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Category - Winter Events

The 2020-21 Fairbanks Winter Guide is now available for free. The 24-page, full-color booklet is designed to help plan vacations during the winter season. Filled with open winter businesses including...

At the top of the world in the Yukon and Alaska wilderness, an incredible winter sports event takes place every February: the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race. Covering 1,000 miles...

A Snow Globe Solstice

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by Explore Fairbanks

Like a Trip Inside a Snow Globe During Winter Season, November through March, Fairbanks is like a trip inside a snow globe. The landscape, reminiscent of a holiday card, is transformed by a thick...

All year long, Fairbanks sets the stage for a variety of classic and contemporary art, theatre and music events and exhibitions. In the fall, as local organizations roll out their respective seasons,...

Free and open to the public, the Festival of Native Arts features indigenous dance performances by groups from across the state in the evenings and workshops during the day with topics like making...

(photo by Frank Stelges/Aurora Bear Photography School) The Moon will influence more than ocean tides on Sunday, January 20, when it draws millions of people to the Western Hemisphere’s night sky to...

Photo by Amy Johnson/amyjacqjohnson December 21, Winter Solstice, is a celebrated day in the far north. Locals watch as the low-hanging winter sun briefly rises, clings to the horizon and sets a mere...

Snowmachines. Snowmobiles. Sno-Gos, Sleds or Snow-Flyers. Whatever you happen to call them, two annual Fairbanks events, the Iron Dog and the Fairbanks Tired Iron, do a great job of highlighting how...

Welcome Iditarod 2017 to Fairbanks! Race details: The race will start at 11 a.m. Monday, March 6, on Hoselton Road near Pike’s Waterfront Lodge. Free shuttle buses will run from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....

In 1973, UAF faculty, staff and students organized the first Festival of Native Arts, which was similar to the spring village gatherings in their home communities. The Festival has been a way for...