At a Glance
Experience a festival atmosphere unlike any other in the nation at the Fairbanks Winter Carnival and the Arctic Winter Games. Your full immersion in these celebrations of the Far North include opening and closing ceremonies, as well as gala presentations highlighting the diverse Native cultures of Alaska. Observe the Aurora Borealis while learning the science behind them and visit museums and wildlife research stations for a complete understanding of the natural and human history of the region. After the festivities in Fairbanks, journey 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle for a one-of-a-kind encounter with the Arctic wilderness and its hardy inhabitants.