Discover the best of summer at Pike Place Market with new monthly events, farm fresh food, live performances and more!

SEATTLE, WA – Summer at Pike Place Market is heating up with an exciting lineup of events and activities celebrating local produce, talent, and community spirit. Whether you’re a long-time Seattle resident or a first-time visitor, the Market offers something for everyone to explore, dine, and shop this season.

Produce on Pike: Monthly Farmers Market Series
Monthly from June through October

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our brand-new monthly farmers market series, Produce on Pike. Held at the North end of Pike Place Market, these events will take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from June to October, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Visitors can expect fresh produce, special programming, kids’ activities, and live music. This series is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the season’s bounty in a lively and festive atmosphere. For more details, visit our event page.

Pike Place Market Express Farmers Markets
Weekly from June through September

Our beloved Express Farmers Markets are back, bringing the farm directly to you. Held once a week, these small markets feature local and seasonal vegetables, fruit, flowers, honey, jams, and organic meats. Enjoy the traditional “Meet the Producer” interactions in two convenient locations:

  • South Lake Union: Thursdays, June 6 – September 26 (Closed on July 4), 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 426 Terry Ave N
  • First Hill: Fridays, June 7 – September 27 (Closed on July 5), 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 9th Ave & University St

For full details, visit our farmers market page.

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 15, 2024, and join us for BUSKARAMA, a brand-new busker festival at Pike Place Market. From 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, enjoy a day filled with incredible performances at all 15 Market busker spots, culminating in a ticketed evening celebration at The Rabbit Box starting at 7:30 PM. Don’t miss this chance to see the amazing talent of Market performers, past and present. More information is available on our event page.

Summer 1 PIKE BOX
Registration is Open

Get fresh, local produce straight to you every week with the PIKE BOX CSA program. The Market Farm Team sources the best produce, protein, dairy, flowers, and more from farmers across Washington. Pick-ups are available weekly at Pike Place Market, First Hill, South Lake Union, and Renton. Secure your subscription today and enjoy the farm-to-table freshness all summer long. Learn more and register on our PIKE BOX CSA page.

This summer, Pike Place Market is your ultimate destination for unforgettable experiences. Enjoy the sunshine while strolling through our historic streets, lined with over 500 year-round businesses offering unique handmade crafts, specialty foods, and fresh produce. Savor delicious meals at our diverse range of eateries, from casual bites to fine dining, each providing a taste of Seattle’s vibrant culinary scene. Watch street performers and musicians who add a lively soundtrack to your visit. Don’t forget to explore the Market’s hidden gems, including the charming boutiques, galleries, and specialty shops. Whether you’re shopping for fresh flowers, sampling artisan cheeses, or simply soaking in the iconic views of Elliott Bay, Pike Place Market is the perfect summer spot for both locals and visitors to enjoy.

For more information and a full calendar of events, visit Pike Place Market.

Easy Parking Accessibility
The Public Market Parking Garages offer over 800 parking stalls. Enter at 1531 Western Avenue, 1901 Western Avenue, or 1530 Alaskan Way and enjoy direct elevator access to Pike Place Market. Ten electric charging stations and expanded payment options, including tap-to-pay, make it the best way to park for your Market Day! Learn more here.

  • Early Bird Flat Rate: Enter by 9 a.m. and exit any time before 9 p.m. for a $15 flat rate.
  • Evening Flat Rate: Enter after 5 p.m. and exit by 2 a.m. for an $8 flat rate.
  • Low Hourly Rate: $5 per hour up to the first 4 hours.

Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority PDA – Celebrating over 50 Years!
The nine-acre historic district is maintained and operated by the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority (PDA), a nonprofit public corporation created by the City of Seattle in 1973. The PDA supports the Market’s remarkable community by increasing farm and food retailing opportunities, supporting small and marginal businesses, and providing services for low-income individuals. In addition, PDA helps protect the essence of the Market by preserving, rehabilitating and maintaining the buildings within the Market.


For media inquiries

Madison Bristol
Marketing and Public Relations Manager
E: [email protected]
P: (206) 724-8142