Official Bear Paw Festival Guide - Click Link Here
(Notice some changes from guide. Below is the accurate schedule)

2021 Schedule


Golden Wheel Carnival Hours
Thursday, July 15 - 4pm-9pm
Friday, July 16 - 2pm-9pm
Saturday, July 17 - 11am - 10pm
Sunday, July 18 - 12p-9p

Vendor Court Hours

Thursday, July 15 - 12pm-6pm
Friday, July 16 - 12pm-10pm
Saturday, July 17 - 12pm - 10pm
Sunday, July 18 - 12pm - 6pm

Hydrate Alaska - Alaska's Premiere IV Bar
IV Hydration, Vitamin Infusions, Vitamin Injections, NAD+ therapy, Normatec Compression Therapy
Located in Garcia's Parking Lot
Thursday, July 15 - 12pm-6pm
Friday, July 16 - 12pm-10pm
Saturday, July 17 - 12pm - 10pm
Sunday, July 18 - 12pm - 6pm

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

NOTE: No Vendor Court & Concessions or Golden Wheel Carnival Wednesday
12pm -1pm Bear Paw Awards Luncheon, sponsored by Northrim Bank and ConocoPhillips @ Matanuska Brewing Company 
6pm-9pm Bear Paw Trivia Night, sponsored by Jalepenos @ the Elks
Ongoing - Gutierrez Photography & Eagle River Camera Club presents Bear Paw Photography Contest @ Jitters
Ongoing - XTRATUF Adventures presented by All Season's Clothing - Vote for your favorite decorated XTRATUF between Fri. July 9-Friday July 16 @ All Season's Clothing Company (new this year- visit All Season's Clothing Company to vote!)

Thursday, July 15, 2021
11am-1pm MEA Bear Paw Power Picnic located at MEA's Eagle River Office @ 11623 Aurora St. Join MEA for FREE hot dogs as we celebrate our MEA Members and Bear Paw 2021!  Show us your  power by dressing up as your favorite superhero!
12pm - 6pm Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center & Business Blvd.
4pm - 9pm Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons
6pm-9pm Bear Paw Paints: Paint Nights with Sarah @ 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 9-Friday July 16 @ 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 @ Mainstage
Guitierrez Photography & Eagle River Camera Club presents Bear Paw Photography @ Jitters
Ongoing - Purchase a Button from the Kid's Button Art Contest, sponsored by the Eagle River Boys & Girls Club and Kiwanis of Anchorage - Buttons can be bought through a Keystone Kop or at Sleepy Dog Coffee on Friday and Saturday
Ongoing (Friday and Saturday Only) - Participate in the "Spot the Keystone Kop" and post your selfie on social media for a chance to win prizes from our Chugiak-Eagle River Businesses! #keystonekopsgotme

Friday, July 16, 2021
10am-3pm LAST CHANCE to Vote for your favorite XTRATUF boots at All Season's Clothing 
11am - 2pm Lego Competition, brought to you by Chugiak-Eagle River Women in Business - ER Town Hall Center - Room 170 - Registration between 11-12:30p / Judging 1230-1p / Viewing 130-2p / Awards 2p
2pm - 9pm Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons
12pm - 10pm Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center & Business Blvd.
4pm-8pm Bear Paw Cornhole Alaska Backyard Tournament, sponsored by the Chugiak-Eagle River Professional's Group & Far North Cornhole @ ER Commons 
6pm-9pm Bear Paw Classic Car Show, sponsored by Chepos and Sleeping Lady Mountain Lions @ Chepos
6pm-9pm Come Check out the XTRATUF Adventures Boots and Winners @ the Classic Car Show
7pm-10pm Bear Paw Backyard LIVE Friday Edition, sponsored by Matanuska Brewing Company @ Matanuska Brewing  (Doors open at 4pm)  $25 - Click here to Buy Tickets 
  Click here to get VIP ALL ACCESS PASS for ONLY $50 - Access to all 3 days

Saturday, July 17, 2021  
10:30am 5K Bear Paw Classic - start at Autozone
11am Bear Paw Festival Grand Parade, sponsored by Anchorage Women's Clinic
11am-10pm Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons
12pm - 10pm Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center and Business Blvd.
12p-5p Horse Drawn Carriage Rides at Business Blvd. - $5
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 
2pm-10pm Bear Paw Backyard LIVE Music & Beer Festival, sponsored by Matanuska Brewing @ Matanuska Brewing Company - $25 - Click here to Buy Tickets 
  Click here to get VIP ALL ACCESS PASS for ONLY $50 - Access to all 3 days
4pm Human Foosball Tournament sponsored by GOOD, Inc. @ Mainstage
4pm-8pm Bear Paw Cornhole Alaska Backyard Singles Tournament, sponsored by the Chugiak-Eagle River Professional's Group & Far North Cornhole @ ER Commons
6pm-9pm Bear Paw Classic Car Show sponsored by Chepos and Sleeping Lady Mountain Lions @ Chepos

Sunday, July 18, 2021
11am Bear Paw GOAT YOGA sponsored by All Life is Yoga & Cottonwood Creek Farm @ Town Square
12pm Bear Paw GOAT YOGA sponsored by All Life is Yoga & Cottonwood Creek Farm @ Town Square
12pm-9pm Golden Wheel Carnival @ ER Commons
12pm - 6pm Vendors & Concessions @ Valley River Center & Business Blvd.
12p-5p Horse Drawn Carriage Rides @ Business Blvd.
2pm-4pm Motorcycle Show @ Business Blvd. 
2:30pm Chopped Salmon Throwdown sponsored by Comset Fisheries and Tanner's Alaskan Seafood @ Mainstage 
4pm Drawing for Alaska Airlines Tickets @ Mainstage
2pm-9pm Bear Paw Backyard LIVE Music & Beer Festival, sponsored by Matanuska Brewing @ Matanuska Brewing Company - $25 - Click here to Buy Tickets  
  Click here to get VIP ALL ACCESS PASS for ONLY $50 - Access to all 3 days