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Find the best shops, boutiques and more in Washington, DC.

Everything You Need to Know About DC's Downtown Holiday Market

Where is the Downtown Holiday Market? What’s nearby? Located at 8th and F Streets NW, the Downtown Holiday Market holds down the area in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery . Now in its 15th year, its bright lights bring Penn Quarter and Chinatown to life,...

Holiday Shopping at the Downtown Holiday Market - Christmas and Holiday Market in Washington, DC
Where to Eat, Drink & Shop at DC's Union Market

It’s a Sunday afternoon at NoMa’s Union Market , and a couple is slurping bivalves at Rappahannock Oyster Bar while, nearby, a tween struggles to eat a taco while walking. Just across the way, there’s a line forming for either the beer, the bratwursts or both at Red Apron Butchery . Welcome to...

Union Market in NoMa - Food hall and shopping center in Washington, DC
8 Charming Independent Bookstores in Washington, DC

Regularly ranked as one of the most literate cities in the nation, Washington, DC finds its brain fuel from a variety of new and used bookstores. During your visit, pass on the ebook for a classic paperback or a first edition. Browse the shelves of these neighborhood nooks to find that one book you...

@sanauphoto - Couple at Capitol Hill Books - Independent charming bookstores in Washington, DC
10+ Farmers' Markets You Should Visit in Washington, DC

There are plenty of farmers' markets in Washington, DC. Whether you are looking for local produce and fresh vegetables, handmade pastas and artisanal cheeses or prefer to catch a chef demo and score some samples, there’s something for everyone. Head into DC's neighborhoods and check out these great...

The best farmers' markets for fresh produce in Washington, DC - Freshfarm Market at H Street NE
15 Indie Boutiques for Fabulous Local Finds

In need of seasonal wear, or something new and fresh to impress your significant other? You’re in luck, because the shopping inventory in the nation’s capital goes well beyond the standard name brands. Read up on some of our favorite indie boutiques below.

Hu's Shoes & Hu's Wear - Shopping in Georgetown - Washington, DC
14 Stylish Georgetown Shops for the Fashion-Obsessed

Georgetown may be DC’s oldest neighborhood, but its shopping scene has the hottest of-the-moment fashions around. We’ve gathered up more than a dozen must-stop shops for your day in this stylish 'hood.

Where to shop in Georgetown - Places to shop in Washington, DC
What's Open, Reopening, Closed and Canceled in Washington, DC

The coronavirus pandemic has affected events, attractions and other businesses throughout the Washington, DC area. The city is currently in Phase Two of recovery, which allows many businesses to reopen. Make sure to check out our list of reopened businesses and read below for more details on...

@brenntravels - Summer sunset over DC skyline flying into Reagan Airport - Best views of Washington, DC
Where to Shop at CityCenterDC

Fashionistas rejoice! CityCenterDC —an expansive, mixed-use development boasting boutique after boutique beckoning shoppers— has made Downtown DC the place to be when it comes to haute couture. The retail destination takes up several city blocks and features shops like Paul Stuart , Jo Malone...

Fall Installation at Palmer Alley in CityCenterDC - Where to Shop in Washington, DC
11 Places to Shop 'Til You Drop in Dupont Circle

Though neighboring Georgetown may get most of the hype when it comes to the shopping scene in Washington, DC, the pretty run of Connecticut Avenue that comprises Dupont Circle has its fair share of cute boutiques and stylish shops, too. Here are some of our favorite places to browse.

Dupont Circle - Washington, DC
8 Places to Shop in Upper Northwest DC

Retail in Upper Northwest ranges from the big-name, big-budget department stores and boutiques on Wisconsin Avenue NW to locally owned shops on Connecticut Avenue NW.

Politics & Prose Bookstore - Upper Northwest - Washington, DC