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 tour 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 every day from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm and offers picnic shelter rentals and 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 provide the opportunity for self-guided tours of artifacts, buildings, grounds, and special events.
Park Office Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm Year-Round
WHAT'S HAPPENING AT PIONEER PARK?
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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.