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    The 2023 Poke of Gold hunt will start on July 10th and will conclude on July 14th.


  • Leading up to the week of Golden Days the Fairbanks Chamber will hide a poke in a secret spot in the Fairbanks area. Beginning on a Monday the Chamber will release one clue per day up to 5 days. The winner must redeem the scroll representing the poke in exchange for a GOLD NUGGET at the Fairbanks Chamber office. The clues will be posted on this page as well as the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Facebook page!

    Search for the Poke of Gold Rules & Regulations:

    1. Must be 18 years or older to participate, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    2. The poke is hidden in an accessible location in a public space where no property will need to be damaged in order to find the poke.
    3. Participants must find the hidden poke of gold independently without seeking assistance from any businesses/organizations.
    4. Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce employees or their relatives are not eligible to win.



  • Clue #1

    From Lost Creek he came with the first Poke of Gold,

    To Fairbanks he went, so hungry, so cold

    “There’s gold in them there hills!” Felix exclaimed,

    Starting the prospecting thrills and old tyme games

  • Clue # 4

    Pedro meets Barnette on the studied path to riches,

    Don’t book it out of town - there’s a trail where the terrain switches

  • Clue #2

    Walking the street with his donkey in tow,

    Felix was blocked by construction unsure where to go

  • Clue #3

    South of the river, West of clay

    The story of Felix continues today

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