North x North Festival
Various hours Thursday through Sunday, April 26-29
The North is cooler than ever, and the second annual North x North Festival is proof that Alaska and the Arctic is a hub for innovation and resilience. People from across Alaska, the nation and other Arctic regions gather in Anchorage for a long weekend of collaboration on global issues and celebration of Northern life. Topics include Northern sustainability, livability and growth. They are explored through knowledge sharing, policy making, TED-style presentations, fish bowl work sessions, curated conversations, youth innovation challenges, design, a circumpolar film festival, an Arctic street foods competition, music, literature and art. Purchase tickets here.