There is always something going on in Fairbanks! Here are some free and low cost activities. Join in for a great way to explore our city and to meet and mingle with the locals.
Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge on College Road
Nature trails, free guided walks in June through August and Saturday Mornings with an Artist. For more information visit www.creamersfield.org.
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel Street (downtown)
Opened in the fall of 2008, the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center serves as the regional visitor center for Fairbanks and Interior Alaska. In addition to trip planning services, there is a theatre showing free films and programs on Alaska's natural, cultural and visitor history and an exhibit hall featuring 9,000 square feet of museum-quality interpretive displays and dioramas depicting Interior Alaskan landscapes and seasons. The center also offers an artisans' workshop and demonstration area, an Elders gathering area, cultural and environmental education classrooms, outdoor recreational space, and an Alaska Geographic gift store. Open daily from 8 am-9 pm, May 11 - September 28.
Pioneer Park 2300 Airport Way
44-acre historical park with museums, shops, food, picnic areas, train rides and much more. Free concerts nightly at 7:00 pm. Pioneer Park has something for everyone. Open daily from noon - 8pm, Memorial Day-Labor Day. No general admission.
Tanana Valley Farmer's Market 2600 College Road
Vendors provide an abundant variety of vegetables and flowers. They also offer specialty baked goods, wild berry jams and jellies, native handicrafts, jewelry, pottery, artwork, baskets, custom-made apparel, wildflower honey, and much more.
Wednesdays 11am-4pm, Saturdays 9am-4pm, and Sundays 11am-4pm, beginning May 12.