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Downtown Raleigh 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Downtown Raleigh Holiday Gift Guide 

Shop the season in Downtown Raleigh! Holiday shopping can be overwhelming. Browse this guide for one-of-a-kind products you won’t find anywhere else. From tasty treats to Raleigh remembrances, Downtown Raleigh has gifts for everyone on your list. Thank you for supporting local this holiday season. 

Looking for more local gift ideas? Check out Indy Week's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide here.

At Home

Barware set

Bella Vita Home + Lifestyle 
Viski Mixologist Barware Gift Set

Whether you're a master mixer or bartender beginner, this 4-piece stainless steel barware set is perfect for creating cocktails of quality at home. The set includes a crystal mixing glass, Hawthorne strainer, double jigger, and weighted bar spoon. 


Skyline magnets, mugs, and more.

DECO Raleigh
Raleigh Skyline Items

Send a piece of home to loved ones far away with Raleigh skyline items! Order mugs, magnets, ornaments, and note cards all showcasing the gorgeous Raleigh skyline. Skyline items are available in-store or online. 



Retro Modern
Concrete Coasters by Areaware

Give a gift that’s not only beautiful but interactive as well! This set of 6 concrete coasters by Areaware can be arranged in different forms and the geometry encourages play! Purchase them in-store, for curbside pick-up, or get them shipped.


fox planter

The Green Monkey
Baby Fox Planter 

For the plant lover in your life, check out The Green Monkey’s Baby Fox Planter for succulents or small plants. This adorable planter measures approx. 3.25″ x 3″, and comes with a hole and plug in the bottom for drainage. See all the designs on the website. 


paint kit

Wine and Design
Take-Home Paint Kits

Purchase a take-home paint kit, grab some wine from The Raleigh Wine Shop (see listing under Tasty Treats), and make a DIY Wine and Design at home. Call 919-803-3343 to purchase paint kits for curbside pick-up! You can also purchase a gift certificate to use at a later date. 


Kids and Family 

marbles take home kit

Marbles Kids Museum
To-Go Play Kits

For the kiddos, spark imagination, discovery, and learning at home with to-go play kits curated by Team Marbles. Each play kit includes 5+ hands-on activities, specialty materials to bring the activities to life, and toys from the museum store to spark excitement and fuel fresh new play.  Shop in-store or online with curbside pickup or free delivery within 5 miles of the museum.


Face coverings

NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Funky Face Coverings

Mask up with adorable face coverings for all ages from NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Check out more gifts online for curbside pick-up or shop in-store.


bike bell

Oak City Cycling
Spurcycle Bell in Raw

The ultimate gift they wouldn't buy for themselves. Both beautiful and inconspicuous, this bell works on any bike. The sound is loud and long for effective path-clearing. Made in the U.S. Buy in-store. 


Self Care

stone massage

Adara Spa
Buy Four, Get One Free Services

A gift for your friends and you! Purchase four of the same service and receive a 5th one free. A 20% savings! Buy four facials, blowouts, or massages and get a fifth one free. With deals like this, why not share some love and treat yourself while you’re at it. 



Cirque de Vol
Gift Card

You can never go wrong with a gift card! Cirque de Vol gift cards can be used for fitness memberships, class passes, adult series, track-out camp, and youth programs. Purchase online. 


yoga poses

Current Wellness
Holiday Wellness Package

When you purchase a Holiday Wellness Package, you have the choice of either a personal training session or a 60-minute massage, plus 3 group fitness classes (fitness, yoga, or dance). Purchase on the Current Wellness MINDBODY site or call 919-424-8084.



Discounted Membership + Free Mat and Towel

No more excuses when it comes to the gym! Save on a membership to Hotworx. Hotworx is offering a special $1 enrollment fee and one free fitness session. The first 20 memberships purchased will receive a free mat & towel.



Poyner YMCA
Membership, Personal Training, and Teacher Training

Beat the New Years' resolution crowd and give the gift of a membership at the Poyner YMCA, now 50% off for the joining fee, or buy five personal training sessions and get 3 free! The membership is only valid at the Poyner YMCA. Purchase online using the code DRAGIFT to receive the discount. You can also save 10% and purchase a 200-hour yoga teacher training. Contact to register.


tea box

Raleigh Provisions
Local Tea Time R&R Gift Basket

We all know someone who needs a little R&R! A hot cup of tea and local honey plus a good bath bomb and moisturizing cream are the perfect gifts for the non-stop jet setters on your list. The R&R gift basket includes Asheville Tea Company chamomile lavender tea, Moon Dance Soaps hand cream and bath bomb, and Enfield Bee Farm honey. The basket is available for purchase in-store or online. 

cbd bath salts

The Flourish Market
Let It Be CBD Bath Soak + Bath Bombs 

Take relaxation to the next level with The Flourish Market’s CBD soaks designed to help melt the stress away this holiday season. Made in the USA by women in recovery and adults with special needs. Purchase in-store.


Tasty Treats

gift basket

NC Museum of History
NC Themed Food Basket  

Can’t make it home for the holidays? Send loved ones a part of North Carolina with an NC themed specialty food basket from the Museum of History Shop. The basket is filled with goodies all made here in the Old North State! Purchase the basket in-store. Free shipping on orders over $100.


crude bitters gift set

The Bittery at Crude Bitters & Sodas
Crude Seasonal Bitters Gift Box

Know your friends pretty well? Choose what goes into their Crude Bitters gift box! Select two bottles of Crude Seasonal Bitters with flavors ranging from cherry, clove, and cinnamon, toasted coconut, pineapple, and allspice, lemon, thyme, and celery, or spicy pepper blend. The Bittery at Crude Bitters offers in-store shopping and online shopping with pick-up options. 



The Raleigh Wine Shop     
Sir Walt’s Wine Club Membership 

Someone on your list a wine connoisseur? Give the gift of a Sir Walt’s Wine Club membership this holiday season. Whether you’re buying as a gift or for yourself, members are guaranteed at least 20% off retail prices and tons of benefits. Explore new wines at a great discount and treat your friends to a long-lasting gift. Purchase online. 


chocolate box

Videri Chocolate Factory
Chocolate Gift Set

Spread chocolaty cheer with Videri’s chocolate gift box which includes a sea salt chocolate bar, dark milk chocolate bar, classic dark chocolate peppermint bar, buttercream caramel crunch layered candy bar, and an 8-piece jingle bell caramel box (apple cider, honey, gingerbread, orange juniper, butterscotch, salted, grapefruit clove, rosemary caramels). Free shipping on online orders over $50 or shop in-store and visit the holiday nook built with funds from DRA’s Duke Energy Storefront Revitalization Grant.