Experiencing the Market

Season 2 | Episode 7 (Hilletje)

Hilletje – South African native, concert violinist and first-time visitor to Seattle – disappears into Pike Place Market for a multi-sensory stroll past the locally sourced bounty of seafood, produce, flowers and crafts that has attracted both locals and visitors for over a century.


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  • Neighborhood
  • Journey:

Hilletje’s ‘First Take’ Journey

  • Key:
  • Neighborhood
  • Journey
Pike Place Market Choose from local produce, food, crafts, and more at this massive public market established in 1907. Visit Website
Golden Gardens Park Build a bonfire or just relax on the beach at this Ballard park on the shores of Puget Sound. Visit Website
Hilliard's Beer Taste freshly brewed beer and see a canning line in action at this Ballard brewery. Visit Website
Olympic Sculpture Park Walk among the massive sculptures at this free park on the edge of Elliott Bay. Visit Website
Bainbridge Island Ferry Take the half-hour journey to Bainbridge Island and explore shops and restaurants on Winslow Way. Visit Website
Downtown Visit Website
Ballard Visit Website
Waterfront Visit Website


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Renton Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

  • Address: 625 S Fourth St, Renton WA 98057
  • Neighborhood: Southside Seattle
  • Phone: (425) 226-4560
  • Website: gorenton.com

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter

  • Address: 16500 Southcenter Pkwy, Seattle WA 98188
  • Neighborhood: SeaTac/Tukwila
  • Phone: (206) 575-8220
  • Website: seattle.doubletree.com

Moore Hotel

  • Address: 1926 Second Ave, Seattle WA 98101
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Seattle
  • Phone: (206) 448-4851
  • Website: moorehotel.com