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Looking for something out of the ordinary? Plan a getaway full of shopping in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
The downtowns, farmers markets, and antique shops of the region are filled with delicious foods, fantastic crafts from right here in the valley, and beautiful clothes and shoes to give you the perfect wardrobe.
You can also find major chain retailers and department stores at the two local malls in the region.
Visit one-of-a-kind shops and galleries for the perfect gift. Spend a girls' day out exploring for antiques or the latest fashions. Get the gear you need from our fantastic outdoor apparel dealers.
From the handmade goods at the farmers markets to the marketplace at Black Dog Salvage, the region is full of unique, locally-made products.
Visit our Antiques page to learn more about the fascinating shops and stores that are perfect for shopping for antiques. It's a great way to experience Virginia's Blue Ridge while also finding some fun items to take home! Learn more >
There is an assortment of farmers markets in Virginia's Blue Ridge where you can connect with locals and sample the rich variety of produce and hand-made products from the region. It's a fun way to experience the authenticity and charm of our communities. Learn more >
The Downtowns of Roanoke and Salem also feature charming boutiques where you won't be able to resist treating yourself or picking out something special for that special someone.
Shoppers will also enjoy the great collection of items at local art galleries and the gift shops in the Science Museum of Western Virginia, Virginia Museum of Transportation, and Blue Ridge Institute & Museum.
You can even sample artisan food products at local specialty shops like Chocolatepaper.
Here's a guide on Where to Find Local Souvenirs in Virginia's Blue Ridge >
Get ready for your shopping spree in Virginia's Blue Ridge!