Bagoy’s continues to evolve to meet the demand of its floral customers. After nearly a century of serving the Anchorage area and surrounding communities, we’ve decided to consolidate our two shops into one large floral and gift shop located on Homer Drive.
This is but one more chapter in the interesting story of Bagoy’s Florist. Founded by John and Marie Bagoy in 1922, they grew their flower shop from a backyard greenhouse to a busy, profitable business with in-demand products. During the 40s and 50s, John and Marie’s daughter, Mary, ran the flower shop with her husband who moved the successful business to a new location.
Unfortunately, in 1964, the Great Alaskan earthquake happened. This 9.2 magnitude earthquake, which lasted 4 minutes and 38 seconds, is to this day the most powerful earthquake recorded in North America, and the second most powerful ever recorded in world history. As a result of this devastating earthquake, Bagoy’s newly located shop was destroyed beyond repair. Realizing the need for plants and flowers was more important than ever, the Bagoy’s moved their products to a nearby garage to continue the business.
Several years later, Bagoy’s was taken over by Felix and Jennie Gay, who added a second location in the 70s then sold the business to Paul and Carol Humphrey in 1980. Now, their daughter, Chanda, and her husband Randy operate the business.
With changing shopping trends, the growth of online orders, and a desire for expedited delivery, Chanda and Randy astutely decided to merge the two locations so all of the creative muscle, designers, and products are under one roof.
Bagoy’s is blazing forward into the future by bringing new trends, more floral products, and stronger community outreach to the Anchorage area all backed by our dedication to creating a wellspring of plants and flowers while providing compassionate customer service.
This commitment to our community and our business has made us not only the finest florist in Alaska but also one of the most competitively priced. With our unique selection of products that can’t be found anywhere else in AK, you’re sure to get plants and floral designs unlike you’ve ever seen before. We take pride in creating beautiful, one-of-kind arrangements instead of just doling out the same old cookie-cutter designs.
We also have the finest roses, hydrangeas, lilies, plants, and tropicals to keep the winter blues away! And if you need the perfect expression of your love, then you can’t go wrong with one of our romantic bouquets, a special category in which we’re considered experts on.
If you used to visit our midtown shop, don’t worry! We still do same-day delivery to the same locations as that shop, including Province Hospital and all of your favorite Anchorage hotspots! In fact, we deliver to all area hospitals and the army base.
We’re open and delivering seven days a week, and professional floral designers are always on staff. Visit us and check out our large display cooler of unique creations and large variety of fresh-cut flowers and greenery. In fact, we’ve got the best variety in town of healthy plants and loads of planting and trim options. Plus, with new shipments coming in all the time, every day there is something new. We fly unique flowers and plants into our shop from all over. Items you won’t see anywhere else.
Prefer a custom-designed arrangement? That’s no problem! We house our own warehouse of goods and create most any theme look desired. From small “first date” bouquets to funeral flowers in Bush, Alaska to a black-tie party, we can do it. We even do Christmas décor!
Visit us in person or check us out online. We’re your best choice for flowers, plants, or gift merchandise.