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Join the Hunt!

Win Seattle merch and get entered to win a weekend in Seattle by playing the Simply Seattle Scavenger Hunt! Gain points by engaging with us on social media and visiting our community partners.

Full rules available here, prizes are redeemable at any Simply Seattle store.

  

EXPLORE COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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Boasting delicious freshly-baked cupcakes, Stumptown Coffee, bakeshop inspired ice cream, and unique seasonal items, Seattle’s first cupcake bakery has become a local tradition since it opened its doors in 2003.

While Cupcake Royale has expanded to boast five state-of-the-art locations around the city, they’ve remained locally-owned and active in the community. Their mission to create joyful experiences and community connection make visits to Cupcake Royale bigger than just a tasty treat.

 

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Coffee Connoisseur Sebastion Simsch opened Seattle Coffee Works in 2004 to revive the legacy of high-end coffee roasting in Downtown Seattle. Their state-of-the-art cafe just off First & Pike serves up some of the best artisan roasts available in the city. Since their launch, Seattle Coffee Works has opened cafes in Ballard, Cascade, and Capitol Hill, each taking the name of their respective neighborhood.

 

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After having great success cooking up chowder and selling it to patrons at his aquarium, Seattle folk legend Ivar Haglund jumped into the restaurant business full time when he opened Ivar’s in 1938. Seattle’s longest-operating seafood establishment boasts two locations on Pier 54 - the walk up Fish Bar and the sit down Acres of Clams.

 

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Joe Chocolate Co. specializes in handmade dark chocolate, infused with coffee to give you a bit of buzz in every bite. Visit them at their new Pike Place Chocolate Factory & Espresso Bar to try their chocolate, sip on a Joe Mocha, or snack on a chocolate-dipped ice cream sandwich.

 

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A hidden gem just below Pike Place Market, Seattle Beer Company features a wide selection of beers from Seattle’s best craft breweries. A fun interior complete with engaging Seattle decor makes Seattle Beer Company the perfect environment to relax with a pint or flight and find your new favorite Seattle brew.

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Located in the heart of Seattle’s Waterfront, Copperworks is Downtown Seattle’s premier craft distillery. Named the 2018 Distillery of the Year by the American Distilling Institute, Copperworks is stocked by over 500 bars, restaurtants, and liquor retailers in Washington State. Stop by their tasting room to sample their award-winning spirits and peek in on master distillers at work!

 

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Experience the best Seattle has to offer in food and drink under the direction of an expert tour guide. Choose from a happy hour tour, market tour, chocolate lover’s tour, and many more! Visit the Savor Seattle website for tour times and details.

 

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Upon its completion in 1914, Seattle’s original skyscraper was the tallest building west of Ohio and the fourth tallest building in the world. Though no longer the tallest building in Seattle, the Smith Tower’s newly renovated observation deck and its prohibition-era themed bar are certainly worth a trip to the top.

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Beneath the Streets offers boutique tours dedicated to providing authentic and unique guided explorations through the historic underground passageways of Seattle’s original neighborhood, Pioneer Square.

The hour-long tours are led by fun, professional, and seasoned tour guides who live and breathe Seattle history. They never use scripts and enhance the guest experience with insider tips and local favorites!

 

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Gum Wall

Seattle’s sugariest attraction got its start when custodians at the Market Theater, fed up with scraping gum off the undersides of chairs, began encouraging customers to stick their gum on the brick wall outside before entering. The rest is history!

 

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Need an easy and hassle-free way to explore Seattle? Look no further than the City Sightseeing© Hop On, Hop Off Bus, which stops right outside our First & Pine store. The route conveniently loops through Downtown, Pioneer Square, the International District, Seattle Center, and Belltown, allowing riders to exit and re-board wherever they like.

 

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The Free Waterfront Shuttle operates courtesy of the Downtown Seattle Association and picks up from Seattle Center, Central Downtown, and Pioneer Square. You can catch it at our First & Pine store or check their website for a full list of stops and track the shuttles in real time.