2017 Government Peak Music Festival


2nd Annual Government Peak Music Festival 2017
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Children’s Music Festival and Activities:  3pm - 4pm
Music Festival:  4pm - 10pm
Mat Su Trails and Parks Foundation
Government Peak Recreation Area, Palmer
N Mountain Trails Dr. Palmer
Cost: $40

The Government Peak Music Festival is coming again Mat-Su! Come out and enjoy the music of Big Fat Buddah, Team Easton and Junior and featuring Hope Social Club on Saturday, July 29th at Government Peak Recreation Area (GPRA) located at the base of beautiful Hatcher Pass, off Edgerton Park Road (watch for signs) near Palmer, Alaska. Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation wishes to highlight and celebrate the connection between trails and parks in the Mat-Su Valley and the fabulous people who live here. 

Come sing, dance and join your friends on the grassy slopes at GPRA under the Alaska summer sun to the sweet sounds of local music while enjoying one of the most picturesque views the beautiful Mat-Su Valley has to offer.  

Mark your calendars for the Government Peak Music Festival, July 29th, 2017! This fundraising event for the Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation will highlight our work supporting trails and parks projects throughout the Borough, featuring great music, local craft beers and food vendors. Don’t miss out. For more information and to purchase tickets for this wonderful event go online now at www.matsutrails.org

Children’s Music and Activities! Besides our great headliners, the festival will also host a special children’s concert with Fiddle Dee Dee from 3pm - 4pm the same day of the event. Bring the kids, blankets and chairs, and enjoy fun and music!  

No outside food or beverages are allowed at the music festival and with the exception of service dogs, this event is pet free. No pets please. Parking is limited at the GPRA facility and we highly encourage carpooling.  Cyclists are welcomed! 

Event tickets are available online for $40.00 (plus online ticketing fee) online though Mat-Su Trails, matsutrailsmusicfestival.brownpapertickets.com and will be available locally at Lavender, Active Soles and Arkose Brewery.

What could be more fun than great music and good folks, all surrounded by picturesque, endless trails for hiking and biking at this stunning venue? More information can be found at www.matsutrails.org. Please plan to join us as we raise funds to support our trails and parks grant programs. 

The organizers of this festival, the Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation (MSTPF), has been in existence since 2011. MSTPF, a non-profit organization, funds and supports quality trails and parks in the Mat-Su Borough to encourage outdoor recreational opportunities for all user groups. To date, MSTPF has provided over $300,000 in grants for trails and parks projects in the Mat-Su Borough. Their community minded work is guided by the 2013 Trails and Parks Master Plan. This music festival will be an annual fundraiser for the foundation. 

Stuart R. Leidner, Executive Director
Mat Su Trails and Parks Foundation