Holiday Shopping Guide for Virginia's Blue Ridge

You can do all your holiday shopping in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.

Whether you're shopping for the person who wants everything or the one who's impossible to shop for, the stores and retailers in Virginia's Blue Ridge feature unique items that will make for the perfect gift.

The following Holiday Shopping Guide features some recommendations for places to check out as it relates to specific gift categories. Many of the local holiday festivals and events also feature vendors who offer great gift items.

Food & Drink

Barrel Chest Wine & Beer
The knowledgeable staff will help you pick out the perfect craft beer or wine to give for any special occasion.

The Candy Store
Shopping for someone with a sweet tooth? The Candy Store is an adorable shop in Downtown Roanoke that features many of your favorite classic candies, along with other fun products you've never seen before.

It's the perfect place to find stationary, cards, and other unique gifts. It's also true that no one can resist their truffles or beautiful gift baskets!

Oliveto Cafe
Give a gourmet gift from Oliveto Cafe's fantastic collection of infused olive oils and varietal vinegars. 

Clothing & Accessories

The Bird Cage Boutique
This adorable boutique in Downtown Salem offers many unique brands, including Roxanne Kelly Designs, Sucre Soir, Karlie, Alternative Apparel and many more. It's a great place to find organic, socially-responsible products.

La De Da
Whether you're looking for stylish clothes, shoes and boots that can complete an outfit, or jewelry that'll serve as the perfect accessory, you'll find it all at La De Da.

Add to your Vera Bradley collection, pick out a beautiful piece of award-winning sterling silver jewelry, and browse through the selection of classic casual clothing and accessories.


Antiques & Collectibles of The Crooked Road
This antique mall in the heart of Rocky Mount provides the chance to step back in time with a rich selection of classic antiques, collectibles, memorabilia and gift items.

Black Dog Salvage
Visit this iconic salvage store that has become known worldwide for its television show Salvage Dawgs. See items that were featured on the TV show and be amazed at the over 40,000 square feet of space filled with incredible treasures.

Roanoke Antique Mall
With over 120 dealers, the Roanoke Antique Mall is a wonderful place to meet local vendors who offer a variety of antiques and collectibles.


Apple Barn II Gifts and Collectibles
This charming shop is known for being one of the largest Cat's Meow dealers in the country, with over 250 custom designed venues and pieces.

ArtVisions Gallery
The ArtVisions Studio and Gallery at Smith Mountain Lake is the perfect place to find locally inspired artwork that's been created by artists who live in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Gallery by the James
This artist owned cooperative gallery features items created by local and regional artists, including paintings, pottery, jewelry, glasswork, crafts and more.


Back Country Ski & Sport
Looking for the proper gear to get outside? With options for skiing, snowboarding, and paddling, the experts at Back Country Ski & Sport will help you make the most of enjoying the outdoors in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Orvis produces world class fly-fishing equipment, and its retail store in Downtown Roanoke is the spot to find the perfect gift for the fisherman in your family.

Outdoor Trails
The wide selection of adventure travel gear, including an extensive variety of clothing and footwear, will help anyone get ready for their next outdoor adventure.

Walkabout Outfitter
Locations in Downtown Roanoke & Valley View Mall
Find everything you need for your outdoor adventure at either of the Walkabout Outfitter locations in Virginia's Blue Ridge. Both stores feature outdoor apparel and equipment for camping, hiking, backpacking and more.

Local Virginia Products

Heritage Family Market
With over 4,000 square feet of space that features a deli counter, dairy section, and dry & canned goods, the Heritage Family Market is a great spot to find items from Amish & Mennonite Suppliers, as well as many Virginia produced products.

Homestead Creamery
Perhaps you've seen Homestead Creamery's milk and ice cream at your local grocery store? Visit its original location in Burnt Chimney to pick up its delicious dairy products and other locally produced items, including a variety of baked goods.

Looking for more options? See our complete section on shopping in Virginia's Blue Ridge.