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  • Alaska Zoo 4731 O'Malley Road Anchorage, AK, 99507 United States (map)

Join the Alaska Zoo to celebrate dog mushing, the Alaska state sport! You will learn all about the history of the Iditarod® including interesting facts about Iditarod® checkpoints.

Be here Saturday, March 10th, at the Alaska Zoo from Noon to 4pm for IditaZoo™!

You can "race" through zoo grounds while playing our checkpoint game, learn some cool facts about dog mushing, view Iditarod® race standings, and get hands-on with equipment used for winter outdoor dog sports. Kids will enjoy a craft station, too!

Scheduled event activities to include a Critter Chat at 1pm and a special sled dog Storytime program at 2pm. Other scheduled activities will be posted for visitors at the event.

Alaska Mill & Feed, and Alaskan Suncatchers are great business partners and supporters of IditaZoo(TM) too! Thanks to their continuous support, you'll be sure to enjoy some surprises made possible by them at the event!

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Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the Alaska state sport and see some of the animals Iditarod® mushers may see along the trail!

Want to share this event with your friends and family? Use this IditaZoo(TM) flyer!

Contact Stephanie Hartman, Education Director at (907) 341-6463 or for more information.

Photo by John Gomes

Photo by John Gomes

Earlier Event: March 9
Critter Chat: Magpie
Later Event: March 11
Critter Chat: Coyote