Anchorage, Alaska: Star the Reindeer

Anchorage has had a live reindeer ambassador named Star since 1960. Star #7 lives in a fenced enclosure on the south edge of downtown.

Address:
840 W. 10th Ave., Anchorage, AK
Directions:
On the southeast corner of I St. and W. 10th Ave.
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Outdoor reindeer viewed through a reflective plexiglass window.

Star the Reindeer: Town Mascot

Star lives on I St. and 10th Ave. in Anchorage.

[Robert Werner, 09/07/2019]

This latest Star arrived in June 2018, the seventh reindeer to hold that title. Anchorage has had a live reindeer ambassador named Star since 1960.


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