Explore Your Fairbanks and North Pole Farmers' Markets

The climate in Fairbanks, Alaska is usually classified as subarctic. Meaning, long cold winters and short warm summers. Because a majority of the year is spent wearing a winter jacket, many folks who decide to buy a home in Fairbanks are surprised at the opportunities for warm weather activities and events. From swimming to fishing to exploring the picturesque landscape, there are plenty of ways to get outdoors while the weather is favorable and see what Fairbanks has to offer.

One way to get a taste for the local culture this summer is to stop by a Fairbanks farmers’ market. Here are a few to visit in Fairbanks and the surrounding area.

Christmas Creek Market
125 St. Nicholas Drive
North Pole, AK 99705
This open-air market is open daily this summer and is located in the heart of North Pole, Alaska. Local vendors and artisans from throughout Alaska gather at Christmas Creek Market to sell their food, beverages, arts & crafts, gifts, and collectibles.

Fairbanks Downtown Market
Golden Heart Plaza
Fairbanks, AK 99712
Swing by the Fairbanks Downtown Market after work to browse a selection of fresh produce, crafts, and artwork. Through August, you’ll have the opportunity to support local farmers and artists by purchasing unique Alaskan goods every Monday from 4pm-8pm.

Tanana Valley Farmers’ Market
2600 College Road,
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Convenient hours and special events make the Tanana Valley Farmers' Market a top choice for many Fairbanks residents. You’ll find a wide selection of fresh vegetables as well as arts and crafts for sale on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays through September 21st.

When home buyers first arrive in Fairbanks, they are often surprised at the variety of fresh, local produce available for purchase at our farmers’ markets. When you’re ready to begin your journey through the Alaskan real estate market, I think you’ll find that Fairbanks is full of additional surprises and adventures waiting to be explored.

Buying a home in Fairbanks is a unique experience. Luckily, we at Madden Real Estate have a deep knowledge of the local real estate market, and are dedicated to helping you make a smooth transition into Alaskan homeownership. Please reach out to us when you’re ready to begin your search!

Wes Madden, CEO/Broker
Madden Real Estate
(907) 452-3000

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