If you’re looking for a little more action to please your entire family, Iron Dog, in cooperation with other organizations such as Mat-Su Vintage Racing Club and Alaska Motor Mushers Club, and sponsors like EasyPark, have a few things in store to liven up the moments before and after the releasing of the race teams. Enjoy the festive mood on two separate days.
Friday Evening, Feb. 19
7 p.m. The first Flying Iron freestyle show will kick off in downtown Anchorage. If you love watching freestyle exhibitions you’ll have another chance to see the show on the following day after the Iron Dog Start.
9 p.m. After party at Williwaw
Saturday, Feb. 20
9:30 a.m. Vintage snowmobile “Shine & Show” and Iron Pup kids. Racers must be positioned at the race pit.
10 a.m. Meet and greet the Pro Class racers.
10:30 a.m. Mat-Su Vintage Racing Club’s vintage snowmobile parade.
11:30 a.m. Closing of the pit area.
11:45 a.m. Color Guard, National Anthem and announcements.
12:10 p.m. First Green Flag drops for the first team
1:45 p.m. AMMC’s Iron Pup Kids Parade
2:30 p.m. Second Flying Iron freestyle show at the EasyPark Coho parking lot (Third Avenue & E Street).
Spectators can expect music, vendor hospitality, prizes and gifts, food and fun activities mixed with the scheduled events.