Every Saturday and Sunday all summer long, more than 300 vendors take over 2 ½ acres of beautiful downtown Anchorage, selling a wide variety of Alaskan-made goods and food from all over the world. Anchorage Market & Festival, located right in the heart of downtown, is a convenient and fun place to enjoy good food, free entertainment, and a variety of shopping opportunities.
With a vendor list that includes painters, photographers, and other local entrepreneurs, Anchorage Market & Festival 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 & Festival is the place to be.
Anchorage Market & Festival is also a great place for a quick and delicious meal. The great food whipped up by their more than 30 food vendors ranges from world cuisines like French, Russian, and Vietnamese, to local favorites such as halibut, salmon, and reindeer. They also have a variety of fresh and preserved fruits and vegetables.
Free admission, live entertainment, great photo opportunities, and a family-friendly atmosphere make Anchorage Market & Festival a great place to spend a summer afternoon. The stage boasts 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 on stage, while buskers stroll the aisles playing music and singing.