The Alaska Native Heritage Center offers a unique venue for your next meeting or special event. Tucked away on 26 acres just outside downtown, our facility provides a tranquil wilderness setting. Whether your event is an intimate gathering or an opulent affair, we have the ideal location and amenities to fill your needs. Types of events hosted here include meetings, banquets, graduations, class reunions, staff retreats, and wedding ceremonies and receptions.
An educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, the Alaska Native Heritage Center provides programs in both academic and informal settings. including workshops, demonstrations, and guided tours of indoor exhibits and outdoor village sites.
Amp up your next meal or cocktail hour with the authentic flavors of Hard Rock Cafe Anchorage. Whether you're looking for a fun meal with your family or fueling up to hit the town with friends, Hard Rock Cafe is an eclectic and fun venue, complete with a delicious menu and real rock 'n' roll memorabilia. Our multi-level bar and restaurant is one of the city's premier dining and entertainment destinations. So grab a seat and get ready to enjoy a tantalizing menu with world-famous dishes prepared just for you.
Events, like great music are born of inspiration. Featuring a 13,600 square-foot facility that will seat 275 guests with private event space, we pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional experience with a rock 'n' roll twist for each of our guests.
The Second Star Mansion is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and unlike any other Destination Wedding Venue. With the alluring ocean contrasting against the backdrop of the green mountains, not only will you have a beautiful spectacle to help you photograph your special day, but also days full of adventure and magical moments with your loved ones in one of the most gorgeous places on earth. You will feel as if you’re living in paradise as you prepare for the wedding, enjoy the lodging, and celebrate one of the most important days of your life. Imagine the stunning seaside lodge sparkling with luxury unlike anything you have ever seen… in one of the world’s most majestic visual settings.
The Second Star Mansion can accommodate all of your guests with not only a magical wedding, but an unforgettable getaway for all ages. Children young and old can climb, slide, dream and play in a 2,000 square foot Neverland adventure, complete with the Pirate Ship (be careful not to walk the plank!). Pamper yourself and your bridal party in your own private spa wing that includes an indoor pool, steam room, Turkish Bath, massage room, and infrared sauna. Play shuffleboard or foosball in the spacious game room with your family and friends. On the big screen, pop in that fun video montage of you and your fiance’s climactic journey together in your comfortable theatre room the night before your wedding. And while you’re enjoying our theatre, see if your guests can spot the secret passageway to your own private candy shop! Wander over to the opulent library perched above the ocean to read a book and sneak away with your betrothed before your big day. Spy on Alaska’s wildlife through the giant telescope in a 270 degree conservatory…watch seals sunning themselves on the rocks below. Enjoy cooking in a fabulous gourmet kitchen. Snuggle in front of any of the four fireplaces for S’mores and relaxation with your loved ones for unforgettable and warm pass time. Prepare homemade pizzas in the outdoor wood-fired pizza oven. Or you can simply relax on the 3,000 square foot private deck right above an oceanfront paradise with remarkable views of the waters of Kachemak Bay, the wondrous mountains and the pristine glaciers that surround it.
There is an endless array of adventure calling you year round at this property. Experience Alaska in majestic wonder and luxury.
Not only are you getting an luxurious wedding, but you're also providing a fun getaway for you and your family! Imagine you and your loved ones in the most picturesque city in Alaska (some would even say the world!) where sightings of wildlife happen every single day. Imagine waking to the sound of the Bald Eagles’ singing (they don't caw, cry, or chirp--they actually sing!). Feeling stressed about the wedding? Assign some duties to your wedding party and make your way down your own private beach path to the ocean where otters, seals, and even Humpback Whales can be seen. Explore the array of the many magnificent local restaurants, with amazingly fresh seafood and farm-to-table produce with award winning chefs. The surrounding area is a haven for beauty and adventure--and every day in the Second Star Mansion is a dream. You will make memories last forever, as well as a wedding to go down in history as one of the greatest fairy tales to unfold.
Does your soul crave adventure? Are you looking for some grand bachelor party activities? Then picture yourself and your friends fishing in the world-class fishing* in the Halibut Capital of the World, salmon fishing in rivers, streams, and an ocean teeming with this delicious sought-after seafood. Take a private sea-plane* to a front-row seat to the Bear’s playground, kayaking*, biking*, horseback riding*, and dozens of hikes* on well-groomed trails in the greenest, most exquisitely beautiful wilderness you have ever seen. It is our pleasure to help you arrange all of these excursions for you and your wedding party, and much more! This include
Looking for a quiet venue in the heart of the city to convene your wedding, reception, anniversary or birthday party, conference, retreat or business meeting with ample free parking, adjacent to Chester Creek Park with easy access to the bike trail then consider the Anchorage Senior Activity Center. The Center offers indoor or outdoor space; a ballroom that can seat from 15 to 280 comfortably or individual rooms that fit your needs; a restaurant on site that can prepare cuisine to match your taste and accommodate your guests.
The new building at A Street and 64th Avenue conveniently located off of C Street and Dowling, we are able to accommodate up to 115 people.
Our modern building offers a beautiful creek side setting for a multitude of functions. Designed to be a functional, state of the art multi-tenant building, it features a large rentable Conference Center on the first floor.
Convenient, free on-site parking for tenants and guests.
We have a catering kitchen, you can supply your own food, contact a caterer of your choice or leave it all in our hands we can take care of all the details. We are able to accommodate guest functions on any day and time.
Included with your rental are coffee/tea/water service, access to the catering kitchen, Wi-Fi, teleconference capability, projector/screens, and whiteboard/markers.
Our campus offers solitude from the hassle of the downtown area while being centrally located in Anchorage. A walk on our university grounds will immediately help clear your mind and refresh your spirits with a view of the Chugach Mountains.
Our facilities include the CH2M Hill Boardroom, Carr Gottstein Lecture Hall, Earl R. Brown Auditorium, Rasmuson Hall and various classrooms. All the facilities can be tailored to your needs. We have state of the art audio/video equipment, which include LCD projectors and screens.
Should you need your meeting catered, our experienced culinary team has the highest commitment to quality in food and service. They can arrange anything from a simple breakfast or buffet lunch, to a full sit-down dinner or wedding reception for 15 to 200 people.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More