Welcome to the Alaska State Fair, home of record-setting giant vegetables and beautiful flower gardens. Nestled in the heart of the Chugach Mountains, in the fertile Matanuska-Susitna Valley, the Fairgrounds are just an hour north of Anchorage. Each fall, our Fair provides a setting for Alaska’s last blast of summer; a showcase of Alaska’s uniqueness and beauty. We invite you to visit the Alaska State Fair and also take advantage of the year-round services we have to offer including horse shows, facility rentals, concerts, trade shows, and winter RV & boat storage. See you at the Fair! Our mission is to Produce a traditional State Fair which educates and entertains Fairgoers; Provide stable finances through good business practices, statewide outreach, partnerships and hosting a variety of community, cultural, and business events.