–anywhere they fly (except Prudhoe Bay).
Alaskan Dream Cruises: 8-day/7-night Glacier/Islands/Fjord cruise for 2 between Sitka and Juneau.
St. Paul Island Tour: All-inclusive bird-watching + wildlife trip for two, including airfare from Anchorage on Ravn Alaska.
Mighty Alaska Railroad: trip for two
Kenai Fjords Tours: Cruise for two from Seward
K2 Aviation: Denali flightseeing + glacier landing
Anchorage Helicopter Tours: Knik Glacier flightseeing + glacier landing
Northern Alaska Tour Company: Arctic Circle fly/drive adventure
26 Glaciers Cruise: Cruise for two from Whittier
Mahay’s Jetboat Adventures: Jetboat trip for two from Talkeetna
Northshore Cyclery: Fatbike tour for two from Talkeetna
Get Lost Adventures: RV trip for two
Stan Stephens Cruises: Columbia Glacier cruise for two from Valdez
Princess Lodges: Vacation for two
Kennicott Glacier Lodge: Wrangell-St. Elias Nat’l Park getaway with accommodations, air fare and glacier hike
Land’s End Resort: Homer Getaway for two
Major Marine Tours: “Orca Quest” cruise in Seward with overnight accommodations at Harbor 360 Hotel
Alaska Farm Tours: Organic farm tour for two in Palmer
Knik River Lodge: Vacation for two
Talkeetna Roadhouse: B-n-B package for two
….plus many more prizes!

Win a trip for two on the Mighty Alaska Railroad!

Will you win your share of $20K++ in travel prizes?

More prizes keep rolling in for the Alaska Summer Showcase,  on Sat., Mar. 30, 2019 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center (12-4PM).  YES, it’s time to JUMP-START your summer. Visit with the state’s top travel companies and plan out some great adventures. Then, you could WIN at trip, too!

ALASKA AIRLINES trip for two anywhere they fly!
KNIK GLACIER helicopter tour (above) for two from Anchorage Helicopter Tours. This includes a glacier landing!
CAMPERVAN RENTAL for three days/two nights from Get Lost Travel Vans. Britta will have one of her vans ON DISPLAY!

KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK CRUISE for two, plus overnight accommodations at the Seward Windsong Lodge from Kenai Fjords Tours!
SUSITNA RIVER JETBOAT ADVENTURE for two (in Talkeetna) from “Yahoo-MatSu!”

LOTS MORE prizes, including trips on the Mighty Alaska RailroadStan Stephens Columbia Glacier cruises, flightseeing trips and more more more. Don’t miss it. Get your tickets ($7.99 in advance, $17 day-of-show). Kids are free. Food trucks. Live music. Alaska Native Heritage Center Dancers. Just click the “BUY TICKETS” button, below:

Prizes, prizes, prizes! Which one will you win?

The great prizes are rolling in (more than $20,000 in prizes!!) for this year’s Alaska Summer Showcase. We’ve rented the Alaska Native Heritage Center for the event (again). Save the date: Sat., Mar. 30, 2019, 12-4pm. Dozens of your favorite travel companies are offering great deals and PRIZES. Here are some of our favorites:

Alaska Airlines: Trip for two anywhere they fly in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Hawaii or Costa Rica
Ravn Alaska: Trip for two anywhere on their system, including their new destinations: King Salmon and Dillingham!
Rust’s Flying Service: Flightseeing tour for two
Mighty Alaska Railroad: “Gold Star” trip for two from Anchorage to Seward
Kennicott Glacier Lodge: 3-day/2-night stay for two with meals + flightseeing with Wrangell Mountain Air
Phillips Cruises: Sunset sail for two on the Klondike Express in College Fjord.
Major Marine Tours: A special “Orca Quest” scenic cruise in Seward to find the Orca Killer Whales….plus overnight accommodations at the Harbor 360 Hotel!
…and many more!


Live music by Todd Grebe & Cold Country.  Todd and his group have played for us before…they do a g-r-e-a-t job! Also, we’ll have a SPECIAL presentation by the Alaska Native Heritage Center Dancers!


