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Outfit tips for baseball at mid-night without floodlight

outfit idea for midlife women watching a baseball game
Loft floral print skirt with Jaeger tote, Ray Ban sunglasses and Chelsea and Theodore zip striped T-shirt (all own)

Midnight sun baseball game

Are you a tourist in Fairbanks, and happen to be here around summer solstice? Then try to get tickets to watch the midnight sun baseball game even when you aren’t a baseball fan and not even possess a baseball hat. The midnight sun baseball game is one of the 10 must-have-seen in baseball.

Every summer solstice, the midnight sun baseball game starts in the Growden Memorial Park in Fairbanks at 10:30 pm. It typically ends around 1:30 am the next morning. This tradition started in 1906. No floodlights are needed as the sun only barely goes below the horizon later that night and it does not get dark at all. There is daylight all 24 hours of the day.

What to wear to the midnight sun baseball game

I recommend to wear a mosquito net like is shown in the last photo of this post on what Alaskans grow in their yards, jeans and boots for enjoying the game. When you wear a skirt like shown in the photos of this post, get an Alaskan mosquito repellent that really works. You don’t want to be a mosquito midnight snack. 😉 When I watched the game a couple of years ago they were very distracting. 

woman over 40 in outfit for going to a sports event
Loft floral print skirt with Jaeger tote, Ray Ban sunglasses, Fossil white denim jacket and Chelsea and Theodore zip striped T-shirt (all own)

When you don’t like baseball hats or don’t have one in your baggage as you just learned about the game, any other hat will do when you are a tourist watching the game. Thus, wear whatever hat gear you have that helps you to see best when the sun is at a low position in the sky.

For this OOTD, I combined items, which you have seen before, in a new way. You saw the striped T-shirt with white denim pants and the printed skirt styled for spring as well as the jacket and pointy-toe flats styled for Casual Friday in the posts at the links.

Do you always wear your items in the same outfit or do you try to combine them to new looks every time?

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Photos: G. Kramm

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