Pike Place Market Blog

Celebrating 60 Years of Copacabana: A Bolivian Gem in Pike Place Market

Washington State’s only Bolivian Restaurant is right here in Pike Place Market, and this year, it is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Learn why this gem should be on your Pike Place Market bucket list.

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Best Patios for Outdoor Dining at Pike Place Market

Find some of the best Seattle restaurants with outdoor dining in our treasured historic district. Read on for our guide to the best patios at Pike Place Market!

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40 Lunch Spots at Pike Place Market

For a quick bite on the move or a comfortable sit-down experience, take a moment and rejuvenate at any of these Pike Place Market eateries open for lunch. 

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Welcoming New Farmer Black Forest Mushrooms to Pike Place Market

Gourmet local mushrooms and mushroom-based specialty products are fresh to the farm tables! Read more about this veteran-owned local business.

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24 Breakfast Spots at Pike Place Market

Whether you prefer a coffee on the go or a full sit-down meal, Pike Place Market has a destination for every breakfast eater.

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Made in Washington Celebrates 40 Years at Pike Place Market

Tucked away in Post Alley in the center of Seattle’s beloved Pike Place Market lies a gem that has celebrated Washington State’s rich culture and artisanal creativity for four decades.

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9 Public Seating Areas to Sit & Rest in Pike Place Market

Take a break from shopping at 1 of the 9 public seating areas. These public seating areas can be easy to miss, whether you’re a first-time visitor or a local.

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Celebrate the Berry Best of Summer at Pike Place Market’s July Berry Festival

Experience Berry Festival at Pike Place Market on Wednesday, July 10, a seasonal event as part of the Market’s monthly extended hours Farmers Market, Produce on Pike. Enjoy the season’s best grown by local farmers, live music and kids activities.

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12 Places to Shop and Celebrate Pride Month at Pike Place Market

Happy PRIDE Month! Visit Pike Place Market for a number of ways to show your support for the LGBTQIA+ community this month.

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15 Vegan-Friendly Places to Eat in Pike Place Market

Explore all the vegan-friendly dining options to enjoy at Pike Place Market, from pastries to tacos, pizza, and more!

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15 Ideas for Father’s Day Gifts at Pike Place Market

On the hunt for last-minute gifts for dad this Father’s Day? Head to Pike Place Market for uniquely handmade goods, special dining experiences, and more!

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Pike Place Market Unveils New Summer Programming Lineup

Discover the best of summer at Pike Place Market with new monthly events, farm fresh food, live performances and more!

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8 Market Stops for Your Next Coffee Meeting!

Calling all downtown professionals! Pike Place Market is the perfect destination for your next meeting with clients or colleagues.

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6 Independent Bookstores in Pike Place Market

Did you know there are 5 independent bookstores, one comic bookstore, and a map store in Pike Place Market? Learn more!

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6 Classes and Workshops at Pike Place Market

Get to know all the Market businesses offering hands-on experiences in cooking, crafting, and more!

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10 Eco-Friendly Market Businesses to Shop on Earth Day

All around our Crafts Market, discover eco-conscious businesses offering uniquely renewed goods. Read on for our picks on quality housewares, apparel, accessories, musical instruments, and more!

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25+ Ways to Celebrate Mom for Mother’s Day at Pike Place Market

Whether Mom enjoys shopping, sharing quality time, or receiving a fresh bouquet of flowers, Pike Place Market has you covered this Mother’s Day! Read on for our guide to making this holiday a special Market Day.

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Welcoming Cidermaker Puget Sound Cider Company to Pike Place Market!

Join us in welcoming Puget Sound Cider Company, one of the newest farmers, to Pike Place Market! What began as a hobby has spurred national recognition for its award-winning lineup of bottled ciders.

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Discover the Women-Owned Businesses on Western Avenue

From beautiful art and stylish apparel to plants, hats, and more, there are 9 women-owned businesses to discover on Western Avenue in Pike Place Market.

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8 Things to Do to Welcome Spring at Pike Place Market

We’ve got a great lineup of ways to ring in spring with fresh seasonal goods, memorable experiences, and activities to inspire your day out. Read to explore the Market our eight must-do spring activities!

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13 Must-Try Clam Chowder Restaurants in Pike Place Market

From classic seafood shacks to world-famous restaurants, these spots are known for their delicious and authentic clam chowder.

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Easter Basket Gifts, Experiences, and More at Pike Place Market

Easter is just around the corner, and Pike Place Market in Seattle is the perfect destination to make your Easter celebration extra special. Find gifts to fill your Easter basket and experiences to share with loved ones!

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Empowering Pike Place: Unveiling Remarkable Women Achievements

Discover the untold stories of women who have left an indelible mark on the iconic Pike Place Market. From pioneering entrepreneurs to steadfast advocates, women have played a pivotal role in shaping the history and success of our vibrant marketplace.

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250+ Women-Owned Businesses at Pike Place Market

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by highlighting the more than 200 amazing women-run businesses in Pike Place Market. Learn more!

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

Visit Pike Place Market this St. Patrick’s Day and throughout March for traditional Irish music performances to mouthwatering culinary delights!

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Where to Shop Black-Owned Businesses in Pike Place Market

February is Black History Month! As we celebrate and uplift the history of Black Americans, we invite you to explore the Black-owned businesses at the Market.

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Get Involved with Volunteer Opportunities at the Pike Market Senior Center!

Our Senior Center is looking for passionate people to help with their new activity programming. Join their volunteer community today!

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New Portuguese Restaurant, Lonely Siren, Now Open at Pike Place Market

Enjoy Iberian-inspired light bites, craft cocktails, and more at the Market’s newest restaurant and bar open late for your evenings out!

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Valentine's Day at IL Bistro in Pike Place Market

Discover the Best Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts and Experiences at Pike Place Market

This Valentine’s Day visit Pike Place Market to find handmade gifts as unique as your sweetie, pick up fresh tulips, or come to the Market for a romantic dining experience.

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Cute Couple Photo-Ops in Pike Place Market (Just in time for Valentine’s Day)

So grab your camera, head down to Pike Place Market, and get ready to create some unforgettable memories with your sweetie this Valentine’s Day!

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Soul of Seattle Video Series

Listen and learn why entrepreneurs have set their roots in Pike Place Market. In this series explore what makes the Market special.

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Get to Know Your Pike Place Market Local Personality

Our locals are a valued part of what keeps Pike Place Market going year-round. Get to know all of our local personalities here!

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Enter to Win During Local Love Month!

February is Local Love Month! Get to to know what makes shopping local special at Pike Place Market with trivia, fun giveaway prizes, and more!

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