This vibrant event brings together a community of artists, musicians, and performers from around the world to celebrate the arts in all forms. The festival has become a beloved tradition in Fairbanks and draws visitors from across the state and beyond.
Events and Activities
Musical performances range from classical to jazz to folk, with concerts taking place in venues across the city. Dance performances include everything from ballet to modern dance to traditional Alaskan Native dance. In addition to performances, the festival also offers a variety of workshops and classes for aspiring artists of all ages and skill levels. These classes cover a wide range of topics, from music and dance to visual arts and writing. Another popular event at the festival is the Artisans Market, which features local artists and craftspeople selling their wares. Visitors can browse through a variety of handmade items, from jewelry and pottery to paintings and sculptures, and meet the artists who created them.
One of the most popular sites is the University of Alaska Museum of the North, which features exhibits on Alaska’s history, art, and culture. The museum is also home to a collection of over 1.4 million artifacts and specimens, making it a must-visit destination for anyone interested in learning more about Alaska. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the natural beauty of the area.