The holiday season is quickly approaching which is an ideal time to support local, small businesses in the Pacific Northwest. Be in[Spire]d to shop Seattle made products, iconic Seattle flavors, and Seattle-area businesses this holiday season. We’ve gathered a few ideas to get you started.
Be sure to also mark your calendars for December 4-5 for the Urban Craft Uprising 2021 Winter Show where you’ll find a wide variety of hand-crafted goods, including clothing of all types, jewelry, gifts, bags, wallets, buttons, accessories, aprons, children’s goods, toys, housewares, furniture, paper goods, candles, kits, geekery, art, food, and much, much more. This bi-annual show features over 150 vendors excelling in the world of craft, art and design.
Vine Street Market. 2519 5th Avenue, 0.1 miles from Spire. Bring along the perfect host gift. Beer, Wine, Cider, Sake… or get it delivered! There’s plenty of Pacific Northwest brands to select from when shopping.
The Seattle Barkery. 2225 8th Ave, 0.2 miles from Spire. This adorable shop is all things dog, filled with fresh baked treats, chews, toys and more. You can also find items for your favorite felines here. Don’t forget our favorite local brand, Boo Oh. You can shop straight from our model homes finding the MOGO feeding kit, Lumi leashes and more.
Seattle Glassblowing Studio. 2227 5th Avenue, 0.2 miles from Spire. Every Seattle home should feature something handblown. You’ll find the perfect piece to adorn the home at this art glassblowing studio, part venue and art gallery located in Downtown Seattle.
South Lake Union Bouquet. 2132 7th Avenue, 0.3 miles from the Spire. Bring in the green! Across the street from the Spheres, you’ll feel welcome, inspired and just a little bit brighter when you walk into this shop. Find a fun plant for someone special or pick up the perfect centerpiece for any holiday table.
Sassafras. 2307 1st Avenue, 0.4 miles from Spire. Shop sustainable fashion, art, and handmade accessories made locally by independent fashion designers and artists in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.
Rabecca Onassis Boutique. 2134 Western Ave. Ste 118, 0.6 miles from Spire. Rabecca Onassis Boutique is the epitome of style with a mission to provide customers with extraordinary apparel that is unique to each individual.
Monorail Espresso. 510 Pike Street, 0.9 miles from Spire. A bag of local beans or a coffee set always sets the mood for a cozy day ahead. More than just stand out coffee and great customer service, Monorail strives to create an inclusive community where anyone and everyone is welcome.
Ugly Baby Shop.1430 Western Avenue, 1.1 miles from Spire. Make someone smile with a quirky, original gift. Inside this Pike Place shop you’ll find weird Shower Art pieces, as well as shirts, hoodies, magnets, buttons, enamel pins, bottle openers — and all kinds of other bits.
Pike Place Market is the perfect spot to send some Seattle flavors to someone you love. Drinkable cheer from Rachel’s Ginger Beer is an easy pick for someone special! The original recipe is a blend of fresh ginger, whole lemons, a little cane sugar and Seattle’s finest water. It pairs perfectly with vodka or whiskey around the holidays. Pike Place Fish Market offers 100% responsibly sourced seafood – shipped overnight from Seattle. Send some Wild King Salmon, a Dungeness Crab Feast or Paella Gift Pack. You’ll also find Bread Bowl Kits filled with Seattle’s famous Pike Place Chowder ready to be shipped. Made with the freshest seafood and quality-ingredients this iconic dish is award-winning and America’s #1 Chowder for good reason. More than three million bowls of the stuff has been served up since founder Larry Mellum first opened its doors inside the famed Pike Place Market in 2003. Send a sampling of several market flavors with the Savor Seattle Market Favorites Box – a collection of your favorite Pike Place Market treats, ready for shipping! It features Market vendors and artisans including Beecher’s Cheese, Sidhu Farms Jam and MarketSpice Tea, offering a quintessential taste of Pike Place Market. The best part? All products include a donation to support the Pike Place Market Recovery Fund, helping the Market’s small businesses, workers and our downtown neighbors remain safe, stable and healthy during this crisis.
Elliott Bay Book Company. 1521 10th Avenue, 1.4 miles from Spire. For your favorite bibliophile, The Elliott Bay Book Company is a full-service bookstore. Explore over 150,000 titles, set on cedar shelves in a multi-level, inviting atmosphere.
Local Yokels. Build a bag of your favorites and get it delivered. Local Yokels offers fresh groceries from small WA farms and local businesses delivered direct to all of greater Seattle – nearly 100% organic food grown by family farmers across Washington with free delivery.
Thea Candle Co.This student-run, women-owned Seattle candle business uses 100% natural oils, eco-friendly coconut soy wax, and clean burning wooden wicks. The aromatherapy-inspired scents were blended to remind our community of the precious, little moments in life.
Kitten Mittens. Kitten Mittens are fingerless mittens made from all repurposed materials. Warm your paws: free your claws. A portion of proceeds will be donated to P.A.W.S. and all Kitten Mittens are handmade in Seattle.
Wish You Were Northwest. Run by sisters, Tahnee and Tory, you’ll find something for the adventurer (or lazy bum) on your list. They share a hope to inspire all to live more spontaneously, and never stop being curious about the world around you.
The Full Moon Market is a space for makers featuring a curated collection of creators which rotates each month. The owners are Tawni of Henri Co and Laura from Laura Burkhart Creative. Watch for virtual and in person markets!
There’s something special about products and wares that represent home. Whether you are picking something up for someone here or across the country, that extra thought will go miles. Shop local, shop small this holiday season and support a Seattle neighbor!