Whether you find yourself coming in summer or winter, Fairbanks has a lot to offer for such a small community. During the winter months, there is a rich cultural offering, despite the cold, such as drama or theatre, and First Friday events.
No matter when you come, please visit our seasonal suggestions so you can plan enough time to experience some of what Fairbanks has to offer.
Northern Lights Viewing
We have some select spots we like to point out to our guests—just ask!
Some contacts that may prove helpful are:
Ice Sculpture Viewing At the Ice Park on Phillips Field Road
Lights are visible when skies are clear!
University of Alaska Museum
$10.00 admission; Monday- Saturday 9-5
Large Animal Research Station Agricultural Farm with Reindeer/Caribou
Chena Hot Springs Resort
$10.00 for pool pass
Ask us for a towel to take for your soak!
Fairbanks Convention & Visitors Bureau Alaska Public Lands Information Center
Downtown Gift Shops and Galleries
First Friday events scheduled regularly
North Pole Santa Claus House 12 easy miles on the Richardson Highway
Local and Regional Attractions
Unscheduled, but mushers frequent the Dog Musher’s Field Sunday afternoons.
Fairbanks Extended Stays
700 Loftus, Fairbanks, AK, 99709, USA