Get Ready for the 2021 Downtown Holiday Market!

The 17th Annual Downtown Holiday Market returns :
Nov. 19 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 25
and Monday, Dec 6 )


The 17th Annual Downtown Holiday Market, Washington D.C.’s outdoor shopping village, kicks off the holiday season Friday, November 19. 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 19 to
Thursday, December 23, 2021

HOURS : 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov 25 and
Monday, Dec 6

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.


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

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Michael Berman 202.215.6993


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