Vend Raleigh’s Holiday Sip and Shop is a Raleigh holiday shopping tradition supporting local business-minded moms. Vend Raleigh is the place for Raleigh small business women, created for the Mompreneur.¬†Shop local and mom owned here at the Vend Raleigh Directory year round. Are you a small business owner? Join us by starting here.


For Our Shoppers

The Vend Raleigh Holiday Sip and Shop is a free shopping event. Swag Bags filled with our small business love for the first 100 shoppers.

Follow our event on Facebook here. RSVP and get updates on your news feed.

Vendor list below.

Raffle to benefit a local nonprofit, The Vine Effect. Prizes listed below.

Raleigh Christmas ShopVIP tickets SOLD OUT

Cut the line with your VIP ticket, receive a beer or wine drink ticket, and we’ll hold your Swag Bag until you get there. (You’re likely to get a little extra love in your Swag Bags from our business owners in your VIP Swag Bag, too!)





Raleigh Christmas Shopping Event




Vend Raleigh Holiday Sip and Shop

Raffle Prizes

All raffle ticket sales will benefit local nonprofit The Vine Effect. Each shopper will get one raffle ticket. Be sure to bring some extra cash to buy more tickets! 6 tickets for $5, or 20 for $10

Aurora D Photography
Portrait sitting (newborn, maternity, child or family) and $100 print credit

Lularoe by Jennifer Rathbun
A pair of ONE SIZE Leggings

Jennifer Covington
$20 gift certificate and a Charcoal Cleansing Bar – Over $40 value

Lauren Doyle
The Travel Mechanic
Brand new lightweight carry-on luggage

Mary Munnings
Mary’s Floral
A unique place to get all your floral home decor and gift needs. Beautiful wooden 3 bird dried flower embellished birdhouse. ($35 value)

Barbara Kuekes
Barbara K’s Park Lane Page
Fan-tastique Necklace – Statement necklace with rows of dark indigo glass beads and separator bars fashion a dramatic collar ($154 value)

Willena Goodin
5 piece set of Medium Wonder Bowls, 3 piece set of ‘lil bowls and a Small Water Bottle

Leigh Pomerleau
Lush Nail Lounge

Sarah Lien Finnerty
Power Posh Girl, a Perfectly Posh Consultant


Swag Bags
All vendors were invited to include materials in the Swag Bag and below are additional business owners that sent some local love.

Planning Committee

Planning Committee Members are Michelle Bertoncino of Five Bees and Stay at Home Rock Star, Cary Heise of Vend Raleigh and Hunter Forstchen of Katiebug Bows.

Five BeesKatiebug Bows








Stay at Home Rock Star






Event Photographer


Thank you to Darah Huels of Little Stork Studios for covering our event.








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