One of the oldest public farmers markets in the United States, Pike Place Market has it all. Take your time as you take in the incomparable sights and sounds. Browse the unique shops and craft stores, sample the fresh produce, have lunch in one of the inviting seafood restaurants, and listen to the many street performers as they sing their hearts out.. You'll soon see why Pike Place is one of the most popular spots in North America.
Monday - Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sundays - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Atrium Kitchen Chef Demonstrations
The most convenient place to park at Pike Place Market is the Public Market Parking Garage at 1531 Western Avenue. For other options, check out the Directions & Parking page.
In addition to unique shops and restaurants, Pike Place Market offers many services. You can mail a package, get a haircut, and even see a dentist. What’s more, you can take a ghost tour or enjoy an improvisational performance.
When are the best times to visit Pike Place Market?
Since the Market is a popular destination, you’ll find it less crowded in the mornings. As for the best time of year to visit, late fall, winter and early spring are definitely not as busy as summertime.
Is it true that seafood merchants throw fish to each other in Pike Place Market?
A2: It’s no fish tale. Hurling huge bass and salmon across the aisles is the fastest way to handle a customer’s order. Make sure not to be texting while you’re walking by. You don’t want to miss out on the fun - or get conked on the head by a haddock.