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Shop These Native-Owned Market Businesses During Native American Heritage Month

Read on to see where you can find unique art, jewelry, and other handmade crafts by Indigenous makers.

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The 2022 Pike Place Market Holiday Gift Guide

Our elves searched over 500+ independently-owned Pike Place Market businesses to bring you the best gift guide recommendations!

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12 Gifts for Kids and Teens at Pike Place Market

Our Market elves searched over 500+ independently-owned Pike Place Market businesses to bring you the best gift guide recommendations for kids and teens.

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10 Holiday Experiences at Pike Place Market

Whether you’re a foodie, enjoy comedy, or want a day or night on the town, head to Pike Place Market for the best things to do in Seattle for the holidays!

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10 Host and Hostess Gifts at Pike Place Market

It’s time to celebrate the entertainers! Our elves searched 500+ Pike Place Market businesses to bring you the best gift guide recommendations for unique host and hostess gifts.

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10 Market Shops for Perfectly Fall Décor

It’s time to outfit your home with the best autumn has to offer. We’re talking warm colors, cozy blankets, and pumpkins. Pike Place Market has beautifully crafted handmade pieces that will fit every fall style!

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7 Secret Santa & White Elephant Gifts at Pike Place Market

Our Market elves searched over 500+ independently-owned Market businesses for the best gift recommendations to bring to your Secret Santa exchanges or budget-friendly white elephant gatherings.

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Shop Local, Shop Special – Gifts Under $55 at Pike Place Market

Market elves searched over 500+ independently-owned Market businesses to bring you the best gift guide recommendations for gifts under $55.

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Shop Local, Shop Special – Gifts Under $100 at Pike Place Market

Market elves searched over 500+ independently-owned Market businesses to bring you the best gift guide recommendations for gifts under $100.

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24 Gifts to Inspire Your Holiday Shopping

Pike Place Market has got you covered this Christmas and holiday shopping season with gifts for everyone on your list, plus memorable experiences to treasure throughout the whole year.

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8 Veteran-Owned Market Businesses to Shop

As we honor those who have served this Veterans Day, we encourage you to support Market businesses that are veteran-owned and operated at Pike Place Market.

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Pike Place Thanksgiving

The Perfect Pike Place Market Thanksgiving Stuffing

Gobble it up Pike Place Market enthusiasts! This Thanksgiving we’re offering the insider’s scoop on a locally sourced, Pacific Northwest-inspired stuffing that is sure to satisfy your guests this holiday season.

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Elevator Upgrade Begins on Waterfront Expansion

The new waterfront expansion and upgrade efforts continue. Market staff is replacing the elevator and staircase connecting Market visitors to the waterfront.

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7 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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hand pies from Piroshky Piroshky in Pike Place Market

Piroshky Piroshky Celebrates 30th Birthday with a 92¢ Piroshky Deal

Happy Birthday, Piroshky Piroshy! On Monday, October 24th, the bakery is offering two ways for their customers to join in the celebration. Learn more!

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Madame Lazonga Celebrates 50 Years of Tattooing

Vyvyn Lazonga began her career in 1972 just two blocks from her current Pike Place Market studio at the original location of the Seattle Tattoo Emporium. Learn why she is called, Seattle’s First Lady of Tattoo.

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Neighborcare Health Hosts the 38th Annual Feast at the Market

Returning in-person for the first time since 2019, Feast at the Market invites visitors on a self-guided tour to enjoy appetizers, desserts, and beverages from over a dozen restaurants throughout Pike Place Market.

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60 Jewelry Businesses to Shop in Pike Place Market

Looking for something shiny to add to your accessory collection? Pike Place Market has beautiful jewelry in just about every size, color, style and budget.

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Get to Know our Crafts Market Community

With 170+ artisans setting up weekly in our Crafts Market, you can count on finding something special to gift or keep for yourself, but did you know each business must adhere to strict handmade guidelines?

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7 Ways to Get to Pike Place Market Using Public Transit

By road, tracks, or water, Pike Place Market is reachable by any public transport means in the greater King County area and beyond. Read on for our guide to explore all of Seattle’s public transit options!

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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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Celebrate the Wonders on Western Avenue

From beautiful art and gourmet treats to plants, hats, and more, the shops of Western Ave are a sequestered peaceful stretch in Pike Place Market.

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10 Nonprofits that Support our Market Community

While Pike Place Market is considered a hub for commerce and tourism, behind the scenes are numerous nonprofits that support our Market community. Read on to learn about the 10 Market organizations that make our community thrive.

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10 Shops to Pack for Your Picnic at Pike Place Market!

Grab a friend and head to Pike Place Market to make a day of it! Shop from the freshest local sources for accouterments to pack for your picnic.

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Plan YOUR Market Day Contest!

Enter our Plan YOUR Market Day Contest for a chance to win prizes! Select your favorite places to shop, eat or somewhere new to try. Then submit your itinerary for a chance to win!

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This Little Figgy Comes Home

The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition is coming home to the Pike Place Market! This 37th-year tradition brings holiday joy to Seattle and raises over $1 million for the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank.

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New Project Begins to Bridge Pike Place Market to the Waterfront

Alongside the storied history of Pike Place Market are the waterfront piers. Learn about the projects underway on the Seattle waterfront to both honor this history and accommodate our growing city.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Pride with Pike Place Market

Happy Pride! Whether you’re interested in shopping or entertainment, Pike Place Market has a range of ways to show your support for the LGBTQIA+ community this month.

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7 Gift Ideas to Celebrate Father’s Day

On the hunt for last-minute gifts for dad this Father’s Day? Don’t stress, we’ve got you covered! Shop the best locally sourced goods, handmade items, experiences, or let dad decide with a gift card.

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Preserving Our Famous Sign

Our iconic Public Market Center Clock & Sign is undergoing a restoration project. Learn more about this historic moment and the team helping to preserve the Market.

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Pike Place Market Now Offering a Market Gift Card

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of a Market-wide gift card! Take part in this brand new, easy opportunity to support local businesses and share the gift of the Market.

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8 Blooms to Look for on our Farm Tables this Spring!

See which flowers are on our farm tables right now! From tulips in every variety, peonies, iris, daffodils, pussy willows and more! All blooms are grown within 100-miles of the Market.

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Market Businesses are Hiring!

Join the Pike Place Market community and work at one of the most vibrant and fun places in downtown Seattle! Our small businesses are looking for hardworking, dedicated, and cheerful people to join their teams.

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