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Eastern Market

Washington, DC’s Favorite Farmers Market & Flea Market


Eastern Market

Eastern Market

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Eastern Market was built in 1873 and today is one of the few public markets left in Washington, DC. The farmers market offers fresh produce and flowers, delicatessen, baked goods, meat, fish, poultry, cheese and dairy products. The Market Lunch is known for its crab cakes and blueberry pancakes. On weekends, the Farmers Market at Eastern Market moves outdoors. Arts & Crafts Fairs are held on Saturdays and The Flea Market attracts a crowd on Sundays. The Capitol Hill Community Foundation sponsors free concerts in May, June, September and October on the corner patio at 7th St. and North Carolina Ave., SE.

Indoor Merchants - South Hall - meats, poultry, seafood, produce, pasta, baked goods, flowers, and cheeses.

Arts and Crafts - Works by painters, sculptors, independent designers, woodworkers, jewelers, potters, and photographers.

Open-air Food Market - fresh produce from farms in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.


7th Street & North Carolina Avenue, SE
Washington, DC
(202) 544-0083

Eastern Market is located on Capitol Hill about seven blocks west of the Capitol and one block north of the Eastern Market Metro Station.


South Hall: Tuesday-Saturday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Flea Market: Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Arts & Crafts Market: Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Farmers' Line: Saturday & Sunday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2014 Music In the Yard Series

Concerts are every Sunday between 12-3:30 p.m., weather permitting.

May 4 - Rick Franklin - Hokum Blues
May 11 - Alpha Dog Acoustic - Blues
May 18 - King Street Bluegrass - Bluegrass
May 25 - Ian Walters - Updated Classics
June 1 - Flo Anito - Jazzy Pop
June 8 - Jim Stephanson - American Songbook
June 15 - Blue Panamuse - Swing, Blues
June 22 - Gessfort Court Ensemble - Jazz & More
June 29 - Ian Walters - Updated Classics
July 6 - Gail Storm - Blues, Jazz
July 13 - John Lewis - Jazz, R&B
July 20 - O Street Band - Americana
July 27 - Ian Walters - Updated Classics



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