Downtown Fairbanks

Saturday JUNE 22, 2024

More than 30,000 people pack downtown for twelve hours of fun under the midnight Alaskan sun! Alaska’s biggest one day event showcases live performances throughout the day to keep festival visitors entertained. Food + Shopping booths offering locally made goods and delicious food selections will line our downtown streets. This is an amazing FREE event to experience the best of the midnight sun and the best of beautiful Fairbanks rolled into one special day.

We can't wait to see you in beautiful Downtown Fairbanks for the 42nd Midnight Sun Festival!

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Group of People Singing and Performing
Group of People Singing and Performing





The Midnight Sun Festival is the perfect opportunity to showcase your business! This annual celebration of the summer solstice includes a variety of vendors offering food, locally made goods, and other fun activities.

As a vendor, you’ll have the opportunity to reach a large audience of potential customers. Plus, you can get involved in the community and help support local businesses. So don’t miss out – apply now and join the celebration!

The Midnight Sun Festival is an incredible event that brings over 20,000 people to downtown Fairbanks every summer! The festival features three stages with 45-minute long performance slots. From noon to midnight, you can enjoy a variety of performances from different artists with 3 or 4 performances every hour for 12 hours!

If you're interested in performing at the Midnight Sun Festival, you can apply here to be part of this amazing event! Don't miss out on the chance to be part of the Midnight Sun Festival and share your talent with the Golden Heart City!

Can't wait for this year's midnight sun festival?

Can't wait for this year's Midnight Sun Festival? Check out what we did for the 2023 Midnight Sun Festival while we work on making 2024 the best year yet. Stay tuned for more information on this year’s Festival!

The 2023 Midnight Sun Festival was a huge success! We had amazing live performances, delicious food, and fun activities for people of all ages. From the lively music to the beautiful art displays, there was something for everyone to enjoy. We're grateful to everyone who supported us and made it possible for us to put on this incredible event.

But we're not done yet! We're already hard at work planning for the 2024 Festival, and we're determined to make it even better than before. So mark your calendars and get ready to join us for another unforgettable celebration of community, culture, and creativity. We can't wait to see you there!

2023 Festival pictures



Thank you, 2023 sponsors!

Downtown Association of Fairbanks

542 4th Ave UNIT 204

Fairbanks, AK 99701

(907) 452-8671

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