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

Join the Alaska Zoo to celebrate dog mushing, the Alaska state sport!

Event guests will learn about the history of the Iditarod® including interesting facts about Iditarod® checkpoints.

Be here Saturday, March 9th, at the Alaska Zoo from Noon to 4pm for IditaZoo™!

You can "race" through zoo grounds while playing the zoo’s checkpoint game, learn some cool facts about dog mushing, and view current Iditarod® race standings. Kids will enjoy a craft station and a special sled dog Storytime program at 2pm. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the Alaska state sport and see some of the animals Iditarod® mushers may see along the trail! Contact Stephanie Hartman, Education Director at (907) 341-6463 or for more information.

Normal zoo admission rates apply.

Photo by John Gomes

Photo by John Gomes

Earlier Event: March 8
Critter Chat: Red Fox
Later Event: March 10
Critter Chat: Coyote