The Downtown Holiday Market features more than 150 local artisans, live music, and seasonal treats for just the right holiday shopping experience. The Shopping Village, produced by the Downtown DC Bid and Diverse Markets Management, opens November 29th and runs through Monday, December 23rd, from Noon to 8pm daily. The Marketplace is in downtown DC at 7th and F Streets Northwest across from Gallery Place Metro. 97.1 WASH-FM is proud to be a media sponsor of the Downtown Holiday Market. More information can be found here.

Join WASH-FM at the Downtown Holiday Market on December 8th from 12-4pm!
9th Annual Downtown Holiday Market
WHAT:  Ninth annual Downtown Holiday Market produced by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with Diverse Markets Management
Friday, Nov. 29 (Black Friday) through Monday, Dec. 23
Noon to 8 p.m  
WHERE: F Street, NW, between 7th and 9th streets in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery
WHO: More than 150 exhibitors and artisans (rotating on a weekly basis) selling a diverse array of high-quality gift items including fine art, crafts, jewelry, pottery, photography, clothingtasty treats and hot beverages
ENTERTAINMENT: A wide selection of live music offered by musicians and bands to create a fun, energetic atmosphere for shoppers
Metro: Gallery Place (red, yellow, green lines)
SmartBikes: located on site at 8th and F streets
OTHER:  Market Dollars gift certificates are available for $10, $20, $50 and $100; purchase online or on site at the information tent.

About the DowntownDC Business Improvement District
The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) is a private, non-profit organization that works to create remarkable urban experiences. With an annual budget of more than $10 million, the DowntownDC BID provides services and programs to property and business owners in a 138-block area who pay a self-imposed tax to enhance economic vitality. The BID consists of a Board of Directors and has 135 employees.  For more information, visit or follow on Twitter @downtowndcbid.
About Diverse Markets Management
Diverse Markets Management (DMM), LLC is a DC-based firm specializing in the development and management of outdoor public exhibitor markets. Principals in the firm are experienced leaders in specialty vending and in managing relations with this unique group of small business entrepreneurs. Members of the DMM team have an experienced and successful history of working together on markets, especially at historic Eastern Market. Because DMM has actual investments and livelihoods based on vending and deep roots in the city, there is a particularly personal commitment to a market's success. DMM is strongly dedicated to developing and maintaining a financially sustainable market while enhancing the ongoing integration of a market into the community.