2022 Schedule

Golden Wheel Carnival Hours
Thursday, July 14 - 2pm-9pm
Friday, July 15 - 2pm-9pm
Saturday, July 16 - 11am - 10pm
Sunday, July 17 - 12pm-7pm

Vendor Court Hours
Thursday, July 14 - 2pm-9pm
Friday, July 15 - 12pm-10pm
Saturday, July 16 - 12pm - 10pm
Sunday, July 17 - 12pm - 6pm

Bear Paw Shuttle Service
Information Coming Soon...

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
NOTE:  No Vendor Court & Concessions or Golden Wheel Carnival Wednesday
12pm -1pm Bear Paw Awards Luncheon, sponsored by Northrim Bank @ Matanuska Brewing Company     
6pm-9pm Bear Paw Paints: Paint Nights with Sarah @ Chepo's Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

Ongoing - Gutierrez Photography & Eagle River Camera Club presents Bear Paw Photography @ Jitters
Ongoing- XTRATUF Adventures presented by All Season's Clothing - Vote for your favorite decorated XTRATUF between Fri. July 8-Friday July 15 @ All Season's Clothing Company (Visit All Season's Clothing Company to vote!)

Thursday, July 14, 2022
12pm - 9pm Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center & Business Blvd.
2pm - 9pm Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons
4pm-8pm Bear Paw Cornhole Alaska Backyard Tournament (Doubles) sponsored by the Chugiak-Eagle River Professional's Group & Far North Cornhole @ ER Commons
5pm-7pm Bear Paw Trivia Night, sponsored by Corks & Hops @ Corks & Hops
6pm-9pm Motorcycle Show @ Chepo’s Mexican Restaurant and Cantina
6pm Healthwise Suburban Challenge Fun Run/Walk @ Healthwise

Ongoing - Gutierrez Photography & Eagle River Camera Club presents Bear Paw Photography @ Jitters Ongoing - XTRATUF Adventures presented by All Season's Clothing - Vote for your favorite decorated XTRATUF between Fri. July 8-Friday July 15 @ All Season's Clothing Company

ONGOING EVENTS for Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Chamber Member Non-Profit Booths and Vendors @ MVFCU
The Art of Trash, sponsored by Alaska Waste and Blaine's @ Transit Center
Raffle Tickets - Alaska Airlines tickets for 2 - No Restrictions - Sponsored by Chugiak Eagle River Chamber of Commerce - Buy tickets @ Headquarters
Guitierrez Photography & Eagle River Camera Club presents Bear Paw Photography @ Jitters

Friday, July 15, 2022
10am-3pm LAST CHANCE to Vote for your favorite XTRATUF boots at All Season's Clothing
11am – 2pm TEDDY BEAR PICNIC is BACK! @ Town Square (top of hill) sponsored by Alaska Regional Hospital, MEA and Carrs/Safeway – FREE EVENT
11am - 2pm Lego Competition, brought to you by Chugiak-Eagle River Women in Business - ER Town Hall Center - Room 170 - Registration between 11am-12pm / Viewing & Voting 12pm-1pm / Awards 2pm
2pm - 9pm Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons
12pm - 10pm Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center & Business Blvd.
4pm-8pm Bear Paw Cornhole Alaska Backyard Tournament (Singles) sponsored by the Chugiak-Eagle River Professional's Group & Far North Cornhole @ ER Commons
6pm-9pm Bear Paw Classic Car Show, sponsored by Sleeping Lady Mountain Lions @ Business Blvd.(Staging begins at 5pm)
6pm-9pm Come Check out the XTRATUF Adventures Boots and Winners @ the Classic Car Show
5pm-10pm Bear Paw Backyard LIVE Friday Edition, sponsored by Matanuska Brewing Company @ Matanuska Brewing (Doors open at 5pm) Black Water Railroad / Hope Social Club - FREE ENTRY

Saturday, July 16, 2021
10am-4pm Imaging Associates Tent - Next to The Alaska Club - Spin to Win prize wheel · 3 Face Painting stations · Balloon Animal artist · Photo Booth experience · Photo Op with Mrs. Alaska American 2022, Angela Merkle · Photos with ‘Bones the Moose’, Imaging Associate’s mascot · Lots of fun giveaways
10:30am 5K Bear Paw Classic - starts at Autozone
10:45am Quilts of Valor @ Parade Grand Stand
11am Bear Paw Festival Grand Parade, sponsored by Imaging Associates (See Parade Route and Road Closures) 
11am-10pm Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons
12pm - 10pm Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center and Business Blvd.
12pm-5pm Horse Drawn Carriage Rides at Business Blvd. - $5.00
1:15pm Slippery Salmon Olympics, sponsored by MTA @ Business Blvd. 
2pm Okamoto’s School of Karate Demonstration @ Town Square
3pm Alaska Moving Arts Performance @ Town Square
12pm-10pm Bear Paw Backyard LIVE Music & Beer Festival, sponsored by Matanuska Brewing @ Matanuska Brewing Company (Doors open at 12pm) Naked Eyes / Eternal Cowboys / Highway 9 and more! – FREE ENTRY
4pm Human Foosball Tournament sponsored by Visionary [email protected] Business Blvd.

Sunday, July 17, 2022
11am Bear Paw GOAT YOGA sponsored by All Life is Yoga & Cottonwood Creek Farm @ Town Square (top of the hill)
12pm Bear Paw GOAT YOGA sponsored by All Life is Yoga & Cottonwood Creek Farm @ Town Square (top of the hill)
12pm-7pm Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons
12pm - 6pm Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center & Business Blvd.
12pm-5pm Horse Drawn Carriage Rides @ Business Blvd. - $5.00
1pm Ice Cream Eating Contest – Sponsored by Carrs/Safeway @ Town Square (bottom of the hill)
2pm-6pm Bear Paw Backyard LIVE Music & Beer Festival, sponsored by Matanuska Brewing @ Matanuska Brewing Company (Doors open at 2pm) Ken Peltier – FREE ENTRY
3pm-5pm FOAM DUDES @ Matanuska Brewing Company
2:30pm Chopped Salmon Throwdown sponsored by Comset Fisheries and Tanner's Alaskan Seafood @ Town Square (bottom of the hill)
4pm Drawing for Alaska Airlines Tickets @ Headquarters