This narrow guage railroad train operates during the summer season, and provides an interpretive talk as you tour around Pioneer Park.
Cost: $2/adult $1/children & seniors
Hours: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm daily Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day
Hours: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day
This Herschel Spillman carousel was built in the 1930's and includes many original horses. The carousel was brought to Fairbanks from Kirkland, Illinois via the Alaska Highway on 1989.
The Big Stampede Show
Operated by the Pioneers of Alaska
During the summer season this show provides a narrated presentation of original artwork by Rusty Hurlin depicting life in Alaska during the Gold Rush Era. Cost:
$4/adults (16 & older)
$2/children 6-12 years old
Children under 6 are FREE
Hours: Four shows daily 11:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Bear Art Gallery
Operated by the Fairbanks Arts Association
Summer Hours: Daily 12:00pm-8:00pm
Winter Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12:00pm-6:00pm
Fairbanks Arts Association is the oldest community arts council in the state and the official arts organization for both the Fairbanks North Star Borough and the City of Fairbanks.
The organization provides service, information, and support to local artists, organizations, and audiences, as well as programming in performing arts, literary arts, visual arts, and arts education. The Bear Gallery, Fairbanks Arts' gift shop and art gallery, is located on the third floor of the Centennial Center for the Arts in Pioneer Park and is free and open to the public.
Palace Theatre’s GOLDEN HEART REVIEW is a hilarious musical comedy that will leave you laughing, and a bit wiser about life in the last frontier. Availability for seating fills up quickly, reservations are recommended.
Hours: 8:15 pm daily, Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day
The Folk School offers year-round classes and programs for all ages in traditional crafts, woodworking, outdoor skills, and hands-on arts and sciences.
We are part of a 200 year old tradition of folk schools, with a core belief that learning should occur across social position and differences: the teacher learns from the student and the student learns from the teacher in a dynamic and mutual exchange.
Our goal is to inspire and empower students through the process of learning new life skills that serve to build resilience in a changing world.