We're About Diversity
Our public markets feature an exciting array of diverse products, diverse people, delivered by professionals with diverse skills.
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.

U Street Flea

We are pleased to announce a new market in the bustling U Street corridor. 

Situated at 912 U St NW, DC, a parking lot near the intersection of U Street and 9th St. NW, the U Street Flea market will feature a diverse mix of art, crafts, imports, antiques, collectibles and furniture every Saturday and Sunday from 10 – 5 p.m. The market may also feature local specialty food items such as fruits and vegetables, prepared food and beverages. Neighborhood retail businesses may also participate as the community enjoys this new neighborhood gathering place.

Please note the lot is small, with only 25 spaces available.  All exhibitors will be accepted through the application process only.  Saturday preference must meet high quality standards for products. All items for sale must be either handmade, ethno-specific imported merchandise, antique or vintage quality collectibles.

Info and application for Saturdays

Info and application for Sundays


The Very Cherry Marketplace at the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

The Southwest Waterfront Community salutes the the Cherry Blossoms with seven celebratory hours of free music, water-related activities, and cultural experiences; an arts and merchandise market with DC’s best food trucks and a beer garden; and four performance areas featuring live entertainment concluding with a Fireworks Spectacular over the historic Washington Channel on Satiurday April 5, 2014.  Produced by The National Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington Waterfront Association and Hoffman-Madison Waterfront with participation of Diverse Markets Management.

Located at the Southwest Waterfront at 900 Water Street, SW along the historic Washington Channel and accessible by Metro (L’Enfant Plaza or Waterfront-SEU), walking, bike or car, The market will be part of an extensive amount of programming at the site and will feature a diverse mix of art, crafts, high quality merchandise, food, and products that highlight the Cherry Blossom experience.

Advertised hours for the Festival will be from 1 – 9 PM on Saturday April 5, 2014Extensive regional and national promotions will be part of The National Cherry Blossom Festival campaign including listing at the official Cherry Blossom Festival site.

Info and Apply here


The Flea Market at Eastern Market

Every Sunday, Year 'Round

We are pleased to announce CONTINUATION OF THE FLEA MARKET AT EASTERN MARKET in Washington, DC, EVERY SUNDAY.  In 2014 we continue for OUR 31st SEASON, our 22nd at Hine Junior High School.  We are able to accommodate 100 EXHIBITORS EACH WEEK.

The flea market is located along 7th Street SE at C Street on the Hine School grounds between Pennsylvania and N. Carolina Avenues SE, 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.

Apply at: EasternMarket.net


Anacostia Big Chair Flea Market

Situated in the large parking lot at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr Ave and Pleasant Streets SE, the market hosts a diverse mix of art, crafts, imports, antiques, collectibles and furniture every Saturday from 9 – 4 p.m. The market will also feature local specialty food items such as fruits and vegetables, flowers, preserves, prepared foods and beverages, and neighborhood organizations for the community to enjoy this new neighborhood gathering place..

Market open Saturday April 19.  Application and more information here.