Here at Pike Place Market, we value eating locally and sustainably – and it’s a value our vendors and restaurants share. Three of our restaurants, Matt’s in the Market,Place Pigalle, and Pike Place Chowder, have joined a new sustainable seafood program called “Smart Catch,” which aims to help chefs work towards ensuring an abundant supply of seafood for generations to come.As part […]

Chances are you’ve been to the Gum Wall in Pike Place Market. But have you ever been behind the Gum Wall? Past those sticky layers sits the birthplace of Seattle’s improv scene, Unexpected Productions, inside the Market Theater. Unexpected Productions is the oldest premier improv company in the Northwest: The 34-year-old company has been operating out of the […]

Pike Place Market is welcoming some amazing new crafters! Among them are: Kate Endle, an internationally known children’s book author and illustrator. She and her husband, Chris Ballew, lead singer of The Presidents of the United States of America, are the minds behind Kaspar Babypants, a popular line of children’s music and books. Kate, with a […]

Pike Place Market celebrated its 108th birthday yesterday! But did you know the Market was almost demolished in the 1960s? For this month’s trivia question, can you figure out why Pike Place Market was nearly torn down? A. It was severely damaged by the Great Seattle Fire. B. A tsunami hit Seattle, destroying parts of the Market. […]

Happy birthday and 108th anniversary to Pike Place Market! On this day in 1907, Seattle shoppers surrounded the first farmers’ wagons on Pike Place to score fresh produce from the surrounding countryside. Thank you, Seattle, for continuing to support your Market through the years. We couldn’t do it without you, or the 500+ amazing and dedicated farmers, […]

Do you have tickets for Friday’s Sunset Supper yet? This annual party raises critical funds for the Market’s social services agencies – AND it’s a ton of fun, with 90 restaurants, wineries, breweries, and distilleries sampling their goods. Ticket information can be found here. We wanted to let you know about a few changes at the Market on Friday as we […]