SouthMarke Leasing April 2016 - All spaces large and small with the exception of the Food and Beverage Pavilion have been leased for the 2016 season.
Welcome to SouthMarke -- the home of uptown and upscale shopping in beautiful Blowing Rock, North Carolina. SouthMarke is one of the most photographed locations in Blowing Rock and often featured in regional and national magazines, including Southern Living and US Airways magazines. The unique Victorian architecture of SouthMarke has been captured by famed artist Teresa Pennington. Our year round stores and seasonal pavilions are filled with unique specialty merchandise. Our gardens and numerous outdoor benches allow for a relaxing shopping experience for all. We are located on Main Street next to St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church and directly across from the popular Town Tavern.
Year Round Stores Hours
Winter and Spring Schedule January 1st through April 30th
Monday - Thursday 11 am to 5 pm; Friday & Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm.
January through March most of SouthMarke's stores are closed Tuesday and Wednesdays. Obviously, this time of year, days and hours are weather permitting. Monkee's of Blowing Rock is open seven days a week, however we suggest you contact individual businesses (see their contact information on their individual web page here) regarding their schedule.
High Season Schedule May 1st through October 31st
May 1 - 15: Monday - Wednesday 11 am to 5 pm; Thursday - Saturday 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm.
May 16 through October 31: Monday - Saturday 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm.
We suggest you contact individual stores regarding whether their schedule includes extended hours.
Post Season/End of Year Schedule
November 1 through December 31: Monday - Thursday 10 am to 5 pm; Friday & Saturday 10 am t0 6 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm.
Holiday schedules may vary with individual stores. We suggest you contact individual stores regarding whether their schedule includes extended hours.
Seasonal Pavilion Hours
May 1 - October 31: Monday - Saturday 11 am to 5 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm.
Pavilion businesses have the option of closing two days a week in May and September and one day a week the remaining months of the season. Their schedules will be posted on their doors or you can call individual businesses for their respective hours and days.
Year Round Stores
100 West Union -- Fine Gentleman's Clothiers and Accessories.
Kissmet -- Opening April/May 2016! Discover the elegant beauty, craftsmanship and artistry of Turkey. The finest in Turkish Home Decor and Fashion -crafts, ceramics, lighting, home accessories, jewelry, handmade boots and shoes. This popular Charleston store on famed King Street is opening in Blowing Rock!
Monkee's of Blowing Rock -- The Ultimate in Ladies Shoes, Accessories and Clothing.
Serves You Right! -- Gifts and Essentials for the Kitchen, Dining Room, and Bar. Fine Porcelain and Crystal Collectibles. The mountain's largest selection of funny cards, napkins, paper, and party accessories.
New in 2012 ... Our wildly successful Children's Cutique! Gifts, Keepsakes. Toys, Novelties, Books and Games for Infants and Children, Blowing Rock's best selection of unique and timeless fun. A Grandparent's dream experience!
Wild Birds Galore -- A wild bird store with a twist, carrying everything for the wild bird enthusiast: Garden Décor, Solar lighting, Garden Accessories, House & Garden Flags, Mailbox Covers, Puzzles, Games for all ages and a small line of pet supplies.
Our Pavilions are open from early spring through October and offer a variety of specialty items.
B'dazzled -- A delightful collection of jewelry of all types.
Blowing Rock Cigar Company -- Grand Opening May 2016! Unique and premium cigars and smoking accessories.
Future Antiques: Fine Art Glass and More -- Grand Opening May 2016! A collection of handmade glass art created by elite artisans in the glass world of today
Made In The Shade -- Reopening May 2015 -- Fashion, funky and classic sunglasses, readers and eyewear accessories; umbrellas and other "Must Haves".
Your Visit to Blowing Rock
A visit to Blowing Rock is a treat in Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall. Whether it is simply the relaxing village atmosphere, the unique shops, the mountains, the skiing, the hiking trails, the arts, or the beautiful family-friendly downtown park, your visit to Blowing Rock is guaranteed to be a rewarding experience.
Why visit Blowing Rock?
- Haute Living listed Blowing Rock as one of Six Best Places to Own a Second Home
- USA Today listed Blowing Rock among Best Motorcycle Trips
- Blue Ridge Country Readers have voted Blowing Rock as Best Main Street, Best Arts Town, Best Shopping, and Best Little Town, among others.
- Main Street Blowing Rock named a “Great Place in NC” by American Planning Association-NC
- Travel & Leisure called Blowing Rock one of “America’s Prettiest Winter Towns.”
- Blowing Rock was voted “Prettiest Small Town in NC” by a group of Southeastern travel writers.