Posted December 18, 2019
Surprise your friends and family with gifts from around the world without leaving Seattle.
Seattle is a port city—one of the country’s great gateways to the world—and the Pike Place Market has always been a hub for incredible treasures from around the globe. While you can purchase foreign merchandise at many big box stores, the Market offers something else entirely—goods that have been hand-crafted and lovingly curated. It’s a place where world traditions thrive and change from one booth and storefront to the next.
It's getting down to the wire for Holiday shopping, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find meaningful gifts for friends and family. And there’s something wonderful about a present from another region—one that makes you dream of far off lands and cultures.
Here are a few stores in the Market where you can explore the wonders of the world right here at home: