Tours of the Market

Tours of the Market

Tours of the Market

Discovering the many levels, passages and nooks and crannies of Pike Place Market is a must-do for locals and visitors to Seattle. The adventure turns up new finds each and every time! If you'd like to explore on your own, take a self-guided walking tour with one of our Pike Place Market pocket guides.

For those who would like to combine their exploration with the history of the Market or discover art in the Market, the nonprofit Friends of the Market offer 1-hour tours on Saturday mornings in the summer months.

Click 'Tours' below to see a list of licensed Pike Place Market tour operators, each with their own unique specialty, who groups through the historic district.

Diane's Market Kitchen

Diane's Market Kitchen
Diane's Market Kitchen

35 years of creating relationships in the Market give this chef-led tour a unique perspective. Diane will anchor your experience in the people behind the products with her storytelling and tasting experience, ending with a wonderful meal in her teaching kitchen.


4 blocks south on Post Alley
Check class schedule and by appointment
206-571-8685  |  http://dianesmarketkitchen.com
1101 Post Alley,

Eat Seattle

Eat Seattle
Eat Seattle

Explore Seattle from the culinary perspective of a chef! Eat Seattle offers chef-guided food tours of Pike Place Market and cooking classes; highlighting Seattle through food. Get the inside scoop on where chefs shop and locals hang out. We explore through our eyes and stomach - uncovering hidden gems and interacting with local vendors all while indulging in many delicious treats from our carefully selected stops.


Market Atrium
9-6 pm
206-693-0537  |  http://eatseattletours.com
107 Pike St,

Friends of the Market Tours

Friends of the Market Tours
Friends of the Market Tours

Join the Friends of the Market every Saturday morning (June through September) for a tour of Pike Place Market that winds through alleys, streets and stairways. Learn about the Market's compelling history and enjoy viewing artwork, including murals, located throughout its passages. 


Saturday mornings (June-September)

Savor Seattle Food Tours

Savor Seattle Food Tours
Savor Seattle Food Tours

Become a market insider on this behind-the-scenes adventure to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of this historic 100+ year-old landmark. Meet the Market’s lively characters and hear their memorable stories. See fish fly, cheese being made, and the “original” Starbucks store. By the end, you will know the best places to eat at Pike Place Market.


Monday-Sunday, 7:30am - 4:30pm
206-582-3504  |  https://www.savorseattletours.com
1501 Western Ave, Seattle WA 98101

Seattle Bites Food Tours

Seattle Bites Food Tours
Seattle Bites Food Tours

Guided tours with audio listening devices that last 2.5 hours and share with you the rich history and incredible foods of Pike Place Market.


10:30 AM and/or 2:30 PM
425-922-9872

Watson Adventures

Watson Adventures
Watson Adventures

Great team building games for groups! You’re not hunting for objects (drop that fish!) but for answers to tricky, humorous questions about intriguing places and sights in the market. Murder mystery and food-filled versions also available.


10 am-6 pm
877-9-GO-HUNT  |  http://watsonadventures.com