Alaska Dog Mushers Association

Alaska

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Description

Since 1927, sled dog racing has been a Fairbanks area tradition that has captured the minds and hearts of many. Although no longer unique to Alaska, dog mushing has its roots here and continues to be identified throughout the world as "Alaskan." The Alaska Dog Mushers Association is a sprint mushing race and education association based in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Mushers Hall in Fairbanks, Alaska, is a log building with complete kitchen and bathroom facilities, located on 45 acres of land on Farmers Loop Road. This beautiful property was donated to ADMA by Jeff Studdert (the namesake of the race trail system). The spacious interior, industrial-size kitchen, and large open fields make this facility great for weddings and receptions with a mountain lodge feel. Throughout the winter, the Association holds races at the Jeff Studdert Racegrounds. If you are looking to hold a snowy, white winter wedding, you will be able to catch the excitement of Fairbanks dog mushing at its best from the warmth and comfort of the Mushers Hall. The log building has a simple, airy interior with log walls and warm carpets. A wedding at the Mushers Association Hall encompasses the traditional, hearty charm of Alaska in its cozy log building and invites you to have a warm, lovely wedding within its doors.

Venue Style

Event Center

Services

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 175 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 175 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $300 to $400 for a ceremony and reception and includes an all day rental including set up and clean up time. . A refundable security deposit of $250 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Alaska Dog Mushers Association is estimated at between $1,498 and $3,248 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

BYO

Alcohol

BYO

Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Music must end by midnight