Welcome to Diverse Markets Management


Diverse Markets Management (DMM), LLC is a DC-based firm specializing in the development and management of outdoor public exhibitor markets. Principals in the firm are experienced leaders in specialty vending and in managing relations with this unique group of small business entrepreneurs. Members of the DMM team have an experienced and successful history of working together on markets, especially at historic Eastern Market. Key attributes of the team include the manager of The Flea Market at Eastern Market (FMEM), decades of business activity as exhibitors and managers, as well as long working relationships with other stakeholders of the Market. Because our team has actual investments and livelihoods based on vending and deep roots in the city, we have a particularly personal commitment to a market's success. We are strongly dedicated to developing and maintaining a financially sustainable market while enhancing the ongoing integration of a market into the community.



MarketSW at Waterfront Station

 

Market SW regrets to announce that it will delay its opening due to COVID-19 precautionary measures.

As we join the many businesses in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, this is an incomparable moment for small business owners, artists, creatives, and all of those affected by the mandated quarantines across the world. This harrowing experience is a global issue creating surreal and desperate impacts on the local level. Until the ban on congregating in public is lifted, we cannot offer an opening date for the market. We are paying close attention to  developments, and the related public health measures being enforced by the DC Government, and will make any announcements regarding the market here, through our newsletter and social media.  Please subscribe if you have not already.


MarketSW, at Waterfront Station in SW DC is a night arts market that runs  from 4-10pm on alternate Fridays of the month beginning on May 1 and continuing every other Friday through October 30, 2020.

Situated on the Lot at 4th and M Streets SW, MarketSW will be located among Waterfront Station Metro, Safeway, the popular restaurants Station 4 and All About Burger, and Arena Stage. There is plenty of public parking among major office buildings, apartments and the thriving Southwest neighborhood. The market is a production of DMM supported by Waterfront Station and the Southwest Business Improvement District.

Southwest DC, boasts excellent demographics. 17,000 people live in the immediate Waterfront Station area with an average household income of $51,611. The neighborhood is well known for its proximity to the Washington Channel, Fort McNair, and the national headquarters of more than two dozen federal agencies. Most residents in SW are highly educated long-term condo and coop owners with senior positions in government and District agencies.

A diverse mix of art, crafts, handmade jewelry, accessories, bath/beauty, vintage and antique furniture, furnishings, accessories and collectibles, as well as other local and handcrafted products are desired.  As an additional draw, live-music and select food trucks will be part of the programming mix. 

Convenient loading and free adjacent parking for the market and an affordable $50 space fee are among the market’s considerable amenities.

 


For more information or to register for this event, click here.


Farmers Market SW

 

Farmers Market SW is now accepting applications from quality food and farm businesses for the weekly Saturday market in SW DC. Opening April 18 and running every Saturday from 9AM to 1PM through November 7, the market offers baked goods, coffee, jams/jellies, prepared foods, pasture-raised meats & eggs, and locally grown fresh produce. 

Now entering its sixth market season, its fourth by DMM, the market attracts hundreds of weekly shoppers from the surrounding community and also features live music, performances, lawn games, childrens activity and more.  The rapidly growing area, including the Wharf, newly completed apartment buildings, and new area amenities over the past year are adding critical density -- and the market has grown significantly with new resources and new partnerships. It's a nice neighborhood market that attracts families, young professionals and home-owning seniors in the area. The market also goes above and beyond to offer support to low-income shoppers through various voucher programs and federal nutrition assistance.


For more information or to register for this event, click here.


The Flea Market at Eastern Market

 

The Flea Market at Eastern Market opens its Sunday operations on June 28, 2020 in limited activity due to COVID-19 precautionary measures.

Applications are not currently being accepted. As we move in to a more robust operation we may allow new applicants and occasional exhibitors to apply.

 

Every Sunday, Year 'Round

THE FLEA MARKET AT EASTERN MARKET in Washington, DC, operates EVERY SUNDAY.  In 2020 we continue for OUR 37th SEASON.

The flea market is located along 7th Street SE from Pennsylvania Avenues SE, and on the new C Street Plaza, ON CAPITOL HILL.  The Eastern Market Metro Station (Orange/Blue Lines) is at 7th & Pennsylvania.  The location is enhanced by a fine urban neighborhood.  It is A FUN PLACE TO SELL.

Information and Application at: EasternMarket.net