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Community Celebrates MarketFront Grand Opening

Community Celebrates MarketFront Grand Opening

Posted July 10, 2017

Holy Mackerel! After much planning and anticipation among everyone in the Market community, the MarketFront grand opening celebration on June 29, 2017 was a great success.

Officially introducing and welcoming the public to the MarketFront, the celebration included live music by local bands and Market buskers, an interactive passport activity providing opportunities for attendees to visit eight locations around the MarketFront, live craft demonstrations in the Pavilion, a ceremonial cutting of a giant biscuit cake made by Honest Biscuits, a showcase of the new MarketFront producers indi chocolate, and Old Stove Brewing Co., and more.

Local dignitaries, project partners and Market advocates, along with thousands from our community participated in the grand opening celebration. With the arrival of summer in Seattle, the MarketFront is a long-awaited and welcome addition to Pike Place.

Thank you to all of those who helped make this 40-year vision a reality for the Market community, Seattle and beyond. Learn more about the Pike Place MarketFront and start planning your visit at

Read Pike Place Market PDA's MarketFront Grand Opening 2017 Report.