Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the day of love than by visiting the charming Pike Place Market in Seattle. This year, Valentine’s Day is on a Tuesday — meaning you can celebrate all weekend!
Visit Pike Place Market to find a handmade gift that’s as unique as your sweetie, pick up fresh locally grown tulips, or come to the Market for a dinner you’ll never forget. From artisan chocolates to handcrafted jewelry, Pike Place Market has something for everyone.
In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the best handmade gifts and experiences available at the Market. So grab your significant other or your best friends and get ready to explore the romantic charm of Pike Place Market!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
For those who procrastinate getting their sweetie a Valentine’s Day gift, the Seattle Messenger Cooperative is here for you! From a last-minute flower delivery to chocolates and even wine for your romantic dinner, this worker-owned and operated courier service on Western Ave. wants to make your Valentine’s Day stress-free.
Call them at (206) 250-6349 or email them at [email protected].
Discounts are available for Pike Place Market businesses.
From the Farm
Celebrate those you love with Washington-grown flowers and farm products! Flower farmers will line Pike Place throughout the weekend and on Valentine’s Day, with a special food truck appearance from 9th and Hennepin Donuts on Tuesday. There’s no place better to grab your last-minute bouquets than market-fresh bundles from our local growers.
Everyone loves to receive flowers! And Pike Place Market has fresh locally grown tulips for Valentine’s Day.
Pink, purple, red, yellow, and white tulips are grown in greenhouses on several farms about 30 miles south of Seattle. This means, no matter the weather, Market visitors can purchase fresh locally grown tulips on Valentine’s Day — about two months before tulip season.
Sunny Honey Co. created a new honey soap just for Valentine’s Day! It is made with cocoa butter, fruity essential oils, pink rose clay, and their raspberry blossom honey! It smells delicious and looks so sweet!
Find this soap and all Sunny Honey Co. products at their shop on the south end of the Market under the Public Market Center clock & sign near Daily Dozen Doughnuts.
Show your love and affection with a bouquet of fresh-cut flowers. Pike Place Flowers has roses, lilies, tulips, hydrangeas, orchids, carnations, and more. Hand-picked and arranged to make sure your special someone receives a gift that is both beautiful and heartfelt. So, whether you’re surprising your sweetheart or simply want to add some color to your home, let them help you find the perfect arrangement for this day of love
Felt Wall Art
After a short break from Pike Place Market in January, Catshy Crafts is back with a new collection of one-of-a-kind felt wall art with inspiring quotes to celebrate self-love and personal growth. These inspiring felt wall art are perfect handmade Valentine’s Day gifts for yourself or your dearest friends for Galentine’s Day.
‘Tis the season for hearts! KOBO Art Garden makes the best handmade glass heart light catchers in just about every color. Place them on a windowsill and enjoy the unique colors as the sunlight passes through.
Priced at $28, these glass hearts make perfect Valentine’s Day gifts.
Treats for Feet
From Valentine’s Day socks to custom bespoke handmade shoes, LEOLO Handmade Shoes in Pike Place Market is in the business of making your feet feel and look good. Buy a gift voucher for your sweetie so they can have a one-of-a-kind custom consultation and sizing for their new bespoke handmade shoe.
Floral Fairy Houses
Treat your fairy friends to a bit of magic with these delicate tabletop companions from Tiny Fairy Houses. For Valentine’s Day, they have a collection of both soft pastel pink rose-filled homes and cherry red toadstool scenes. They’re a whimsical and unique addition to any desk, mantle, terrarium, or garden!
Shop the sweet deals on throughout February at Maggie’s Shoes. Gift your loved ones a pair of stylish European-made shoes, a handmade silk and wool scarf, or a new handbag. Both their Trippen and Jungla collections are 20% off, and all Italian shoes are 30% off all month long!
Beaded Hair Wraps
For your kiddos who want a fun dress-up accessory to show off, shop Hair Wraps by Amy for beaded hair accents with gems and charms. Her Valentine wraps include endearing messages perfect for the occasion. They work great for curly hair and fine baby hair too!
If doing something sweet is sharing thoughtful words, stop in at MarninSaylor and pick up a five-pack of a-dough-rable pastry pet Valentine’s Day cards for just $8! Each pack is illustrated and packaged with love in their studio. Make it extra special and bundle it with one of their plushies!
For a classic something that sparkles, shop these heart pendant necklaces from Tisbury Art Glass for $38. Available in an assortment of colors as well as rainbow, each one is handcrafted and comes on a Sterling silver chain. Find their booth Thursday – Monday weekly and on Valentine’s Day for last-minute shopping!
For the first 20 people to make a purchase on Valentine’s Day at Magpie Mouse Studios, enjoy a FREE bonus set of handcrafted ruby red teardrop earrings to bundle in with your jewelry finds! Find the all-in-one showroom and studio in the Sanitary Market building on the second level. Take the stairs up or enter from 1st Avenue next to El Borracho.
If you’re on the hunt for something one-of-a-kind, look no further than Earth, Wind & Fire for special Valentine’s Day discounts on their refined accessories and boutique apparel. They’re offering 30% off all jewelry items and 10% off all clothing! Find them in the Sanitary Market near Pike Place Creamery.
