Posted on February 19, 2016
Save the date: Sat., Mar. 26, 2016!
Join us at the Alaska Native Heritage Center from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sat., Mar. 26. Check out the BEST trips, adventures and travel ideas for this summer. The days are getting longer and heck, we’re all getting restless for some BIG FUN in our BIG STATE.
The band: The Hannah Yoter Band will play. They are awesome. Check out this clip:
The dancers: The Alaska Native Heritage Dancers will share some wonderful dances.
The singer: Tlingit singer Brooke Leslie is coming from Wrangell will share some traditional songs from her ancestral home in Southeast Alaska.
Our famous Emcee: James Gaddis from KTVA. We’ve traveled together–trust me, this is gonna be lots of fun!
Who’s coming? Airlines, resorts, adventure companies, wilderness lodges, the Mighty Alaska Railroad, glacier cruise companies, cultural travel companies…basically all of the folks who operate the BEST travel companies in the state.
GOOD NEWS: Everyone who sets up at the Alaska Native Heritage Center (like Christy from Juneau, left) will be offering an AWESOME PRIZE to give away later in the afternoon. More than $20,000 in travel prizes will be awarded.
HUNGRY? We’ll have some food trucks in the parking lot, serving up delicious treats.
BRING THE KIDS. Children age 12 and under are FREE. There’s a special “Kid Zone” where Alaska Native Heritage Center staff have some fun crafts and activities planned.
What we’ve got so far:
Alaska Airlines: Systemwide trip for two (including Costa Rica, Hawaii, Mexico, Florida, New York…the works). #IFlyAlaska
Princess Lodges: Rich, the GM from the Mt. McKinley Princess, will offer up a special prize!
Condor German Airlines: A $500 gift certificate towards airfare.
RAVN Alaska: Systemwide trip for two.
Alaska Waters: Awesome jetboat adventure for two to the LeConte Glacier from Wrangell.
Land’s End Resort in Homer: Two-night stay.
Inlet Tower Hotel in Anchorage: Our official hotel! Win overnight accommodations and a $100 credit to the PubHouse gastropub!
Rust’s Flying Service/K2 Aviation: Two great companies, offering flightseeing from both Anchorage and Talkeetna up to Denali National Park. Win a flightseeing trip for two!
Alaska Railroad: Actually, I refer to it as “The Mighty Alaska Railroad!” Win a trip for two!
Visit Anchorage: Our friends at Visit Anchorage will come with all sorts of goodies for you to be the Alaska travel expert that your friends and relatives think you are. SPECIAL PRIZE!!
Alaska TourSaver: The handy 2-for-1 travel guide with more than $20,000 in travel deals. Ya. Heard of it. Here’s the GOBSMACK deal: everyone gets 50 PERCENT OFF. Usually $99.95, it’s available for $49.95 at the show ONLY.
Talkeetna Roadhouse: Trisha Costello, our hostess-with-the-mostest in Talkeetna, will offer COOKIES for everyone, plus a chance to win a PIE-MAKING CLASS for two!!
COMING SOON: Lodge stay and float trip on the Kenai River, Columbia Glacier cruise, Kennicott Glacier Lodge stay plus flightseeing in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Arctic Circle fly/drive adventure, Kenai Fjords cruise, helicopter trips, jetboat rides and MUCH MORE!
It’s time to JUMP-START YOUR SUMMER! See you on Mar. 26!