Parades, outdoor markets and beer gardens, bed races, car shows, craft fairs, tractor pulls, reindeer rides and much, much more are back this weekend in Palmer with the return of Colony Days.
Sponsored by the Palmer Chamber of Commerce, the event was cancelled last year due to COVID concerns. This year, the weather will be in the mid-70s, and enthusiastic crowds are expected to fill the historic Mat-Su town.
There’s something for everyone and a list of all activities can be viewed here.
The Saturday parade (11 a.m.) is the premier event, which winds its way through downtown showcasing the unique flavor of the historic farming community. Those looking for fresh local produce will have plenty of options, along with a variety of other food and locally made Alaskan crafts.
This year’s theme is “Growing Together.” For more information, including a rundown of events, times and locations, visit the Colony Day’s website.