With the abundance of smells, sights and sounds at Pike Place Market, it’s easy to overlook the rich history behind the oldest continuously operating pubic market in the United States! Thankfully, Public Market Tours offers all of the insight you could want into Pike Place Market. Learn about how the first Starbucks isn’t really the first Starbucks. Discover the origins of the infamous gum wall. Learn the story behind Rachel, Pike Place’s iconic bronze pig.
Tours depart at 10:00am and 2:00pm daily, rain or shine. Advance ticket purchases are encouraged but walk-ups are available on a first come, first served basis.
With so much history to explore, this hour-long tour is guaranteed to give you a whole new appreciation for the Market.
Visitor tip: Be sure to ask your guide for recommendations on where to eat. Pike Place is absolutely brimming with delicious things to try!