Takoma Cocoa Crawl

2018 Cocoa Crawl is Saturday, December 15th. Check back for details!

2017 Details:

Bring your Takoma Mug and enjoy cocoa* at area restaurants and cafes during the Takoma Cocoa Crawl! Make one stop or many.  Adult versions available too. Get your Takoma mug at Old Takoma Ace Hardware, 7001 Carroll Ave or Artspring, 7002 Carroll Ave. Mugs from previous crawls welcome!

Busboys and Poet, 235 Carroll St, NW
$2.50 Delicious hot chocolate (made with milk!)
$8 Adult peppermint spiked hot chocolate 
$1 White chocolate macadamia, oatmeal raisin, or chocolate chip chip cookies
PLUS 15% off bookstore purchases and Story time for kids every half hour during the crawl: 3:00, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00

Capital City Cheesecake, 7071 Carroll Ave

Kin Da, 6923 Laurel Ave
Thai tea $1.95
Thai coffee$1.95
Offered all day with mug

La Mano Coffee Bar 304 Carroll St, NW

Mark’s Kitchen, 7006 Carroll Ave

Republic, 6939 Laurel Ave
$8 Scotch & Chocolate cocktails

Spring Mill Bread Co, 7300 Carroll Ave
Cocoa plus from 12noon-2pm,  kids can get a large gingerbread man to decorate.  To make it even more festive where your best ugly Christmas sweater!

Starbucks, 232 Carroll St NW

The Still Point Spa, 5 Grant Ave
A tasty alternative to the traditional hot cocoa and cider classics. Warm your tastebuds with a cozy cup of Pure Inventions Cranberry + Elderberry flavor with a touch of cinnamon! Present your mug for 20% off Pure Inventions products. Great for a holiday gift idea! Schedule your hot chocolate facial while you are there.

Takoma Bev Co , 6917 Laurel Ave

Takowork,  7000 Carroll Ave,  2nd floor
Cocoa plus artist pop up!

Yoga Heights, 255 Carroll St, NW
Try “Golden Milk” an Ayurvedic recipe of warm vegan spiced coconut milk that is anti-inflammatory and delicious! We will also offer a Restorative Yoga class at 3pm that afternoon. (regular class pricing)

*Sizes and prices vary by business

Takoma MAP

Shop, Eat and Drink Sidewalk Sale

Shop the deals at Takoma’s locally-owned, independent shops this Saturday and Sunday, September 16th and 17th. Find sales as the businesses make room for holiday inventory – home goods, handicrafts, bikes, pet supplies, games, clothing, hardware and more.

Artful Framing
BeSpoke Not Broke @ Polly Sue’s Vintage
The Big Bad Woof
The Covered Market
Fair Day’s Play
House of Musical Traditions
Magic Carpet
Old Takoma Ace Hardware
Park Florist
Polly Sue’s Vintage
TPSS Co-op
Takoma Bicycle
The Spice Suite
Things from Egypt and Beyond
Willow Street Yoga Center

And of course you need to EAT!


Grant Avenue Market

Grant Avenue Market
Vintage • Collectibles • Funky Finds








Location: Grant Avenue and Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, MD
(Market entrance at 7300 Carroll Ave)
The Grant Avenue Market is returning to Takoma Park, one of “America’s Coolest Suburbs” (See Thrillist),  with an eclectic mix of vintage, collectibles and funky finds. 25 vendors will be offering furniture, housewares, clothing, collectibles, jewelry, records, books, artwork, ephemera and more.

Market Music
Mandolin maestro Bruce Miller performs from 10:00am to 12:00noon
Local blues band DC Mudd performs from 12:00noon to 3:00pm

Special thanks to R&S Automotive.

Sunday, June 17th is Father’s Day!
Bring Dad to enjoy Takoma for the day. In partnership with the Takoma Park Farmers Market, we’ll be offering free pedicab rides. Visitors can pedicab to brunch at one of Takoma’s restaurants and cafes or shop the Farmers Market after finding that hidden treasure at the Grant Avenue Market.

Complimentary pedicabs sponsored by the Takoma Park Farmers Market
Farmers Market






Location: the Market takes place on Grant Avenue in Takoma Park, MD between Carroll and Hancock Avenues

The event is accessible via the Takoma Station on Metro’s Red Line.

Parking is available in the public lots below:

(1) Lot on Ethan Allen Ave next to Co-op FREE and closest to Market

(2) Lot behind the shops on Laurel Ave -$2.50 for Sunday

(3) Lot the corner of Carroll and Willow Ave, enter via Willow Ave. Rate: $3 for Sunday

Plus metered street parking (free on Sundays) and at the Takoma Metro parking lot

Leashed dogs welcome!



We have just a couple of slots available for the rescheduled date of 6/17.  Apply here

Once the application is submitted, applicants will receive an automated email confirmation and will be contacted within one week of submission.

We are looking for unique vendors offering the following:

  • vintage: furniture, housewares, clothing, jewelry, records, books, artwork, ephemera
  • repurposed items: clothing, jewelry, artwork, housewares
  • special: eclectic wares and wearables

The fee to participate is a nonrefundable $60, payable upon acceptance into the market. Vendors provide and assemble their own tents, tables, chairs, etc. The market occurs rain or shine. For more details, please review our rules & regs here.

2018 Vendors


Arise Bazaar – Japanese and Asian art, antiques and textiles

Atelier Akvamarine – handmade jewelry

Byrdie – jewelry made from salvaged metalware, quartz, feathers

Diament Jewelry – handmade and vintage jewelry

Fresca Frankie Recycled Accessories – upcycled jewelry and accessories

Holy Crepes – sweet and savory made-to-order crepes

Laguna Vintage – vintage children’s books

Legacy Quilts and Art – fiber arts and dolls made of recycled materials

Lindsay Rohrbaugh – Breyer model horses

Lola’s Closet – vintage clothing and accessories

Love Once Again – vintage apparel and accessories

Marcelle Fozard – vintage upcycled housewares, jewelry and mini chicken paintings

OlivePit Vintage – vintage housewares, decor, toys, clothing, accessories & fabric

Rachel Pfeffer Designs – handmade jewelry

RADHOST – original textiles, handmade pillows, scarves and bags

Robert Warren Designs – handmade home furnishings in timber and metal

SoHy Collective – trio of southern Hyattsville Arts District shops (Tanglewood Works, Green Owl Design, Three Little Birds Sewing Co.)

Ten Years In Afghanistan – Afghan carpets, photography

The Comptoir – hand embroidered art

The Møbelbutik – midcentury modern, Hollywood regency, and industrial vintage furniture

The Pearl Girl – vintage and handmade jewelry, greeting cards, candles and accessories

Tin Lizzy Mobile Boutique – sustainable fashion clothing and accessories truck