2018 Bear Paw Festival

 Wednesday, July 11

12pm - 1pm                 Bear Paw Awards Luncheon @ Eagle River Ale House

6pm-8:30pm            TBD

                                      Handyman Relay Race  & XtraTuf Competition 

                                      

All Week                      Eagle River Camera Club presented Bear Paw Photography Contest @ Jitters

Thursday, July 12

2pm - 9pm                Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons  

3pm                             Registration for Classic 5K Run @ Skinny Raven, Anchorage 

6pm                             1st Annual Suburban Challenge sponsored

7pm                             Bear Paw Royal Pageant @ Chugiak High School                                     

Ongoing Events & Booths During Bear Paw Festival

                                     Entertainment Mainstage @ Mat Valley Fed Credit Union   

                                     Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons

                                     Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center

                                     CER Senior Center Treats, Health, & Outreach  @Transit Center

                                     Blood Bank Alaska @ Transit

                                     Carrs Benefit BBQ near the Mainstage

Friday, July 13         

Teddy Bear Picnic @ ER Commons

Food, Fun, Games Courtesy of Picnic Sponsors:  Alaska Regional Hospital, Carrs & VFW Post 9785 

11am                            Teddy Bear Parade Registration 

12pm                           Lunch Box Derby

1pm                             Odor Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest

2pm                            2nd Annual Custom Builder LEGO Competition sponsored by CER-Women in Business  @ Eagle                                                 River Town Hall Center, Room 170

6pm - 9pm               Classic Car Show sponsored by Chepos @ Business Blvd

Saturday, July 14

10:30am                    Bear Paw Classic 5K @ Autozone

11am                            Bear Paw Festival Grand Parade sponsored by Anchorage Women's Clinic

1pm                             Bicycle Safety Rodeo  sponsored by Fred Meyer & State Farm Insurance @Mainstage 

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

2:45pm                      Registration Opens for Bear Paw's Got Talent @ Mainstage

3pm                            Bear Paw's Got Talent sponsored by Northrim Bank @Mainstage

4pm                            Rodeo Alaska Champions Tour - Grand Entry @ 6pm

5pm                            Human Foosball Competition sponsored by Three Bears of Alaska @ Mainstage

Final day for public to vote on Bear Paw/Eagle River Camer Club Photography Exhibit for Festival Favorite @ Jitters

Ongoing Events During Bear Paw Festival

                         Entertainment Mainstage @ Mat Valley Fed Credit Un 

                         Carrs Benefit BBQ @ Mainstage

                         Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center

                         CER Senior Center Treat, Health & Outreach  @  Transit

                         Blood Bank Alaska @ Transit

                         Golden Wheel Carnival @ Eagle River Commons

                         Horse Drawn Carriage Rides @ Business Blvd.

Sunday, July 15

9:00am                     Alaska Powerlifting Event              

11:30am                      Eagle River Camera Club Announces "Festival Favorite" Photography Award @Jitters 

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

12pm                            Rodeo Alaska Champions Tour - Grand Entry @ 2pm

12:30pm                     Candice's Dance Studio Performance

1pm                              Motorcycle Show sponsored by GEICO @ Business Blvd.

1pm                              Running with the Bears sponsored by 1st National Bank Alaska  @ Mainstage 

1:15pm                         Carrs Ice Cream Eating Contest @ Mainstage

1:30pm                       Chopped Salmon Throwdown Cooking Competition sponsored by  IBEW 1547, Alaska Salmon                                                Alliance, Comset Fisheries & Tilgen's Seafood @ Mainstage  

4:30pm                      Rotary I-Did-a-Duck Race sponsored by Eagle River Area Rotary Club @ Mainstage

Ongoing Events During Bear Paw Festival 

  Mainstage Entertainment @ Mat Valley Fed Credit Un

  Blood Bank Alaska @ Transit

 Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons

  Bear Paw Photo Contest Winner's Display @Jitters

  Carrs Benefit BBQ @ Mainstage

  Vendors on Business Blvd & Regency Drive

  CER Senior Center Treats, Health & Outreach @ Transit

  Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Bus Blvd.

 MATANUSKA VALLEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION PRESENTS MAINSTAGE ENTERTAINMENT

Friday July 13th

6pm                                 Classic Car Show sponsored by Chepos

Saturday July 14th

10:30am                        Don Russell “The Magic Guy”

1pm                                  Slippery Salmon Olympics sponsored by MTC

2:45pm                           Register for Bear Paw's Got Talent

3pm                                 Bear Paw's Got Talent sponsored by Northrim Bank

5pm                                 Human Foosball Competition sponsored by Three Bears of Alaska

Sunday July 15th

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

12:30 pm                        Alaska Rodeo @ Lion's Park Gates open 2pm 

1pm                                  Running with the Bears - 300 Yard Fun Run

1pm                                  Motorcycle Show sponsored by GEICO

1:15pm                             Carrs Ice Cream Contest

1:30pm                            Chopped Salmon Throwdown sponsored by IBEW 1547, AK Salmon Alliance, Comset Fisheries                                                 & Tilgners Seafoods

4:30pm                          Eagle River Area Rotary Presents Idida-duck Rubber Ducky Race