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This Valentine's Day, treat your sweetheart to the best of the Market! From fresh flowers to fine dining, artisan chocolate to sizzling entertainment, Pike Place merchants and restaurants make it easy to plan your special surprise.

Here are some of our top picks guaranteed to please your main squeeze.

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Illumination: Art in the Market

Posted January 9, 2017

A SEVEN-DAY CELEBRATION, JANUARY 23-29

In the coldest depths of winter, we're bringing light, color and fun to the month of January by illuminating the artists whose creations contribute to the dazzling vibrancy of the Market community, year round. With more than 220 working artists, along with two dozen art galleries and shops, there's days of art to explore! 

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The Contest: 

Greetings Market Explorers! Celebrate the holiday season with this fun and festive Instagram contest and giveaway. It's easy to participate. Snap a selfie while shopping for holiday food and gifts from Pike Place merchants and post it with the hashtag #PikePlaceHolidays for a chance to win a Market Gift Tote filled with local goodies (over $100 value). Photos must be entered between December 1-24, 2016.

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Celebrate the Season with Figgy Pudding

Posted November 23, 2016

Searching for a fun, unique and festive activity this holiday season? The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition and Fundraiser, presented this year by McKinley Irvin Family Law, is truly an enchanted event that appeals to all ages. This year, Figgy Pudding celebrates its 30th anniversary in Downtown Seattle/Westlake Center, and of course in creative song and in fabulous holiday spirit. In anticipation for "Figgy Friday," we spoke with "Head Figlet" Zoë Freeman, Wellness-Engagement Coordinator at Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank, to learn more about Figgy Pudding and the magic it generates for this vibrant Seattle community.

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Our gift to you!

November 28-December 24, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

During this time, anyone who drives into the Western Avenue entrance of the Public Market Parking Garage between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. will receive a validation coupon good for $3 off parking.

Visit PikePlaceMarket.org for Public Market Garage directions, entrances and rates.