Don’t Miss these Holiday Events at Pike Place

Pike Place Market is the most magical place during the holidays. As the only hotel in Pike Place Market, we invite you to embrace the spirit of the season with these festive events. Start planning ahead!

28th Annual Magic in the Market

Saturday, Nov 25th, 2023 11am-5:30pm

Get ready for a full day of festivities with something for everyone. Shop the Handmade Workshop Showcase for artisanal gifts. Watch the art of glassblowing take shape before your eyes. Share a cookie decorating experience with the little ones. Enjoy live music, delectable treats, and the joyous spirit that signals the official start of the holiday season.

Pike Place Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, Nov 25th, 5-6pm

Every year, Santa leads the countdown to light up the Market in a spectacular Seattle tradition! Join the cheers as the Market tree transforms into a dazzling celebration of color and joy to kick off the season.

The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition

Friday, Dec 1, 2023 6-8:45pm

Ring in the season with this spirited singing tradition that attracts nearly 10,000 spectators every year! The fundraiser is sponsored by the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank.

An Improvised Christmas Carol 2023

Nov 24 – Dec 23, 2023

Unexpected Productions Improv invites you to a hilarious take on the Dicken’s classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge.  Join this wild improvised performance based on your suggestions. Every night is a new version of this old favorite!

Free Santa Photos + Gift

Saturday, Dec 9, 2023   10am-3pm

Gather the family to greet Santa as he takes a break to visit the Market. Get your free photo with Santa and share your holiday wish list too.

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