Explore Fairbanks Releases New Destination Video Featuring the Aurora Borealis

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Check out the new Fairbanks Destination Video that showcases Fairbanks, Denali and Alaska's Interior and Arctic.

Young Fangs aboard the Sternwheeler Tanana Chief

"The video highlights the midnight sun and the aurora borealis -- natural phenomenon that define Fairbanks as a destination."

Explore Fairbanks released a new three-minute, 41-second destination video on October 7, 2014 to more than 470 state visitor industry professionals at the 2014 Alaska Travel Industry Association Conference in Fairbanks. The video highlights the midnight sun and the aurora borealis, two natural phenomenon that define Fairbanks as a destination. Gah! Films produced the short film which can now be viewed on YouTube. The local band Young Fangs, performing their original song “Show Me the Way," provide the background music and are also featured in the video.

The video incorporates summer and winter images on an array of outdoor activities including aurora viewing, curling, dog mushing, ice sculpting and playing under the midnight sun. Also featured are year-round cultural and artistic events and performances such as Alaska Native dances, museum exhibits and local artisans. Additionally, the video highlights nearby locations such as North Pole, Chena Hot Springs, Denali National Park and Alaska's Interior and Arctic.

For more information on Fairbanks, request a free copy of the Fairbanks Visitors Guide and Winter Guide from Explore Fairbanks at 1-800-327-5774 or (907) 456-5774 or by writing to 101 Dunkel Street, Suite 111, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701. You can also order or view the guides online, get information about the aurora borealis, see our full schedule of events and activities and watch the new video online at http://www.explorefairbanks.com.

About Explore Fairbanks
Explore Fairbanks is a non-profit marketing organization whose mission is to be an economic driver in the Fairbanks region by marketing to potential visitors and optimizing the visitor experience. Explore Fairbanks markets Fairbanks as a year-round destination by promoting local events, attractions and activities to independent travelers, group tour operators, travel agents, meeting planners and the media.

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