Welcome to Eastern Market, Washington DC’s original and premier food & arts market!

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Located in the heart of the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, Eastern Market is DC’s destination for fresh food, community events, and on weekends, local farm-fresh produce and handmade arts and crafts. Click through our website to find out everything that the market has to offer. Email us if you have any questions and most importantly, come visit us! For over 136 years, Eastern Market has served as a community hub, connecting neighbors, families and visitors. Eastern Market is located at 225 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

150th Anniversary Events on November 10th, 11th, and 12th!

First opened on November 12, 1873, Eastern Market is celebrating our 150th Anniversary! Upcoming events include:


Buy your tickets now for Novemberfest, the kick-off fundraiser on Friday, November 10th, to celebrate Eastern Market’s 150th Anniversary. This 21+ event features a limited edition beer from Atlas Brew Works and live music by local legends, the Rock Creek Kings. The Hill is ready to party! Learn more and buy tickets at easternmarketmainstreet.org/150

  • November 10, 2023 | 6PM-9PM
  • Eastern Market North Hall, 227 7th Street SE, Washington DC 20003
  • $25 per person, each ticket includes a $10 food/beverage token


Bring out the whole family to celebrate Eastern Market’s 150th anniversary on November 11th and 12th. Accompanying all of our fantastic merchants and vendors, will be music, shopping, historic walking tours, classes, giant games, a child-friendly scavenger hunt, a world-renowned silhouette artist, and more, fun for all abounds! Make sure you join us on Sunday afternoon from 1-4pm when The Wheelmen will be giving a demonstration of their giant penny-farthing bicycles and other Victorian peddlers! Learn more and stay up to date by visiting easternmarketmainstreet.org/150

To learn more about the history of Eastern Market, listen to the interviews of Eastern Market community members at the Overbeck Capitol Hill History Project

Eastern Market Strategic Plan

Eastern Market Strategic Plan

North Hall at Eastern Market

For decades, historic Eastern Market’s North Hall has been a premier destination for hosting memorable events. The North Hall was renovated in 2009 as part of Eastern Market’s $22 million restoration by the District of Columbia Government. Plan your next event at one of the District’s historic landmarks today!

Photos by: 1. Nick Donner, Donner Photos | 2. Aimee Custis | 4. Kay Lemons