This holiday season marks the return of outdoor shopping, music, entertainment and more in DowntownDC at the 10th Annual Downtown Holiday Market, produced by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with Diverse Markets Management.
At this year’s outdoor marketplace, located on F Street between 7th & 9th streets NW, shoppers will find more than 150 exhibitors and artisans offering a diverse array of quality items including fine art, crafts, glass, jewelry, pottery, photography and clothing. Local fashion trendsetters, regional artisans, and small businesses together will satisfy every gift-giving need. Shoppers will find stylish, handmade, knit accessories from De*Nada Design, photography from Avner Ofer Photography, paintings from Quest Skinner, global crafts from Mundo Village, gift foods from The Capital Candy Jar and much more. A complete schedule can be found online at: www.downtownholidaymarket.com.
The market’s festive atmosphere will be complemented by decorative accents and lighting, tasty treats, hot beverages and live musical entertainment. Highlights include acoustic folk rock from The 19th Street Band, gypsy jazz from the Hot Club of DC, updated classics from Ian Walters & Friends, holiday and contemporary from DuPont Brass and many more.
The 10th Annual Downtown Holiday Market will run from Nov. 28-Dec. 23 from noon to 8:00pm daily.
Market shoppers will have a further opportunity this year to explore a burst of retail in the heart of DowntownDC by participating in the DowntownDC Retail Walk. The walk will be anchored by the Downtown Holiday Market, destination retailers along F Street, including H&M, The Gap and more, Macy’s and high-end luxury retailers at CityCenterDC including Kate Spade, Burberry and Hugo Boss.
The Downtown Holiday Market is supported by WAMU 88.5, 97.1 WASH-FM, and the Washington City Paper.