The Anchorage Market, located at the Dimond Center Mall on 88th Ave, is a family friendly attraction for locals and tourists alike. Running every Saturday and Sunday from mid-May through mid-September, the Anchorage Market is a favorite spot for locals to shop for everything from clothes to artwork; eat local food; and enjoy live entertainment. Visitors to Anchorage will appreciate the chance to buy Alaskan Made items, Alaskan gifts, and other souvenirs to bring home.
With over 100 vendors, including painters, photographers, and other local entrepreneurs, Anchorage Market is the answer to all of your souvenir and gift buying needs. Their variety of premier artisans ensure that they have something for everyone. If you’re looking for everything from handmade jewelry or local honey to books depicting the Alaskan experience, Anchorage Market is the place to be.
Anchorage Market is also a great place for a quick and delicious meal. The great food whipped up by their food vendors ranges from world cuisines like Mexican and Chinese, to local favorites such as halibut, salmon, and reindeer. They also have a variety of fresh and preserved fruits, vegetables, and seafood.
Free admission, live entertainment, great photo opportunities, and a family-friendly atmosphere make Anchorage Market a great place to spend a summer afternoon. There is music and dance acts from all across Alaska, as well as visiting groups from around the world. On any given weekend, there may be country music or local clogging groups, while buskers stroll the aisles playing music and singing.