City Of Wasilla Centennial Summer Fun Events

Contributed by Joan Klapperich

The Pass at the Park Music Series:
Friday nights in June from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Iditapark’s Green pavilion and amphitheater (near Wonderland Park) Free live entertainment, with food trucks, and vendors. Bring a blanket or foldable chair

June 16th: The Blue Voodoo Band  
June 23rd: Element 47
June 30th: Braided River

Wasilla’s Centennial 4th of July and Summerfest Events:
It will be a celebration like no other!  Come one, come all, enjoy the family friendly festivities of Wasilla’s Centennial 4th of July, and other Summerfest celebrations!  

July 1st NOON-9PM Summerfest Carnival - Kickoff of Summerfest at the Menard Sports Center grounds with a Carnival for the entire family to enjoy. Kiddie rides, and amusement rides for all ages. $30 wristbands, let’s you ride unlimited per day with very little waiting! Individual ride tickets are available, too. Enjoy the thrills of the Tilt a Whirl, Ferris Wheel, the Zipper, and Teacups!  Carnival food and games galore!
July 2nd NOON-6PM - Carnival Fun at the Menard Continues!

July 4th:
Celebrate Independence Day July 4th with the City of Wasilla:

11:00AM - Parade Start Downtown Wasilla

1:00-3:00PM - Mayor’s Community Picnic at Iditapark (Lucille St. and Nelson) 
Enjoy free hotdogs, refreshments, games, and live music by Element 47.  Enter the hotdog eating contest, and win a prize! No pets please.
3:00-9:00PM - Carnival Fun at the Menard Continues!
11:00PM - Fireworks at Wonderland Park; Aurora Pyrotechnics

Wasilla Centennial Summerfest Events Continue:
Kids of all ages will enjoy Wasilla Summerfest 2017, family fun and entertaining events happening at the Menard Center! Free parking for all events, and FREE admission for the Carnival Rides and Centennial Car Show

July 7th: 
Squirts Day! 4:00PM-9:00PM - Carnival KIDDOS UNDER 42 INCHES TALL RIDE FREE ALL DAY! Al Midway carnival rides, food, games and refreshments. No admission fee! $30 wristbands are available for rides.
Centennial Car Show with the 49th State Street Rodders Club 4:00PM-8:00PM - Over 100 antique, custom, and classics automobiles from the 1900’s on up all on show inside the Menard Center Arena! FREE admission with trophies and People’s Choice and Mayor’s Choice awards!  Harley Davidson motorcycles will also be featured.  Event sponsored by MTA.  
Rodeo Alaska 7:00PM - Jr. Rodeo Show, gates open at 5:00PM.  Food and refreshments available

July 8th: 
Carnival 12-9:00PM
Centennial Car Show 10AM-8PM
Rodeo Alaska Gates Open at 3PM, Starts @ 5PM

July 9th:
Carnival 12-6:00PM
Centennial Car Show 10AM-4PM
Rodeo Alaska Gates Open at 12PM, Starts @ 2PM
Tickets at Fred Meyer Customer Service Desk "2 Bucks Off!" Ticket prices at the gate are $12 for adult and $10 for Military, Children under 6 FREE

MTA, Carrs, Fred Meyer, Three Bears Alaska, Gorilla Fireworks, Enstar, CrossCountry Church, and The People’s Paper! Hope to see you all in Wasilla for these fun events!  Don’t miss it!