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Our iconic Pike Place Market is the perfect destination to kick off your shopping this season (Image courtesy of Pike Place Market).

A Pike Place Market Gift Guide, for those obsessed with our iconic landmark

Can you hear that off in the distance? It's the sound of Christmas spirit!

Our iconic Pike Place Market is the perfect destination to kick off your shopping this season. The market has those thoughtful and handmade gifts that bring real joy to the people we admire the most. The nine-acre neighborhood is sure to have every gift imaginable to please your family and friends this season! Check these gifts out both online and off!

Gifts for the crafty people in your life

230 craftspeople sell their handcrafted items at Pike Place Market which gives you a huge assortment to choose from! Custom jewelry, gorgeous glass ornaments, are just a few of the hand-crafted items you'll find. Make sure to stop by Pattern & Posy for cocktail napkins, glass-blown flower pendants from Isis Ray, rain boot liners from With the Rain, and backpacks from Stickman Leather.

Stuff those stockings

Are little trinkets, accessories, or those inside joke items what you desire to contribute to a loved ones stocking? Pike place has all of the above! Benavi's Imports offers jade lifesaver charms, don't forget those soap lovers at Furtive Fox, thoughtful and personalized charms at Engraved Market Charm that will also go to benefit Pike Place Market Foundation!

Deck Your Shelves

We all love a little Washington pride in a room, right? Add a local touch to a friend's home with Clay Designs Benning teacups, or a PNW candle by Seattle Candle Company! Add a touch of Seattle to a kitchen with a wall calendar by Studio Solstone or a wine barrel cutting board by Ballard Vine Works.

Chow Down

Do you have a Next Top Chef in your life? The Turkey Brining spice kit form Market Spice or the World Famous Grilling Pack from the Pike Place Fish Market is going to put the BIGGEST grin on their face! Are your friends and family more chocolate lovers? Indi Chocolate will fill their tummies and their hearts! Piroshky Piroshky will also add warmth to a loved ones heart with their Holiday Kringle!

Worldly Wonders

Rather than traveling the world for unique global goodies, come to Pike Place Market for your international gifts! Animal hats hand-knit with Alpaca blended wool from the Andes South America can be purchased right at Hands of the World. Not to mention handmade, recycled world maps for the day dream traveler at Ventures Marketplace.

Bundle Up

Help the important people in your life stay warm and comfy this season! Eighth Generation will bundle them in wool blankets designed by Native American artists. Or add to their winter attire with a Ravel and Unravel infinity scarf!

Holiday Parking

We all know the hassle of finding a parking spot during the holiday shopping ritual. Ditch the worry this year because Pike Place Market has some of the most accessible and least expensive parking downtown! Parking is available at both the Public Market Parking Garage (1531 Western Ave.) and the adjoining MarketFront Parking Garage at (1901 Western Ave.), with direct elevator access to the Market. Hourly rates start at $4, early bird rate is $15 (entry before 9 a.m., exit before 9 p.m.), and evening rate is $5 (entry after 5 p.m., exit before 2 a.m.).