World Beard & Moustache Championships this weekend

05/29/2009 Back To Blog

Princess Lodges invites participants and fans of the 2009 World Beard and Moustache Championships to visit Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge located in the heart of the Kenai Peninsula on a bluff above the beautiful Kenai River. This region is known as “Alaska’s Playground” and many local Alaskans make the short two-hour trek from Anchorage to visit this cozy wilderness lodge every summer. While you’re exploring this must-see part of the state, stay at the region’s most comfortable accommodations, Kenai Princess Lodge, offering picturesque views, the area’s best dining and incredible rates starting at $99 per night!

Or, if you are already staying at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge over Memorial Day weekend, check out the Championships at the Denai’ina Center in Anchorage on May 23rd. Tickets can be purchased here .

Here’s a summary of what can be expected at the event, courtesy of ACVB:

During Spring 2009, some of the of the world’s most hirsute competitors will travel to Anchorage to compete in the World Beard and Moustache Championships (WBMA), May 23, 2009, at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center.

This biennial celebration features competitions in various styles of beards and moustaches. From the delicate Dali moustache to the anything-goes freestyle full beard, this is one hairy competition. The event’s Anchorage debut marks it’s return to the North American continent for only the second time in its history!

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