‘Tis the season to eat, drink, and be merry with signature holiday flavors in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

Craft beverages and desserts are especially festive as our resident makers develop can’t-miss treats with hints of ginger, peppermint, and more.

Taste your way to a filling holiday in Virginia’s Blue Ridge!

We hope this collection of photos of some of our favorite holiday flavors will have you ready for a holiday feast.

Benny Marconi's

Featured Item: The Grinch Pizza - Spinach, Feta, Pimentos
Address: 120 Campbell Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
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Featured Item: Seasonal Cocktails - Hot Buttered Rum & Peppermint Patty
Address: 102 Market Street SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
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Blue Cow Ice Cream Company

Featured Item: Seasonal Holiday Ice Cream Flavors - Dark Chocolate Peppermint, Eggnog, White Chocolate Peppermint Bark, Orange Cardamom, Peppermint Stick, Chocolate Peppermint
Address: 1115 Piedmont Street SE, Roanoke, VA 24014
Blue Cow Ice Cream Website >

Blue Cow Ice Cream - Roanoke

Bread Craft

Featured Item: Stollen Bread, Christmas Cookies & Pastries
Address: 24 Church Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24011
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Featured Item: Gingerbread Cookies & Holiday Cupcakes
Address: 2073 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24015 (located on the upper level of the Towers Shopping Center)
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Bubblecake - Gingerbread Cookies


Featured Item: Peppermint Bark, Holiday Chocolates, Truffles, Candy
Address: 308 Market Street SE #3, Roanoke, VA 24011
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Chocolatepaper - Peppermint Bark

Chris's Coffee & Custard

Featured Item: Peppermint Crush Milkshake
Address: 1824 9th Street SE Suite B, Roanoke, VA 24013
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Crystal Spring Grocery Co.

Featured Item: Peppermint Stroopies
Address: 2205 Crystal Spring Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24014
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Cupcakes & Canines

Featured Item: Holiday Cupcakes & Christmas Cookies
Address: 1805 Roanoke Road, Daleville, VA 24083
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Cupcakes & Canines - Christmas Cupcake

The Dilly Dally

Featured Item: Holiday Spritz Cookie Ice Cream
Address: 1511 Eddy Avenue, Salem, VA 24153
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Featured Item: Christmas Smoothies - Peppermint, Chocolate Poinsettia, Eggnog, Gingerbread Man, Sugar Plumb
Address: Salem Location - 30 W. Main Street, Salem, VA 24153 | Roanoke Location: 3555 Electric Road, Roanoke, VA 24018
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Elderberry's - Eggnog Smoothie

Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse

Featured Item: Holiday Cocktails - Apple Pie Martini, Creme Brulee Martini, Christmas Margarita, Mistletoe Martini
Address: 104 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24011
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Homestead Creamery

Featured Item: Eggnog & Seasonal Holiday Ice Cream Flavors - Peppermint, Eggnog, Gingerbread
Address: 7254 Booker T. Washington Highway, Wirtz, VA 24184
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Homestead Creamery Eggnog

Ikenberry Orchards & Country Store

Featured Item: Christmas Candy & Baked Goods
Address: 2557 Roanoke Road, Daleville, VA 24083
Ikenberry Orchards Website >

Ikenberry Orchards & Country Store - Christmas Candy

Kupkakery Bakery

Featured Item: Holiday Cupcakes & Truffles
Address: 140 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Kupkakery - Christmas Cupcakes

One Love Coffee House

Featured Item: Peppermint Mocha Muffins, Christmas Cookie Latte, Candy Cane Latte, Santa Clause Frappe
Address: 40 Summers Way #102, Roanoke, VA 24019
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Our Daily Bread Bakery & Bistro

Featured Item: Yule Log
Address: Roanoke Location - 3334 Brambleton Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24018 | Salem Location - 100 E. 4th Street, Salem, VA 24153 | Vinton Location - 126 E. Lee Avenue, Vinton, VA 24179
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Our Daily Bread - Yule Log

1772 Rooftop on Main

Featured Item: Seasonal Drinks - Mulled Wine & Hot Toddy
Address: 18 S. Roanoke Street, Fincastle, VA 24090
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Featured Item: Christmas Cookies - Chris Crinkle, Snickerdoodle, Ginger Snap, Christmas Cookie, Gluten Free Peppermint Chocolate | Ice Cream - Peppermint, Eggnog, Christmas Cookie Dough, Chocolate Cherry 
Address: 611 S. Jefferson Street Suite 2, Roanoke, VA 24011
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Featured Item: Sticky Toffee Pudding
Address: 411 1st Street SW, Roanoke, VA 24011
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Smith Mountain Lake Coffee House

Featured Item: White Chocolate Cranberry Cheesecake
Address: 16430 Booker T. Washington Highway #4, Moneta, VA 24121 (located in Bridgewater Plaza)
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Sweet Donkey Coffee House

Featured Item: Gingerbread Latte, Eggnog Latte, Peppermint Mocha
Address: 2108 Broadway Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24014
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Sweet Donkey Coffee - Gingerbread Latte

Twin Creeks Distillery

Featured Item: Holiday Cocktails
Address: 510 Franklin Street Suite 508, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Twin Creeks Distillery - Christmas Cocktails  

Bonus Treats - Unleashed Dog Bakery & Boutique

Featured Item: Holiday Themed Biscuits & Cookies for Dogs
Address: 131 Campbell Avenue Suite B, Roanoke, VA 24011 
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Unleashed Dog Bakery & Boutique - Christmas Dog Biscuits

Food & Drink Holiday Events

The following is a list of 2023 Food & Drink related holiday events in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

  • Sinkland Farms Wine Festival | Sinkland Farms | November 4-5
  • Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival | Poplar Forest | November 11
  • The Grand Thanksgiving Buffet | The Regency Room at The Hotel Roanoke | November 23
  • Thanksgiving Champagne Mimosa Brunch | Living Proof Beer Co. | November 25
  • Gingerbread House Competition | Salem Museum | November 28 - December 1
  • Chris’s Cocoa & Cookies with Santa | Chris’s Coffee & Custard | November 30 - December 2
  • 22nd Annual Breakfast with Santa | The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center | December 2
  • Pines & Pints - Wreath Decorating Workshop | Three Notch’d Craft Kitchen & Brewery | December 7
  • Pajama Themed Holiday Blowout | Living Proof Beer Co. | December 9
  • A Christmas Carol Character Brunch | Attic Productions | December 9
  • Christmas Storytime & Breakfast with Santa | Twin Creeks Brewpub - Explore Park | December 9
  • Caroling, Craft Beer, and Celtic Christmas with Kinnfolk | Twin Creeks Brewing Company | December 10 
  • Holiday Candlelight Wine Dinner | Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest | December 9 & 16
  • Christmas Storytime | Twin Creeks Brewing Co. | December 17

Visit the Holidays section to learn more about fun experiences during the holiday season in Virginia's Blue Ridge. You can also check out our roundup of local holiday events and our Christmas shopping guide.

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