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Event Details


Located in the heart of Alaska, Fairbanks; The Tanana Valley Fairgrounds is home to the World Championships. Each year, the finest sculptors from around the world compete in the most challenging prestigious ice sculpting competition.


Tickets are valid for any day at the park. If you're planning on attending more than one day in the park? Season Passes are also available. These passes are good for admission to the park throughout the entire event!

The Park is open daily Feb. 14th - Closing in late March (weather pending). Open Noon - 10pm until daylight savings, then Noon - 11pm Daily.

Schedule of Events

2022 Multi-Block Classic .......... February 14th - 19th

2022 Multi-Block Awards Ceremony February ... 20th 8pm

2022 Double-Block Classic ....... February 22nd - 24th

2022 Double-Block Awards Ceremony February ... 25th 8pm

2022 Single-Block Classic ........ February 27th - March 1st

2022 Single-Block Awards Ceremony ... March 2nd @ 8pm

Military Appreciation Day .......... TBA

Youth Classic ............................. March 14th-17th

Youth Award Ceremony ……….March 18th 7PM

Kid's Day!! ................................... TBA

UAF Day ....................................... TBA


What is Ice Alaska?

Ice Alaska is the annual Ice Art and Competition event produced by the World ICE Association each winter from mid-February through the end of March.

How can I get Involved?

You are invited to become a Member of the World ICE Association, the governing body that produces Ice Alaska and the World Ice Art Championships. Annual membership fee is $25, this modest fee allows the organization to cover the administrative costs required by both Alaska State and Federal Government for all 501c3 non-profit entities. We also have volunteering opportunities!

Where is Ice Alaska ?

Ice Alaska is an event produced by the World ICE Association in Fairbanks Alaska. In 2019, our venue will be the Tanana Valley State Fairgrounds. This is our first year using the Fairgrounds, and we hope to make this our new permanent home.

Can I take Photos at Ice Alaska?

We encourage everyone to enjoy themselves and taking photos is a natural part of that participation. We encourage sharing photos, however, sales and profiting from photos is considered a copy right infringement with out written promission. The News Media already receives official photographs at no cost for the purpose of publicizing and reporting on our event. 

Can I bring my dog to Ice Alaska?

Please respect that this is an event involving Ice Art and children. There are several factors to remember here. As a non-profit, Ice Alaska cannot afford the liability of an unfortunate event occurring between one visitor’s dog and another visitor’s child. Dogs, by nature, mark and leave deposits around the places they visit. We cannot afford the liability of clean-up should someone’s child slide into some freshly soiled snow/ice. Finally, there is the Ice Art to consider. For every 1 dog and handler that can successfully navigate two hours around the Park without once lifting a leg, there’s a half dozen who just can’t go more than 5 minutes without leaving a reminder of their presence. The Ice art is special, and the only way to ensure it remains clean is to request that dogs not enter the Ice Art area. 

Can I smoke at Ice Alaska?

Our Property owners have a No Smoking Policy in which Ice Alaska has to abide by. Thank you for your understanding. 

Venue Information

Tanana Valley State Fairgrounds
1800 College Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709
+1 (864) 275-5869

Organizer Information

Ice Alaska

1800 College Rd.
Fairbanks, AK 99709
+1 (833) 442-3278

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