• Introducing the 2022 Bear Paw Festival Logo:


  • Bear Paw Festival


    The 2022 Bear Paw Festival is scheduled for July 13-17, 2022

    **Did you know that the Bear Paw Festival is organized by the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce? It is; however, there is no way we could do this without the support of our Corporate Sponsors, Chamber Members, Partners and Community! The Bear Paw Festival's Main Website will have all the up-to-date information including Event Registrations, Festival Overview and More...This page under the Chamber's Website is just a small overview about the Festival!
    Go to Main Bear Paw Festival Website HERE
  • Overview Overview

    The Chugiak-Eagle River Bear Paw Festival is typically held the second week in July with events spanning over a 5-day period. Bear Paw features a large community parade, great hometown entertainment, carnival rides, games, vendors and fun & hilarious contests.  The festival is coordinated and annually sponsored by the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce with the support of the Chugiak-Eagle River Parks & Rec and many of our businesses, members and nonprofit organizations.


    The Bear Paw Festival Website is located at www.bearpawfestival.com. The 2022 Calendar of Events, Entry Forms, Event Descriptions and Sponsors will also be located on this page.


  • Bear Paw Festival 2019


  • Bear Paw Festival Events Bear Paw Festival Events

  • Signature Chamber Events

    Grand Parade

    Bear Paw Community Awards Luncheon

    Bear Paw Paints

    Teddy Bear Picnic 

    Bear Paw Classic Car Show

    Bear Paw LIVE - Music & Beer Festival

    Slippery Salmon Olympics

    Bear Paw Trivia Night

    Chopped Salmon Throwdown

    Human Foosball Tournament

    Bear Paw Cornhole Tournament - Alaskan Backyard Style

  • Other Events (But it's NOT Everything!)

    Paint your own XTRATUF Competition

    Bear Paw Yoga

    Bear Paw 5K

    Bear Paw Photography Contest

    The Art of Trash

    Healthwise Suburban Challenge Fun Run/Walk

    Lego Competition



  • Thank You Corporate Chamber Sponsors! Thank You Corporate Chamber Sponsors!