We are pleased to announce the 2018 Downtown Holiday Market.  Celebrating its fourteenth year, this event boasts one of the most spectacular outdoor shopping environments in the region.  This year the Downtown Holiday Market (DHM) will operate for 31 consecutive days and will have 4 weekend dates.  It will open Friday, November 23, and will run continuously through Sunday, December 23.  Hours will be from Noon to 8 pm each day.

Downtown Holiday Market (Washington DC)

Consistently ranked among America’s best Holiday Markets, and anyone who’s visited will testify as to why. Located on Washington’s F Street between 7th & 9th streets NW, outside the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum, it features a rotating selection of exhibitors and artisans offering fine art, crafts, jewellery, pottery, clothing, and specialty food items. The market takes place every day from mid-November all the way through to Christmas Eve. WHEN 25 November-23 December WHERE The sidewalk of F Street, NW between 7th and 9th Streets, in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery OPENING HOURS Noon-8pm Daily



The 14th Annual Downtown Holiday Market is located on the F Street sidewalk in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery between 7th & 9th Streets, NW. Bringing a unique and festive shopping “village” to the heart of Downtown DC, the market features more than 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses of ethnically produced goods.

Hundreds of diverse gift items, such as jewelry, pottery, paintings, and textiles will be offered by 60 exhibitors each day. Check back as the exhibitors rotate and the selection of goods will vary daily. You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list.


While you’re shopping, enjoy lively seasonal entertainment, plus great snacks and festive treats. Located across from the Capital One Arena and convenient to Metro and nearby parking, the market is a creative and convenient way to fulfill all your holiday shopping needs right in the heart of Downtown.