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Pike Place Market

If you're looking for a quintessential experience shopping in Seattle, Washington, head to historic Pike Place Market. The Public Market Center consists of 9 acres that encompasses a daily farmers market, bakeries, butcher shops and the famous fish market. Get your camera ready to watch the fish get thrown from one fishmonger to another! Street performers and musicians add their own unique Market flair. Find a unique gift or souvenir at the daily Craft Market, featuring more than 200 artisans. Bring your appetite because there are dozens of local restaurants offering everything from counter service to white tablecloth dining.


Hours -
Varies by vendor, but the earliest risers can get breakfast at 6 a.m. Some restaurants post last call at 1:30 a.m. Open daily.

Prices -
Prices vary by vendor.


  • Arcade Lights Artisan Food, Craft Beer & Wine Festival
  • Hands-on Cooking Classes
  • Care for the Market Luncheon



  • Guided Tours
  • Workshops
  • Farmers Market
  • Crafts Market
  • Dining & shopping

Where can I find parking at the Market? 

The closest, most convenient place to park is the Public Market Garage, located at 1531 Western Avenue. The cost is $3/hour. Park before 9:30 AM and get the Early Bird Special of $12 for the entire day (usually $20). For a splurge, use the valet parking from 6pm to midnight Thursday through Saturday, at the Public Market Clock, 1st Street and Pike Place. 


What is the best time to visit the Market? 

During the peak season of late spring, summer and early fall, get to the Market before noon when it is less crowded. Weekdays are more mellow in general throughout the year. 


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Distance from attraction: 1.4 miles 

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