The mall is in a state of anarchy by now, but if you’re in the D.C. area, the ninth annual Downtown Holiday Market has your last-minute gift needs covered, with more than 180 crafters, boutique shops and artisans along F Street between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Shop daily until Dec. 23 from noon to 8 p.m.
Spending the holidays in New York? Take a walk down through Bryant Park for a unique holiday shopping experience. There are a million things to do whether you want to venture off to the ice skating rink or partake karaoke sessions in a 7 foot freezer while testing out a Columbia Omni- Heat jacket. The point is – while you shop you’re experience a high dose of fun and cutesy activities to get involved with.
And to top it all off, there is always hot chocolate to be found to keep you and your sweetie warm.