Dog Sledding, Snowmobile Racing on Tap for Fairbanks this Fall, Winter | Sports Destination Management

Dog Sledding, Snowmobile Racing on Tap for Fairbanks this Fall, Winter

Sep 19, 2017

The 2017-2018 Fairbanks Winter Guide is now available for free. The Winter Guide, designed to help plan vacations in the winter season, is a 32-page full-color booklet.  Filled with winter activity listings and an action-packed events calendar, the guide offers an informative, yet lighthearted view of winter in Alaska’s Interior and the Arctic. Like a trip inside a snow globe, Fairbanks offers northern lights viewing, one of the world’s largest ice-sculpting events and the exhilarating sport of dog mushing. This trio of events make the winter season a travelers’ snowy paradise.

The guide presents Fairbanks attractions and activities and also highlights nearby winter destinations. Visitors are invited to mush a team of huskies across the wilderness, discover Denali National Park during the winter months, journey above the Arctic Circle, visit Santa in North Pole, or delight in the warmth of an Alaskan hot spring at the end of an adventure-filled day.

The event section provides current information about winter activities, celebrations and sporting events. Highlights include events such as the Open North American Championship Sled Dog Race, the Festival of Native Arts, the World Ice Art Championships and the Iron Dog - the world’s longest, toughest snowmobile race. The diverse art scene in Fairbanks, including musical and dramatic performances, Alaska Native cultural events, art galleries and museum exhibits are also featured. Other outdoor action, such as skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, ice fishing, curling, tubing and ice hockey are also covered.

For a free copy of the 2017-2018 Fairbanks Winter Guide, contact Explore Fairbanks at 800-327-5774 or (907) 456-5774 or write to 101 Dunkel Street, Suite 111, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701-4806. You can also order the guide or view it interactively online at

About Explore Fairbanks: Explore Fairbanks is a non-profit marketing and management organization whose mission is to be an economic driver in the Fairbanks region by marketing to potential visitors and optimizing the visitor experience. Explore Fairbanks markets Fairbanks as a year-round destination by promoting local events, attractions and activities to independent travelers, group tour operators, travel agents, meeting planners and the media as well as by developing public policy and infrastructure to achieve marketing objectives. Find out more at

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