Due to COVID-19, the events that we normally hold every year are contingent on health and safety recommendations. This page is updated regularly featuring the next event possible under current Municipality of Anchorage mandates.
Aloha Days
Alaska Native Arts Market
Construction
Easter
Flag Day
Volkswagen Car Show
Mallapalooza
Antique Auto Mushers of Alaska Car Show
Pink the Rink
Malooween
Santa's Coming to Dimond Center
Boxing Day
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Alaska Native 

ARTS MARKET

March 2–6

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

Fur Rondy bag toss tournament

march 6 10am-5pm

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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.

Aloha Days

brought to you by Alaska Airlines

January 14-30

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Take a break from the cold, frigid temperatures in January and join us for some warmth at Dimond Center as we bring Hawaii to you! This annual event is complimentary for the entire family, features a Hawaii-themed selfie station, and enters you into our giveaway! Typically, customers love Aloha Days for the live music, dancing and the famous hula hoop competition. Since these features aren't possible this year, we're sweetening Aloha Days with some exciting gift baskets and packages courtesy of Alaska Airlines!

Three winners will be selected and receive one of the following:

  • Grand Prize: Two Alaska Airlines tickets to Hawaii and a 4-night stay at Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger.
  • 2nd Place Prize: $500 Alaska Airlines gift certificate and a $150 Dimond Center gift card
  • 3rd Place Prize: $250 Alaska Airlines gift certificate and a $50 Dimond Center gift card
PHOTO CONTEST
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CANSTRUCTION

CAN
STRUCTION

APRIL 8–18

ALL DAY

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
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Easter

MARCH 24-31

Hop on over to Dimond Center and join us for an epic Easter egg hunt! You'll find all the eggs on store fronts – count them all correctly and be entered to win one of two giant Dimond Center Easter Baskets! Join us for this fun family springtime event at your locally owned shopping center!

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!
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Volkswagen
Car Show

June 18

10:00 am–3:00 pm

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Fire up those engines and head over to Dimond Center for the 16th 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!
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Noon–2:00 pm

School is almost here, and so is Mallapalooza at Dimond Center! Bring the kids and shop the amazing retail deals, get their (and your!) face painted, grab a balloon animal, and enjoy the carnival games!
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September

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

October

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.

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$1 Donated to American Cancer Society
For Every Admission

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Admission
$6
General Admission
$5
Admission for Students, Seniors, Military
Don't have skates? We have them available!
$3.50
Figure Skates & Hockey Skates Available

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

Malloween

Sunday, October 31

Noon-7:00 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!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

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!

NEW

This year Malloween will run Noon-7:00 pm with the goal of avoiding crowds! So please have fun, enjoy trick-or-treating and then let the next group have their turn! Participants older than 5 years old must wear a mask per the Anchorage Municipal Assembly’s emergency COVID-19 mandate.

SELFIE STATION

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
Wednesday–Saturday

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.

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Boxing Day

December 26

10AM - 7PM

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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