Beginning on November 23rd and continuing through to December 24th, you can visit the Roanoke County’s Explore Park gift shop, located at MP 115 off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, during the holiday season, and you will be rewarded with a unique array of Christmas merchandise for your holiday shopping needs. One of a kind artisan crafts, from more than 20 artisans throughout the region, will be for sale at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center. Come out and enjoy Black Friday specials along with holiday entertainment and refreshments. Visit the Blue Ridge Parkway Gift Shop from 9 AM- 5PM and support local artisans while picking out the perfect unique gift for that special person! Explore Park’s Christmas Market will also be open during Holiday Village nights in December.