Fur Rendezvous Festival 2021: Schedule, events, Rondy Pins
Fur Rendezvous Festival is all set to celebrate 86 years in 2021 amid financial constraints that threatens its closing.
According to organizers,the festival will be held between FEB 26 – MAR 7, 2021.
To keep the tradition of Fun Rendezvous Festival, locally known as Rondy, organizers have called on the people to donate.
“Since 1935, Fur Rendezvous has proudly represented the pioneering spirit of Alaskans. In addition to more than 20 official cultural and sporting activities, the Anchorage community hosts nearly 50 Rondy Round Town events, offering wacky winter fun for all ages,” read a statement on the website of the festival.
Fur Rondy is the nation’s premiere winter festival. Since 1935, Rondy has proudly represented the pioneering spirit of Alaskans. Check back often for the latest news.
Greater Anchorage, Inc (GAI) and the Alaskan Sled Dog and Racing Association (ASDRA) regretfully announced that the 2021 Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship Sled Dog Race is cancelled.
According to a statement, Both organizations place the greatest priority on community health and recognize that the requirements for the race itself and the large crowds of spectators that gather downtown for the start and finish of this amazing race is too risky during the Covid 19 pandemic.
“We hope to welcome competitors and spectators from around the world again in 2022 for another showdown of the fastest dogs in the world,” said the statement.