New Year's Eve Sparktacular

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  • Dates: December 31, 2023
  • Location: UAF West Ridge
  • Address: 505 Chandalar Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99709
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host the Fairbanks Curling Lions’ 34th annual Sparktacular. 

The fireworks will launch from West Ridge at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The event will also be livestreamed on the UAF Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Most UAF buildings, including the UA Museum of the North, will be closed during the fireworks display.

University fire and police departments will begin closing roads and ski trails near the staging area at about 7 p.m. Alaska Railroad trains travel through the area, and pedestrians and snowmachine riders are asked to stay clear of the tracks. Personal fireworks, bonfires, drones and sky lanterns are prohibited.

New Year's Eve Sparktacular