Pike Place Market Blog

Valentine's Day at IL Bistro in Pike Place Market

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

Visit Pike Place Market to find a handmade gift that’s as unique as your sweetie, pick up fresh tulips, or come to the Market for a dining experience.

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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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Enter to Win the Energize Your WorkWeek Contest!

Visit the Market throughout Local Celebration Month in February and show us how you eat, shop, meet and rejuvenate to enter to win special prizes!

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12 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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Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of “Street Music”

Learn about how the history of this iconic Pike Place Market mural honoring our talented local busker musicians!

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Public Art in the Market

Public Art in Pike Place Market

There is a treasure trove of public artworks found throughout Pike Place Market. Here are 10 very Instagrammable art pieces you’ll want to check out!

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A Market Year in Review: 2022

This year brought us many joys at Pike Place Market. We welcomed many new businesses, commemorated milestones met by others, and celebrated with our special community throughout every season.

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17 Places to Inspire a New Hobby at Pike Place Market

Explore Pike Place Market shops and organizations to energize your 2023 goals. Learn a new craft, take a cooking class, volunteer for a cause, and more!

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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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Our Most Popular Instagram Posts from 2022

Look back at 2022 with Pike Place Market! Scroll down to view our most popular Instagram photos/videos from the past year. ⁣⁣

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Market Artists Inspire the Gifting Spirit

Market artists Kate Endle, Carrie Narducci and Ernesto Ybarra, designed gift-inspired art installations throughout the arcade and Desimone Bridge. Learn more!

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21 of the Most Unique Ornaments at Pike Place Market

For many, picking out a new Christmas ornament is part of their holiday traditions. That’s why we searched Market businesses to find unique and traditional holiday ornaments to add to your collection.

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Pike Place Market Restaurants Open on New Year’s Eve

What better way to ring in 2023 than at Pike Place Market. We rounded up the Market restaurants open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

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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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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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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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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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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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indigenous native-owned businesses at pike place market

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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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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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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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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