In front of the Nome Nugget Inn
Carving Behind Nome Visitors Center
St Joseph's Church
Nome Alaska Calendar
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Iron Dog Snow Machine Race Covers over 2000 miles, making it the longest snowmachine race in the world.
Nome-Golovin Snow Machine Race - A 200 mile race to Golovin and back.
Nome-Council Sled Dog Race - This is a 200 mile race.
Cannonball Run - a 120+ mile snow machine lap race.
Triathlon - Swim (indoors), run, and bike race.
|March Iditarod Activities
Iditarod, the world's longest sled dog race, begins in Anchorage with the finish line in downtown Nome. The entire month is full of activities, a sampling of which are listed below:
Miners and Mushers Ball features live music, vaudeville, costume contest, and more.
Iditarod Dart Tournament - compete for some pretty sizable purses.
Bering Sea Ice Golf Classic 6 holes on the frozen Bering Sea
Iditarod Awards Banquet congratulate the winning dogs and mushers, and get a few autographs.
There are also various cultural events, art exhibits, dinners, craft sales, and much more. It is a great time to be in Nome!
June (Solstice Month)
Polar Bear Swim - take a refreshing dip in the Bering Sea with like-minded folks (or just watch from shore).
Midnight Sun Festival - enjoy 24-hours of daylight with dancing, food, and festivities.
Nome River Raft Race - this annual event is also one of the most popular.
July 4 Games - various races (foot, gunny sack, three-legged, etc), a parade, and ice cream eating.
Anvil Mountain Run - from Front St to the top of Anvil Mountain and back again (about 10 miles).
Anvil City - Dexter Run - they sure do like to run in Nome!
Bathtub Race - the bathtubs own the street (Front St) at high noon on Labor Day.
Rubber Duck Race - buy a ticket, if your rubber duck drifts down the Snake River to the finish line fastest you win (cash).
Anvil Mountain Challenge - they run up and down the mountain again, this time in the evening (it must be a great view).
Tree Lighting - A tree in Nome? Front Street sparkles as holiday lights are lit.
Fireman's Carnival - games, concessions, bingo, raffles, and more.