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How to shop local in Raleigh this holiday season

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Our gift-giving guides and resource list will help you support local Raleigh businesses while finding that perfect present for the people you love.

Shop local: Gifts for kids

Consider small businesses in Raleigh when buying for the kids in your life this holiday season.

Here are 14 Raleigh area businesses where you can find gifts for children. [the guide]

Holiday shopping events

Support local businesses, makers and artisans participating in creative shopping events. These pop-up markets with local makers, festive brick and mortar events and virtual shopping opportunities help direct your dollars back into our community. [the guide]

Check back for more guides coming soon!

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Support Black-owned businesses

Use the Black business directory through Black Dollar NC

Shop at the new Black Friday Market in Downtown Raleigh

Purchase the Black Oak Society Buyer’s Guide

More resources:

DTR Independent Shops (independent and local shops in Downtown Raleigh)

Downtown Raleigh shops offering online shopping

Holiday events list

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