Local Guide: DC’s Best Farmers Markets & Flea Markets

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Local Guide: DC’s Best Farmers Markets & Flea Markets

As the weather starts to warm up in DC, there is no better way to spend your time outdoors than at one of the many farmers markets and flea markets scattered around the city. But of course no shopping trip is complete unless you're sipping on your favorite coffee. That's why we created the ultimate guide so you can have both! Check out our top recommendations for farmers markets and flea markets around the city, AND the closest Compass Coffee cafe to start off with. 


Half Street Central Farm Market

Address: 1250 Half St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Right outside of our DC Nationals Park stadium you can find a quaint little farmers market called Half Street Central Farm Market. Vendors are out and running every Saturday from 9 AM to 1:30pm. Grab a coffee right outside the market (literally, right next to it) at our Navy Yard Half Street cafe and make a day out of local food and varieties.

Closest Compass Coffee: 1201 Half St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Breezes at a DC farmers market

Georgetown Flea Market

Address: 1819 35th St NW, Washington, DC 20007

As you may know from our Georgetown blog post, Wisconsin Avenue is a hot spot for great shopping in DC. But... did you know if you travel about 10 minutes north on Wisconsin avenue, you’ll find one of the biggest flea markets in DC? Georgetown Flea Market is open every Sunday from 8 am - 4pm, allowing a full day of shopping fun. You can find a wide variety of local and traveling vendors supplying all types of collectibles, household goods, and vintage finds. 

Closest Compass Coffee: 1351 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007


FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Market

Address: 499 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001

This Mount Vernon Triangle market next to Milian Park serves as a local Saturday favorite. From 9am to 1pm you can find all types of local produce and delights. It's also surrounded by some great restaurants and shops!

Closest Compass Coffee: 650 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Woman enjoying nitro cold brew in the park

Capital Harvest on the Plaza

Address: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

If you find yourself having time in the middle of the week, a great way to spend it would be exploring local flavors at Capital Harvest on the Plaza. This Pennsylvania Avenue location has its community gatherings on Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm. Here you can find dozens of DC based vendors that offer wide variety of fresh, homegrown produce, artisanal goods, and homemade or locally sourced food products

Closest Compass Coffee: 435 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004


Dupont Little Flea Market

Address: Corner of 19th and Q Streets, 1909 Q St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Despite the name, the Dupont Little Flea Market is full of big finds. It offers everything from antique furniture and jewelry to handmade art and clothing. This neighborhood market is open on Sunday’s from 10am to 3pm, just a two minute walk from the FRESHFARM Dupont Circle Market, open on Sunday’s 8:30am to 1:30pm. With both of these locations being so close, you can truly spend a full day exploring through local treats!

Closest Compass Coffee: 849 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006

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