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Updated 12/22/20

Shop the Season

From Small Business Saturday ’til the end of the year, we’re celebrating downtown Raleigh’s small businesses in a big way. Whether you’re gathering the family ‘round Moore Square or sprinting down Salisbury Street for some last-minute gift shopping, you’ll find plenty to unwrap in Downtown Raleigh. Plan your trip with our Holiday Gift Guide and discover sales, special promotions and deals for buying locally. Or, stay home and order from the comfort of your stockings with various online stores offering curbside and delivery options. 

Online Shopping Directory 

We've compiled a list of more than 50 Downtown Raleigh businesses offering online shopping from museum shops and bookstores to clothing stores and bottle shops. Get a head start on holiday shopping and support local with more options to shop online! See all the listings here.

Gift Guide

Love supporting local during the holidays? Visit our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide to help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Find gift ideas here plus videos from downtown retailers featuring three of their favorite products. 

Holiday Tree Lighting

Kick-off the holiday season with Downtown Raleigh's Annual Tree Lighting on ABC11. See Mayor Baldwin light the tree and performances by local artists. This holiday season, get your holiday photos with the tree in front of the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts along with festive snowflake lights on Fayetteville Street.