Directions & Parking

Parking at Pike Place Market

Directions & Parking

Parking Garages at Pike Place Market

The Pike Place Market maintains two parking garages with over 800 parking stalls and easy access to 500+ small businesses and the waterfront.  

Garage Entrances 

1531 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 View Map
1901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 View Map

Our garage entrance on Alaskan Way is closed due to viaduct construction from June 12th through tentatively July 12. 

Directions: Navigating to our Parking Garages

Enter via Western Ave

From the North: Take Interstate 5 to exit 165B toward Union Street. Continue on Union Street. Take a right on to 4th Avenue. Continue on 4th Avenue to Lenora Street. Take a left on to Lenora Street. A left on to Western Avenue. Continue on Western Avenue for approximately two blocks. Both parking garage entrances will be on the right.  

From the South*: Take Interstate 5 to exit 165 toward Seneca Street. Continue on Seneca Street. Take a right on to 4th Avenue. Continue on 4th Avenue to Lenora Street. Take a left on to Lenora Street. A left on to Western Avenue. Continue on Western Avenue for approximately two blocks. Both parking garage entrances will be on the right.

*The intersection of Seneca Street and Western Avenue is scheduled to reopen Sunday, June 16, 2019.

Directions: Walking to the Waterfront

The removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is impacting your access to the waterfront, but don't worry we have you covered! Read below to learn how to navigate through and around the demolition. 

Phase 1 of Construction: Starts June 12 - tentatively ends June 22 (10 days)

The Pike Street HillClimb is currently closed. You can access the waterfront through the Pike Place Market parking garage and by a custom ADA walkway. Signs similar to the image below have been placed inside all elevators in the parking garage, providing you with directions on what level gives you best access. Also in our garage, look down and follow the yellow footprints to help you get to the Waterfront.  


Garage Hours

5 a.m. -  2 a.m. daily*

Pike Place Market Garage Rates

  • 0 - 1 hour: $4.00
  • 1 - 2 hours: $8.00
  • 2 - 3 hours: $12.00
  • 3 - 4 hours: $16.00
  • 4 - 10 hours: $24.00
  • 10 - 24 hours: $30.00
  • Evening Rate: $5 Flat Rate (Enter after 5 pm and exit by 2 am) 
  • Early Bird Rate: $15 (Enter before 9 am and exit by 9 pm)
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station hourly rate: $1.00 (plus parking)
  • Lost Ticket Rate: $30.00
  • Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express are accepted at all exits and cash at select locations.
  • The garage does not offer monthly parking at this time.

*To access garage after hours call Market Security at 206.682.2253.
For more information about downtown parking garages, click here.

$5 Evening Rate

Enjoying Pike Place Market after 5 p.m. is easier than ever. Park in any of our two garages for just $5 until 2 a.m. Cars left in the garages past 2 a.m. will be subjected to the daily hourly rate. 

Handicap Parking

Both Pike Place Market garages have handicap parking. Handicap parking is on each level near the elevators.

Handicap parking also is avalible, in limited supply, on Pike Place near the Market entrance at 85 Pike Street. 

EV Charging Stations

The MarketFront Parking Garage located at 1901 Western Avenue has 9 electric vehicle charging stations. They are painted in green and located near the P6 entrance, stall numbers 886 - 895. 

The EV charging stations are $1 per hour plus the cost to park. 

Parking for Oversize Vehicles

Our parking garages and parking lots cannot accommodate RVs at this time.

Public Transportation

Pike Place Market is easily accessible by public transport from Sea-Tac Airport and surrounding Seattle neighborhoods.

Directions via Public Transportation: Take Metro (Seattle's great public bus system) or Sound Transit Light Rail to the Market. Many Metro bus routes will drop riders off near the Market on 3rd Avenue and Pine Street. The Westlake Sound Transit Link Light Rail station is located just four blocks away from the Market at 4th Avenue and Pine Street.

For detailed schedule information and round-trip planning from your home, call Metro Rider Information at 206.553.3000 or visit  You can also get details about Sound Transit Link Light Rail at