Downtown Summer Solstice Festival and Hero Games

  • Date: Jun 23, 2018
  • Times: Noon - 6 p.m.; Hero Games Noon - 3 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Location: Fourth Avenue and Town Square

Grab your shades and head downtown on Saturday, June 17th for the Downtown Summer Solstice Festival brought to you by Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.!  The free festival will take place from Noon to 6 p.m. on 4th Avenue from C Street to H Street. With live music, kids games, outdoor activities, and demonstrations.

Hero Games

The Hero Games will take place on 4th Avenue between C and D Street from Noon to 3 p.m.  This friendly competition will be against Alaska’s first responders featuring U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard, Air and Army National Guards, Anchorage Fire Department, and Anchorage Police Department. Watch as each team competes in this race through various obstacle courses involving water balloon toss, tire changing, donut eating contest, scooter races, a human foosball court, and much more.  The winning team will be announced a round 3 p.m.! 

Learn more about how Anchorage celebrates summer solstice.