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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. 


Dogwood Country Club
Hats, Bow Ties, and Golf Gear 

Check out all that Dogwood Country Club has to offer including needlepoint Raleigh hats, handmade bird feather bow ties, and golf gear for beginners or masters. Watch their IG live video above. 



Heirloom Brewshop
Hand Poured Candles 

Get the scents of the season with Heirloom Brewshop's hand-poured candles. The candles are in hand-made ceramics that are inspired by the era of French art, which was inspired by Asian art at the time! Candles are available in-store. 


House of Swank
T-shirts, Greeting Cards, and Magnets

Shop locally made gift items featuring catchy sayings and pop culture influences at House of Swank. Watch the video above to see more products and hear about a special discount for the holidays. Fun fact: John, the owner, and his family make the t-shirts right there in the store! Make an appointment to shop in-store or order online. 

Raleigh Denim Workshop and Curatory
Handmade Jeans

Check out high-end, American-made, raw selvage denim jeans, and more for men and women at Raleigh Denim Workshop and Curatory. Shop in-store or order online. This video is a part of DRA's live IG series. 


Diamond earrings

Reliable Jewelry
Diamond Stud Earrings

A pair of diamond earrings would leave anyone speechless on Christmas morning. Ranging from $495 to over $37,000, Reliable Jewelry sells high-end diamond stud earrings for that special someone. They also sell beautiful necklaces, rings, and more.  


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 Kids Museum
Marbles To-Go Play Kits

Spark imagination, discovery, and learning at home with playful and creative activities curated by Team Marbles, the leaders in play! Each play kit includes hands-on activities, high-quality products, and detailed instructions for many days of play. For every play kit purchased, Chase will donate a play kit to the Boys and Girls Club so all children have the opportunity to play-to-learn. Find gifts or stocking stuffers for everyone on your list. Local delivery and curbside pick-up available. 


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. 

Unlikely Professionals
Handmade Sweater 

Handmade by a woman in Joshua Tree, this sweater jersey is perfect for cooler nights or chilly afternoons outside. The sweater fits like a motorcycle jersey and it shorter on the bottom as well as the arms. The letters are hand-sewn felt. 


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. 

Black Friday Market
Skin Care For Everyone 

As a part of DRA's live IG series, watch the new Black Friday Market talk about three our their favorite products including skincare like lotions and moisturizers. They sell a variety of items from over 30 vendors. 



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.

Edge of Urge
Treat Yourself Mystery Box

This mystery box offers an assortment of items including soaps, soaks, balms, lip care, stickers, skincare products, food items, notebooks — anything that doesn’t require you to try it on is game! 



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. 

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. Watch the video above to see three more gift ideas for your list. Purchase in-store.


Tasty Treats


Curated Crates and Personalized Gifts

Whether it is a customized Yeti, holiday group tasting or a special bottle of wine DRINK makes sure that your gifts are done YOUR way. The only thing stopping you is your imagination. DRINK offers on-site personalization, in-store shopping, and online shopping with pick-up and delivery options. See shopping options here.


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. 

Unleashed at City Market   
Delicious Dog Treats  

Although not edible for humans, Unleashed at City Market sells delicious dog treats for your furry friends. Grab treats, kibble, and more this holiday season. Watch the video that is a part of DRA's IG live series. 

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.