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Christmas Festivals and Events in Alaska


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(Brian Adams)
Since it's so close to Santa's home, you know Alaska must put on some great Christmas events and festivals. Here are some of the popular and fun ways that the Christmas season is celebrated in the state of Alaska.

Christmas in Anchorage

Christmas Arts & Crafts Emporium
Christmas displays and booths selling goods made by Alaskan artists and crafters.

The Nutcracker
This classic ballet is a wonderful Christmas tradition for the whole family.

Holiday Train
Take a festival Christmas train ride aboard the Alaska Railroad, with a stop for some afternoon fun in Seward.

Family Holiday Pops Concert
The Anchorage Concert Chorus and the Holiday Pops Orchestra combine to present a concert and caroling event.

Christmas in Fairbanks

Santa Train
Visit Santa and ride the train at Tanana Valley Railroad Museum in Pioneer Park.

The Design Alaska Holiday Concert
The Fairbanks Symphony and local choirs share holiday music.

Christmas in Juneau

Juneau Public Market
Items handcrafted by Alaskans make great Christmas gifts.

Christmas in North Pole

North Pole Christmas in Ice
A North Pole holiday bazaar and fireworks.

Candle Lighting Festival
Festivities include the crowning of the year's North Pole King and Queen and a Christmas carol sing-a-long.

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