Explore Local Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest


Get out and Explore Local this summer! Join in the fun during the 2021 Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest. Whether you grab your friends and family or go about it solo, it's easy to participate. Just visit and find at least fifteen locations or things on the list and take photos along the way. Submit up to five of your best photos by July 15th to be entered to win prizes from local area businesses, Explore Fairbanks swag and more!

Pick up a Scavenger Hunt handout at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, at the Explore Fairbanks Kiosk at Pioneer Park (after Memorial Day) or click the button below to download a PDF of the flyer.

Prize winners will be featured on the Explore Fairbanks website and social media channels. Be sure to tag your social media posts with both #explorelocal and #explorefairbanks. Additional photo contest prizes will be awarded for:

  • Most Beautiful
  • Most Creative
  • Most Appetizing
  • Best Group
  • Best Selfie

Thanks for participating! Make sure to come back here before July 15, 2021 to upload your photos for the chance to win prizes using the form below.


Photo Contest Entry Form


Contact Information


Will only be used to contact you in case of winning or questions related to your entry.

Scavenger Hunt

Photo Submission

By submitting this form, you hereby authorize Explore Fairbanks to use, reproduce, redistribute and/or publish all photographs included in the submission. These photographs may be used in various publications, social media, public affairs releases, broadcasts, marketing materials, or for other related endeavors. This material may also appear on the Explore Fairbanks website. This authorization is continuous and may only be withdrawn by specific rescission of this authorization.

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If you are having trouble submitting your entry via the form, please email your photos to kgillam@explorefairbanks.com