Applications for three seasonal Washington, DC markets were posted online recently by Diverse Markets Management, LLC (DMM), a DC firm specializing in the development and marketing of outdoor public exhibitor markets.
Fairgrounds, Opening Day, April 12First to launch will be Fairgrounds, a pop-up entertainment & shopping destination across from Nationals Park, on Opening Day of baseball season, April 12, 2012. Housed in eco-friendly shipping containers, Fairgrounds is a great example of "up-cycled" building materials, allowing for unique creative opportunities with minimal environmental impact.Located along Half Street between M and N Streets, SW, Fairgrounds will serve customers coming to the ballpark for games; for a lunch, happy hour and dinner spot seven days a week; and as a unique shopping destination of retailers and creative entrepreneurs, food truck restaurants, bars, entertainment stage and farmers market. DMM will be coordinating a weekly Wednesday jazz series and twice-weekly farmers market, both sponsored by the Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District.
web site and application process is located here: fairgrounds.diversemarkets.net/
WellnessWorks Farmers Market, Opening Wednesday, May 2
The WellnessWORKS Farmers Market, produced by DMM in partnership with the US Government launches its 2012 season on Wednesday May 2. WellnessWORKS Farmers Market is located in the courtyard of the OPM Roosevelt Building at 1900 E Street NW in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood where I-66 becomes E Street. The market is intended to showcase and provide healthy foods and nutritional items and to highlight sustainability by featuring only locally grown or produced products. The market will operate every Wednesday from 10am - 2pm through October.
Application and additional information can be found http://diversemarkets.net/events.asp?evid=12.
Mount Vernon Triangle Market, Opening Sunday, May 6
Initiating its second season, the market is situated in Mt. Vernon Triangle, at the corner of 5th and Eye Streets NW just north of Chinatown in downtown DC. The market boasts a prime position in a growing high-end residential neighborhood near the Convention Center and popular restaurants such as Busboys & Poets. The market will feature a diverse mix of art, crafts, imports, antiques, collectibles and furniture every Sunday beginning May 6 from 10 – 4 p.m. The market will also highlight local specialty food items such as fruits and vegetables, flowers, preserves, prepared foods and beverages. In addition to some low-key live entertainment, seating for the community will be provided to enjoy this new neighborhood gathering place.
Application and more information http://diversemarkets.net/events.asp?evid=19