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02/19/2015 at 12:00 AM AKST

March 9, 2015 marks the second time in history the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race trail will run from Fairbanks to Nome. The Iditarod Trail Committee made the announcement on February 10, 2015 after the trail conditions in the Alaska Mountain Range were judged to be unsafe. The Fairbanks region, with ... Read full blog

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01/22/2015 at 12:00 AM AKST

Explore Fairbanks is pleased to announce the launch of the new Fairbanks Film Council website. Follow the link http://www.filmfairbanks.com/ to bring you to the site. Why Film in Fairbanks? There are many compelling reasons to film all kinds of projects here, particularly those that ... Read full blog

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10/10/2014 at 12:00 AM AKDT

At the 2014 Alaska Travel Industry Association Conference, Explore Fairbanks unveiled its new destination marketing video. Incorporating summer and winter images, a host of local Fairbanksans, various modes of transportation, many nearby places to visit, an assortment of outdoor and indoor ... Read full blog

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10/01/2014 at 12:00 AM AKDT

Explore Fairbanks was recently awarded accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of the Destination Marketing Association International. To date, Explore Fairbanks is the only tourism bureau in Alaska to attain the DMAP accreditation. DMAP’s globally recognized ... Read full blog

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07/16/2014 at 12:00 AM AKDT

The 54th Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks from July 16 through 19, 2014. A four-day series of traditional Alaska Native athletic competitions and dances, WEIO draws Native athletes and dancers from around the state, the United ... Read full blog

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03/17/2014 at 12:00 AM AKDT

Excitement, anticipation and inspiration filled the Carlson Center last night at the kick off for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games being held here in Fairbanks for the third time since its inception in 1970. This fascinating circumpolar event features Arctic countries and peoples, including; ... Read full blog

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02/17/2014 at 12:00 AM AKST

Just around the corner, from February 24 – March 30, visitors can witness what it takes to compete in the World Ice Art Championships during the day and explore the brilliantly lit up sculptures by night! This year’s theme is “A New Beginning” and will feature more than 100 ice ... Read full blog

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01/31/2014 at 12:00 AM AKST

The 1,000 mile, tough as nails, Yukon Quest International Sled Dog race begins in Fairbanks on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The race which has been run every year since 1984, lasts from 9 to 16 days until the final dog team crosses the finish line. The Yukon Quest crosses many frozen rivers and four ... Read full blog

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11/15/2013 at 12:00 AM AKST

Now that Interior Alaska is in full winter swing, you’re probably wondering where you can enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate, an ice playground, and an opportunity to wander through an array of unique ice-sculptures. If you’re that person, North Pole’s Christmas In Ice celebration is ... Read full blog

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10/30/2013 at 12:00 AM AKDT

Last week Fairbanks warmly welcomed more than 4,000 visitors for the annual Elders & Youth Conference and the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention held at the Carlson Center.   The week started off with traditional dances by participants of the Elders & ... Read full blog

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