Soldotna Alaska
Soldotna, Alaska


Jul 21 2023 - Jul 23 2023


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Soldotna Progress Days

Soldotna is excited to host the 66th Annual Progress Days Fair: Small Town, Big Dreams! Held annually, the 4th weekend in July, this is the largest event of the year for our community.

Save the dates: July 21st, 22nd, and 23rd

Join us for live music & dance performances, food & craft vendors, Tons of Fun Entertainment, free midway activities for kids, & everyone’s favorite: the Progress Days Parade! Parade lineup begins at 9am on Saturday in the SoHi parking lot- parade starting at 11am. Route ends on N Binkley just after the Borough Building where the Judges & MC are located. Can’t wait to see you all there!

  • Friday, July 21, 2023 – 11:00a.m. – 8:00p.m.
  • Saturday, July 22, 2023 – 11:00a.m. – 8:00p.m.
  • Sunday, July 23, 2023 – 11:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.

Fill out the form to be a Progress Days Vendor.

Fill out the form to be in the Progress Days Parade here.

If you have questions about your parade entry or would like to be added to our lineup, please call Sara at 907-262-9814.

Hourly Schedule

Friday July 21st

11AM - 8PM
Vendor and Food Booths
Vendor and Food Booths open in Soldotna Creek Park. Kids carnival games sponsored by Tons of Fun Entertainment & Soldotna Elks Lodge.
1PM -
Diaper Derby & Toddler Trot
Diaper Derby ages 6-12 Months Toddler Trot ages 13-18 Months at Soldotna Creek Park
1PM -
Soldotna History Walking Tour
Soldotna History Walking Tour at the Soldotna Homestead Museum
2PM - 3PM
Saw Dust Pile
For kids up to 8 years old
4PM - 5PM
Cosplay Contest
Kenai Performers take the stage with a cosplay contest!
6PM - 8PM
Beer Garden
For ages 21 & up
6PM - 8PM
Ben Jammin' & the Jammin' Band

Saturday July 22nd

9AM -
Line-up for Parade at SOHI
10AM -
National Wildlife Refuge Hike
Guided hike to Seven Lakes Trail from Engineer Lake
10AM - 2PM
Soldotna Saturday Farmers Market
Corner of Spur & East Corral
10AM - 4PM
Friends of the Soldotna Library
Book, Art & Bake Sale on Binkley St.
11AM -
Soldotna Progress Days Parade
11AM - 8PM
Vendor & Food Booths
Vendor & Food Booths open in Soldotna Creek Park. Kids Carnival games sponsored by Tons of Fun Entertainment & Soldotna Elks Lodge
11AM - 3PM
Kaknu Kruzers Car Show
Car Show at Hutchings Auto Spa