12 Gifts for Kids & Teens at Pike Place Market
If you’re searching for the perfect gift for your niece and nephew, look no further than Seattle’s Historic Pike Place Market.
Our Market elves searched over 500+ independently-owned Market businesses to bring you the best gift guide recommendations for kids and teens.
If you need a last-minute gift, don’t fret. We have a Pike Place Market Gift Card. This eGift Card can be redeemed at many retailers, restaurants, crafters, and farmers.
Organic Infant Onesie
Pattern & Posy
Baby gifts can be the most fun to shop for. At Pattern & Posy, find organic infant onesies, hats, and bibs perfect for a baby’s first holiday season.
Pattern & Posy is a brand of handmade, block-printed home and infant products by surface pattern designer and printmaker Carrie Narducci.
Find her table in our Crafts Market.
Gift Idea: Tree and Mushroom Organic One Piece for $30.
Felt Art Ornaments
Add a whimsical and heartfelt touch to your Christmas tree with a felt art ornament from Catshy Crafts.
From traditional (Noel, reindeer, poinsettia) to food-themed (taco, dumpling, avocado) and animals (cats, pigs, unicorns), these adorable ornaments with ribbon loops will become family keepsakes and loved by kids, teens, and adults.
Also, find holiday-themed hoop art varied from 3-5 inches with hand-cut felt greenery and flowers.
Catshy Crafts sets up in Pike Place Market’s Crafts Market.
Upcycled Apparel & Accessories
City Kid Style
Are you shopping for a stylish cool kid? Find hip, comfy, sustainable girls’ clothing at City Kid Style.
Owner Claudia Cerrato offers handmade, one-of-a-kind clothing for kids and pets. Claudia started her upcycled business in 2013 when she began sewing clothing for her toddler daughter. Soon she realized her husband’s old t-shirts and button-downs made perfect new clothing.
Right now, they’re doing a limited run of holiday-themed pet tees, bow ties, kids’ dresses & hair bows.
Gift Ideas: Screen Printed Dresses for Kids are $42, Holiday Kid Dresses are $46, and Dog Tees are $24
Careful It Bites
Kids of all ages and adults will love to snuggle up to handmade plushies from Careful It Bites. Owner Kelice Penney is the mastermind behind her wild, mystical and adorable plushies.
Find your kiddo’s next companion: miniature yeti, a bat in PJs, or a cat ball.
Each stuffed animal is designed and lovingly crafted. Find Careful It Bites in our Crafts Market
Gift Ideas: Bat in Pajamas Plush for $45.
Animal-Themed Apparel & Accessories
Robot vs Sloth
On the corner of First Avenue and Pine Street in Pike Place Market, Robot vs Sloth is bringing Seattle the best handmade, animal-themed gifts for kids, teens, and adults.
The shop offers a curated selection of textile works and collectibles featuring art by shop owner La Ru and talented artists both local and beyond.
You’ll find pencil cases, beanies, t-shirts (kid to adult), stickers, mugs, quirky toys, kitchen gadgets, and more!
Gift Ideas: The Animal Pencil Bag is $24, Youth T-shirts are $28, and Merino Wool Beanies are $36.
Holiday Hair Wrap Sets
Hair Wraps by Amy
Since 1988, Hair Wraps by Amy has offered handmade, customizable hair wraps for all ages and hair types.
Owner Amy DeAguero makes flip clips, and ponytail wraps perfect for anyone wanting to add a little fun to their hair. Her Holiday Hair Wraps sets include two wraps with a candy cane, snowflake, and reindeer charms.
Find Amy and her business in Pike Place Market’s Crafts Market.
Gift Ideas: Holiday Hair Wrap Sets are $19.85.
Bear DIY Kits
This collection of gifts is perfect for the bear enthusiast in your life. From cuddly bear sewing kits to enamel pins, magnets, needle threaders, earrings, and greeting cards — Ugly Baby has all things bear covered.
Ugly Baby owners Rosalie & Douglas Gale are local artists who like to support other Seattle artists in their shop.
They also invented Shower Art. The waterproof art you can hang in your shower was popular before TikTok and is extra popular now!
You’re sure to find something for older kids, teens, and immature adults in this shop on Western Avenue.
Gift Ideas: DIY Craft Kits are $50, Mini Shower Art is $12, and Bubble Cat French Terry Sweatshirt is $55.95.
Do you have a space lover or budding astronomer in your life? Market artist Katy Racines of Galaxy Wear hand-paints celestial landscapes on hats, tees, hoodies, totes, and more.
Each piece is unique and special, just like the person receiving the gift. See her process!
Find youth to adult sizes on her table. All apparel items are machine washable.
Find Galaxy Wear set up in our Crafts Market on the north end of the Pike Place Market.
Soft and sustainably created since 2016, Kitten Mittens makes fingerless gloves from repurposed wool and cashmere sweaters that keep your hands cozy and warm.
Owner Jennifer Gay adds vintage lace, ribbon, and buttons that make each pair unlike any other. These gloves come in every color imaginable and have several fun patterns, including a BTS pair!
Jennifer’s love for kittens and all animals goes far past her business name. A portion of all proceeds are donated to local animal shelters and wildlife rescues.
Cosplay & Eclectic Goods
If you’re searching for a gift for a teen boy or girl, look no further than Orange Dracula. This shop on Pike Place Market’s 3rd Level is a recreation of owner Chad Smith’s favorite shop when he was a teenager.
Find punk rock, goth, kitschy, weird and absurd items here. From hair dye to psychic chicken magnets (look it up on TikTok), posters, a photo booth and more.
Gift Ideas: Manic Panic Hair Dye is $13.95, Ethereal Visions Illuminated Tarot Deck is $23.95, and Edward Gorey Sticker Book is $9.95.
Golden Age Collectables
You don’t have to be a nerd to find something unique at Golden Age Collectables. The oldest comic store in the world is located in Seattle’s Historic Pike Place Market. Find them on Level 4 of the DownUnder.
In its aisles, browse comic books (new and old), scripts from popular tv shows and movies, board games, Funko figurines, keychains, magnets, stickers, and so much more.
New this year are helmets from the Star Wars & Marvel franchises.
- For Star Wars: Boba Fett, Darth Vader, Luke X-Wing Pilot, and Mandalorian helmets.
- For Marvel: Black Panther, Iron Man, and Spider-Man helmets.
Art Prints and Holiday Decor
Gradient Art Gallery
Gradient Art Gallery is an artist-run space in Seattle’s Historic Pike Place Market that hosts a collection of works, including originals, prints, and other collectible merchandise.
This year, resident kid artist Turner created fun canvases perfect for gamers. (see above)
Also, enjoy a unique stocking and ornaments screen printed from original local artists’ work.
Find Gradient Art Gallery on Level 3 of Pike Place Market’s DownUnder. Your support goes to the artists directly and avoids any outside commissions.
Gift Ideas: Printed Stockings are $25; Canvas Art Prints range from $18 – $22.
Explore the 2022 Pike Place Market Holiday Gift
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