Annual Downtown Holiday Market

Sunday, Dec 19, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

F Street NorthWest between 7th and 9th Streets NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

Please call before attending any community events. It is likely that they will be postponed or canceled as a result of the coronavirus. You can find CDC coronavirus information at cdc.gov/coronavirus; AARP has additional resources at aarp.org/coronavirus.

The 17th Annual Downtown Holiday Market, Washington D.C.'s outdoor shopping village.

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.

Music Schedule

12-12:45PM: RockStarts
{ ROCK, EDUCATION, KIDS } RockStarts brings an interactive spin to music for kids & adults alike!

1-1:45PM: The Capital Hearings
{ ACAPPEALLA } This vocal ensemble performs a variety of styles including classical, holiday, jazz, and contemporary pop

2:30-4:30PM: Lilt
{ IRISH, STEP DANCERS } Lilt plays captivating Irish jigs, reels, and hornpipes, with spirited step-dancers adding to the excitement

5-7PM: Carly Harvey & The Experience
{ JAZZ, BLUES } Soulful vocalist Carly Harvey performs classic jazz standards and stripped down blues

Location: F Street NW between 7th and 9th Streets NW Entrance is outside the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum.

This event listing provided for the Washington community events calendar. Community events are not associated with or sponsored by AARP, but may be of interest to you. We want to hear from you if you have an event to share or updates to this event.

Images provided by AmericanTowns.com, Ticketmaster

More from AARP in Washington

Upcoming AARP Events

View All AARP Events »


Find information about getting a COVID-19 vaccine in your state. CDC information is available at cdc.gov/coronavirus; additional AARP information and resources are at aarp.org/coronavirus. En español, visite aarp.org/elcoronavirus.

AARP Member Card

Join or Renew Today

JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR

  • Immediate access to your member benefits
  • Discounts on travel and everyday savings
  • Subscription to the award-winning AARP The Magazine
  • An ally on the issues that matter most to you in Washington
  • Free membership for your spouse or partner
JOIN NOW