Plan Your Visit

Stay up-to-date on Iditarod Sled Dog Race fan attendance opportunities. 
There will be no spectators at the Race Start.


Alaska Department of Health and Social Services COVID-19 Health Guidance for Alaska Travelers


Read the full Iditarod COVID Prevention Plan here. Updated 2/10/21

This is a living plan that may change, based on circumstances. Please stay connected to Iditarod news through our newsletter by signing up as a free user here, if you have not done so already. We will be updating everyone on any event changes that take place via our newsletter, social media, and website. Keep checking this page for event travel updates.


Iditarod Race Event Updates

  • Iditarod Week broadcast schedule released. Read more here. Updated 2/18/2021
  • IditaRider auction postponed until 2022 Iditarod. Read more here. Updated 2/5/2021
  • 2021 Iditarod ceremonial start canceled. Read more here. Updated 2/5/2021
  • Musher Banquet and Meet and Greet in-person events have been canceled due to COVID restrictions. Iditarod is planning a virtual Banquet event with more details to come soon! Updated 2/2/2021
  • Iditarod XLIX restart and finish to take place at Deshka Landing, no spectators. Read more here. Updated 1/5/2021
  • Race finish will not take place in Nome. Read more here. Updated 12/18/2020



The Iditarod Headquarters

Add a part of Alaska history to your visit! Watch race footage and view trophies, displays, and photos in the Iditarod Museum. Browse the Iditarod store and pick up a souvenir and race memorabilia.

COVID-19 restrictions

The Iditarod wants to provide a safe, clean environment for guests and employees during this time where individuals may feel uneasy about visiting places. 

  • Hours of operation are limited
  • Guests/groups are asked to remain six feet apart
  • Masks are recommended 

Not able to visit us in person? That is okay, you can support the Iditarod via our Iditarod Store available online at




Gift Shop

Iditarod Video

Photo and Memorabilia Displays


Iditarod Museum & Store
Extended Hours

Lakefront Anchorage lobby store open:
March 1 & 2: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
March 3: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March 4 – 7: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
March 8: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March 9 & 10: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Iditarod HQ in Wasilla: Extended store/museum hours starts February 27 and run through March 14, daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


2100 S. Knik-Goose Bay Rd., Wasilla

Just after the mile 2 marker

(907) 376-5155 x108


Visit Alaska and Discover it for Yourself

Alaska is an exciting place for people of all ages and interests. For some, it’s enough to just sit back and soak it all in, by boat, train, car, and plane. Others may feel the call to hike the odd glacier, mush a team of sled dogs, jet boat down an untamed river, or kayak among the fjords. Your Alaska vacation can be all this and more. There’s a reason we call it “The Great Land”—discover it for yourself. 




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