Shopping Local this Back to School Season

Shopping Local this Back To School

The start of a new school year is a time of anticipation, and what better way to gear up than by supporting local businesses right here in Raleigh? Whether you’re a student or a parent, embrace the spirit of community and discover one-of-a-kind back-to-school supplies. We’ve come up with a guide to all the top local shops in Raleigh, each offering a distinct range of back-to-school essentials that go beyond the ordinary.

Check out these Wake County businesses that will help get your student ready for school!
Stationery and Backpacks

Who doesn’t love getting a fresh set of pens and planners? Find unique and universal school supplies at these local shops:


Check out these independent, locally owned, and most importantly, kid-friendly salons!


Whether you’re panicking to finish your summer reading, or buying books for the upcoming school year, check out these local shops that have everything you need. 

After School Activities

Just because the school day is over doesn’t mean the work day is. We found a few local spots to entertain your children while you finish up your day in the office.

As you embark on your back-to-school shopping journey, remember that supporting local businesses not only enriches your experience but also contributes to the vibrancy of our community. Explore these local shops in Raleigh and discover a world of unique and meaningful back-to-school finds that will make this academic year truly special.