This holiday season, shop local at the heart of RTP! Whether your favorite person is a beer lover or wine enthusiast, we’ve got you covered. What if they’re totally obsessed with ‘cue? Or coffee? Or sweets? Do we have picks for them? Yes, yes, and yes!
Not sure what to grab? Gift cards are available at most Boxyard RTP vendors.
For the Experience Lover
#Thinkinsidethebox and carve out some time for fun, self-care and experiences with loved ones that are sure to create the best memories.
1. Cat Burglar Escape Room
Adventure awaits inside the immersive escape room at Game on Escapes & More! Track the whereabouts of ruthless billionaire, Mr. Bestunkovich, to his base of operations located in a shipping container. Quickly retrieve his bank codes before he arrives to check on things and move to another undisclosed port. Beware! Mr. Bestunkovich is not known for keeping prisoners. Book your escape today.
$70/2 players (Max 6) | Approx. 60 minutes
2. Boozy Candle-Making Fun
Get lit with Hummingbird Candle Company‘s candle-making experiences. Indulge your curiosity and senses as you explore over thirty scents in their Hummingbird Candle Library! Grab some friends, reserve a date and time and leave with your own custom 80-hour burning candle and memories to last a lifetime.
$45 pp | Candle-Making Experience
3. Trellis Signature Facial
Book a facial or beauty service at your neighborhood’s coolest Clean(er) Beauty Shop! Trellis Beauty has the perfect treat for all including Trellis Beauty Steam, double cleanse with signature facial massage, LILFOX Treatment Mask, and advanced High Frequency to boost collagen and promote healing.
$85 | 45-minutes | By appointment only
For the Foodie
We’ve rounded up some of the tastiest, most crowd-pleasing holiday party meals that will for sure be a hit at any gathering—whether you’re hosting a festive dinner party or hoping to earn bragging rights at the office potluck, Boxyard RTP’s got the goods.
4. Lawrence Barbecue Catering
As one of Southern Living Magazines Best New “Cue Joints in the South,” Lawrence Barbecue offers a family-style buffet menu with your favorite fixins’ and add-ons. Reach out to the catering team today for a stress-free holiday meal.
Smoked meat prices start at $13/lb
5. Fullsteam RTP Beer
Bring local flavors to the table this season with Fullsteam RTP canned beer. This plow-to-pint brewery takes pride in North Carolina’s agricultural roots, infusing the flavors of local farms in every pint.
$12 | 12oz six-pack | Available for pick-up at Boxyard RTP
6. Bibimbap Bar
Surprise your guests with a classic Bulkogi Korean BBQ dish packed with flavor. You’ll have everything you need to create your own bibimbap (Korean rice bowl), including white rice, your choice of two types of meat and sauce, pickled radish, sautéed carrots, sautéed zucchini, seasoned bean sprouts, spring mix, fried eggs and gochujang sauce (Korean chili paste). Order ahead.
$16.50 pp (min. 15 people) | Bibimbap Bar
7. Centerpiece Graze
Your holiday dinner deserves a centerpiece to remember. Ready to graze? Feed your eyes with Meat & Graze‘s colorful selection of party platters. Their Centerpeice Graze includes three artisan cheese and one charcuterie. They welcome all grazing preferences including: vegetarian, vegan, gluten/nut/pork-free and pregnancy-friendly. Order yours ahead of time.
$65 | Feeds up to 4
8. Rise Up Carolina Breakfast Coffee Blend
For the coffee lover, wake up with Beyu Caffe‘s delightful mild roast, featuring Central American coffees with a sweet, nutty and smooth taste profile. Your online coffee purchase supports the Beyu Food Project to fight food insecurity.
$15.50/12oz. bag | Whole Bean or Ground
9. Wine For All
Grab a bottle of wine or two! Whether they prefer a bottle of red or a sip of sparkling, there’s a wine to satisfy every palate and personality. If you have a friend, family member, lover, or coworker who can’t get enough of luxurious libations, let RTP Uncorked help you choose just the right one.
Prices vary | Shop in-store at Boxyard RTP
10. The Gift of Cookies
Sweet tooth? Buzzy Bakes Bakeshop has the perfect holiday cookie box with “Big as Your Face” cookies, to share around the table or gift to your loved ones. Featured flavors: Snickerdoodle, red Velvet, Browned Butter Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate Peppermint, Sugar Cookie. Order here.
$72 | one dozen 7 oz. assorted cookies | Shipping Available | 48-hour lead time for pre-orders
12. Artisan Cotton Candy
Where magic and sugar live, take your guests on a sugar spin with Wonderpuff‘s gourmet cotton candy flavors including: Mango, Raspberry Mojito, Roasted Honey Pear, Salted Caramel, Haitian Cake, Rose Lemonade, Juniper Honey, Spiced Cinnamon Apple, Hazelnut Brandy and Sour Raspberry. Order yours today.
$6/tub | Vegan, gluten-free, organic cane sugar