Get Ready for the 2023 Downtown Holiday Market!

The 19th Annual Downtown Holiday Market returns :
Nov. 17 thru Dec. 23 : 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. DAILY
Downtown Washington, DC : Centered at 8th and F Streets, NW
(*Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov 23
and Monday, Dec 4 )


The 19th Annual Downtown Holiday Market, Washington D.C.’s outdoor shopping village, kicks off the holiday season Friday, November 17. The beloved outdoor market continues to support small businesses and entrepreneurs across the region, welcoming shoppers for 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, the outdoor shopping village’s expansive footprint allows for wide aisles for shopping, browsing and enjoying the foods and live entertainment. 

This year’s retail lineup will feature 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.

WHEN : Friday, November 17 to
Saturday, December 23, 2023

HOURS : 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov 23 and
Monday, Dec 4

WHERE : F Street NW between 7th and 9th Streets NW Entrance is outside the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum; see site map with entrance provided.


Hotel Monaco and Dirty Habit are the official hotel and restaurant partners of the Downtown Holiday Market. Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC will bring the yuletide magic into their courtyard with a tented celebration full of holiday décor, outdoor fire pits, blankets, string lights to set the city festival aglow, and an outdoor pop-up bar with festive cocktail specials provided by Dirty Habit.

20% off Admission : You are invited to experience a new holiday celebration from ARTECHOUSE. SPECTACULAR FACTORY transports you into an immersive multiverse filled with magic and wonder — the perfect experience to share with your family and loved ones. Book today at ARTECHOUSE!

Book a better ride on-demand  :  $15 off 2 Alto rides  :  use code HOLIDAYMARKET  :  Valid thru: 12/31/22  :  *Please note prescheduled rides must be booked at least one hour in advance and can only be booked by Alto members.

CHINA CHILCANO : Starting November 18th, guests can show their receipt or DHM bag for their choice of a free plate of Shishito Peppers or a Chilcano cocktail (Caravedo pisco, lime, Amargo Chuncho bitters, Fever-Tree ginger ale).
JALEO :  Show your market bag or receipt for 10% off your bill at Jaleo! Available during Sangria Hour only. 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday in the bar!


It's all made possible by your support and patronage. The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with Diverse Markets Management (DMM), produces the Downtown Holiday Market. The BID and DMM would like to thank the following companies and organizations for helping to bring this Market to the community:

Media Partners & Sponsors
Parking Sponsors


Founded in 2005, the DowntownDC Holiday Market is a program of the DowntownDC Business Improvement District and is produced in partnership with Diverse Markets Management (DMM). With many small and local businesses selling a diverse array of quality, handmade art and wares over 30 days, the Downtown Holiday Market (DHM) is a one-stop winter wonderland with eclectic gifts for everyone on your shopping list.

More Info

Email for more information or general questions.
Michael Berman 202.215.6993


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