Blowing Rock’s Favorite Things


Sure, you can hit the malls and shopping centers at home, but nothing is quite like the twinkle and warmth of a small town decked-out for Christmas. This holiday season, get your tree and everything to go under it in Blowing Rock! From apparel and accessories to that perfect keepsake, the shops in Blowing Rock have you covered for all your gifts this winter. Check out this selection of Favorite Things from local shops! 

Join us for the Holiday Stroll on Friday, December 8 for an extra dose of holiday cheer while you do your gift shopping!


  • Artwalk


    One of our favorite things this year are these golf club-bottle openers from Artwalk! They are handmade with vintage clubs in Florida. Wine opener clubs are also available!  Swing by …Read More »
  • Dressbarn


    Come to DRESSBARN for that “little black dress” and more….dresses, jeans, slacks, tops, sweaters. Looks from casual to special occasion in sizes 2-16, XS-XL   Tanger Outlets Suite 14, Blowing …Read More »
  • Loft Outlet

    Loft Outlet

    Loft Outlet’s favorite things this winter are velveteen pants and lounge sweaters. Perfect for your favorite holiday outings likes caroling or picking out a Christmas Tree! Tanger Outlets Suite 100, …Read More »
  • Sister Act

    Sister Act

    The girls at Sister Act are just loving our JohnnyWas weekend bag. Pair it with this Aratta sweater and Mavi Jeans and finish it off with our Matisse must have booties …Read More »
  • We’re Good Sports

    We’re Good Sports

    Winter is on it’s way and our snowman garden flag is ready for the season.  Dressed in a scarf, mittens, and top hat, Mr. Snowman strikes a happy pose under …Read More »
  • The Mountain Thread Company

    The Mountain Thread Company

    Handmade right here in Blowing Rock, these 100% cotton rope coasters are absorbent, washable, and the perfect gift!  Coasters are available in gift sets packaged in a colorful basket, or …Read More »
  • High Country Candles

    High Country Candles

    We just love our Christmas Candles! The one pictured here is our most popular Christmas candle, with our special red and white color scheme.  This centerpiece is made of hand-carved …Read More »
  • Wilsons Leather

    Wilsons Leather

    Our Wilsons Leather vintage leather collection is a great gift for your loved ones. The briefcases come with padded laptop protection for laptops up to 16”, accessory organization, and hold notes …Read More »
  • Handtiques


    Makin’ Time individually hand-crafted timepieces are the perfect gift for your favorite “techie” or clock connoisseur! Created in Boulder, CO using elements as diverse as circuit boards, drive housings, punch cards and …Read More »
  • Final Touches

    Final Touches

    One of our all time favorite things….for Christmas (past, present and future) are our beautiful Santas designed by Karen Didon! The are beautifully designed, carefully crafted, especially detailed and so beautiful. …Read More »
  • Roey’s 12 Corners Custom Quilts

    Roey’s 12 Corners Custom Quilts

    If there is a t-shirt you love but you don’t fit into it anymore or there is just too many in your closet, why not turn them into a awesome …Read More »
  • Gaines Kiker Silversmith

    Gaines Kiker Silversmith

    Our favorite things this season are our beautiful earrings! We have a variety- drop by our shop to see more of these beautiful handmade designs! Specializing in custom silver, gold …Read More »
  • 100 W. Union Men’s Wear

    100 W. Union Men’s Wear

    Our favorite thing this season is the Barbour Jacket. Retailing at $379.00, this timeless jacket is one that never goes out of style and will always be a staple piece. …Read More »
  • de Provence et d’ailleurs (The French Shop)

    de Provence et d’ailleurs (The French Shop)

    A charming gift that’s a favorite with our customers! “le Bonbon”, a 25gr Gift Package of 4 soaps with Gift Card. Comes with either Eiffel Tower or Fleur de Lys Guest. You will enjoy these …Read More »
  • Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

    Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

    The BRAHM Gift Shop is pleased to feature these darling Harris Tweed teddies as our items of the week. Handmade by master weavers in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, each …Read More »
  • Tanner-Doncaster Outlet

    Tanner-Doncaster Outlet

    We’re over the moon for this Doncaster white faux fur and boucle chevron jacket. It’s fabulous over any color and sure to be a hit under any tree! On sale …Read More »
  • Traditions Pottery

