DowntownDC’s premier holiday shopping experience is back!
The beloved outdoor market continues to support small businesses and entrepreneurs across the region, welcoming shoppers to a safe, secure and enhanced shopping experience in the heart of the District this year.
Operated by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) and Diverse Markets Management, this year’s market will again take over two entire blocks of F Street NW, from 7th to 9th Streets NW. With its main grand entrance located on the sidewalk in front of the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum, the outdoor shopping village’s expansive footprint allows for wide aisles for shopping, browsing and enjoying the foods and live entertainment.
The 2023 retail lineup features more than 70 exhibitors including Black-owned and minority-owned businesses from the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development’s (DSLBD) Made in DC program. Six food vendors will provide tasty treats and hot beverages, spread across the market. Additional exciting and entertaining new features include a live stage of exceptional regional performers. Other programming and enhanced items of the market will be announced soon.