Category: Flea Market and Street Market
Address: 741 East 13th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska
Reviews Saturday Market
Saturday Market was established in 1992 and had two dozen vendors selling fresh Alaska grown produces.
Since 1998, it is being operated by the Anchorage Parking Authority. The market also hosts a festival, a special event and is a destination for locals and tourists too.
Here, one can get fresh fruits, vegetables, handmade Alaskan art and many such items too. Spending time here is a fun way to explore for any tourist.
Duane's Antique Market
If you believe one man’s trash is another man’s ultimate treasures, then Duane’s Antique Market is the place for you. The 6000 square foot space houses not only precious artifacts from Alaska, but, rare antique furniture and collectables from Europe as well.
Market owner and expert Antique collector Duane Hill uses his discriminating taste and decades of experience to bring in everything for sale at the Market from Ivory taken from the tusks of Mammoth, Whalebone, also referred to as Baleen extracted from the mouths of whales and used to create crafts, hand-woven Alaskan baskets and an array of soapstone.
Walk the store to admire the original bedroom sets, including one from the 1800s, antique dining and sofa tables, buffets, Persian area rugs, wardrobes, library desks, buffets and a slot machine from the 1940s. The oldest antique shop in Alaska is open 6 days a week and closed on Sunday. Besides selling antiques, the Market offers refinishing, repairs and appraisals of them as well.
Family Flea Market
With 5 family flea markets in the city of Anchorage, who needs a grocery store?
The weekly outdoor markets offer shoppers and natives alike the best in locally-grown produce, organic foods and an array of other consumables. Among the temptations are succulent strawberries, raw cucumbers, sockeye salmon, freshly baked rhubarb crisp, roasted brussels sprouts, carrot dip with sunflower seeds and cumin, cauliflower with pine nuts and raisins on pasta, broccoli marinated in sesame walnut ginger sauce, jams and jellies, home-churned butter, fresh local eggs and honey.
If you are touring the North American continent by camper van or camping in the area - there is no way you should miss out on these local delights!
Downtown 3rd Avenue, Between C & E Streets, Sat. and Sun. 10-6; 1420 Cordova Street, Corner of Cordova & 15th Avenue, Sat. 9-2; 3101 Pennland Blvd. Northway Mall, Wed. 9-4; Subway Sports Centre/Cellular One Sports Centre Corner of Old Seward & O'Malley, Sat. 9-2; Behind Dimond Mall, in front of Dimond Hotel, Old Seward Hwy Mall entrance, Wed. 10-4. Check local listings for specific seasonal availability.
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Reviewed by: Editorial Staff