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The founders of the Brooklyn Flea decided the time is right for Washington to get its own version of the NYC outdoor market that draws visitors from around the world. And this Saturday marks the District Flea's big first day in operation. Located at the corner of Florida Avenue and 9th Street, the market is slated to have over 70 vendors selling vintage clothes, jewelry, artisan food products, furniture, and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Plus, there will be food from local eateries like Room 11 and Red Hook Lobster Pound and a beer garden thanks to Churchkey. Clearly, there's a lot going on, so after the jump we've put together a list of five not-to-be-missed vendors at the new District Flea.
- We're curious about Baltimore shop The Hunting Ground, which will make the journey to D.C. for the Flea. Their styling is right on trend.
- Cherry Blossom Creative's colorful maps of Washington neighborhood are the coolest non-touristy D.C. gift we've seen recently.
- Maryland's Modern50 stocks the coolest industrial and mid-century modern furniture.
- If you haven't made the trek to Woodley Park vintage shop Via Gypset, check out their stall at the District Flea for dreamy, boho wares.
- Gypsy De Lune is a D.C. vintage shop that sells the type of retro clothing that ModCloth aspires to design. Plus, they usually operate out of a cool antique trailer.