The Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber Proudly Presents

2014 BEAR PAW FESTIVAL

Caution! Bears Working!

Celebrating 100 years of building Alaska!

2014 Schedule of Events   -  Preliminary Schedule - Pending Confirmation!!!

Click to link to event descriptions

 

Ongoing Eagle River Camera Club's Bear Paw Photo Contest

    Exhibit opens at Jitters on July 5th.

 

Wednesday, July 9

Noon - Bear Paw Awards Luncheon, Noon @ Bear Mt. Grill  

Ongoing - Bear Paw Photo Contest Winners' Display @ Jitters

6:00pm-9:00pm - Hardhats & Carhartts @ Chepos

            

Thursday, July 10

2pm - 9pm - Golden Wheel Carnival, ER Commons  

                    (Need a break? Visit the ACF Baby changing & respite tent)

Ongoing -Bear Paw Photo Contest Winners' Display @ Jitters

7pm - Bear Paw Pageant, Chugiak HS

                   

Friday, July 11

Ongoing - Bear Paw Photo Contest Winners' Display @ Jitters

Opening - SBS Super Bear Sculpture, Mainstage

Opening - ISI Skating Competition @ HJ Mac Center

Opening - CER Senior Center Treats, Health & Pulltabs @Transit Center

Ongoing - Entertainment Mainstage Mat Valley Fed Credit Un    

9am-5pm - Cozy Carpet Interiors Charity Rummage Sale

11am-10pm - Golden Wheel Carnival, ER Commons

                       (Need a break? Visit the ACF Baby changing & respite tent)

11am-2pm-Teddy Bear Picnic, @ ER Commons -

              Carrs & VFW Post 9785 & Alaska USA Federal Credit Union       

11-Teddy Bear Parade Registration Begins

12 Noon - Lunch Box Derby;

1PM -Odor Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest

Food, Fun, Games Courtesy of Picnic Sponsors

 

Noon- 10pm - Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center

Opening - Vendors on Business Blvd. & Regency Drive

Opening - Blockbuster Sidewalk Sale

Noon-6pm-Chugach Mt. Quilters'-Quilt Show & Auction

2pm - 5pm - Blood Bank Alaska @ Tranist

6pm-9pm - Carrs Benefit BBQ, Mainstage

6pm-9pm - Chepos Presents Classic Car Show on Business Blvd.

7pm - GMC Truck & Rodeo Alaska present Beauty & The Beast - Bull Riding

         & Barrel Racing @ Lions Park

7pm-  Bear Paw Performances @ the AK Fine Arts (above AIH blding)

7pm - Entertainment @ Mainstage

     

Saturday, July 12

Ongoing - Bear Paw Photo Contest Winners' Display @ Jitters

Ongoing - Carrs Benefit BBQ, Mainstage

Opening - ISI Skating Competition @ HJ Mac Center

Ongoing - Entertainment, MainstageMat Valley Fed Credit Un  

Ongoing - SBS Super Bear Sculpture, Mainstage

Ongoing - Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center

Ongoing - Vendors on Business Blvd & Regency Drive

Ongoing - Blockbuster Sidewalk Sale

Ongoing - Beer Garden @ Eagle River Ale House

9am-4pm - Cozy Carpet Interiors presents Charity Yard Sale

10am-6pm-Chugach Mt. Quilters'-Quilt Show & Auction

10am-6pm- CER Senior Center Treat, Health & Pulltabs @ Transit

10:30am - 5K Bear Paw Classic, Downtown ER  Midas

10:30am-5:30pm - Blood Bank Alaska @ Transit

11am-10pm - Golden Wheel Carnival, ER Commons

                       (Need a break? Visit the ACF Baby changing & respite tent)

11am - GCI presents the Grand Parade

Noon-5pm Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Business Blvd.

Noon - Registration 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney: Event @ 3pm

1-4pm - Fredmeyer & State Farm's Bicycle Safety Rodeo, Mainstage

1:15pm -Slippery Salmon Olympics by MTA @ Mainstage

3:30- 6:00pm - Mainstage Entertainment Mat Valley Fed Credit Un

4pm - Gates open with action beginning at 6pm - GMC Truck & Rodeo Alaska Present the Bear Paw Rodeo

 @ Lions Park

7:00 pm - Bear Paw "Winnie the Pooh" at the AK Fine Arts (above AIH blding)

 

Sunday, July 13

Ongoing - Bear Paw Photo Contest Winner's Display @Jitters

Ongoing - Carrs Benefit BBQ, Mainstage

Ongoing - Mainstage Entertainment Mat Valley Fed Credit Un

Ongoing - SBS Super Bear Sculpture, Mainstage

Ongoing - Vendors & Concessions@ Valley River Center

Ongoing - Blockbuster Sidewalk Sale

Ongoing - Vendors on Business Blvd & Regency Drive

10:30am - IBEW 1547 Seafood Gone Wild Cookoff Begins

10:30-5:30pm - Blood Bank Alaska @ Transit

11:30am - VCA Dog & Owner Look-a-Like Contest on the Mainstage

Noon - 5pm SCCA Road Rally

Noon - 8pm - Golden Wheel Carnival, ER Commons

                        (Need a break? Visit the ACF Baby changing & respite tent)

Noon-4pm-Chugach Mt. Quilters'-Quilt Show & Auction

Noon - 5pm CER Senior Center Treats, Health & Pulltabs @ Transit

Noon - Gates open with action beginning at 2 pm - GMC Truck & Rodeo Alaska

           Present the Bear Paw Rodeo @ Lions Park

Noon - 4pm - Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Valley River Center

 

1:00-4:00 pm - Motorcycle Show - Business Blvd.

1:00pm-Running with the Bears @ Mainstage with First National Bank AK

2:30pm - Carrs Ice Cream Eating Contest, Mainstage

2:30pm - Flower Power Sale on Business Blvd.

4:00pm- IBEW 1547 Seafood Gone Wild Cookoff Results Mainstage

4:30pm - Rotary I-Did-a-Duck Race & Winners - Mainstage

MATANUSKA VALLEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION PRESENTS . . .

MAINSTAGE ENTERTAINMENT

FRIDAY JULY 11th

6-9pm – Classic Car Show

 

 

SATURDAY JULY 12th

 

SUNDAY JULY 13th

 

 

and on our vendor stage....

ANCHORAGE MARKETS PRESENTS

FRIDAY JULY 11th

 

 

 

SATURDAY JULY 12th

 

SUNDAY JULY 13th

 

 

 

Three full days of entertainment - Stay Tuned!

 

First Aid & Lost & Found takes place at the Mainstage at Mat Valley Federal Credit Union

Whose the new Sherrif in Town!

 

 Annual Bear Paw Awards for Community Service -- a 45 year tradition!

Parade Day

 

VCA Presents Dog & Owner Look-a-Like

  

Running with Bears .... A little different

than running with Bulls

Leslie's Crew... The Famous

Festival stagers!

Buy your famous Rotary I-Did-A-Duck

& Support their excellent charitable works!

 

Who are these famous Personalities?!

 

2013 Bear Paw Royalty Contestants

Bear Paw Classic 5 K

Saturday 10:30am

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