The 45th Annual Festival of Native Arts is scheduled to be held Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 1-3, 2018. 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, the Pow-wow will be in the Wood Center on Saturday 12PM-4PM. 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 2018 Festival of Native Arts takes place on March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
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:
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?
There is no kid’s room this year.
Is there an ATM?
Yes. There will be an ATM in the Great Hall nearby 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?
The Art Gallery is located in the Arts Department wing of the Fine Arts Complex. There will be signs to direct you.
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:
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.