Be in the Know: Arcade Lights

An evening festival of foods and beverages at Pike Place Market.

You’ve experienced the Market during the bustling daytime hours, on April 20, experience the market like never before at a special evening festival, Arcade Lights, in celebration of new artisan food, beer and wine in the historic Seattle setting.

For more than 100 years, farmers have gathered at the Pike Place Market’s North Arcade to sell their locally cultivated produce to Seattleites and tourist. Today, our Market can boast that it is the oldest continuously operating public market in the U.S. and has grown to host 250 commercial business, 100 farmers and 225 craftspeople.

Arcade Lights offers visitors the chance to stroll the arcade and chat with these regional farmers and vendors as they dish out a variety of handcrafted foods; from savory and sweet bites-seafood to sausage, coffee, cider, beer and wine, this unique tasting event has something for everyone. More than 60 local food and beverage suppliers will be in attendance from the well known to the up-and-coming, including:  21 Cellars, Wilridge Winery, Caffe Umbria, Dry Soda, Tieton Cider, Emerald City Beer Company, Anacortes Brewery, Chocolopolis, Le Crema Cakes, Mt. Townsend Creamery, Roving Pizzaioli, and Uli’s Sausage.

The night will also be full of live entertainment provided by Whitney Mongé, Morrison Boomer, Dead Wax and Professor Humbug’s Flea Circus.

Who: You must be 21-years-old or older to attend this evening festival.

Where: Pike Place Market-North Arcade and DownUnder

When: Friday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

How Much: Tickets can be purchased online for $25, or day of for $30. In exchange for the entry fee, guest will receive 10 tokens to redeem on food and beverages, as well as a keepsake glass. Additional token can be purchased at the event.

All profits benefit the Market Foundation, providing food, medical care, child care, housing and employment services for the homeless, low-income and elderly residents of downtown Seattle.

Arcade Lights at Pike Place Market | Friday, April 20 | 6:30-10 p.m.