Please join us for the IDEA Curriculum Fair at The Egan Center in Anchorage on Thursday and Friday, May 4 & 5, 2023!

Register for the Fair
Anchorage Workshop Schedule
Anchorage Floorplan
Anchorage Keynote Breakfast

Preliminary Schedule of Events, Thursday:

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ~ Keynote Breakfast 
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ~ Exhibit Hall open in Explorer’s Hall (main floor)
10:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ~ Workshops

Schedule of Events, Friday:

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ~ Exhibit Hall open in Explorers Hall (main floor)
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ~ Workshops


Keynote breakfast ~ $15 pre-pay only.
Exhibit hall and workshops (IDEA families) ~ No charge.
Exhibit hall and workshops (non-IDEA families) ~ Admission is $20/family for one or both days.
Click here for more info about admission fees.

Egan Center Parking:

The William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center is located at 555 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501 on 5th Avenue, between E and F Streets, across from Town Square Park. There are several parking garages nearby and metered parking on the street.


The concession stand in the exhibit hall will be open from 10:00 am-6:00 pm on Thursday and 10:00 am-3:00 pm on Friday. In addition, there are several restaurants within walking distance of the Egan Center.


Hotel Captain Cook, Call hotel directly at 907-276-6000 or 800-843-1950
Group Rate: $169 + tax single/double or $199 Junior Suite, available May 1-8
Group Rate Code: IDEA Homeschool (must call one of the numbers above to use code; will not work online.)