The Blue Door provides an elevated dining experience accentuated by fresh, quality, ingredients, superb service and an inspiring atmosphere. 

As a historic site and long-standing local tradition, the Draper Mercantile has been at the heart of the community for over 125 years. ​

Welcome to the

the Draper


The Blue Door


The Draper Mercantile has been a gathering place for over 150 years and that tradition continues today. ​Host your special event with us. 

Shop unique gifts and unusual finds in our Village Shoppes and the Junction. Find local art, literature, jewelry, children's, decor and more. 


New River


Draper Village

Spend the weekend with us and stay at one of our many vacation homes on the New River, Claytor Lake, and New River Trail. 

Private Events and Catering

The Village