JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC



JANUARY

To Be Announced

FEBRUARY

Iron Dog Snowmobile Race
Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - Trail Class Race begins at Big Lake, Alaska.
Sunday, Feb 17, 2013 - Pro Class Race begins at Big Lake, Alaska.
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 - Halfway Race Ceremonies & Banquet (Held in Nome) at the National Guard Armory at 6:00pm.
The Iron Dog, known as the World’s Longest, Toughest Snowmobile Race is divided into two classes. The Pro Class is a 2,000 mile race that begins in Big Lake, Alaska on the third Sunday of every February, and ends in Fairbanks. The Recreation Class begins two days prior to the Pro Class, and they finish in Nome. On the Wednesday following the race start, there is a halfway banquet in Nome which is held by the Iron Dog committee every year. For more information contact Iron Dog Headquarters at (907) 563-4414. See the official Iron Dog website at
www.irondograce.org.

MARCH

“There’s No Place Like Nome” during the Iditarod! For a list of events that will be going on in Nome, please check out the EVENTS CALENDAR!

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Saturday, March 2, 2013 – Ceremonial Start in Anchorage, Alaska
Sunday, March 3, 2013 –Race Restart begins in Willow, Alaska.
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, also known as the "Last Great Race on Earth" begins in Anchorage, Alaska, and ends in Nome. The first musher usually arrives into Nome about nine or 10 days after the official race start. The ceremonial start takes place in Anchorage, Alaska on the first Saturday of every March, and the official start begins the following day in Willow, Alaska. For more information visit www.iditarod.com.

Iditarod Awards Banquet
Sunday, March 17, 2013; 3:00pm
Held at the Nome Recreation Center
The Iditarod Awards Banquet usually takes place the third Sunday of March. Banquet tickets may be purchased only after the first musher completes the race, and tickets cannot be reserved or purchased in advance. Tickets will be sold at the Mini Convention Center (Nome’s Iditarod Headquarters). Ticket prices will be announced at a later date. For more information visit www.iditarod.com.

 

APRIL

To Be Announced

MAY

To Be Announced

 

JUNE

Midnight Sun Parade
Saturday, June 22, 2013
11:00am. Begins at the State Building on Front Street.
The parade theme will be announced at a later date. Come watch this year’s parade as our judges choose their four favorite floats. For more information contact the Nome Visitors Center: 443-6555


JULY

To Be Announced

AUGUST

To Be Announced

SEPTEMBER

To Be Announced

OCTOBER

To Be Announced

NOVEMBER

To Be Announced

DECEMBER

To Be Announced

 
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