Explore Seattle's Pioneer Square

Enjoy the abundance of fun things to do in Pioneer Square.

Eat

Start your day off right by adding hazelnut milk to your drink order at Elm Coffee Roasters and end it with a nightcap at Damn the Weather. In between, get a fried chicken sandwich and a can of Rainier for just $10 at the new neighborhood restaurant D&E.

Shop

For sustainably crafted, handmade clothing and accessories, drop by Velouria; next door, Cone & Steiner carries specialty foods from the Pacific Northwest. Keep the local theme going at MadeHere SEA, where the creativity of Seattle’s designers and makers is on full display.

See

Before taking in the panoramic views from the observation deck atop Smith Tower, browse the interactive exhibits that explore what the city was like during Prohibition. Then go back even further in time at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, which covers the exciting era when Stampeders changed the face of Seattle.

Play

You’ll be equal parts educated and entertained on a tour of the original downtown’s subterranean passageways with Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour or Beneath the Streets. Afterward, discuss what you learned over a glass of Cabernet at the sophisticated Browne Family Vineyards Tasting Room.

Haley Shapley
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