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Early October - Fairbanks Halloween

What sort of Halloween stuff is going on in Fairbanks, AK (for adults)? I might post one more time in mid-October. Enjoy! More things have been added. It starts THIS WEEKEND!!!


  • JoAnn Fabric - Halloween stuff is out!

  • Michaels - Halloween stuff is out!

  • Fred Meyer - Halloween stuff is out!

  • Safeway - Halloween stuff is out! Seasonal section, pumpkin spice stuff, spooky cereals.

  • Walmart - Halloween stuff is out.

  • Co-Op Market - Halloween stuff is out!

  • Spirit Halloween - It's open!

  • Value Village - Halloween stuff is out.

  • Home Depot - Halloween stuff is out.

  • Lowes - Halloween stuff is out.


  • Oktoberfest - September 18 - October 3. Starts at 11am. Hoodoo Brewing Co. Website

  • Escape Room AK. This is a year-round thing. Solving a mystery seems kind of spooky/closely related to me. Right now they have two going on: Arctic Asylum and Operation Blackout. Grab some friends. Make reservations online. Website



  • First Friday, October. October 1. First Friday is a local art walk that happens on each First Friday, starting around 5pm. FB Group & Daily News-Miner's Latitude 65 for listings.

  • GVEA Member Night - October 1. Bucket rides, music, food trucks, etc. 3p-6p. Free. Website

  • Walking Dead Corn Maze - October 2. 4-8pm. $5 a person. Arctic Harvest in North Pole. Facebook

  • Fall Festival - Tanana Valley Fair Grounds - October 2. Noon to 4pm. $5 per person, $12 Per single family. Pick & purchase your favorite pumpkin! Food Trucks • Music • Hay Rides • Looking Zoo • Games • Movie • Story Time and more! FB Event

  • Vintage Faire - Oct 2nd (10a-5p) and Oct 3rd (11a-5p), Shoppers Forum Mall. Come and join us for a fun filled day of shopping for vintage to new items. Furniture to little knickknacks and everything in between can be found here. FB Event (not a Halloween event, but something to do)

  • Boo-Tanical Bar - Oct 15th, 3pm-7pm. Hawks Greenhouse, North Pole. Mad scientist themed. Come join in our madness and create a mad scientist terrarium* or sand art terrarium. Enter in our costume contest, enjoy light refreshments, snap a picture or a few at our photo station, You'll be sure to have a scary good time! Family friendly costume contest-Mad Scientist theme. Prizes: $50 Gift certificate - Adult; Kids Gardening pack - Kids. Facebook

  • Harvest Festival & Craft Show - Tanana Valley Fair Grounds - Badger Hall. October 16 (10a-6p) and 17 (11a-4p).

  • Pumpkin Carving - October 16. 4-9pm @ Goldie's AK. Facebook

  • 3rd Annual Haunted House - Tanana Valley Fair Grounds - Badger Hall. October 22-29. $5 entry, cash only. Website

  • Drive In Movie: Nightmare Before Christmas - October 22. North Pole High School. NPHS - Student Lot. Lot opens at 730pm, Movie starts at 8pm. Cars can run (lights off). FM Radio required. $7per person parking donation, $20per car parking donation Facebook

  • Halloween Glass Class: Ghosts and Monsters - October 23. Noon - 1pm. Expressions in Glass. Event for kids. $40, 1 hr long, sign up early. Facebook

  • Spooky Trail @ Tanana Lakes - October 26. 6pm-8pm at Tanana Lakes Recreation Area. 6-7 PM Not-So-Spooky Trail - Relax and enjoy the trail knowing no one is lurking around the corner or going to scare your socks off. Great for goblins ages 10 years and younger or those who are not for thrills and chills. 7-8 PM Spooky Trail - What secrets do these woods keep? Find out if you dare. Prepare to be spooked! Experience Tanana Lakes in all its ghoulish magic! Walk along the Sandpiper Trail to discover critters of the night, enjoy warm beverages and more! Spooky Trail is a short Halloween hike appropriate for all ages. Please bring a flashlight and park at the swim beach parking area. Participants are encouraged to come in costume. Website

  • Halloween at Hoarfrost - October 26-31. Come in costume, photos, sign up for $35 gift certificate drawing, and Halloween cocktails! Facebook

  • Rocky Horror Picture Show - October 29 (show at midnight) and 30 (shows at 7pm and midnight). 3532 Industrial Ave. $20, limited seating. Wear a mask to make you feel less vulnerable. Website & Facebook

  • Frank-N-Steins Beer Fest - Oct 29. Centennial Center @ Pioneer Park. 6pm-8pm. Frank-N-Steins Beer Fest is a 21+ (ID required) event featuring local breweries pouring samples, DJ, great food from local food trucks, incredible costume contests and more, all inside the Centennial Center at Pioneer Park! Event tickets include a commemorative beer stein and ten 4oz* samples from local breweries. Don't forget to wear your Halloween costume because there will be costume contest prizes for goriest, sexiest, scariest, and most original. Proceeds will benefit Access Alaska and the FNSB Pioneer Park Playground Fund. $40 advance purchase $50 day-of at the door. Website

  • Creepy Critters - October 30. Creamer's Field. 1pm-3pm. Website

  • Halloween Party - October 30. Goldie's AK. More info soon.

  • Halloween Trick or Treat Town - October 30, 12-7p, Pioneer Park. This is an event for kids. Website

  • Halloween Bash @ Big Daddy's BBQ - October 30. 10pm. Big Daddy's Presents our Annual Halloween Bash... this year featuring Shot Time! Doors open at 10pm... $10 cover. Prizes for best mens/womens costumes as well as best couple. Must be 21 to attend. Facebook

  • Howl and Growl - October 31. 1-3pm. Mt. McKinley Animal Hospital. Pet costume contest, trick or treating, photos. Facebook

  • Full Moon Run - October 31. 5:45pm. Run by the light of the moon! 4 mile fun run. Website

  • Halloween Spooktacular - Oct 31. UAF Davis Concert Hall. 4pm. A performance of classical spooky music. Website

  • Halloween Spooky Skate - Oct 31. Big Dipper Ice Arena. 1:30p-2:45p. It might be scary . . . It might be a fright . . . But it's sure to be fun, our Halloween ice skating night! Join us if you dare for ice skating, treats and more. Wear your spookiest Halloween costume and receive a free skate pass for a future visit! Website

Bar Scene

These places usually have Halloween events, but nothing is posted yet. 🤷‍♀️

  • Red Fox - TBA

  • Ivory Jacks - TBA

  • Boatel - TBA

  • Big I - TBA

  • Crow Bar - TBA

Let me know about other stuff going on locally!

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