The Red Beret
Nobody does romance better than the French! Get into the spirit and pick up a classic red beret from Sharon at Eclipse Hat Shop to elevate your Valentine’s date night fit. You’ll have your plus one feeling like royalty when they don one of her pieces atop their head. Explore a number of other unique and vintage styles in the cozy shop on Western Ave.
Stop by Pike Place Market’s iconic comic and pop culture store, Golden Age Collectables, to find a fun new card game that will liven up your Galentine’s group celebrations. “Red Flags” will have you sharing laughs all night while debating your not-so-perfect match! Gather your friends for a casual evening of humor and the absurdities of dating.
This Valentine’s Day, Made in Washington has special affirmation candles with crackling cedar wicks that put a sweet and personal touch on a classic gift. These candles are hand-poured in Seattle by Noir Lux Candle Company. Explore the rest of their Valentine’s collection in-store! Find them in Post Alley next to Pike Place Chowder.
Mystery Bags + Photobooth
While enjoying a day out at Pike Place Market with your plus one, head to the DownUnder and stop by Orange Dracula’s classic photo booth to commemorate the moment. Pick up one of their signature Valentine’s Day mystery bags for just $10 filled with playful novelties or a bottle of powerful love potion to charm that special someone!
For fans of all things whimsical and animal-themed, Robot vs Sloth has a number of locally designed and produced shirts, totes, hats, and art that are all about love and friendship! From a robot holding a sloth to a sloth and a unicorn holding hands or a robot hugging an octopus — you’re sure to find something to show a pal or loved one you’re grateful for them.
Treats for Your Sweetie
Valentine’s Day Cheesecake!
For the best Valentine’s Day indulgence, head to The Confectional. They’re once again baking up larger Couple’s Hearts Cheesecakes that are perfect for sharing amongst two, and their delicious Truffle Hearts, which can be bought by themselves or in packs for a discount!
Salmon for Valentine’s Day
What better way to say “I love you” than with salmon? Pike Place Fish has 25% off select smoked salmon. Snow crab and oysters are in season, too and make for a delicious Valentine’s Day dinner.
Valentine’s Day Meal Kits
Make Valentine’s Day dinner easy! Enjoy a delicious and easy-to-prepare Valentine’s meal from Truffle Queen! Each meal kit features some of the most popular and versatile products in their shop, and all fresh ingredients come from Pike Place Market vendors.
Delicious French Pastries
Pick up some delectably snackable pastries from the Market’s go-to French bakery at Le Panier. Their raspberry-infused meringues, tartelettes, and soft brioche hearts will have your Valentine melting, and make for a great Galentine’s potluck addition.
For Valentine’s Weekend only (Feb. 10-13), Honest Biscuits will offer their first ever Chocolate Covered Strawberry Biscuit! They’ve taken their classic Butterhole Biscuit and filled it with strawberry jam, then covered it with housemade chocolate gravy and whipped cream, sourced from their neighbors at indi chocolate. Try it with their spicy Mexican mocha!
Double Red Croissant
Freya Bakery & Cafe on Western Avenue has a new Valentine’s Day-themed croissant. This Double Red Croissant is a flaky, airy pastry filled with silky raspberry cream. This delectable croissant will be in their pastry case through February.
Dinner & Show
Can Can will be showing the Valentine’s Edition of its brand-new original production House of Hearts from Feb. 9 – Feb. 14! Three ticket tiers are available for guests to celebrate love this season. Can Can also released its brand-new drink menu just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend. The new drink menu is available in the Dressing Room as well as in the theater.
Live Jazz Trio
Are you planning a romantic dinner in Seattle? Look no further than IL Bistro in Pike Place Market. IL Bistro will host a $99 per person Valentine’s Day four-course dinner. A live jazz trio will turn their already pink-lit restaurant into the ultimate romantic dinner destination for Valentine’s Day. Reserve your table today!
Maximilien is spreading the love with a tasting dinner series the week leading up to Valentine’s Day (2/3 – 2/10). Enjoy a delicious 5-course French feast in their popular LE IGLOO overlooking Puget Sound. Love-inspired cocktails and a wine pairing will be available. The LE IGLOO can hold up to 5 guests. Reserve your spot today!
For the first time, Old Stove Brewing Company on the MarketFront is hosting a special Valentine’s Day dinner with a beer/wine pairing. For $50, choose between Ricotta Gnocchi or Lemon Risotto paired with a beer or wine and your choice of dessert! Enjoy dinner in the brewery overlooking the gorgeous Puget Sound.
Enjoy a 5-course special Valentine’s Day dinner inside Place Pigalle’s intimate dining room. The $150 per person French-inspired menu incorporating fresh seafood and pasta options will have you and your date satisfied. Reserve your table today!
Comedy of Love
This Valentine’s Day, laugh the night away at Unexpected Productions in Pike Place Market. Whether you’re looking for a unique date night or flying solo, you’ll have a blast as their veteran performers use audience suggestions to create spontaneous scenes rife with passion, lust, and heartbreak. Grab your tickets now!