10 Ways to Celebrate Pride with Pike Place Market!
Happy Pride! Whether you’re interested in shopping in the spirit or enjoying the entertainment in person, Pike Place Market has a range of ways to show your support for the LGBTQIA+ community this month.
Shop the latest products and don’t miss our big summer kickoff Pride event happening this Thursday. Read on to learn more!
1. Can Can Culinary Cabaret
Special Pride Brunch Show $49
Saturday, June 25 at 2:30 p.m.
For a one-time-only showing at a generously affordable price, Can Can Culinary Cabaret is presenting a special brunch show of “Lola” in celebration of Pride! Tickets are all general admission and include a choice of appetizer and drink from a specialty select Pride menu! For the entire month of June, Can Can will be supporting LGBTQIA+ non-profit, Camp Ten Trees in its mission to provide camping programs to LGBTQIA+ youth. A portion of the sales from Can Can’s sweet beignets and featured cocktail: The Berry Belafonte will go towards benefitting this organization.
2. Dot & Dimension
Linocut Mini Prints $15
Taking a page out of nature’s book, artist Ritu of Dot & Dimension has designed a series of prints dedicated to celebrating love! Her minimalist, black-and-white designs titled with endearing names like “A Sucker for You” and “You’re My Star” will be featured at this week’s Summer Night Market!
3. Drinking Straws.Glass
Rainbow Glass Drinking Straws with Cleaning Brush $25
If you’re entertaining guests for Pride, pick up a bundle of these durably designed glass straws handmade with a lifetime guarantee. They’re the perfect everyday accessory to any home bar and a great way to match the celebratory occasion! Go green and go bold with this popular rainbow design.
4. Eighth Generation
Remembrance Wool Blanket $225
Rainbow Corn Enamel Pin $12
Created by Two-Spirit artist and activist Geo Neptune (Passamaquoddy), the newest addition to Eighth Generation’s wool blanket collection incorporates the Wabanaki “tree of life” double curve, representing the circle of life and their creation story. Mirroring the design to illustrate the duality felt within the artist, Geo crafts a beautifully warm and purposeful piece fit for any home.
If you’re on the hunt for additions to your Pride outfit, pick up a Rainbow Corn Enamel Pin accessory. Based on Geo’s original black ash and sweetgrass basket designed to look like a rainbow ear of corn, it’s representative of a moment when they began to craft their own original style of visibly queer art, pivoting from the commercially accepted forms.
5. Hair Wraps by Amy
Pride Beaded Hair Wraps, $11-23
Accessorize for the occasion and add a candy-colored wrap adorned with charms and letter beads to your Pride do with Hair Wraps by Amy. A fun addition that looks like a braid but works as easily as a barrette! If you want to customize your own, pick up one of her craft kits to embellish a wrap your way with the various strand beads and charms included.
6. LEOLO Handmade Shoes & Leather Goods
Free DIY Pride Bracelet-Making
Fun for all ages! Hop down to Western Avenue and stop in at the brand-new LEOLO storefront where they’ll be hosting a do-it-yourself craft table outdoors. Browse all their handmade leather goods and other accessories while the kiddos enjoy a fun project fashioning leather bracelets to celebrate Pride. Available 12-4pm or until they run out!
LEOLO Handmade Shoes & Leather Goods
7. Minter Goods
Cork Fabric Card Wallet $24
Fashioned from soft and flexible but long-lasting cork fabric, Minter Goods has a specialty rainbow edition of its best-selling cork wallets. Weaving in a full-spectrum shimmer throughout the minimalist design, it’s the perfect pop of vibrancy. Find them at the Summer Night Market this Thursday!
8. MJ Yarns
Fingerless Mittens $40
Shop this Queer-owned business offering a rainbow of hand-dyed yarns and knitwear. For Pride this year, MJ Yarns is offering a one-time, limited-run of rainbow mitts woven from a delicately cozy blend of baby alpaca and silk yarn. Stop by their booth at the Summer Night Market to pick up a pair for yourself!
9. Ventures Marketplace
The Gay Bar $7
Find this personal care line among the latest new products at Ventures Marketplace’s eclectic gift shop supporting various entrepreneurs. These soaps are made by Essentially Oiled, a Black-owned and Queer-owned business dedicated to prioritizing self-love and inclusivity in all of their hygiene products. Each bar has a unique identity with fragrances ranging from musky, earthy, fruity or unscented.
10. Join the fun this Thursday!
Don’t miss this exciting event kicking off summer with pride and love at the Summer Night Market! Shop from more than 25 handmade arts and crafts tables, indulge in local food vendors, enjoy live entertainment and music, and sip for a cause. All beverage proceeds benefit the Pike Place Market Foundation which helps keep our Market community thriving.
Our special guest performers of the evening will be handing out welcome swag to the first arrivals. Be sure to come early and claim yours!
This is a 21+ event.