Statewide event for all Alaskan natives featuring traditional crafts,
song and dance
Junior Yukon Quest - 120 mile race for mushers age 14-17 www.yukonquest.org
Yukon Quest International
Sled Dog Race - A 1,000 mile sled dog race of international
stature, following the gold rush and early mail trails. Runs between
Fairbanks, AK and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. www.yukonquest.org
Iron Dog Gold Rush
Classic - World's longest snowmachine race from Wasilla to Nome
to Fairbanks. Over 2,000 miles long. www.irondog.org
Jr. North American
Championship Sled Dog Races -
Dog mushing championship for all junior mushers, ages 2-18 www.fjdma.org
Limited North American
Championship Sled Dog Race
Nenana Ice Classic Tripod
Includes raising of the famous Nenana Tripod, sled dog races, contests,
and entertainment. www.nenanaakiceclassic.com
World Ice Art Competition
International ice-sculpting competition featuring many of the finest
artists in the world. www.icealaska.com
North American Championship Sled Dog - Featuring as many as
80 teams, with ski-joring. www.sleddog.org
Chatanika Days - Winter
festival featuring outhouse races, snow machines tug of wars and
Open North American
Championship Sled Dog Race - The world's fastest mushers compete
in the oldest continuously run sled dog race in the world. www.sleddog.org
Arctic Man Ski and Sno-Go Classic - A high speed race where
snowmachine drivers pull skiers on a five-mile course. www.arcticman.com/welcome.htm
for Schools - Including the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
These dates typically coincide with Mother's Day.
Annual Harley Davidson
Motorcycle Spring Run - Motorcycle
run from Fairbanks to Chatanika Lodge.
Chena River Run - 10 k run, first
of the Williams Cup Series to benefit local service projects.
Summer Music Festival - Join us at Alaskaland for a wide variety
of music performed by Alasakan musicians.
Midnight Sun Run - This 10k race draws thousands of runners, walkers and costume
wearers. The race begins at 10 p.m. and is run under the midenight
Midnight Sun Baseball
Game - The Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks baseball team, which
has sent over 170 players to the Major Leagues, plays a baseball
game beginning at 10:30 p.m. with no artificial lights.www.goldpanners.com
Midnight Sun Festival-
Celebrate the midnight sun with entertainment, music, shopping,
crafts, and a downtown street fair.
Yukon 800 Boat Race - High speed 800 mile river boat race on the Chena, Tanana, and
Historical Preservation Foundation - 4th of July Celebration
Annual Fourth of July celebration held at Alaskaland.
Fairbanks Summer Arts
Classes in the arts: visual, dance, performing, figure skating,
with professionals from around the country.
Golden Days -
A celebration of the discovery of gold in Fairbanks in 1902 that
features Golden Days jail, Grande Parade, Street Fair and Rubber
Duckie Race. www.fairbankschamber.org
Alaska Natives gather to compete in traditional athletic competitions,
games, and dances.