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As the name Ye Olde Curiosity Shop suggests, this place heightens your curiosity before you even step in. After all, it has been acknowledged as a "must visit" store by National Geographic, Vogue Magazine and many others. You can easily spot a gift for your friend or something to decorate your house with. Just browse through the Northwest native art, as well as souvenirs, jewelry and memorabilia from around the world. Don't be shocked to find mummies, shrunken heads or some totemic art.
One of Seattle's most famous landmarks, Pike Place Market is the oldest continuously working public market in the United States and one of the world's top 50 most visited attractions. Pike Place opened in 1907 as the city's first public market, expanding to keep up with its growing popularity as a convenient option for both shoppers and merchants. The market remains a veritable cornucopia of culinary and artisanal options, its crowded aisles and bustling halls thronged with customers jostled between vendors of fresh produce and gourmet eats, alongside fishmongers and craftsmen. The street level is dominated by the food and produce stalls, while the lower levels house a fantastic variety of shops including antique dealers, head shops, florists, and local artisans. A whirlwind of sights, sounds and aromas, Pike Place Market is nothing short of paradise for foodies and connoisseurs of unique wares.
Made in Washington offers a selection of souvenirs special to Washington and the Northwest. Examples of products include Blown Art gifts, jewelery and books. There is also a nice selection of food products, including artisan chocolates, smoked salmon products and gourmet foods. Made in Washington is also especially known for their gift baskets.
After a tour around the city, take home some tangible memorabilia from Simply! Seattle, a quaint little gift store located in the Downtown neighborhood. Staying true to its name, this store offers various merchandises that are typically Seattle. Key chains and postcards with the splendid skyline, Space Needle and other monuments are offered here. Purchase some souvenirs for your friends and family back at home. They also have another outlet on Alaskan Way near Pike Place Market.
Support local art by shopping at this Pike Place Market centered gift shop. This is a great place to pick up truly unique Seattle souvenirs. Not sure exactly what you're looking for? Perfect, because at Ventures, you can find a little bit of everything: jewelry, soap, art, scarves and hats are just a sampling of the items you can find here. Whatever you buy, everything sold at Ventures is created by local artists, so you know your money will be going to a worthy cause.
The Wallingford Center is a great place to see and shop some of the best regional of Seattle. It houses as many as 17 retail shops, some of which offer organic, eco-friendly, sustainable, products that are sourced from across the world and even America. Stores like the Crackerjack Contemporary Crafts, Bad Woman Yarn, Yazdi, Tweedy & Popp, Li’l Klippers and Indie Frock are some of the amazing places you can stop by to shop. Plus, there are great places to eat like the Chutneys Bistro, Trophy cupcakes and more.