Lodging

Alaska B4UDie Fest takes place primarily in the Spenard and Downtown areas of Anchorage. When searching for lodging, the Spenard and Downtown areas will be the closest to the festival venues. There are a number of Hostels, Hotels and Air BnBs in those two parts of town. B4UDie Fest is currently working to obtain Sponsorship in this area to provide lodging and transportation discounts featured performers. The Hotel Captian Cook is an official B4UDie Fest sponsor and is offering discounts if you boof with them the week of the festival. Just say your with B4UDie Comedy Fest. Performers check your Submission Confirmation Email for more details.


Transportation

Yes, Anchorage has Ride Sharing Services like UBER and LYFT. Check your app for their rates.

Checker Cab: 907-644-4444

Alaska Yellow Dispatch Cab: 907-222-2222

Anchorage People Mover Bus: http://www.muni.org/Departments/transit/PeopleMover/Pages/mapsandstops.aspx

Parking: Most venues have private lot parking. Downtown venues have street parking, which is FREE nights after 6pm and FREE on Sat&Sun.


Local Interests

The Basics. Population: 298,190. Anchorage is Alaska's largest city with 41 percent of the state's population AND NO SALES TAX!

Time Zone: Anchorage, and virtually all of Alaska, is in Alaska Standard Time, one hour behind Pacific Standard Time and four hours behind Eastern Standard Time.\

Weather In April: Average Weather in April in Anchorage Alaska, United States Daily high temperatures increase by 12°F , from 40°F to 52°F , rarely falling below 32°F or exceeding 59°F.

Bars in Anchorage are open until about 3am. Please don't drink and drive, there are plenty of ride services available. See above.

Alaska is also a Legal Recreational Marijuana State. For the full skinny on the rules and regulations click here. https://potguide.com/alaska/marijuana-laws/

Star The Reindeer: Star is a 7th generation local downtown reindeer who is really good at participating in selfies. Visit her here 840 W 10th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Anchorage Museum: The largest collection of Alaskan historical artifacts and art installations in the state. Also has an indoor aquarium with neat interactive elements. https://www.anchoragemuseum.org/

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center: A wildlife sanctuary outside of Girdwood AK, about 50 miles SE of Anchorage. This would be a destination if you wish to send your mother a picture of a Wood Bison or Musk Ox.

Valley Of The Moon Park: A local park that is smack dab in between Downtown and Spenard and connects them with a world class outdoor trail system.  610 W 17th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Sorry folks, America's Last Surviving Blockbuster Video(famously featured on HBO's Last Week Tonight With John Oliver) would also be on this list, but we are sad to report that it is no longer in business. WHERE IS RUSSELL CROWE'S JOCK STRAP NOW? INTERESTED PARTIES WANT TO KNOW!