Holiday Markets in Washington DC Around 1331 Maryland
While there are tons of great small brick and mortars and even more giant commercial hubs to do your shopping in this holiday season, living in the heart of Washington D.C. gives you an opportunity for shopping to be a bit more fun- – try one of our festive Holiday Markets! Every year across the globe, Christmas Villages pop up in major cities, full of unique gifts and foods you can enjoy and give to your loved ones.
“Christkindlmarkets” started in Germany, but have become increasingly more popular in America over the past decade. Luckily for us, Washington D.C. has been ahead of the game and we have a very popular Holiday Market less than ten minutes from your 1331 Maryland apartment.
Downtown Holiday Market -The 17th Annual Downtown Holiday Market, Washington D.C.’s outdoor shopping village, kicked off their season a little bit before Thanksgiving this year. 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 Washington D.C.
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.