2019 Rondy Guide

Rondy A to Z

Alaska Hold'em Tournament of Champions® | Saturday, March 7, 2020

Ante-up and prove you are the best Hold’em player in Alaska! Players must qualify at local clubs to participate.

Alaska State Snow Sculpture Championship, presented by BP | Daily

Artists transform 8x8x8-foot blocks of snow into original, artistic masterpieces. Cast your vote for People's Choice.

Amateur Photo Contest | Daily

This annual photo contest features amazing local amateur photographers. Entries are on display throughout Rondy.

AT&T Fireworks Extravaganza | Friday, February 28, 2020

Pyrotechnic artists paint the sky with blasts of blazing rockets, bigger than any others used in Alaska! Fun for the entire family.

Auction, Fur - Day 1 | Saturday, February 29, 2020

The South Central Chapter of the Alaska Trappers Association brings you the finest in Alaska Fur, continuing its legacy as one of the original events of Rondy.

Auction, Fur - Day 2 | Saturday, March 7, 2020

The South Central Chapter of the Alaska Trappers Association brings you the finest in Alaska Fur, continuing its legacy as one of the original events of Rondy.

Blanket Toss | Saturday, February 29, 2020

A crowd favorite! Enjoy the landscape from high above the crowd or grab the blanket and pull to send your best friend flying.

Charlotte Jensen Native Arts Market | March 4 - 8, 2020

Hundreds of vendors from across Alaska showcase exquisite works of art.

Cornhole Championships | Sunday, March 8, 2020

The social scene has lit up with love of the “toss!” Attend learn-to-play tournaments leading up to the championships.

Family Skate | Sunday, March 8, 2020

Triple axles and you’ve barely warmed up? Rondy on Ice, here I come! Olympic dreams and hockey teams—whatever your inspiration, time on the ice is oh so nice!

Freez-n-Fizz Ice Cream and Root Beer Chugging Contest | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Join us for the SWEETEST Rondy event! Who can eat ice cream and chug root beer the fastest!?

Frostbite Footrace & Costume Fun Run | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Dress up and hit the pavement for a Saturday morning family event! 5k or 2.5K Fun Run, there’s a time and pace for everyone.

Fur Rondy Fireworks Extravaganza Party | Friday, February 28, 2020

Celebrate "Rondy-gras" with a front-row seat to the fireworks and auction action!

Great Alaska Talent Competition | Sunday, March 8, 2020

Participants showcase unique forms of acting, singing, dancing, drumming, martial arts, playing an instrument and other talents.

Great Alaska Talent Competition Preliminaries | February 28 & 29, 2020

Alaskans compete for a spot in the finals and their chance at wonderful prizes!

Jim Beam Jam | Friday, February 28, 2020

Appetizers, adult beverages, music and dancing blend for a perfect Rondy kick-off party.

Melodrama | February 28 - March 14, 2020

Alaska Sound Celebration Presents the 29th Annual Rondy Melodrama!

Miners & Trappers Pardi-gras Celebrates 70 Years! | Saturday, March 7, 2020

Break out the costumes and bring your world class beard to compete in the "Mr. Fur Face" Alaska State Championship Beard & Mustache Competition!

Minors & Nappers | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Join us at the Anchorage Museum for a celebration of Fur Rondy for the tiniest Alaskans!

Open World Championship Sled Dog Races | February 28-March 1, 2020

Don't miss fastest sled dogs on earth as they run 25-mile heats through the streets of Anchorage in this 3-day event!

Outhouse Races | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Get out your porto-potties, strap a couple skis to the bottom and head down to Fourth Ave to prove you truly are King or Queen of your Throne.

Rondy Brew First Tap | Friday, February 21, 2020

Join us at Anchorage Brewing Company's Tasting Room for the First Tap of the Rondy Brew!

Rondy Carnival | Daily

Brought to you by the same family since 1967, the Rondy Carnival is THE place to let your hair down in winter.

Rondy Costume Crawl | Friday, February 21, 2020

It's the Rondy tailgate party for the crazy-costumed!

Rondy DASH | Sunday, March 1, 2020

Get your team of 2 to 4 friends or family members together for this downtown scavenger hunt. You could win some great prizes!

Rondy Grand Parade | Saturday, February 29, 2020

See Rondy royalty, Rondy Bear, nifty cars, roller girls, and much, much more in this festival tradition.

Rondy Rotary Beer Fest | Saturday, March 7, 2020

Join Anchorage East Rotary and Rondy for this great beer fest for a great cause!

Running of the Reindeer | Saturday, March 7, 2020

Always a crowd-pleaser, this is a mellower version of Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls pits racers against reindeer.

Running with the Critters | Saturday, March 7, 2020

Get the little ones in your life on the 4th Avenue Action!

Snowshoe Softball Tournament | Sat/Sun, February 29 - March 1, 2020

Have you heard the one about the man in a tutu and snowshoes playing softball? No, really.

State Hide And Horn Auction | Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Alaska Trappers Association presents the Alaska State Hide & Horn Auction. Items will be available for viewing at 9 a.m. and the auction will begin at noon.

World Championship Outdoor Hockey Tournament® | March 6-8, 2020

Outdoor hockey competition with a great family atmosphere.