Please join us for the IDEA Curriculum Fair at Sterling Community Center on Friday & Saturday, April 19-20, 2024!

Soldotna Keynote Lunch Tickets
Soldotna Workshop Schedule
Soldotna Floorplan
Why Register for the Fair ASAP?
The Soldotna IDEA Curriculum Fair event is being held in Sterling (same location as last year), in two buildings across the street from each other. The Exhibit Hall is at the Sterling Community Center. The Keynote Lunch event and the three workshop rooms are at Sterling Baptist Church. Both facilities are at the corner of the Sterling Highway and Swanson River Road near Sterling Elementary School. You can see them both from the highway, but access is on Swanson River Road, easy to walk across, with little traffic. Sterling Community Center is located at 35085 Sterling Hwy (Mile 83.5).

Schedule of Events, Friday:

10:00 a.m. ~ Exhibit Hall opens at Sterling Community Center 10:30-11:30 ~ Workshop session 1 at Sterling Baptist Church 12:00-1:30 ~ Keynote Lunch in the Fellowship Hall of Sterling Baptist Church 2:00-4:15 ~ Workshop sessions 2 & 3 at Sterling Baptist Church 5:00 p.m. ~ Exhibit Hall closes

Schedule of Events, Saturday:

10:00 a.m. ~ Exhibit Hall opens at Sterling Community Center 10:15-12:30 ~ Workshop sessions 4 & 5 at Sterling Baptist Church 3:00 p.m. ~ Exhibit Hall closes


Keynote breakfast ~ $15 pre-pay only. Purchase tickets online by April 11. Exhibit hall and workshops (IDEA families) ~ No charge. Register online. Exhibit hall and workshops (non-IDEA families) ~ Admission is $20/family. Register online. Click here for more info about admission fees.


There is plenty of free parking at Sterling Community Center and Sterling Baptist Church.


Food trucks will be available in the parking lot from 11:00 to 1:00 both days. (Honey Bee Café & Promethean Cuisine)


Aspen Hotel Soldotna, Call hotel directly at 907-260-7736 Group Rate: $119 + tax for double/king, available April 17-24 Group Rate Code: IDEA24