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Fair or no fair

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Fair or no fair

Any information on a large fair?

It is held in Aug.

Healy, Alaska
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1. Re: Fair or no fair

It's not as large as the state fair in Palmer, but here is the info that you want: www.tananavalleyfair.org Hope that helps you! :)

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We loved the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. This was in September....early September as I remember.

Cadiz, Kentucky
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Coalminer or Puter - how long does it take to see the state fair in Palmer? Couple hours, or all day? We're planning to stop in there the last week in Aug.

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Well, you can spend as much or as little time as you wish....depending upon what you are interested in. I think we were there for about three or four hours. We were interested in the livestock and agriculture parts of it, and the crafts. We went from there to the musk ox farm, which is a lot of fun, and I spent too much on a lovely head scarf thing which the native women knit from yarn made from the underhairs of the musk ox, which are combed out and actually sent to Peru to be spun into yarn. Softer than cashmere.

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Hello again! Well, inspite of living up here (seems forever), I haven't been to the State Fair in Palmer . . . just seems a bit too crowded for us! :) Tanana Valley Fair would be easy to see in a day or the highlights in a few hours. If you do go, make sure you try out some of the really good fair food - there are usually 2 places I just love to get their food. One place (a little red caboose) that sells incredible halibut tacos. The other sells pitas stuffed with crab, shrimp, etc., which is absolutely delicious. Have fun! :)

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Thank You Coalminer for the information

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Coalminer - Where and When is the Tanana Valley Fair? I want to find that red caboose!!! Do they have veggies as large as the state fair?

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Never mind! Just saw your link - unfortunately it's before we arrive. My only hesitation about the state fair in Palmer is the crowds. :( May try to check out the giant veggies elsewhere.

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Just remember, crowds to Alaskans are different than crowds to other people from the lower 48 - really! You really should see the mega vegetables - they are amazing. :)

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