Crafty’s Handmade HoliDAYS

Monday, Dec 19 – Friday, Dec. 23

11am to 2pm

Pike Place Market introduces Crafty’s Handmade HoliDAYS! We know every day you can “Meet the Producer” here at the Market, but for this special week we invite you to come down to the MarketFront Pavilion for holiday music, artist demos, free hands-on activities and fun for kids of all ages.

If you haven’t explored our world-famous Craft Market, don’t miss this chance to be surrounded by one-of-a-kind handmade products that make for an extraordinary gift for anyone on your list. Find all this and more in the MarketFront Pavilion.

Full list of activities below.

Tuesday, Dec 20
Holiday Tunes with Market Buskers

Take a break from holiday shopping and rejuvenate with the sounds of our talented Market buskers. Each busker will showcase their unique sound and get you in the festive spirit.

  • 11am – 12pm  ⋆  Golden Earrings Jazz Duo featuring Kevin Buster and Robin Kallsen
  • 12:15pm – 1:15pm  ⋆  Carly Ann Calbero
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm  ⋆   John Hamilton


Wednesday, Dec 21
Artist Demo: Gina Karaba Glass Blowing

Watch as Market artist Gina Karaba creates, shapes and molds beautiful holiday glass ornaments and candy canes right before your eyes using her custom holiday-themed furnace. Gina has been selling glass art in Seattle since 2000 and has been playing with molten, lava-hot sand and minerals for 25 years. Be prepared to be blown-away!

Market Business: Karaba Art Glass

Thursday, Dec 22
Holiday Tunes with Market Buskers

Don’t miss another set of Market buskers performing their favorite holiday tunes. Stop and grab a bite or warm seasonal beverage and enjoy the performances.

  • 11am – 12pm  ⋆   Pierce Goddard
  • 12:15pm – 1:15pm  ⋆  Nikhil Bagga
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm  ⋆  Jeannie Rak

Friday, Dec 23
Artist Demo: David Harris Wooden Tops (back by popular demand!)

Craftsperson David Harris works with salvaged wood from Bainbridge Island to create one-of-a-kind wooden tops. On this demo day, watch how he creates these special turning toy tops on a lathe from tree to toy. These are great gifts for the holidays or unique display pieces for your home that are not only fun to look at but also fun to spin.

Market Business: Wood Turning By Design


Dec 20, 2022


11:00am - 2:00pm


MarketFront Pavilion


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