Holiday Magic Continues with Seasonal Events and the Official Pike Place Market Gift Guide

SEATTLE, WA — As the festive season kicks into high gear, Pike Place Market invites locals and visitors alike to partake in a month-long celebration of holiday joy, community spirit, and seasonal shopping. Recently reveling in the 28th annual Magic in the Market event, Pike Place Market showcased its enchanting atmosphere, offering a glimpse of the holiday magic that sets the Market aglow. Yet, the celebrations are far from over, with exciting events and activities lined up for the remainder of the season.

The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition – A Harmonious Fundraiser
Friday, December 1 from 6:15pm – 8:30pm
Pike Place Market hosts the highly anticipated 38th Annual Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition, an annual tradition and the biggest fundraiser for the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank. Join us in the heart of the Market as carolers compete for the coveted title in a melodic showdown that not only entertains but also contributes to the well-being of our community.

Santa Returns for Free Photos and Special Shopping Offers
Saturday, December 9 from 10am – 3pm
Santa Claus is coming back to Pike Place Market, spreading holiday cheer and offering free photos for families and friends. In addition to capturing memorable moments with Santa, shoppers can enjoy a special offer, adding to the festive spirit of giving and receiving. Spend $50 at any Market business to receive two rolls of Market wrapping paper.

Crafty’s Handmade HoliDAYS– A Week of Creativity and Music
Monday, December 18 – Friday, December 22 from 11am – 2pm
From December 18th to 22nd, Pike Place Market transforms into a winter wonderland with Crafty’s Handmade HoliDAYS. This week-long event features a delightful blend of kids’ crafts and live music, providing an immersive experience for families and visitors to create lasting memories during the holiday season.

The Ultimate Shopping Destination – The Official Pike Place Market Gift Guide
Navigating the bustling Market for the perfect gift just got easier with the launch of the official Pike Place Market Gift Guide. This immersive and interactive guide will make Pike Place Market your top shopping destination this year. From handcrafted treasures to unique finds, discover curated gift ideas for everyone on your list and make this holiday season truly special.

Pike Place Market continues to be a beacon of holiday joy and community spirit. Join us in creating lasting memories, supporting local artisans, and giving back to those in need.

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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.


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