Get Ready for the 2022 Downtown Holiday Market!
The 18th Annual Downtown Holiday Market returns :
Nov. 18 thru Dec. 23 : 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. DAILY
Downtown Washington, DC : Centered at 8th and F Streets, NW
(*Closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov 24
and Monday, Dec 5 )
2021 was a spectacular season and year’s end for small businesses and visitors of the Downtown Holiday Market. And now we look forward to the 2022 festival. Celebrating its eighteenth 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 34 days and will have 5 weekend dates.
Opening on Friday, November 18, it will run continuously through Friday, December 23 (closed Thanksgiving Day Nov 24 and Monday Dec 5). Hours will be from Noon to 8 p.m. each day.
The market is held in the vibrant Penn Quarter neighborhood in Downtown DC with the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture as its backdrop on a closed F Street, stretching from 7th to 9th Streets NW, providing ample space to accommodate vendors and customers. Both ends of the market are within view of entrances to the Gallery Place Metro. Adjacent to the market are the Hotel Monaco, the Capital One Arena and the bustling 7th Street Gallery Place corridor.
The market comfortably welcomes tens of thousands of visitors to Downtown DC to be part of this annual holiday tradition.
The 18th Annual Downtown Holiday Market, Washington D.C.’s outdoor shopping village, kicks off the holiday season Friday, November 18. 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.
Friday, December 23, 2022
HOURS : 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov 24 and
Monday, Dec 5
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.
SITE MAP >
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.
ARTECHOUSE and the Downtown Holiday Market have partnered to celebrate the district's most joyful season of the year with an all-new immersive extended reality (XR) experience for guests. For a second annual activation, the collaborators are allowing visitors the chance to uncover a hidden layer of XR art at the holiday market to explore limitless creative possibilities whether visiting the market or at ARTECHOUSE’s recently extended exhibition, Life of a Neuron.
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:
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.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE AND SUPPORT OF THE DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY MARKET!