    Traditions Pottery

    At Bolick and Traditions Pottery our favorite thing is the Microwave Bacon Cooker!   Crispy Bacon in just 5 minutes. Handmade by Michael Calhoun of Traditions Pottery, the cooker holds …Read More »
  • Almost Rodeo Drive

    Almost Rodeo Drive

    We love Krazy Larry Pants for the holiday season!  They are for the women on the go! Look stylish for any special event.  Many colors and sizes are available with …Read More »
  • Monkee’s of Blowing Rock

    Monkee’s of Blowing Rock

    Evelyn Henson mugs are our favorite things this year and make the perfect stocking stuffer for all of the ladies in your life. Designed in Charlotte, NC, the cheeky sayings …Read More »
  • J.McLaughlin


    Some of our favorite things this year are these beautiful winter accessories that will compliment your winter look from J. McLaughlin on Main Street! Come shop our holiday collection, for …Read More »
  • Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters

    Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters

    Our custom Blue Ridge Parkway Jersey is our favorite thing this season. The first in our series of Blue Ridge Parkway jerseys depicts the iconic view from the Linn Cove …Read More »
  • Christopher & Banks

    Christopher & Banks

    We love this lightweight reversible vest from Christopher & Banks. Its easy wear fabric is great to wear year round. Add it to your closet or give it as a …Read More »
  • The Spice & Tea Exchange

    The Spice & Tea Exchange

    Our Favorite Thing this year is a gift box that features our four most popular grinder spice blends.  Each blend comes in a refillable grinder bottle.  Out of the four …Read More »
  • Rustic


     Just in time for the Holidays! Our favorite things at Rustic this season are our hand carved ducks ($39) with their jolly Holiday outfits ($12-$29).  We are also offering a 20-50% discount on many …Read More »
  • HANESbrands


    One of our favorite things is the Bali Lace Desire Bra. A great gift to you from you with shaping and support in beautiful lace detail.     Tanger Outlets …Read More »
  • Wild Birds Galore & More

    Wild Birds Galore & More

    These gorgeous solar windchimes are our favorite thing this holiday season! Beautiful for the yard both in the daytime and evenings and will make great gifts for anyone. Glows 4 to …Read More »
  • Main Street Gallery

    Main Street Gallery

    One of our favorite things this year are these copper and sterling silver earrings with semi precious gemstones that were handmade by local artist, Debbi Ordan.  Check out Main Street …Read More »
  • Tazmaraz


    Come check out these Lizzy James wrap bracelets at Tazmaraz!  They come in many different styles and they can be worn as a bracelet or a necklace. A great gift …Read More »
  • Cabin Fever

    Cabin Fever

    Cabin Fever’s favorite thing this year is our ever expanding selection of mountain inspired scented candles. These clean burning, specially blended paraffin wax candles come in two sizes. A 16oz …Read More »
  • Blowing Rock Furniture Gallery

    Blowing Rock Furniture Gallery

    Tis’ the season at Blowing Rock Furniture Gallery! One of our favorite things this holiday season is Bassett’s Live Edge coffee table. It is simple yet elegant and compliments any …Read More »
  • Neaco


    Our fabulous Booze Dispensers are handmade in the USA and work as perfectly as they look! Available in multiple granite colors. A must for your favorite drinker!  $135 1053 Main …Read More »
  • Finley House Couture

    Finley House Couture

    We love these cashmere scarves this winter season! 100% cashmere and imported from Scotland, these luxurious scarves are available in a variety of colors and prints. From bright solids to …Read More »
  • Carriage Trade Living

    Carriage Trade Living

    Carriage Trade’s favorite things this winter are these sets of Govino glasses! Practically indestructible, these are a stylish alternative to typical plastic cups and more durable than glassware. Fantastic for …Read More »
  • Aqua B Boutique

    Aqua B Boutique

    One of our favorite things this year are these Erimish bracelets from Aqua B Boutique. Pair them with one of your favorite outfits or give them as a gift to a …Read More »
  • The Fig Leaf

    The Fig Leaf

    Our most versatile one-size wrap is perfect for gifting this holiday season! This Canadian-made cotton wrap can be worn countless different ways and is perfect to throw on with your …Read More »

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