The DC MEETMarket is free and open to the public. We are always family and pet-friendly.
WHERE: 15th and P St NW, in the heart of Logan Circle. We thank St. Luke's Episcopal Church for allowing us to use their open lot to host this community event.
WHEN: 11am - 5pm on the first Saturday of every month from April through November.
Market details including theme, sponsors, partners, vendors, music and activities below! We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming market event!
September 6th - Back-to-School!
Proudly sponsored by Honest Tea, Relay Foods, Zipcar, and Think Local First DC, the DC MEET Market will be celebrating Back-to-School on Saturday, September 6th! Our next market is jam-packed with a pop-up library from the DC Public Library, a live art installation by Kelly Towles, and DIY craft activities led by Topaz and Arrow! With live music by School of Rock, DJ vANNIEty, and Harry Ransom, all presented by Rock-n-Romp, there will also be a pig roast prepared by the owner of DC’s top-rated restaurant, Toki Underground and communal marketplace, Maketto. In addition, the market will showcase over 40 local vendors selling their goods from home décor, handcrafted jewelry, accessories, and prepared foods!
Our market happily accepts Think Local First's new LOCALIST Card! A $15 card gets you exclusive access to special experiences and events, deals and offers from vendors throughout the city. The DC MEETMarket is proud to be the first local outdoor market to accept the LOCALIST Card. To purchase your card, please visit http://thinklocalfirstdc.com/localist
POP-UP LIBRARY & ART INSTALLATION:
In honor of Banned Books Week, the DC Public Library (DCPL) will be featuring a pop-up library where market-goers can view and check out books at the market. Kelly Towles, one of DC’s top artists, will be collaborating with the DCPL with a live art installation. His paintings will later be displayed at “UNCENSORED: Celebrating Freedom of Expression,” a temporary public art event at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library that asks artists to explore the concept of censorship with an emphasis on the freedom to read, express and create. UNCENSORED will take place from September 21- 27, 2014.
DIY CRAFT ACTIVITIES:
Local DIY workshop maven's Topaz + Arrow will be showing kids how to create their own personalized and fun bookmarks to get them excited about the new school year! Topaz + Arrow is a lifestyle resource for the art and design-driven community in the Washington, DC area. Through communal craft sessions and engaging workshops, Topaz + Arrow will cover the DIY of personal style, home décor, dinner parties, weddings, and more, while infusing the handmade into a curated and creative lifestyle.
Owner of DC’s top-ramen restaurant, Toki Underground and soon to open communal marketplace, Maketto, Erik Bruner-Yang will be preparing a live pig roast for market-goers to enjoy. As a critically-acclaimed chef, Bruner-Yang will add his special touch to make for a delicious barbecue.
LIVE MUSIC & PERFORMANCES:
DJ vANNIEty Kills: As part of a rapidly-growing community of top gay and lesbian DJs in the nation’s capital, DJ vANNIEty Kills has been emerging on the DC-club scene for about three years. She’s played her unique blends of underground and mainstream dance-style music at Cadence, U Street Music Hall, Tropicalia, and many other local bars and clubs.
Harry Ransom: When DC based-producer, Harry Ransom discovered the sound of drum'n'bass, he developed an appetite for new underground electronic music. Since 1995, Ransom has been working on drum’n’bass as a solo artist, collaborating with other local producers, and playing across the United States.
School of Rock: School of Rock Silver Spring, is a performance-based, after-school music program which has been inspiring students of all ages to ROCK on stage, and in life, since 2006. The House Band, is a select band of students aged 11 - 17yrs old who audition once a year to further their stage experience by performing a few times per month around the DMV, and even out-of-state for competitions and tours with other Schools Of Rock.
Baby/Kids Wear & Accessories
Yinibini Baby | Soyini George | Baby/Kids Wear & Accessories
Dear Baby Products | Kate Ansari | Baby Bath Products
Mirasa Design | Aashumi Shah | Eco-Friendly Baby Accessories
Bath & Beauty
Southern Hospitality | Quinton Yeldell | Foot Care Products
COVE | Erin Gifford | Productive Space
Fashion Clothes & Accessories
Berwick DC | Benjamin Serres | Cork and Wool Accessories
Mutiny DC | Gert Barkovic | Men's Garments, Found Objects, Literature, & More
I Found That Vintage | Dafna Steinberg | Vintage Clothing & Accessories
Sovereign Treasures | Anjali Sunderam | Handpainted Glass
Wendy Zaidman | Wendy Zaidman | Stoneware Pottery
Home Accessories & Gifts
Karmalades | Cynthia Brevil | Eco-Luxury Natural Cleaning Supplies
Handmade Habitat | Amina Ahmad | Handcrafted Candles & Housewares
Pure Palette Scents | Usa Leckenby | Home Products with Essential Oils
Design 23 Interiors | Ed Rudock | Interior Decor
Naked Decor | Supon Phornorunlit | Home Accessories & Jewelry
Metallist | Ashley Kriehn | Metalsmithed Jewelry
Poppi | Dawn Benedetto | Beaded Jewelry
LIT Jewelry | Maureen O'Keefe | Handmade Silver Jewelry
Mallory Shelter Jewelry | Mallory Shelter | Gemstone Jewelry
Diament Jewelry | Libby Diament | Vintage-Inspired Jewelry
Kicheko Goods LLC | Sarah Bayot | Handmade Jewelry & Accessories
Sarah Cecelia Jewelry | Sarah McLaughlin | Sterling & Gold Jewelry
Amano Artisans | Carolina Lara | Handmade & Eco-Friendly Jewelry
JennyLola Studio | Ivy McCormick | Handcrafted Blankets, Toys, & Accessories
Kelly Towles | Kelly Towles | Graffiti-influenced Artwork & T-Shirts
Steve L. Miller Words and Images LLC | Steve Miller | Photography
Ride Your Strengths | Indira Dingledine | Painting
Brooklyn Made Store | Mina Karimi | Screen-Printed & Watercolor Art
Prepared/Specialty Foods/Food Trucks
Runningbyrd Tea | Ben Byrd | Seasonal Teas
Los Verracos Foods | Wesley Tahsir-Rodriguez | Latin-American Street Food
Dough: A District Bakery | Hilary Tomeny | Baked Goods
Thunder Beast LLC | Stephen Norberg | Handcrafted Root Beer
Baked & Wired | Tessa Velazquez | Baked Goods
Naked Juice | Dustin McDonald | Fruit/Vegetable Juices & Smoothies
Fast Snail | Liz Hutcheson | Prints, Illustrations, & Fun Gift Items
Grey Moggie Press | Melanie Karlins | Letterpress Greetings
Vendor List and Event Details Coming soon!
Vendor List and Event Details Coming soon!