Pike Place Market Celebrates 116 Years with 16 Days of Giveaways

It’s Our Birthday and We Can Gift If We Want To!

Seattle, WA – It’s a time of joy and celebration as Pike Place Market, the heart and soul of Seattle, prepares to mark its 116th birthday on August 17, 2023. Since its inception, Pike Place Market has stood as a testament to the city’s rich cultural heritage and has become an iconic destination for locals and visitors alike. To commemorate this historic milestone, Pike Place Market is thrilled to announce a grand Birthday Giveaway, a gesture of gratitude to its loyal patrons who have been instrumental in its enduring success.

Starting August 17 and lasting through September 1, Pike Place Market will host a 16-day Birthday Giveaway extravaganza. The Market has handpicked a treasure trove of gifts that embody the spirit of the community, showcasing the best of what the Market has to offer. From handcrafted apparel and accessories to delectable snacks, unique experiences, and much more, these gifts reflect the Market’s diverse offerings.

Participation in the Birthday Giveaway is as easy as blowing out the candles on a birthday cake:

  1. Stay Tuned: Make sure to follow Pike Place Market on its various social media platforms, including Instagram (@pikeplacepublicmarket), Facebook (@publicmarketcenter), TikTok (@pikeplacemarket_official), X (@pike_place), and Threads (@pikeplacepublicmarket).
  2. Daily Surprises: Each day from August 17 to September 1, the Market will unveil a new bundle of extraordinary gifts on one of its social media channels for one fortunate winner to enjoy with a friend.
  3. Enter to Win: Simply like the giveaway post of the day and tag a friend with whom you would share the wonderful gifts.
  4. The Big Reveal: Once the giveaway concludes, the 16 lucky winners will be announced, each taking home a selection of remarkable Market products.

For complete rules and details, visit PikePlaceMarket.org/Birthday

With over 500 small businesses, Pike Place Market is the ultimate destination to find birthday gifts throughout the year. Follow along with this contest for some great gift inspiration. As Pike Place Market blows out 116 candles this year, let’s celebrate this monumental birthday and the countless memories created within its bustling stalls, vibrant streets, and lively community.

To learn more about the origin of Pike Place Market, please download the Pike Place Market newspaper full of Market stories. Plus, check out 16 Things You May Not Know About Pike Place Market.


Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority PDA – Celebrating 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. PikePlaceMarket.org



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