Pike Place Market Blog

Golden Age Collectables at Pike Place Market

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY at Golden Age Collectables!

Head to Golden Age Collectables on Saturday, May 6th, for their annual FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! They’ll be handing out FREE comics all day!

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A couple standing in front of Pike Place Market Creamery at Pike Place Market in Seattle

The Best Easter Finds 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. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the best Easter items you can find at Pike Place Market.

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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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Pike Place Market Wedding Chapel

Pike Place Market holds a special place in many couples’ love stories. That’s why we are proud to offer a brand new opportunity for couples.

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12 Legacy Women-Owned Businesses in Pike Place Market

Discover these talented women-owned farms, retailers, and craft vendors that have called the Market home for decades!

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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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Celebrating the Pike Place Market Buskers 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pike Place Market Foundation

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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