Paint an Antler at AWCC!

Every year, antlered animals shed their old antlers and grow new ones in the summer. We collect them, and now we invite you to paint one on Saturday, November 30! This event is a free-form style of painting. A variety of designs will be available for inspiration or go with your own unique style. Space…

Express your creative side on an antler!

AWCC is hosting a paint event unlike any other on Saturday, November 30. Every year, antlered animals shed their old antlers and grow new ones in the summer. We collect them, and now we invite you to paint one. This event is a free-form style of painting. A variety of designs will be available for…

October Animal Enrichment Workshop

It is not too late to sign up for the upcoming Animal Enrichment Workshop on Sunday, October 6. Do you want to help create enrichment toys for our animals while learning fun facts about them? Then you’ll love AWCC’s event series: Animal Enrichment Workshop! On the first Sunday of every month from October through April,…

Military Mondays at AWCC

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center thanks the men and women of the Armed Forces. To show our appreciation, we are offering free admission on the first Monday of each month from November through April to all active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. *Must present proof of military service, with ID or paystub…

Giant Veggie Feeding

The giant veggie feeding to our resident bears is happening today! We will be feeding Kobuk and the adult bears the colossal vegetables from the Alaska State Fair. Kobuk’s feeding will be at 1:30 pm and the adult bears will be at 3:30 pm. Every year at the Alaska State Fair, one of the main…

Giant Veggie Feeding on Sept. 15

Every year at the Alaska State Fair, one of the main attractions is the giant prized vegetables with record-breaking pumpkins, giant cabbage, and impressive squash. But as the vendors break down their booths and the long summer hours dwindle, what happens to all the giant vegetables? The vegetables head south of Anchorage to attract a…

Book Reading & Crafts with Brooke Hartman

Join AWCC and author Brooke Hartman for a reading of her book Dream Flights on Arctic Nights followed by crafts on Sunday, September 8th.  The reading and crafts will take place at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Bison Hall. Schedule of event: 11:15 am: Dream Flights on Arctic Nights book reading 11:45 am to 12:45 pm: Crafts includes…

Book Reading with Brooke Hartman

Join AWCC and author Brooke Hartman for a reading of her book Dream Flights on Arctic Nights followed by crafts on Sunday, September 8th.  The reading and crafts will take place at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Bison Hall. Schedule of event: 11:15 am: Dream Flights on Arctic Nights book reading 11:45 am to 12:45 pm: Crafts includes…

Alaska’s most unique venue

Bison Hall at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center offers a unique, one-of-a-kind setting surrounded by breathtaking views and Alaska’s wildlife. Bison Hall makes the perfect venue for your next event! The Center is located just an hour south of Anchorage in Portage. Our facility offers a peaceful and scenic setting for the ultimate Alaska experience.…

Alaska’s One-of-a-kind Venue

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center offers a unique, one of a kind wedding or event space that’s nestled amongst a breathtaking landscape and Alaska’s beautiful wildlife. With spectacular views of Turnagain Arm, the Chugach Mountains, impressive glaciers, and herds of animals, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a venue unlike any other. We are located…

Celebrate Mother’s Day at AWCC

We would like to say thank you to all the mothers, for everything they do with free admission to all mothers on Mother’s Day! Join AWCC on May 12th for a day filled with animal programs and delicious food for sale from Forget-Me-Knot food truck. Animal feeding schedule: 11:30 am Lynx program (behind the Gift Shop)…

Easter is tomorrow!

Join AWCC and the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday, April 21st! Enjoy a sunrise service at the Point with Pastor Hicks (admission is free for service), followed by a puppet show, egg hunts and animal feedings around the Center! Partake in photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny from 12 pm to 1 pm and Hay…
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