Pike Place gives free flowers for spring

Celebrate the first day of spring with a free daffodil.

Now in its fifteenth year, the annual Pike Place Market daffodil giveaway has become a Seattle springtime tradition.

Rain or shine, Pike Place Market community members will hand out 12,000 daffodils to shoppers, workers and residents during lunch time today - the official first day of spring. Snag a bright daffodil, grown by Market farmers, from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.

These are among the downtown locations where you can receive a daffodil:

4th Ave./Pine St. - near Starbucks and Westlake Park.
6th Ave./ Pine St. - Pacific Place
3rd/Union - Post Office/Benaroya Hall
4th Ave./Cherry St. - City Hall
4th Ave./Madison St. - downtown library
3rd/ Marion - Wells Fargo Center
5th/Olive - Westlake Tower/Medical Dental Building
5th/Pike - City Centre