Top High Country Wedding Favor and Welcome Bag Ideas

April 22, 2018

The Boone area of the NC High Country has a vibrant local economy. Our community is extremely supportive of it’s local businesses and artisans. Here are some creative ways to surprise your guests and add a little local color to your NC Mountain Wedding.

Camp Coffee OR Hatchet Coffee

Both have fantastic locally roasted coffee, friendly staff and great coffee merchandise and accessories as well.

Common Good Co

You can find items from all different kinds of local makers and artisans.

Ashe County Cheese

is Carolina’s oldest cheese plant, producing quality cheeses since 1930. This would be perfect in a welcome basket with a bottle of wine and some bread from

Stick Boy Bread Company

A family owned and operated bakery, creating handcrafted baked goods from scratch.

Wine to Water

A local non-profit aid organization focused on providing clean water to needy people around the world. This is a great idea for favors and gift bags. You could also talk to your venue/caterer about using their wine for your reception. It’s a really wonderful cause!

The Art of Oil

has over 45 types on-tap, they feature unfiltered extra virgin olive oils, organic extra virgin olive oils, and flavor fused oil and vinegars.

High Country Candles

make all of their candles on site, daily in their Blowing Rock shop. They can also make custom unity candles.

Bolick Pottery

and Traditions Pottery Located in the Martin House on Main Street in Blowing Rock NC provides tons of fun gift ideas.

Blue Ridge Apiaries– If you would like to provide your guest with mini honey jars.

The Blowing Rock Spice and Tea Exchange has tons of amazing gift ideas. Their spice blends make great gifts and they have really unique teas as well in small bags and containers.

Both Appalachian Mountain Brewery and Boonshine Brewery sell cans of local beer. Great for welcome bags. Peabody’s Wine and Beer in Boone also has a great variety and fantastic recommendations.

Kilwins for all of your nostalgic sweet treats.

Mast General Store for bulk novelty candy and sundries.

Devorah Chocolates – Handmade chocolate and confections crafted with ethically-sourced cacao


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