10 Best Holiday Shopping Destinations in Alaska

Whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts for your significant other, family members, friends, or coworkers, there are plenty of places to find gifts they’ll love. Check out these top destinations for holiday shopping across Alaska.

Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall, Anchorage, AK

In Anchorage, the 5th Avenue Mall is always a popular choice for holiday shopping. With over 60 shops, it has gifts for your loved ones with any style or interests.

Colony Christmas, Palmer, AK

Colony Christmas is a special event that takes place in Palmer every year. Not only is it a fun community Christmas festival but it also has a marketplace with outstanding local vendors, making it a fantastic place for your holiday shopping.

Downtown Ketchikan, Ketchikan, AK

If you want to shop local for your holiday gifts this year, it’s as simple as heading down to downtown Ketchikan. A simple stroll down Front Street and Mill Street will show you a variety of quaint shops with unique gifts your loved ones will treasure.

Bentley Mall, Fairbanks, AK

Have your shopping list ready? Then head to the Bentley Mall in Fairbanks. This small yet beloved local mall has a variety of local and national retailers, from American Eagle to Michaels to Zales.

Glenn Square, Anchorage, AK

Glenn Square is a top choice for shopping year-round in Anchorage. One of its top anchors is Bass Pro Shops, making it an excellent place to find gifts for your outdoorsy loved ones, but it has numerous other shops as well so you can pick up many gifts with one stop.

Mendenhall Mall, Juneau, AK

If you’re in the Juneau area, Mendenhall Mall is a trusted choice where you always know you’ll find something special. Explore its wide range of local shops like Alaskan Outdoor, Indigenous Art - Doug Chilton Designs, Martha’s Flowers and Gifts, and so many more.

Downtown Skagway, Skagway, AK

If you prefer a more relaxed shopping atmosphere rather than a traditional mall, head to downtown Skagway. Skagway’s downtown area doesn’t just have an abundance of historic charm but it has a beautiful lineup of shops where you can find wonderful gifts.

Dimond Center, Anchorage, AK

Haven’t found the perfect gift for someone special? Head to the Dimond Center in Anchorage. This thriving shopping center features over 50 stores, including local shops as well as national retailers, so you’re sure to find something unique.

Co-Op Plaza, Fairbanks, AK

The Co-Op Plaza is a quaint shopping center in Fairbanks but it has plenty to offer for your holiday shopping. From bead shops to antique stores to board shops, the Co-Op Plaza has something for everyone.

The Clock Tower, Wasilla, AK

The Clock Tower is a more recent addition to Wasilla’s shopping scene but it’s quickly become a favorite. This renovated clock tower is full of beautiful stores, making it the perfect place to jumpstart your holiday shopping.

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