Pike Place Market is the city's center for fresh, local produce, specialty food, and small independent businesses. Located in downtown Seattle to the east of the waterfront, the Pike Place Market historic district covers nine acres between 1st Avenue and Western Avenue and Pike Street and Virginia Street. The Market provides views and pedestrian access to Elliott Bay. Visitors can access the waterfront by foot via the Pike Street Hillclimb.
19.5 hours a day, 363 days a year.
The Market is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Public Market Parking Garage
Address: 1531 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Address: 1901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Directions: Navigating to our Parking Garages
Enter via Western Ave
From the North: Take Interstate 5 to exit 165B toward Union Street. Continue on Union Street. Take a right on to 4th Avenue. Continue on 4th Avenue to Lenora Street. Take a left on to Lenora Street. A left on to Western Avenue. Continue on Western Avenue for approximately two blocks. Both parking garage entrances will be on the right.
From the South: Take Interstate 5 to exit 165 toward Seneca Street. Continue on Seneca Street. Take a right on to 4th Avenue. Continue on 4th Avenue to Lenora Street. Take a left on to Lenora Street. A left on to Western Avenue. Continue on Western Avenue for approximately two blocks. Both parking garage entrances will be on the right.
Directions: Walking to the Waterfront
The removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is impacting your access to the waterfront, but don't worry we have you covered! Read below to learn how to navigate through and around the demolition.
Phase 1 of Construction: Starts June 12 - tentatively ends June 22 (10 days)
The Pike Street HillClimb is currently closed. You can access the waterfront through the Pike Place Market parking garage and by a custom ADA walkway. Signs similar to the image below have been placed inside all elevators in the parking garage, providing you with directions on what level gives you best access. Also in our garage, look down and follow the yellow footprints to help you get to the Waterfront.
5 a.m. - 2 a.m. daily*
Pike Place Market Garage Rates
- 0 - 1 hour: $4.00
- 1 - 2 hours: $8.00
- 2 - 3 hours: $12.00
- 3 - 4 hours: $16.00
- 4 - 10 hours: $24.00
- 10 - 24 hours: $30.00
- Evening Rate: $5 Flat Rate (Enter after 5 pm and exit by 2 am)
- Early Bird Rate: $15 (Enter before 9 am and exit by 9 pm)
- Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station hourly rate: $1.00 (plus parking)
- Lost Ticket Rate: $30.00
- Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express are accepted at all exits and cash at select locations.
- The garage does not offer monthly parking at this time.
*To access garage after hours call Market Security at 206.682.2253.