Whether it's the aurora dancing in the night sky or the midnight summer sun bright, Fairbanks is an exceptional destination every day of the year. Bursting with energy and things to do, visitors find Fairbanks inviting, engaging and awe-inspiring. It truly is the heart of the last frontier. From August 21 through April 21, during Aurora Season, you have a great chance to see the shimmering light of the aurora borealis. From April 22 through August 20, during the remarkable Midnight Sun Season, the everlasting sun shines for up to 24 hours a day. A host of other fascinating activities and events always await you during Winter Season. Request a free Official Fairbanks Visitors Guide to help you plan your trip to Alaska's Golden Heart.