Kodiak has a surprising number of shops, galleries, and gift stores tucked away in alleys or along popular driving routes. The best thing about Kodiak shopping is that you will find unique, even one-of-a-kind items not available in other parts of Alaska or even other parts of the world. Most shops sell locally crafted art, clothing, or gift items. And where else but Kodiak can you purchase smoked Kodiak salmon or take home fresh caught crab or halibut? Even the first microbrewery in Alaska is in Kodiak!
Shops full of Native and local art, Russian arts and crafts, souvenirs, clothing, books, and gifts of all kinds abound in Kodiak. The downtown mall is the center for many shops, however, tucked into nearby alleys, side streets and hotels you’ll find some real treasures as well.
Mill Bay Road and Rezanof Drive
Out the road just a few miles are many more shops where you can find a huge selection of local art, antiques and Alaska memorabilia. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee while you browse for books. Take home a hat or shirt showing the world that you have visited Kodiak, Alaska. Did you leave your fleece jacket or raingear behind? Need to stock up on cheese and crackers for your picnic lunch? Not to worry; you can pick up everything you’ll need in Kodiak!
Made in Alaska – Alaska’s guarantee that your purchase is as unique as our state!
The Made in Alaska emblem indicates a product is certified by the State to have been handcrafted or manufactured in Alaska using materials of Alaskan origin whenever possible. The Silver Hand program protects the work of Alaska Native artists while guaranteeing the public that items bearing the Silver Hand Label were handcrafted in Alaska by an Alaska Eskimo, Aleut or Indian craftsperson or artist and made wholly or in significant part of natural materials of Alaska origin.
The Alaska Grown emblem designates vegetables, honey, syrups, meat, milk, eggs, nursery products, furs and wool products guaranteed to have been grow in Alaska and to be of top grade.