A Shopping SPREE! 2023

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The Junior League of Raleigh Host 39th Annual A Shopping SPREE!                         

Presented by First Citizens Bank                                                                                             

Thursday, November 30-Sunday, December 3, 2023                                                                                           

This year’s premier holiday shopping event will be hosted in the Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds. 

The Junior League of Raleigh’s (JLR) popular holiday tradition is back, offering a unique shopping experience while raising money for nonprofit programs and community service initiatives in Wake County. A Shopping SPREE! will host dozens of regional and national exhibitors at the Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds Nov. 30-Dec. 3.

Throughout the four-day event, shoppers can purchase the latest in fashion and home decor trends, specialty foods, unique gifts, and holiday merchandise.

Benefits of SPREE!

Proceeds from A Shopping SPREE! help support the Junior League of Raleigh’s Center for Community Leadership and community projects throughout Wake County. Since 1930, the League has donated more than $5.5 million and more than 237,000 volunteer hours to programs and projects that impact our community. Our current impact focus areas are School Success; Healthy Kids, Healthy Community; Strong Family Foundations; and Quick Impact (which provides assistance to dozens of other nonprofits). Learn more at https://www.jlraleigh.org/community/.

Special Events Get SPREE! Shoppers in the Holiday Spirit

A Shopping SPREE! Silent Auction

Last year, our silent auction was able to raise around $32,000 to support the League’s mission. We would love to exceed last year’s donations. More details coming soon.

Merry Morning Shopping: Thursday, November 30, 9:00 a.m. – noon

Beat the crowds to SPREE! at this exclusive, stroller-free morning shopping event. This event will get you early access to purchase all the unique merchandise our vendors have to offer. More details coming soon.

Mini Market: Saturday, December 2, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

During Saturday’s general shopping hours, check out the Mini Market and support youth-owned businesses! More details coming soon.

General Admission Shopping:

Thursday, November 30, noon – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, December 1, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 2, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 3, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

About the Junior League of Raleigh

The Junior League of Raleigh (JLR) is the local chapter of the Association of Junior Leagues International, an organization of women whose mission is to advance women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training.

The Junior League reaches out to all women who demonstrate an interest in, and commitment to, volunteerism. Approximately 1,400 members of the Junior League of Raleigh, established in 1930, support community organizations around Wake County.

SPREE! Social Media

Facebook: www.facebook.com/AShoppingSpree

Instagram: www.instagram.com/ashoppingspree

Please Note: Tickets have not gone on sale for the 2023 SPREE.