Ring in Spring with Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market kicks off its 25th annual Daffodil Day on March 20
SEATTLE – Spring has arrived, and there’s no better symbol to note its advent than golden yellow blooms heading Pike Place Market’s 25th Annual Daffodil Day! Join the fun on Sunday, March 20, from 10 a.m – 4 p.m. and pick up a bundle of fragrant daffodils under the Clock & Sign while exploring your favorite food purveyors, shops, crafts booths and more to make it a perfect Market day. Shop unique products, fresh seasonal ingredients, quality home goods and accessories, and more to brighten your home with joy as we strike upon a new season. Kick-off springtime in the heart of the city with your Market community!
Free Flowers Booth
Shoppers will find the Market tent under the Clock & Sign entrance for a complimentary bundle of daffodils. Fill your bouquet out with vibrant colors and visit our flower vendors to find the best new blooms from our farmers. A staple of Pike Place Market, a selection from the bounty of fresh bouquets is the best way to commemorate your first spring Market visit. All flowers are grown within 100 miles of the Market, sourced from multi-generational family-run farms that have been selling at the Market for over 30 years. Four of our farmers will be graciously providing flowers for this celebration:
- Shong Chao’s Farm
- Pa Garden
- Woodinville Valley Farm
- Neng Garden
Walking Tours: Market to MOHAI
Set up adjacent to the flower giveaway booth will be an opportunity to get maps and information on the walking tour of the urban corridor connecting Pike Place Market to the Museum of History and Industry on Lake Union. Discover tiles along the sidewalks that feature quotes from notable Seattle creatives and icons, alongside visual panels highlighting historic moments of Seattle’s past. Tag along to dig into the city’s rich history while enjoying the fresh air, and complete your tour with a picnic at the lake waterfront!
While you’re at the Market, stop by any of our 200+ women-owned businesses to show your support for Women’s History Month. There are over 200 women-operated small businesses, crafters and farmers at Pike Place Market. From world-renowned tattoo artists to local farmers and esteemed Chefs to incredible artists. This remarkable community of women is a staple of the Market community. The Market is proud to continue uplifting its diverse community of women-run vendors made up of long-time locals, multi-generational immigrant families, and young aspiring entrepreneurs, among many others.
Easy Parking Accessibility
Parking is available in the Public Market parking garages with two entrances on Western Avenue. Find 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. Learn more details here.
- Early Bird Flat Rate: Enter one of our below garage entrances by 9:00 a.m. and exit any time before 9 p.m. for a $10 flat rate.
- Evening Flat Rate: Enter one of our below garage entrances after 5 p.m. and exit by 2 a.m. for a $5 flat rate.
- Low Hourly Rate: $4 per hour up to the first 4 hours.
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/