Come for the prizes—and stay for the FOOD TRUCKS! 

Now for the quiz: Are you 18+? Do you want to jump-start your summer? Then click the button and buy your tickets!



Save the date! Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 for Alaska Summer Showcase

Join us at the Alaska Native Heritage Center on Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 for the fifth annual Alaska Summer Showcase! This is the perfect place to jump-start your summer. Visit with Alaska’s best travel companies–and check out the show-only specials.

Win your share of $20,000+ in travel prizes, including:

-Round-trip for two from Anchorage to Frankfurt on Condor German Airlines!
-Round-trip for two on Alaska Airlines.
-Round-trip for two from Anchorage to Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula with Yakutia Air.
-Trip for two on the Mighty Alaska Railroad
…and much more. 

Listen to great music from Todd Grebe and Cold Country…and enjoy a special presentation from the Alaska Native Heritage Center dancers!!

YES, there will be food trucks. YES, we have a special “presentation by the Alaska Native Heritage Center Dancers! See you there!

COUNTDOWN to Alaska Summer Showcase!


First, you need your TICKET. Get one HERE. Next, pick up your PASSPORT (pictured, above) at check-in. That starts at 12 Noon on Saturday! Visit the best travel companies in the state. It’s easy, since they’re all assembled RIGHT THERE at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. After it’s all filled out–put your name in the hat for more than $20,000 in travel prizes! To win the trip for two on Alaska Airlines, you MUST be present to win when we draw at 4:00pm. Images from the 2014 Alaska Summer Showcase

Bring your sense of adventure, along with your appetite, since we’ll have a FOOD TRUCK RODEO!

We’re adding one more prize…and more fun!

IMG_0027Here’s the thing: prizes and surprises keep coming in for this year’s Alaska Summer Showcase. THIS JUST IN: Trip for two on a Denali Heli-hiking adventure from our friends at Era Flightseeing! You’ll fly in this helicopter (above) up to a scenic ridge for a special adventure with an expert naturalist. I’ve done it. FUN! It’s just one of the prizes at this year’s Alaska Summer Showcase on Mar. 26! Don’t miss it! e17e28_5bb492bf3df9458ca47501e045ac8843Oh…in the food truck rodeo: Tiki Pete’s Alaskan Dogs (above). Hot dogs, sausages, Chili Dogs, Mac + cheese dogs…the works. Don’t miss it!

KOAN, KNIK and MOVIN’ 105: Our awesome media sponsors!

LISTEN UP!  Our media sponsors at HOT TALK KOAN (1080AM, 95.1FM), KNIK “Smooth Jazz” 87.7FM and MOVIN’ 105.7FM are making some BIG NOISE about the Alaska Summer Showcase…, We Love You, Yeah Yeah Yeah!




PRIZE LIST for 2016 Alaska Summer Showcase!

Massive prize list for the Alaska Summer Showcase!! $20,000+ in Alaska travel prizes! We’re giving it ALL away on Sat., Mar. 26 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center!

Which prize do YOU want?

Alaska Airlines: Systemwide tickets for TWO! MUST be present to win (we will draw this asprize at 4:00pm on Sat., Mar. 26, 2016 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center).

Across the Bay Adventure Company: Beachfront lodge accommodations and meals

Alaska Railroad: Gold Star service for two between Anchorage and Seward

Alaska Wildland Adventures: Kenai River Canyon float for two, plus overnight lodging

Alaska TourSaver: Denali Heli-Hike Adventure from Era Helicopters

Condor German Airlines: $500 travel credit

Alyeska Resort: Overnight accommodations and a 26 Glaciers Cruise from Whittier!BartlettGlacier _Snapseed

CIRI Tourism Corp: Kenai Fjords Tour for two (National Park Cruise)

Chena Hot Springs Resort: Overnight accommodations, plus admission to the Aurora Ice Museum and a swim pass to the hot springs!

