3 Reasons to Visit Pike Place Market for St. Patrick’s Day

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the vibrant atmosphere of Pike Place Market in Seattle becomes even more enchanting. Visit Pike Place Market this St. Patrick’s Day and throughout March for traditional Irish music performances and mouthwatering culinary delights!

Read on for 3 very good reasons to don some green and head to the Market for some St. Patrick’s Day fun this week.

Let’s dive into the festivities and explore the best ways to revel in the luck of the Irish right here in the heart of Seattle.

Pick Up Fresh Ingredients to Make Your Own Irish Meal

Owner don from don & joe's meats in Pike Place Market stands by a marquee that reads this is the way get your corned beef

a butcher from don & joe's meats in Pike Place Market holds up a package of corned beef brisket.

Enjoy a delicious Irish meal at home.

This week’s special at Don and Joe’s Meats is corned beef. Their knowledgeable butchers recommend a prime cut of beef brisket with a few healthy pinches of aromatic seasonings such as peppercorns, allspice, coriander, and mustard seeds from neighboring MarketSpice.

Since the brisket takes several days to cure, give yourself plenty of time.

Don’t know how to make corned beef and cabbage? Don’t worry. Here’s an easy slow cooker recipe.

Don and Joe’s Meats is located to the left of Pike Place Fish Market under the Public Market Center clock sign.

Savor Delicious Bites While You Shop

Before you begin your Pike Place Market adventure, grab some food at Old Stove Brewing!

Enjoy a savory Reuben sandwich at Old Stove Brewing. These sandwiches pair perfectly with one or two of their Old Stove stout pours!

Enjoy Live Bagpipes on Pike Place

members from the Keith Highlanders Pipe Band pose in front of the famous Public Market Center clock & sign at Pike Place Market

Get ready to shamrock and roll! 🍀 On St. Patrick’s Day, the Keith Highlanders Pipe Band will parade down Pike Place to the patio at Old Stove Brewing on the Pike Place MarketFront at 1901 Western Avenue.

The Keith Highlanders Pipe Band will perform at Old Stove from 4pm – 7pm. So immerse yourself in the festive sounds of drums and bagpipes while savoring a Rueben Sandwich and a beer or two!

Meteorologists are forecasting a partly sunny weekend near 70 degrees, so you know their view of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains will be nice!