December 1-23. The 18th Annual Downtown Holiday Market, Washington D.C.’s outdoor shopping village, kicks off the holiday season Friday, November 18. The beloved outdoor market returns to downtown Penn Quarter, transforming two city blocks on F Street into a one-stop shop, open-air winter wonderland. Guests can make the most of their holiday shopping experience this winter supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs across the region, finding unique, festive treasures in the heart of the District through December 23. Centered at 8th and F St., Washington, DC.