DEADLINE: Submit Your 2016 Midnight Sun Festival Logo By March 7

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The deadline for the 2016 Midnight Sun Festival Logo Contest is Monday, March 7 at 11:59 PM. Graphic designers and artists can submit their logo designs through the online form.

The winning design will be printed on official festival t-shirts, light pole banners, posters, advertisements and print guides. The winning artist will receive a $300 cash prize and five complimentary festival t-shirts. The winner will also receive a light pole banner featuring their design.

Logos must include the words “Midnight Sun Festival 2016” and “Downtown Fairbanks, Alaska.” Designs may incorporate up to four colors. Artists may submit multiple designs. A full list of rules is available here.


  • March 7 – Logo submission deadline for the 2016 Midnight Sun Festival Logo Contest.
  • March 8 – Panel of judges determines the 2016 finalists. Entries will be posted on Facebook.
  • March 11 – Winner of popular vote announced.

As in previous years, the public will choose the winner by popular vote. Finalists will be posted on the Downtown Association’s Facebook page.

The 2016 Midnight Sun Festival will be on Sunday, June 19 from Noon to Midnight. This year will mark the festival’s 35th anniversary.