Pioneer Park

Welcome to Pioneer Park where history is celebrated and preserved for all to enjoy. Pioneer Park is a 44 acre Historical Theme Park located in the heart of Fairbanks, Alaska - between Airport Way and the Chena River bike path. There is no admission fee to enter Pioneer Park.  Feel free to come to the Park and experience a self-guided tour of our artifacts, buildings and grounds!  You can also enjoy the playground and Bear Art Gallery at no cost!  Some museums and activities charge a nominal fee. 

During the summer season (Memorial Day weekend in May through Labor Day in September), Pioneer Park is open everyday from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm, and offers picnic shelter rentals, shops featuring local artisans, restaurants, museums and community events.

The Alaska Salmon Bake is open daily during the Summer season from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm for dinner and the Palace Theater offers a daily show at 8:15 pm.

Winter season hours are daily from 6:00 am - midnight and provides the opportunity for self-guided tours of artifacts, buildings and grounds as well as special events.  

Park Office Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm Year-Round


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First Friday Fests

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4th of July at Pioneer Park

4th of July Facebook Event



Final Draft Pioneer Park Master Plan  
is now available for your review!

The project team has been working with FNSB Staff, Pioneer Park stakeholders, an Advisory Committee, and the public to develop an actionable plan to create a future Park that reflects the community's desires. The Draft Master Plan was presented at a virtual meeting on August 12th and has since been updated based on your feedback.  The Final Draft Master Plan is now going through the review and approval process.