May 1, 2019: Celebrate Market Week! 


Where Local Art Meets LUNCH! 
Crystal City Crafts Market | Thursdays 
Opening: Thursday, May 2nd 
Time: 11am - 2pm
Location: Plaza of 220 20th St. South, Arl. VA

Thursday, May 2nd, the Crystal City Crafts Market, a weekly lunch time arts market in Crystal City, Virginia, returns. Now entering its fifth year, Crystal City Crafts Market operates alongside a much-followed Food Truck Thursdays. Operating each Thursday during lunch hours, 11am to 2pm, through June 27, market visitors will discover unique art, crafts, handmade jewelry, accessories, bath/beauty and other local and handcrafted products. Live music and select food trucks create a welcoming programming mix for those escaping their offices. 
In a shift across the street from its previous location, the Crystal City Crafts Market finds a new home in the shaded plaza of 220 20th Street South.  It is adjacent to the Crystal Shops mall, several popular restaurants and retail establishments. Crystal City Metro is 2 blocks away and there is plenty of public parking among major office buildings, apartments and hotels.
The market is sponsored by the Crystal City BID.  
Exhibitor applications and information is available at Updates and live performances can be found on the Crystal City Crafts Market Facebook page. 


Southwest DC's Neighborhood Living Room
MarketSW | Alternate Fridays
Opening: May 3
Time: 4pm - 10pm 

Returning on May 3rd, and continuing every other Friday until Oct 18, the beloved night market of Southwest DC, MarketSW enters its 4th year expanding its presence as a Friday night staple on the Southwest Waterfront. Located at the corner of 4th and M Streets SW, on the LotSW, the night market is directly across the street from Waterfront Station Metro and near Arena Stage.  
With an inviting mix of local and creative businesses, food trucks, live music, a fully-stocked beer garden, colorful lights, and family-friendly activities, MarketSW creates a lively atmosphere of a neighborhood outdoor living room.
The Southwest Waterfront neighborhood is home to a wide selection of recreational, cultural, and park destinations, including the main campus of the Smithsonian Institution along the National Mall, and The Wharf. There is also adjacent and near-by public parking.
This Friday features the powerful and soulful blues of Carly Harvey and her band Kiss & Ride on stage, a great mix of exhibitors including Bicycle Trash, Billie Claire Handmade and Hometown Go, and a smorgasbord of food options including The Tender Rib, DMV Empanadas, and Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats.  Sugar Rim Bar provides the libations.  See the full roster of participants Here

Also, check out our Farmers Market SW in the same location from 9am - 1pm every Saturday.

The Market hosts a variety of farmers, produers, prepared foods as well as community and crafts. Entertainment and kids activities are also part of the mix.  DMM is a proud participant in DC Greens food access program, helping the less fortunate neighbors in the community have access to farm fresh produce.

Updated news and information about the happenings at MarketSW can be followed through our various social media channels. Check out our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter handles.  


Go Big and Shop Small with Eastern Market Main Street's Market Week!

Market Week | May 5- 11
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: 7th St and C St SE, Washington, DC

The Flea Market at Eastern Market is proud to participate in Market Week, the third annual celebration of the businesses at the heart of Capitol Hill, presented by Eastern Market Main Street (EMMS).

The week-long event, kicking off on Sunday May 5 at the market, aligns with National Small Business Week and DC Small Business Week, showcasing the amazing contribution of small businesses to our local and national economy. "Market Week aims to create meaningful, memorable experiences between businesses and customers, encouraging neighbors to invest in their local economy while fostering a walkable, vibrant, and inclusive neighborhood," said Executive Director, Madeleine Odendahl. 

The signature activity during Market Week, the Passport, enables shoppers to go big and shop small. Participants can use the Market Week Passport to support local businesses, attend events, and collect stamps to enter to win giveaways ranging from a free cup of coffee to a full "stay-cation" package worth $750.
To learn more about Market Week or the Eastern Market Main Street, visit their website! More information about the Flea Market at Eastern Market can be found through EasternMarket.Net, the FMEM Facebook Page, and DMM Instagram!