Comedy-Night-Button-webGene’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM SRT Golden Days Comedy Night

DATE: Thursday, July 23

TIME: 6PM – 11PM

LOCATION: Big I Pub & Lounge — Under the Big Tent

TICKETS: $15 general admission; $20 day of and at the tent; $150 for a reserved table of 8

Featuring music by Burnt Orange, the “World Famous” Grizzly Alaskan Contests, comedy skits by locals Jerry Evans & Glen Anderson and our headlining comedian, the hilarious Tracy Smith!

Duck-Race-Button-webCheer on your lucky duck during the Sunrise Bagel & Espresso Rubber Duckie Race — CLICK HERE FOR 2015 RACE RESULTS

DATE: Saturday, July 25

TIME: 2:30PM

LOCATION: Ducks race from the Wendell Street Bridge to the Cushman Street Bridget

And they’re off! All 7,000 rubber ducks will race for the chance to win cash and prizes totaling over $35,000! Be sure to cheer on your duck from the banks of the Chena River and Golden Heart Plaza. Duck Race will sell out…don’t wait until race day to buy your tickets. Stop by any of the over 50+ participating Official Duck Ticket Outlets and get yours today!

Parade-Button-webKinross Fort Knox Mine Golden Days Grande Parade

DATE: Saturday, July 25


ROUTE: Kicks off from the Carlson Center and heads down 1st Avenue then a quick right onto Barnette Street followed by another quick right onto 2nd Avenue. The parade makes its way down historic 2nd Avenue followed by a right onto Noble Street wrapping up at Airport Way.

The Kinross Fort Knox Mine Grande Parade is perhaps the pinnacle of Golden Days activities and the largest parade in Alaska! Hosting more than 90 entries including marching bands, clowns, antique cars, unicycle riders and floats, the parade pays tribute to our rich, golden history!

Street-Fair-Button-webConocoPhillips Golden Days Street Fair

DATE: Saturday, July 25


The ConocoPhillips Street Fair will feature food, gifts, musical entertainment, the Golden Heart Utilities Old Tyme Games, Alyeska Pipeline’s Young Pioneers Kids Fair featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, Army National Guard jousting arena, Fairbanks Childrens Museum activities and more!

The Street Fair is FUN for the whole family!

Search for Poke Button Search for the Poke of Gold Contest

We‘ve hidden a poke of gold in our little town.
Now it’s up to you to start looking around.
We’ve narrowed the space for your searching fun.
Look inside these boundaries, ‘til the searching is done!

BOUNDARIES: University Avenue and Steese Expressway; Mitchell Expressway and College Road

rgr15-officialKUAC’s Red Green Regatta

DATE: Sunday, July 26

Check-in & Registration – begins at 9:30AM

Flotilla launches at 11:00 AM

Starting at the Graehl Park Boat Launch in Fairbanks

Take-Out and Award Ceremony at Pioneer Park Boat Ramp



JULY 25th & 26th State Competition Wanted: Smokin’ Teams! Calling all “BBQ’ers” Grab your smokers, grills, meat and team, and show your skills at the 2015 Alaska BBQ Association’s annual State Championship. For more information about the competition, click here.

bathtub The Great Bathtub Races at Pioneer Park

July 26 at 3:30PM Click Here for More Information  

Pedro Rededication ButtonFelix Pedro Monument Rededication Ceremony DATE: Sunday, July 26 TIME: 3:00PM LOCATION: 16.1 Mile Steese Highway The Annual Rededication of the Felix Pedro Monument will be held at the Monument on Sunday, July 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM. This year’s featured speaker will be Ms. Lori Gorsline on Mr. Gus Conradt and his connection to the early mining history of the area. The monument was first dedicated by the Pioneers of Alaska, in 1952 as part of a Golden Anniversary celebration of the discovery of gold on this site on July 22, 1902. That celebration became the annual Golden Days celebration. The discovery claim and Pedro Monument is at the foot of Cleary Summit on the Steese Highway. There will be light snacks, doughnuts are a tradition and there is no cost to the public.