Rainbow flags now greet visitors entering Pike Place Market! On Wednesday, Pike Place Market, in partnership with the Greater Seattle Business Association, held a Pride flag raising ceremony ahead of this weekend’s Pride Parade in Seattle. During the ceremony, flags were placed along the pergola before Pike Place Market Council Chair, Rico Quirindongo raised a large flag on the Corner […]

Taking something ugly and making it beautiful is a standard practice in the art world, but what can you make with concrete and rebar?  About half a dozen Pike Place Market crafters were tasked with that challenge using rubble from the Alaskan Way Viaduct.  Check out what they came up with below! Sabando Design Kristeena and […]

Viaduct-mania is taking over Pike Place Market! Demolition on the Alaskan Way Viaduct has reached the halfway mark and it’s in front of Pike Place Market.  From now through the second half of July come shop the Market, relax in the sun and watch the demolition from our unobstructed view on our new MarketFront Plaza.  Make […]

UPDATE: The Alaskan Way entrance to the Market Parking Garage is now open. Vehicles may enter and exit from 1530 Alaskan Way, 1531 Western Avenue and 1901 Western Avenue. The Alaskan Way Viaduct in front of Pike Place Market is finally coming down. For the next month, visitors to our MarketFront will have front row seats to the construction. (Yay!) This also means […]

Seattle Restaurant Week 2019 runs from April 7 – 18. This time around, ten restaurants in the Pike Place Market Historic District are participating in the event which offers a special three-course dinner menu for $35 and a two-course lunch menu for $20 Sunday through Thursday.  Those restaurants are: Café Campagne Menu: Dinner Chan Seattle Menu: Dinner […]

Frank Genzale and his wife Sue at the grand opening of Frank’s Quality Produce on March 12, 1979.  The highstall in the Corner Market building celebrated its 40th anniversary on March 12, 2019, but the Genzale family has been at the Market much longer. Congratulations to owner Frank Genzale and his team at Frank’s Quality Produce in […]

Customers at Our Fabric Stash in Pike Place Market’s DownUnder have been quietly sewing care cushions for people living on the streets of Seattle. It’s part of a year-long initiative by owner Deborah Boone, who called on the community of sewists and crafters after a brainstorming session with a homeless woman who visited the fabric store in search […]

(Photo take by Alejandro Valdivieso) Last month, two members of the Pike Market Senior Center taught us you can fall in love at any age.  Just one day after Valentine’s Day, Bennie and Patricia were married in the very room where they met. Staff and other members from the senior center decorated the room with Market flowers […]