Celebrate the changing of the seasons at Pike Place Market’s annual Harvest Festival. Bring the whole family to the Market for a full day of fall fun across the historic 9-acre neighborhood. Meet the producers, enjoy live music, see giant pumpkin carving, watch demos, explore what’s in season, and more! Most of the activities are free. Shoppers 21+ can also indulge in a Market tasting experience.
2022 Pike Place Market Harvest Festival activities
Giant Pumpkin Carving. Watch as a professional pumpkin carver sculpts a 500-pound pumpkin into a beautiful work of art.
Handcrafted Artist Demos. Head to the MarketFront Pavilion to watch five Market artists demo hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Plus Market shoppers can vote for their favorite showcased piece for a chance to win a $50 Market Gift Card.
Free Market History Tours. Sign up onsite for a FREE Market history tour led by the Friends of the Market. When you arrive at the Market, be sure to sign up early as these will fill up fast!
Live Busker Music on the Farm Truck. Enjoy the sounds of the Market under the Clock & Sign with Market buskers from 11:00am-2:30pm.
Special Photo Opp. Strike a pose in front of the flower wall filled with seasonal Market flowers while learning about the Market PIKE BOX CSA program.
“Queen” Rachel the Piggy Bank. Celebrate the Market Foundation’s Birthday by snapping a photo with Rachel the Piggy Bank, dressed as Harvest Queen for the day.
“Pigs on Parade” 40th Anniversary. “Pigs on Parade” returns to Pike Place Market for the Market Foundation’s 40th Birthday with a dazzling display of creativity, community and piggy banks! Celebrate the Market Foundation’s impact of raising $40 million in 40 years to invest into the Market community. Pig fans far and wide will have a chance to vote in a Pig Pageant to cheer for their favorite pig and support the Foundation.
Special Shopping Offer: Spend $50 anywhere in the Market and get a limited-edition Pike Place Market traveler mug, perfect for filling with a warm fall beverage, coffee or tea.
Sip & Savor Tasting Ticket (21+ Event). Taste the flavors of the Market with this food and beverage pairing special ticket for 12 tastings at 5 Market businesses. It sells out, so get tickets asap.
More info: Harvest Festival – Pike Place Market
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