Posted April 6, 2020
Posted February 28, 2020
Find all 7 Wonders of the Market before they disappear
Seven Market artists have transformed bare walls into beautiful interactive pop up murals that represent a “Wonder” of the Market. We challenge you to find them all!
1. World Famous
The Market is known for its unbeatable flower Market. All flowers are grown within 100 miles of the Market from 46 of our farmers. You can pick up a bouquet or make your own,
Location: DownUnder Mezzanine
Directions: From the Market Clock & Sign, walk into the main arcade. Pike Place Fish Market will be on your left. Walk past the fish guys down a slight ramp lined with vendors. When you reach a public seating area along windows overlooking Puget Sound, take a right. The mural is right behind the jewelry store, Ruby’s.
2. Seattle’s Best Seafood
Looking for the freshest fish in town? We have it at the Market! Our four seafood markets provide the most outstanding fish, shellfish and more! You can even “catch” your own fish.
Location: Corner Market
Directions: When you are facing the Market Clock & Sign from 1st Ave and Pike St, the entrance to the Corner Market will be on your right. There is a sign that says “Can Can” outside. When you get to the entrance, take the first flight of stairs up.
3. Locally Grown & Crafted
Photo by: @amybronawynnygaard
You can find everything you need in one stop at the Market; specialty foods, handmade crafts -- you name it! At the Market, you can not only shop but also meet the producer! This is the most authentic way to shop local!
Location: Triangle Building
Directions: From the Market Clock & Sign head north on the cobblestones until you get to Pine St, turn right. Walk up the hill and the mural will be on the right-hand side.
4. Market Magic
Photo by: Beverley Pope
Do we really need to explain this? You can feel the magic in the Market from across the street. From the craft line to the cobblestones to the four levels of the DownUnder, you are sure to encounter magic at every turn.
Location: Outside Rotary Grocery
Directions: From the Market Clock & Sign, walk into the main arcade head right look up and you will see a sign for “Rotary Grocery” follow it to the left, the mural is just around the corner.
5. Make It A Market Day
Here is always something to do at the Market. The hard part is just picking one! Shop our unique assortment of stores or visit our world famous food and exciting selection of restaurants, cafes and bars. The Market is more than just a place to shop, it’s an experience.
Location: Top of the HillClimb
Directions: From the Market Clock & Sign, walk into the main arcade. To the right of Pike Place Fish, there is a set of stairs take those stairs all the way down. Once you get to the bottom, turn to your right, the mural will be on the left-hand side.
6. Breathtaking Views
When you come to the Market, you step into the original Seattle. It’s an atmosphere like no other. The hustle and bustle of people working, the smells of the fresh food being prepare and the views all around you. Look to the west and you will see unsurpassed views of Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains and Elliot Bay. Look east and you are faced with the extraordinary Seattle Skyline.
Location: Western Ave.
Directions: From the Market Clock & Sign, walk north to the end of the cobblestones. Take a sharp left on Virginia St. and head down Western Ave. Walk past the Pike Place Market parking garage, the mural will be on your right.
7. Love is all Around Us
Photo by: @dara.leann.23
There is an undeniable community of love at the Market. When you interact with a producer or just stroll the cobblestones, you feel it. Share the Market love when you come with friends and family.
Location: HillClimb Level 3
Directions: From the Market Clock & Sign, walk into the main arcade. To the right of Pike Place Fish, there is a set of stairs take those stairs all the way down. Once you get to the bottom, find a second set of stairs to your left, take the stairs down one floor, the mural will be to your right.
Posted February 26, 2020
Tours take place during the 2nd annual Love in the Market on February 29th
Make your extra day count this year and do something different on Leap Day! Speaking of different, how well do you know the Market’s DownUnder levels?
Get to know the four historic floors below the main arcade full of unique shops, art galleries, restaurants, and maybe you will catch a glimpse of a ghost. With numerous ways to navigate in, around and through the levels, we take you on a 45 minute tour to learn and explore.
Join us this year at Love in the Market and become a Market expert. The next time you are at the Market impress your friends and family with your knowledge of the lower levels.
Posted January 2, 2020
Photo credit: @matthew.armstrong.1048
With the busyness of the holiday season coming to an end, New Year’s resolutions are all the talk! Whether you’re committed to getting in better shape, using your vacation time, practicing self-care and meditation, learning to cook, or reading more books, Pike Place Market is a great place to help get 2020 off on the right foot.Read More
Posted December 26, 2019
Head to the Market for great food, entertainment and shopping.
Photo credit: @tyrionofearth
Looking for something to do with family and friends in town? Or perhaps you want an excuse to flee for some solo time? The Market is here for you.
Posted October 30, 2019
Murals are once again popping up across Pike Place Market. Eight fall-themed murals will stay up through early December.
This is the third round of pop-up murals at the Market. Each mural is designed and painted by Market artists allowing them to showcase their work or explore a new artistic avenue.Read More