Explore Fairbanks and experience world-class attractions, vibrant entertainment, and nationally recognized sporting events. There are exciting things happening in and outside Fairbanks everyday of the week, year-round.

The longest running ice sculpting competition in the world. Attracts over 45,000 visitors each year and features over 100 sculptures. Approximately 125 ice artisits representing 16 countries participate under the theme "World Friendship".

Beyond the competition the Ice Park features an ice rink, ice-sculpting classes, a kid's park with 150 illuminated play pieces made of ice, a 1,000 foot adult maze, a life-size pirate ship, ice-diving certificate from "Test the Waters" and much more.

Daily 10am to 10pm Admission fee - season - daily - family - discount days


North Star Ballet Presents Coppelia - MARCH.27-29.2015

Salisbury Theater, University of Alaska Fairbanks - A comedy ballet of true love and technology!
A old doctor's dream of bringing his wooden figure to life and the drama of a workshop ordeal.

Friday, March 27th - 8PM
Saturday, March 28th - 2PM & 8PM
Sunday, March 29th - 2PM


Go deep inside Alaska, where the unparalleled meets the unexpected.

Fairbanks emanates a quality of light, energy and warmth found nowhere else on Earth. The northern lights will energize you, while the summer midnight sun will warm you.

Get the summer started and meet the March madness head-on.


Art in Alaska is a wealth of inspiration, and in Fairbanks you will find the power of original creativity. The arts are alive in Fairbanks and the Fairbanks Arts Association offers visitors exhibits weekly throughout the next couple of months.


Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli: Nat King Cole - 4.4.15

Hering Auditorium - 8PM - Nat King Cole known as "the best friend a song ever had". Two outstanding musicians pay tribute to the hits of the 50s made popular by Nat King Cole. Like Fairbanks Concert Assn. on FaceBook!


Annual International Curling Bonspiel 

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Annual Arctic Man Ski & Sno-Go Classic

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Alaska Chamber Music Festival 

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BodyVox - 5.2.15

Hering Auditorium - 8PM - Known for its visual virtuosity, distinctive wit and unique ability to combine dance, theater and film into breathtaking productions rich in imagery, athleticism and humor. Like Fairbanks Concert Assn. on FaceBook!


Spring Bird Migration Celebration

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Chena River Run

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Georgeson Botanical Garden Spring Celebration

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The race attracts runniners from every where. A popular event to start the summer racing season in Fairbanks. Don't let the competition make registering complicated. Many activities are on the a agenda for the weekend in Fairbanks.

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The Arctic Man is an original event that has become a number one must attentend ski race. Unique to the ski world they have added snowmachines to complete the race. Portions of the extremely fast downhill race in the rugid Alaska mountains are being assisyed by a tow from snow machines. The event is fast, dangerous and entertaining.


Midnight Sun Festival - Downtown Fairbanks

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Midnight Sun Baseball Game

Semi-professional league plays under natural light from 10 p.m. until 9th inning (Summer Solstice - longest day of the year)

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Yukon 800 Boat Race

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Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow

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Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival 

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World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

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Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival

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Alaska Seniors Olympic Games

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Tanana Valley State Fair 

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Equinox Marathon

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Tanana Valley Farmers Market

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Tanana Valley Potato Extravaganza

Midnight Sun Chef's Association six-course meal featuring locally grown potatoes

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Annual International Friendship Day

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International Sled Dog Symposium

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Athabascan Fiddlers Festival


Annual Rookie Bonspiel

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Winter Solstice Celebration - Downtown Fairbanks

Fireworks, sleigh rides, caroling, live music

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Christmas in Ice, North Pole, Alaska

Ice sculpture competition and activities

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Dralion by Cirque du Soleli - Carlson Center

Thursday, Jan. 8th - 4PM
Friday, Jan.9th - 7:30PM
Saturday, Jan. 10th - 4PM & 7:30PM
Sunday, Jan. 11th - 1:30PM & 5:00PM

Fusing the 3,000 year-old tradition of Chinese acrobatic arts with the multidisciplinary approach of Cirque du Soleli, Dralion draws its inspiration from Eastern philosophy and its never-ending quest for harmony between humans and nature.


The Intergalactic Nemesis - 1.30.15

Hering Auditorium - 8PM - An adventure story set in the 1930s. Mashing up comic book and radio-play formats into a theatrical experience creating a new art - Live-Action Graphic Novel. Like Fairbanks Concert Assn. on FaceBook!


Bird Feeder Count & Winter Nature Walk & Animal Tracking


TorQ Percussion Quartet - 2.20.15

Hering Auditoium - 8PM - Awarded Best Emerging Performing Arts Ensemble. Four Canadian percussionists looking to bring new vitality to percussion repertoire and performance. Like Fairbanks Concert Assn. on FaceBook!


Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race - 2.7.15

1,000 mile race between Fairbanks and Whitehorse Yukon Territory

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Besh Cup Cross Country Ski Race Series - Birch Hill Recreation Area

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Annual Iron Dog Snowmachine Race

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