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Eastern Market Review

Vibrantly colored produce and flowers; freshly caught fish; fragrant cheeses; and tempting sweets are sold by independent vendors at Eastern Market, which first opened its doors in 1873. On weekends a flea market and an arts-and-crafts market add to the fun. After the redbrick building was gutted by fire in 2007, a $22-million reconstruction project restored it to its original Victorian grandeur. Now it is a vibrant and lively gathering place, complete with entertainment, art showings, and a pottery studio.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 7th St. and North Carolina Ave. SE, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC 20003 | Map It
  • Phone: 202/698–5253
  • Hours: Closed Mon.
  • Website:
  • Metro Eastern Market.
  • Location: Capitol Hill
Updated: 06-05-2013

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