From sweet treats to stocking stuffers, DRA’s Holiday Hub is your complete guide to all things festive and fun in Downtown Raleigh, home to the largest collection of locally-owned stores in the Triangle.
We encourage you to prioritize locally-owned, small businesses for your gift shopping needs becauseshopping with soul…
Creates job security for citizens of Raleigh and helps small business owners achieve their dreams
Allows you to build relationships with downtown employees you can’t replicate at large chains
Keeps our independent retailer community unique, diverse, and full of character
And believe it or not, holiday shopping doesn’t need to be a chore. Take the stress out of gift-giving and sprinkle in some fun by choosing to shop in-person at Downtown Raleigh retailers.
You can make gift shopping an experience, not just another errand, and take advantage of more than 70 parking areas walkable to dozens of distinctive businesses and Holiday Curbside Pickup Zones in front of your favorite stores. You can grab food or drinks at award-winning restaurants, visit surrounding attractions, and take in the sights–all while buying one-of-a-kind products when you’re out downtown.
Start planning your holiday season in Downtown Raleigh 🎄✨