Shopping in Anchorage
Collected by Dawn Reiss, AFAR Contributor
225 E 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Alaska’s largest open-air market has live music and more than 300 vendors selling everything from salmon quesadillas and birch syrup to fresh produce and souvenirs. The “Saturday Market” moniker is a bit of a misnomer since this popular market is...
4417 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA
For shoppers looking for animal pelts, bones, antlers, jewelry, Alaskan ulu knives and fossils, this store offers a variety of locally made gifts and items. Everything from fur mittens and sealskin slippers to birch baskets is sold at this shop...
5225 Juneau St, Anchorage, AK 99518, USA
For 60 years, shoppers have enjoyed this store's Alaskan-made (or -sourced) chocolate, berries and 19 different jams and jellies—ranging from traditional wild strawberry and rhubarb to salmonberry and fireweed. They also have the world’s largest...
4315 Diplomacy Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
Located inside the Alaska Native Medical Center, this gallery-like store showcases unique pieces from Native Alaskan artists. The craft shop consigns and commissions pieces with proceeds going back to the Alaska Native community. Work ranges from...
Anchorage, AK 99540, USA
Housed in a log cabin, this family-owned gallery showcases dramatically carved wooden benches, bed frames, dining tables, decorative carvings and more. Wendy Anderson designs the jewelry sold here while her husband, Greg, and chainsaw-artist sons...
604 H St, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
This cooperative is owned and operated by 250 Native Alaskan women from remote villages who make beautiful hand-crafted items from qiviut, the soft underwool of arctic musk ox. Eight times warmer than sheep's wool, this lightweight fiber is known...
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