Pike Place Market Blog

Father's Day Gift

50 Father’s Day Gift Ideas under $100

Are you searching for handmade gifts in Seattle? Find the most unique, thoughtful and fun Father’s Day gifts at Pike Place Market. We curated this list of awesome gifts that won’t break the bank!

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Tasty Food for Dad

13 Ridiculously Tasty Food Gifts for Dad (YUM!)

Treat dad to where he wants it the most…his stomach! Give dad the taste of Pike Place Market with any of these tasty treats!

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Pike Place MarketFront

Get to Know the Pike Place MarketFront

You may know our iconic sign and the main arcade, but what about our MarketFront? The Pike Place MarketFront opened in June 2017 and it plays an integral role in restoring Seattle’s new waterfront and connecting downtown to the Sound.

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electric vehicles

Be Green, Drive EVs (Electric Vehicles)!

Did you know, Pike Place Market has reserved parking just for electric vehicles (EVs)! Easily identified by green paint outlining the space, are nine parking spaces reserved for EVs, located in the MarketFront Parking Garage located at 1901 Western Ave.

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Pike Market Senior Center

Behind the Scenes: Pike Market Senior Center

For 40 years, the Pike Market Senior Center has served low-income and homeless seniors in the immediate downtown Seattle area.

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Holiday Buttons by Graig Anderson

Sasquatch pulling a sleigh. Skiing snowman. Bubblefish playing the cello. These are a just few of the fantastical scenes depicted over the years on Graig Anderson’s Pike Place Market holiday buttons. See the 2021 holiday button!

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Indie Book Stores

5 Indie Book Stores in Pike Place Market

The Market is home to five independent bookstores―BLMF Literary Saloon, Lamplight Books, Left Bank Books, Lion Heart Book Store, and Chin Music Press―each with its own unique focus and vibe. Whether you’re looking for a bestseller or searching for an out-of-print title, helpful shop owners and staff are there to point you in the right direction.

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