Shop Local After the Parade!

Parade Pop-Up Market

November 19 from 8 AM to Noon-ish at 301 Hillsborough

Get your holiday shopping started during the ABC11 Raleigh Christmas Parade presented by Shop Local Raleigh on November 19th

We have teamed up with 301Hillsborough at Raleigh Crossing to add a Holly, Jolly, Shop Local Raleigh Pop-Up Market to the parade festivities this year!
Find local businesses and food trucks in the grassy lawn next to 301Hillsborough at Raleigh Crossing on parade morning.
Market opens at 8 AM so you can grab a hot beverage and some local goodies before the parade begins at 9:30 AM.


Enjoy hot beverages and sweet treats from:
Larger Than Lemons

Hot Spiced Apple Cider, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, & Lemonade

Mama Churros

Churros, Fried Plantains, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, and Soft Drinks


Shop local with these awesome small businesses:

Afternoon Owl Designs

Binky and Bell

Boozie Bakes

Copperline Co. LLC.

Gini’s Crafted Beverages


Maddie’s Essentials

Milestone Bag Co.

The Quarry

The Painted Farmhouse

World Accessories

Parade Watch Parties

Catch the parade street-side or watch it live on ABC11 at 9:30 AM on November 19th

Join these local businesses to watch the ABC11 Raleigh Christmas Parade by Shop Local Raleigh!

Parade Watch Parties

State of Beer – Opening at 7am with hot chocolate & cider, mulled wine, pastries & fresh coffee, and the world’s best breakfast burritos.

Taverna Agora Greek Kitchen & Bar – Watch the annual Raleigh Christmas Parade from the Taverna Agora rooftop and have the best view in town! You’ll have unlimited access to their Greek breakfast buffet and refreshments. Doors open at 7:30am so you can get settled before the parade starts at 9:30am.

Dram and Drought – Watch the Annual Christmas Parade at Dram & Drought with spiked hot Chocolate and Irish coffee, all on the Dram and Drought’s big screen.

Raleigh Social House Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and Christmas treats while watching the parade with friends and family. Ralegh Social House is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Royster’s Candy Factory and is located on Fayetteville Street. Reserve your seat HERE.

Shop Local After The Parade!

Ever thought about starting your shopping right after the Christmas Parade?

Well we are committed to helping you find all of the items on your list at local businesses in Wake CountyShop Local, Shop Independent, Shop Here!!

Start your holiday shopping early and Shop Local after the parade as some locations will be having special deals & events!

Parade Day Specials

  • Savory Spice Shop – Use the code word “CINNAMON” to receive a 15% discount on any cinnamon purchases!
More Holiday Events!

Join us for the ABC11 Raleigh Christmas Parade by Shop Local Raleigh on November 19th at 9:30 AM!

After the fun, continue celebrating the Holiday spirit at these festive events!

Events After the Parade on November 19, 2022

More Holiday Fun!

Nov. 18 – Jan. 9: Chinese Lantern Festival – The Triangle’s most spectacular holiday tradition is back! Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre will once again serve as the home of the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival when it returns this winter for an 7th year.

Nov. 18-20, Dec. 17, 21, 22, 28 & 29: The Motown Sound of Christmas – The Motown Sound of Christmas is Pure Life Theatre’s new iteration of this holiday favorite. Complete with music made famous by The Temptations, Gladys Knight and the Pips, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Martha and the Vandellas just to name a few. This 2 hour experience is perfect! Purchase tickets here.

November 26th: Gizmo Brew Works Handmade MarketSaturday November 26th 12pm – 4pm (Small Business Saturday)

Dec. 4: Handmade Hanukkah Market11am – 3pm at Temple Beth (5315 Creedmoor Road)

Dec. 9: Evening with Elves – Immerse yourself into the magic of the holiday season at Marbles Kids Museum with s’mores outdoors, arctic museum play and a special visit from the Snowflake Fairy.

Dec. 10: MAKRS Holiday Fest – 150+ vendors, food trucks, festive beverages, live music, fun activities for families and more!

Dec. 10 + 11: 50th Annual Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour® – Take a walk through history this holiday season, as a dozen properties in the Historic Oakwood neighborhood open their doors to visitors during the Annual Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour®.

Dec. 17 + 18: Gingerbread Jamboree – Create special memories this holiday season at Marbles Kids Museum with your very own keepsake gingerbread house.

Participate in Shop Local Raleigh’s $20 on the 20th program by making small changes in your spending habits and commit to spending $20 a month at a locally owned, independent retailer.