Event Information

The 47th Annual Festival of Native Arts is scheduled to be held Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 19th-21st 2020. Once again the performances will take place at the Charles Davis Concert Hall and the vendors will be in the Great Hall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Daytime workshops will be held on campus on Thursday and Friday, You can find more information by selecting the schedule tab in the menu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the event located?

At the Davis Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Complex on the UAF Campus. A map of the UAF campus is available at https://uaf.edu/campusmap/

When does the event start?

The 2020 Festival of Native Arts takes place on March 19th-21st, 2020.

If I don’t have a ride, how can I get there?

You can take the Fairbanks MAC City Bus. Here is the link to the MAC Transit Bus Schedules:

Fairbanks Bus Schedules

Are non-Natives welcomed?

Yes. Anyone is welcomed.

Will there be food?

There will be student vendors at the Davis Concert Hall

What is the cost of admission?

There is no admission fee; Festival is free to attend.

Can my children come?

Yes, they can.

Will there be a kid’s room?

Under Construction

Is there an ATM?

Yes. There will be an ATM in the Great Hall near the vendors’ tables.

Is there a lost and found?

Yes, it is located at the box office in the Davis Concert Hall

Where is the elder’s room?

In the Kayak Room in between the Great Hall Complex and the Library.

Where is the Art Gallery room?

Under Construction.

Where are the restrooms?

In between the Great Hall and the Library, and by the Salisbury Theater.

Do we have to pay for parking?

Yes, if you don’t have a UAF Decal. Payment information is available here:


Parking after 5pm and on Weekends is free in all lots. Please be aware of parking that is strictly for handicap!

Where are the dance groups from?

Dance groups are from throughout Alaska and Canada

Will I see Native people from Alaska?

Yes, from all over Alaska.

Do the workshops cost money?

No, they are free.

Is it okay to call everyone Eskimo?

No. You can watch this video explaining why you can’t.