If you go
Savor Seattle: Self-guided visits can fill hours or days at Pike Place Market, but guided tours provide a convenient overview. There’s a crowd-free early-morning option before the market officially opens. Prices begin around $52 (1-206-209-5485; savorseattletours.com).
New attractions: Look for goods such as goat-milk soap and hand-thrown pottery at the new canopied craft stalls on the plaza. In addition to Little Fish, two eateries are already open in Producers Hall: Honest Biscuits, selling Southern-style biscuit sandwiches made with Northwest-milled flour, and Old Stove Brewing Co., a spacious brewhouse and pub. Indi is a new bean-to-bar chocolate factory. The addition also includes new public art, eye-catching mosaic murals of local fish, flowers, fruits and vegetables, and an illuminated “tapestry” — 1,670 colored aluminum strips by artist John Fleming — covering what was a bleak concrete wall on Western Avenue.
Getting reacquainted: If you haven’t visited Seattle in a few years, you’ve missed out on newer market favorites including Ellenos Greek Yogurt, Country Dough (specializing in stuffed Szechuan flatbreads) and Rachel’s Ginger Beer, featuring house-made sodas and cocktails on tap.