Looking for a unique souvenir or maybe just a new outfit or some jewelry? Then Wilmington NC has you covered! Wilmington has tons of local gift shops and national stores with everything from beach items, bookstores, small boutiques, great clothing stores and gift stores too! Here are some listing to check out next time you’re in town!
Welcome to Lumina Station, the shopping village by the beach. Here you will discover a charming collection of locally owned boutiques, distinctive restaurants and cafes that you won’t find anywhere else in Wilmington or Wrightsville Beach, NC.
Winner of Coastal Living magazine’s first-ever award for contextual design, Lumina Station’s beautiful landscaping, whimsical sculptures and storybook bridges make for a truly unique local shopping experience. You could even find yourself immediately at home in a rocking chair to claim as your own – surrounded by friendly folks happy to give you a smile. Whether you come to shop, dine or relax, you’ll enjoy our one-of-a-kind atmosphere, where good times are a local tradition.
Mayfaire Town Center
Mayfaire is a wonderfully innovative place to shop! Designed to emulate the sense of community and friendly commerce found at the center of town, this shopping haven is one of those rare places where you can go with a diverse shopping list and find everything you’re looking for in one shopping center.
Come with your friends or your family. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it here. And no two visits are ever the same. So explore all that Mayfaire has to offer. Anytime. For Any Reason.
Shop. Dine. Live. Work. Play. Stay.
At The Forum, charming boutiques sit side-by-side with fine dining, sidewalk bistros and gourmet cafes. Shoppers can choose from a wide array of gifts, womens’ fashions, jewelry, antiques, imported furniture, handmade papers and gourmet foods. When the shopping is done, they can relax with an exquisite meal served al fresco under The Forum’s copper-roofed dome, or simply enjoy cappuccino and chocolates in an intimate cafe accented with original art and sculpture.
Small boutique that offers a unique selection of vintage and new women’s clothing, jewelry, shoes, and accessories. There is always something here that catches your eye and you will find things you can’t find at other bigger chain stores or department stores. And you won’t believe how reasonable the prices are!
Aussie Island Surf Shop
Aussie Island’s second location in Wrightsville Beach features a wide variety of retail items from including apparel from Alpine Star, Body Glove, Honolua, Hippy Tree, etc. Along with apparel and other surf gear, Aussie Island also carries an assortment of surfboards from vaunted brands like Allison Surfboards, shaped by local surf legend Will Allison, and Surfing Magazine’s 2011 shaper of the year, Roberts Surfboards. Check out Aussie Island today!
Come in, shop, leave happy; but before you go make sure to check out our food court with everything you can think of to choose from!
Chandler’s Wharf Shops & Galleries
Chandler’s Wharf is an upscale shopping and dining complex with ample free parking. All businesses are locally owned and operated and are strongly partonized by the local population.
The Cotton Exchange
Wilmington, NC shopping isn’t defined by shopping malls or big box retailers. The highest concentration of unique boutique shops can be found at one place. The Cotton Exchange. History is abundantly displayed throughout the gracious courtyards and within the four distinct restaurants. The Cotton Exchange shopping center in historic downtown offers its patrons Free Parking on site.
Old Books on Front St.
Almost two miles of recycled reading. Family owned and operated for over 25 years. Bakery and Coffee shop inside.
A stylin’ boutique that specializes in fun trendy fashion. With 5 Locations in Southeast NC, you’ll be able to find great fashions you’ll love!
Edge of Urge Boutique
Designer and independent clothing, shoes, accessories, housewares, and much more. Owned by designer Jessie Williams and features locally made clothing and accessories as well as fabulous designer goods.