6 Classes and Workshops at Pike Place Market
Get to know all the Market businesses offering hands-on interactive experiences, jewelry-making workshops, and cooking classes in Seattle!
Whether you’re looking to elevate your experience while visiting Seattle attractions, or seeking exciting new ways to spend your weekend with friends or date night, visit Pike Place Market for a special array of classes. Sign up for culinary classes, jewelry making, art tutorials, improv workshops, and more.
Read on to learn how you can join in!
Market-to-Table Cooking Class
Weekly classes are available all summer long! Join Chef Traci of Atrium Kitchen in procuring your ingredients directly from Market vendors, getting to know them and Pike Place Market history as you build your menu. Then head back to the Atrium Kitchen to prepare your Market-fresh meal! It’s a special interactive experience that lets you navigate our historic district like a chef and get to know the produce, meat, and fish purveyors that make our community so unique. Book your cooking class!
Brooke Westlund Studio & Gallery
Now booking for spring and summer! Gather a few friends for a paint-and-sip session to create your own abstract art piece led by gallery owner Brooke Westlund. All supplies and wine are provided for this 2.5-hour class, with a maximum of 8 people per group for each session. Book online here.
Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
Literary Discussions and Panel Conversations
Cost: Event Admission Varies, Annual Membership $75-150/year
Folio is a nonprofit library space and cultural center at Pike Place Market. They offer membership programs for the use of their library collection and workspaces, as well as individual admission tickets to sit in on panels, performances, and other events that are held monthly. Check out their upcoming programs schedule here.
Cost: $125-150 per person
Learn about the process of making bean-to-bar chocolate or hand-rolled truffles with quality-sourced small-batch, single-origin cacao at indi chocolate. Their private classes are a great way to learn the basics of chocolate-making, starting from its raw source. You’ll roast, refine, and temper it to delectable perfection with a complimentary bar included to take home and treat yourself. Gather a group of friends, family, or colleagues and make an evening of it at the Market’s very own chocolate factory. For more information about private events and group rates, email [email protected]
Magpie Mouse Studios
Cost: $50/hour per person
Take part in a beginner’s introductory class to making your own enamel jewelry! Owner Sarah of Magpie Mouse Studios will guide you through the process of exploring the fusion of glass to copper; work with color blocking, stencils, and melted glass beads to build your designs. Private workshops are available for 1-2 people at a time and typically run for 2-3 hours. After completion, you’ll leave with a personally handcrafted set of earrings and a necklace pendant. Summer is currently booked, but bookings are being accepted for September and October. Email [email protected] to sign up.
Improv Training Classes
Cost: $275 per quarter (8 classes)
Learn the basics of improv and meet new people with Seattle’s oldest and most successful improvisational theater company, Unexpected Productions. These classes can be helpful not just as a fun comedic experience but also for learning to collaborate, adapt, and improve your listening skills. Discover the joy of spontaneous storytelling and sign up for a quarter-long weekly workshop. Classes fill up fast! See their full annual schedule here.