Alaska Denali Travel: Denali Backcountry Adventure for two from the Park Entrance to Kantishna, plus dinner.P1020544 _Snapseed

Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge: Two nights’ accommodations at the lodge

Harbor 360 Hotel: Overnight accommodations in Seward, plus National Park cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park from Major Marine Tours.

Inlet Tower Hotel & Suites: Overnight accommodations for two plus $!00 PubHouse credit

K2 Aviation: Flightseeing trip for two from Talkeetna.kgl

Kennicott Glacier Ldoge: Two nights accommodations, including meals.

Knik River Lodge: Helicopter flightseeing tour for two over Knik Glacier, including glacier landing.

Land’s End Resort: Three-day/two-night Getaway package wtih dinner for two.

Lifetime Adventures: Paddle and Pedal package for two at Eklutna Lake

The New Lodge at Black Rapids: Special lodge packageprincess

Yahoo Mat-Su!! Glacier View Adventure and Relaxation package

Ravn Alaska: Two tickets, systemwide.

Stan Stephens Cruises: Columbia Glacier Cruise for two from Valdez

Northern Alaska Tour Company: Arctic Circle fly/drive for two.

Stillpoint Lodge: Water taxi for two from Homer, overnight accommodations for two, plus kayak adventure

Talkeetna Roadhouse: Bed and Breakfast package for two

Era Flightseeing: Denali heli-hike tour for two!

…and more! Don’t miss it. Buy your tickets in advance at EVENTBRITE and save!

More prizes. More fun. More ways to jump-start your summer!

Alaska-Native-Heritage-Dancers-Courtesy-of-Alaska-Native-Heritage-Center1Make plans now to attend this year’s Alaska Summer Showcase on Sat., Mar. 26, 2016. We’re adding more prizes and more fun for everyone!

Bring the kids. If they are age 12 and under, they get in FREE. Plus, in conjunction with our hosts at the Alaska Native Heritage Center, we’ve got a special “Kids Zone.” Fun games, crafts and activities!knik _Snapseed

Win a helicopter trip for two over the Knik Glacier (with glacier landing!) from our friends at Knik River Lodge. It’s just 54 miles from Anchorage…and a world away!

The Alaska Native Heritage Center Dancers will be back again for a special appearance. We’ve got them scheduled for 2:00pm! Don’t miss it.

Win a three-day/two night stay at Kennicott Glacier Lodge, in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. This prize includes MEALS at the lodge. We love this place–you will, too!

P1010487Our Master of Ceremonies? The oh-so-famous and entertaining James Gaddis of KTVA News (pictured, left, with the lovely, talented Megan Mazurek of KTVA). We’ve traveled together around the state, but there’s more that he and his crew want to see…let’s help him jump-start HIS summer, too!

Win an overnight stay at Chena Hot Springs Resort near Fairbanks, including admission to the Aurora Ice Museum. Don’t miss your chance to have an “Appletini” at the Ice Bar. Oh…that’s extra. But you’ll want to get one–and get your picture taken. FUN! Then, go soak in the hot springs!aurora_ice_museum

Win a trip NORTH of the Arctic Circle from our friends at Northern Alaska Tour Company in Fairbanks. You’ll drive up, crossing the Yukon River and the Arctic Circle…in the shadow of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. After exploring Coldfoot and neighboring Wiseman, you can FLY back. It’s a fun trip…I’ve done it!!

While you’re scooping up the info you’ll need to make the most of your great Alaska summer (including a 50 percent discount on the Alaska TourSaver 2-for-1 book!!!!!), enjoy the Alaska-grown music of the Hannah Yoter Band. We love them. You will, too.

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE and JUMP-START your SUMMER! You can, of course, get your tickets at the door on the morning of Sat., Mar. 26. It just costs a little more ($10 for grown-ups, kids 12 and under, FREE).

Our partners at Alaska Summer Showcase: American Cancer Society

We’re proud to welcome the American Cancer Society as our nonprofit sponsor for the Alaska Summer Showcase. The American Cancer Society is the official sponsor of BIRTHDAYS! 578386_469619209726206_493619010_n