Definitely About Downtown: February 22

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Midnight Sun Festival details
Information and forms for participating in the 2017 Midnight Sun Festival can be found below. The 36th Midnight Sun Festival will be in downtown Fairbanks on June 18 fromNoon to Midnight.

Logo contest information is available here.
Vendor information is available here.
Performer information is available here.
Sponsorship information is available here.
 
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, vendor, performer, volunteer or have general inquiries about the 2017 Midnight Sun Festival, please contact Kara Nash via email or by calling/texting her at 687-8444.
 
Top 40, Under 40

The Alaska Journal of Commerce announced their 2017 Top 40, Under 40 list. This year’s list includes two winners with roots downtown: Sabrina Binkley and Lael Oldmixon.

Sabrina is the Executive Director of Spruce Tree Montessori and Lael is the Executive Director of the UA College Savings Plan and 2017 Board President of the Fairbanks Children’s Museum‘s Board of Directors.

You can view a complete list of winners here.

Downtown business discount
Are you looking to add a little je ne sais quoi to your business? Why not freshen up your signage with a hand-painted sign? Roger Black, of Hardluck Studios, is such a big fan of downtown Fairbanks that he’s offering downtown businesses an exclusive 20% off discount on hand-painted signs!

Why just downtown? “This is where we try to draw all of our tourism,” Black said. “I’m fond of downtown and the old-timey air we have about us.” The sign above, for Fairbanks Distilling, is just one of Black’s signs.

If your business is interested in new signage, you can reach Roger and his team at 374-7857 and via email.