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2015 Annual Events

2015 Schedule of Chamber Annual Events  

May through August - Friday Flings Farmer's, Crafter's and Landscaper's Market: Every Friday from 11am - 6pm in downtown Palmer.  The weekly Market features Valley produce, arts & crafts and live entertainment in historic downtown Palmer. For more information click here
LOCATION:  Downtown Palmer Picnic/Pavilion Area


5/09 - Operation Clean Sweep Annual Palmer Cleanup Day: Second Saturday of May.  Free lunch served to all volunteers.  Prize drawings. for more information click here
LOCATION:  Downtown Palmer Picnic/Pavilion Area


6/12 - 6/14 "Colony Days Celebration": A festival in honor of the 1935 Colonists who started our farming community.  Events include a car rally, craft fairs, horse-drawn wagon rides, farmer's market, kids games, carnival rides, bike rodeo, parade and live entertainment. Click here to learn more
LOCATION:  Downtown Palmer


6/13 - 11:00am Colony Days Parade: LOCATION:  Downtown Palmer


6/14 - 11:00am Bill Mitchell Fun Run: Try this great event for the entire family.  Bib pick-up 9:30am.  5-K and special 1-K for ages 13 and Under.  Flat course, out and back on pavement and bike trails. 
LOCATION:  Downtown Palmer


7/10 - 6th Annual Greater Palmer Chamber Golf Tournament:  2:00pm shotgun start.  Tournament is open to everyone.  Entry fee includes green fees, golf cart and drink cart usage.  A steak barbecue will be held following the tournament.  Don't have a full team?  Utilize this great networking opportunity to meet new contacts.  The Chamber will place you on a team.  Call 745-2880 to register.  LOCATION:  Palmer Golf Cours.  Click here for more information!!!


7/24 - Palmer Pride Picnic:  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Free picnic hosted by Palmer businesses and the City of Palmer.  Palmer Pride hotdogs, farm fresh veggies, live music and Citizen of the Year.
LOCATION:  Palmer Railroad Depot


8/27-9/07 - Alaska State Fair:  LOCATION:  Alaska State Fair Grounds, Mile 40.5 Glenn Hwy. For more information click here


10/10 - GPCC Annual Dinner and Auction: Silent and outcry auctions, split the pot and catered dinner.  2012 items included round-trip outside airfare packages, in-state travel and lodging packages, art, office equipment, flight seeing tours and tools. For more information click here  LOCATION:  TBA


12/11 - 12/13, Colony Christmas Celebration: An old-fashioned country Christmas celebration with 5 craft fairs featuring nearly 200 vendors, horse-drawn and reindeer sleigh rides, pictures with Santa,  and a blast of fireworks to top off the night.  LOCATION:  Downtown Palmer - Click here for more information


12/12 - Colony Christmas Parade: LOCATION: Downtown Palmer & Fireworks to follow

12/13 - 11:00am Colony Christmas Triathlon sponsored by Mat-Su Health Foundation: Try this hearty event on a course which begins at The Alaska Club.  Race includes a 15K Bike (out & back), 5K Run (to Palmer High School) and a 500-Meter swim.  Bib pick-up 10am Click here for more information
LOCATION:  The Alaska club and PHS Pool
Please call us at: 907-745-2880 for more information