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“Labor of Love” Documentary Screenings on October 23rd

Posted October 20, 2021

Join us at Pike Place Market for the 50th Anniversary of Keeping the Market Celebration and pop into the historic Market Theatre to view the new 30-min documentary about the battle in 1971 to save Pike Place Market from the wrecking ball. Read More

Join us for 50th Anniversary Celebrations!

Posted October 20, 2021

Join Pike Place Market Foundation, Pike Place Market, and Friends of the Market on October 23 as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Citizens’ Initiative to Keep the Market! Enjoy a variety of Market activities that celebrate the Market we all love today, including special commemorative gifts, craft demonstrations, one-of-a-kind shopping and more! Read More

Pike Place Market Documentary Premieres on KOMO4 TV

Posted October 12, 2021

In this documentary produced by KOMO 4 TV, you’ll hear the stories first-hand from the advocates who marched the picket lines, collected tens of thousands of signatures and fought significant legal and power battles to save Pike Place Market from the wrecking ball. Learn about the work that continues to keep the Market strong today! Read More

Making Fresh Produce Accessible to Our Community

Posted October 6, 2021

Pike Place Market is one of the most popular food destinations in the world, famous for its fresh produce sold by local farmers. It’s also a thriving, caring community with a mission to support the seniors, children and families who live and work in and around the Market. That’s where the Food Access Program at The Market Commons comes in, helping establish and maintain food security for the Market community through shopping programs, education, and the Secret Garden. Read More

Saluting the Friends who led the fight to save Pike Place Market

Posted October 5, 2021

Last week, the Friends of the Market gathered to celebrate the 1971 citizen’s initiative to Save the Market. Read More

Celebrating 4 Years of Community at The Market Commons

Posted September 10, 2021

Market Commons Staff

Though The Market Commons has been “the living room of the Market” since opening in 2017, it has become all the more essential during the past 18 months of the pandemic. Read More

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