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Mid-August - Fairbanks Halloween

It's August 15th and now there are more harvest and Halloween stuff being announced around Fairbanks, Alaska. Also, I will be putting together some upcoming posts on films, food, and literature for the Halloween season. I'd love to take some recommendations. Email me at

Rocky Horror Picture Show AUDITIONS - August 22, 11:30a-2p. If you are interested in being part of the production, try auditioning! Check out the website for all information. Website


  • JoAnn Fabric - Halloween stuff is out!

  • Michaels - Harvest stuff is out. Halloween is slowly coming out!

  • Fred Meyer - Still getting Back to School stuff, BUT Halloween candy has claimed an aisle in the seasonal section.

  • Walmart - Not yet. Still getting Back to School stuff.

  • Co-Op Market - Not yet, though you can find great local harvest produce.

  • Spirit Halloween - Not open yet.

  • Value Village - Not yet.

  • Home Depot - Not yet.

  • Lowes - Not yet.


  • Corn Maze at Arctic Harvest Distillery. Starts August 13, runs Thursday-Saturday (until snow flies), 4-9pm. Cost is $5/person and kids under 2 are free. Website

  • First Friday, September. September 3. First Friday is a local art walk that happens on each First Friday, starting around 5pm. FB Group

  • Boreal Bigfoot Expo. September 4. 10am - 5pm. General Admission $25. All about bigfoot and other Alaskan cryptids. Guest speakers, vendors, displays, etc. Centennial Center @ Pioneer Park. Website

  • Autumn Equinox Walk - September 18. Creamer's Field. 1PM. 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. Website

  • First Friday, October. October 1. First Friday is a local art walk that happens on each First Friday, starting around 5pm. FB Group

  • 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)

  • 3rd Annual Haunted House - Tanana Valley Fair Grounds - Badger Hall. October. $5 entry, cash only. Confirmed, but waiting for event listing. Time TBD.

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

  • 38th Annual Halloween Family Run - October 30. 10am. UAF Patty Center. 2 miles or 10K. Costumed runners get a head start. Arrive early for the costume contest at 9:45am inside the Patty Center. Website

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

Bar Scene

  • 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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