Spring is in the air! We are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel after a brutally cold winter here in DC. One thing is for certain, we are all ready for some fresh air after being trapped indoors for a solid two months straight.

The Best of DC's Union MarketWarm weather means happy hours, dining el fresco, farmers markets and finally shedding the layers that we have become a-custom to bundling up in. And luckily enough, we have found one glorious spot in DC to indulge in all of our favorite warm weather activities.

The Best of DC's Union Market

Union Market is a unique emporium that houses over 40 artisan retailers under one roof. Richard Brandenburg, veteran of José Andrés’s ThinkFoodGroup, has carefully curated the ultimate foodie experience and locals and tourists have definitely taken notice.

The Best of DC's Union Market

The Best of DC's Union Market

The Best of DC's Union Market

Vendors range from fine food artisans, up-and-coming entrepreneurs, to well known restaurateurs all creating an overall memorable experience.

The Best of DC's Union MarketYou can choose to eat at a specific restaurant for a date or if you are with a group, everyone can grab different bites from various vendors and share them at the picnic tables outside.

You can choose to eat at a specific restaurant or if you are with a group, everyone can grab different bites from various vendors and share them at the picnic tables outside.

Many people love visiting for lunch, happy hour or dinner but our favorite time to visit is on the weekends. There is so much to do, that you can really make a day out of it.

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You can shop for unique gifts at Salt and Sundry, pick up fresh veggies from the local farmers, head to the Righteous Cheese for well-what they said, have a quick bite at Takorean or sit down and have fresh oysters with a glass of wine at Rappahannock Oyster Bar.

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The Best of DC's Union Market

Have guests visiting you for the weekend? This is the ultimate spot to bring a group of people with a variety of tastes. They also have a wide variety of events that occur on a weekly basis, so there really is never a lack of things to do at this place.

The Best of DC's Union Market

Surprisingly, this market has been a mainstay for quiet some time. It dates back to 1931, when it opened a blocks away from Union Terminal Market. Union Market has long been a DC favorite and looks like it is here to stay.

The Best of DC's Union Market

It sure has come a long way since it’s latest remodel and revamp a few years back and all of the hard work has most certainly paid off.

The Best of DC's Union Market

So if you are looking for a place to eat, drink and enjoy some fresh air this spring/summer, head over to Union Market for a day full of glorious gluttony, it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Current List of Vendors

Ah Love Oil & Vinegar
Almaala Farms
Bazaar Spices
The BBQ Joint
Bidwell
Buffalo & Bergen
Co Co. Sala
Cordial Fine Wine & Spirits
DC Empanadas
DC Mediterranean
DC Sharp
The District Fishwife
Dolcezza Gelato
Goshen
Harvey’s Market
Honeycomb Grocer
Lyon Bakery
Neopol Savory Smokery
Panorama Bakery
Peregrine Espresso
Rappahannock Oysters Co.
Red Apron Butchery
Righteous Cheese
Ris
Salt & Sundry
Soup Up
TaKorean
Trickling Springs Creamery


UNION MARKET
ADDRESS & HOURS:

1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
Tuesday–Friday 11:00am – 8:00pm | Saturday–Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm

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