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2024 Gathering & Bike Blessing

May 4, 2024  9am - 3pm

Witness the largest motorcycle gathering in the State of Alaska at the 2024 Gathering & Bike Blessing to kick off riding season. Over 1,000 motorcycles will be at this event, along with dozens of vendors and food trucks, including the Blood Bank of Alaska. Mayor Dave Bronson will be delivering a proclamation.

Aloha Days
Alaska Native Arts Market
Flag Day
Volkswagen Car Show
Back-to-school Bash
Antique Auto Mushers of Alaska Car Show
Pink the Rink
Santa's Coming to Dimond Center
Boxing Day

Saturday, February 24

Hawaiian musical groups, traditional dancing, and more!
Hawaii-themed selfie station

Plus, enter for your chance to win:

  • Grand Prize: Two Alaska Airlines tickets to Hawaii and a 3-night stay at Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger.

Alaska Native 



10am–6pm | Wednesday–Saturday
Noon–5pm | Sunday

Fur Rondy bag toss tournament

march 3 10am-5pm

Featuring more than 150 talented Alaska Native artisans, join us at Dimond Center for the always incredible Alaska Native Craft Fair! Check out the beautiful artwork on display and for sale, including basket weaving, dolls, beading, carving and more. This annual event provides the opportunity to meet the artists and watch them create one-of-a-kind items.


MARCH 23 & 30 | 12-3pm

Hop on over to Dimond Center and join us for an epic Easter! Join us for this fun family springtime event at your locally owned shopping center and take a photo with your favorite Easter Bunny!
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Watch 12 talented teams of Alaskan architects and engineers design and build structures made entirely from canned food in support of Food Bank of Alaska. This competition happens live in front of your eyes and features awards for:

  • Best Original Design
  • Most Cans
  • People's Choice
  • Best Use of Labels
  • Structural Ingenuity
  • Food Bank of Alaska

Join us with a can food and cast your vote for your favorite CANstruction sculpture!

Food Bank of Alaska

Flag Day

June 12

Bring your favorite red, white and blue attire and join us for a historic moment at Dimond Center! Flag Day honors the adoption of the flag of the United States from 1777. Nearly 250 years later, Dimond Center and the Veterans of Foreign Wars will retire Dimond Center’s landmark flag and ascend it’s replacement. Join us with music, dessert and a rare spectacle to remember!

Car Show

June 15

10:00 am–3:00 pm


Fire up those engines and head over to Dimond Center for the 19th Annual Volkswagen Family Reunion! In partnership with Arctic Air-Cooled VWs, you’re invited to see the incredible cars on display. Special awards will be issued for VW, Audi, Porsche, and the best “beater” – all at Alaska’s largest shopping center. Swing by, you may even win one of the door prizes we’re giving away throughout the day!

Back-to-school Bash

Saturday, August 10

Noon-4:00 pm

School is almost here, and so is our Back-to-School Bash at Dimond Center! Bring the kids and shop the amazing retail deals, listen to live music, and enjoy the carnival games!

Back-to-School Giveaway @ 12:30 PM

Be one of the first 250 in line at our school supplies giveaway and receive great prizes and up to a $200 Dimond Center gift card! One bag per school-aged child, and each child must be present to receive a bag. We can't wait to see you!

September 16

10:00 am–3:00 pm

If you have a passion for or are curious of antique cars, this event is for you! Featuring Alaska’s premier antique automotive club, join Antique Auto Mushers of Alaska and Dimond Center for this event focused on the preservation, restoration, maintenance, and historical and educational aspects of the antique automobile hobby!

Pink the Rink


Dimond Center's legendary ice rink is being painted in support of early breast cancer detection – and you get to skate on it!

Pink the Rink brings a fun and unique skating experience for the whole family while giving back to American Cancer Society.


$1 Donated to American Cancer Society
For Every Admission

Breast Cancer Survivorship Event

Saturday, October 14th • 10Am–12pm

Vendor booths with FREE swag, contest and more!

Rumble for a cause

@ RUMBLE BOXING 10/14 • 10:45AM


General Admission
Admission for Students, Seniors, Military
Don't have skates? We have them available!
Figure Skates & Hockey Skates Available

Ice Chalet at Dimond Center
(907) 344-1212
800 E Dimond Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99515
Get Directions


TUESDAY, October 31

4:00-6:00 pm

Malloween is back at Dimond Center!

Trick-or-Treat on Halloween in a fun, warm, safe environment for the whole family. Come and show off your costume with our stores and community, no winter clothes needed!


Sign in at the Dimond Center Info Desk (by Ulta) on October 31 and donate one non-perishable food item & you’ll receive your official Malloween bag so you can participate. All food items will be donated to the Food Bank of Alaska!


Back by popular demand, take a picture at the Dimond Center Spooky Selfie Station!

Take a photo between October 22 and October 31 and enter our Costume Photo Contest for a chance to win a prize!

1st Prize: $150 Dimond Center Gift Card
2nd Prize: $75 Dimond Center Gift Card
3rd Prize: $50 Dimond Center Gift Card

To enter, snap a selfie and post it on your public Instagram or Twitter account adding the hashtag #DCMALLOWEEN. Winners of the Costume Photo Contest will be selected on November 2! Must be an Alaskan resident and 13 years old or older to participate in the Costume Photo Contest.

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Take a photo with Santa - for free!

Nov. 26 – Dec. 24

10:00 am-8:00 pm

Noon-6:00 pm Sundays

10:00 am-2:00 pm
Christmas Eve

Join us this holiday season with a visit to Santa at Dimond Center! Enjoy the classic holiday tradition and take a photo with your own smartphone or camera.

To get your free photo with Santa, please donate one non-perishable food item.

All food will be given to the Food Bank of Alaska at the end of the season.

Boxing Day

December 26

10AM - 9PM

Join us the day after Christmas for what many countries around the world celebrate as second Christmas Day or Boxing Day! Enjoy complimentary skating – skates included – from 12pm to 6pm!

  • Spin to win Canadian prizes such as candy bars and movies at the Info Desk (12-6p)
  • Photos with favorite Canadian celebs.
  • Enter to win a $150 Dimond Center gift card by scanning the QR Code at the Info Desk.

Known as the biggest shopping day of the year in Canada, shop at Dimond Center and find amazing deals. Boxing Day at the Dimond Center promises some serious fun for the day after Christmas!


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