Pike Place Market Announces Annual Love in the Market Celebration

A day to celebrate our love for all things local!

On February 26th, Pike Place Market is celebrating our love for YOU – our Market shoppers, our Market explorers, our Market foodies, our Market supporters! Join us from 11am to 4pm for live music, a scavenger hunt around the Market, chances to win prizes, a special shopping gift when you spend a minimum of $50 and more!

This is a can’t miss event-free and fun for the whole family. Check out all the activities below.

Special Shopping Offer – Spend $50, Get the Bag that Goes Everywhere – Spend $50 or more anywhere in the Market’s local shops or dining destinations, bring your receipts to the “Event Information” tent under the Clock & Sign, and receive a limited-edition eco-friendly Pike Place Market shopping bag (while supplies last). Combined receipts from multiple stops for a total of $50 or more are accepted.

Live Performances from Market Buskers – Take a break from your shopping and soak in the songs and sounds of our talented buskers under the famous Public Market Clock & Sign, with rotating performances every hour.

Challenge Your Market Knowledge with our Scavenger Hunt. Enter to Win the Golden Bag! – Hunt around the Market to find the ten stops while getting to know our rich history and services, as well as unique dining and shopping destinations throughout our nine acres. Pick up a card from the Mezzanine level of the Atrium in the Economy building and begin your adventure! Complete at least eight clues on the itinerary for a chance to win a grand prize worth over $550 of Market goodies and gift cards.

Match-the-Craft in our World-Class Crafts Market and Enter to Win Handmade Products! – Visit our world-renowned Market craft line to play a fun game of Match-the-Craft and be entered to win one-of-a-kind handmade craft products. Market crafters showcase the best of local handmade crafts, including woodwork, glass, clothing, pottery, artwork, and more that make Seattle a mecca for creativity.

Learn about our Pike Box CSA Program: Farm-to-customer subscription box and Enter to Win our new Mother’s Day Holiday Box – Stop by to learn more about our farm-to-table Pike Box CSA program and enter to win a Pike Box for the upcoming spring season! Snap a photo in front of our Market backdrop and tag Pike Place Market on social media for additional entries.

If you are unable to come down for this event, you can still order your Mother’s Day Pike Box today. This one-time box of goodies supports our local Washington farmers and artisanal producers and connects our community in a direct farm-to-consumer trade. For the first time, we are offering delivery! For an extra fee of $35, we will ship your loved one a Pike Box within the U.S. for delivery on or before Saturday, May 7. Learn more about the Pike Place Market Pike Box CSA program.

Learn About Our Market Foundation – Share your love with Cupig (aka Billie the Piggy Bank) by snapping a selfie and learning how you can support a healthy community at Pike Place Market. Spin the wheel to learn more about the mission of the Pike Place Market Foundation and enter to win a Market Love Gift Basket from charitable Market partners.

Easy Parking in the Market Garage
Parking is available in the Public Market Parking Garages (Two entrances on Western Ave 1531 Western Ave. and at 1901 Western Ave.), with direct elevator access to the MarketFront and Desimone Bridge entrances to the Market. The garage has over 800 covered parking spots and nine electric charging stations. Details here.

  • Early Bird Rate Flat $10: Enter one of our below garage entrances by 9 a.m. and exit any time before 9 p.m.
  • Low Hourly Rate: $4 per hour up to the first 4 hours

Event Website – PikePlaceMarket.org/Love

Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority PDA – 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. http://pikeplacemarket.org/


Media Contact
Madison Bristol – Marketing and Public Relations Manager
Pike Place Market PDA
P: (206) 726-8142
E: [email protected]
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