Shops in Topsail Island, NC

Topsail Island is a vastly growing area in many ways, but it seems each week, a new shop opens its doors for business.  A good sign is, these doors stay open, proving that each shop has something desired by its customers.  The majority of businesses in the area are family and/or locally owned and operated, providing a friendly atmosphere for visiting and residential customers alike. This section will provide all the shops available. 

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ArtExposure! Topsail Island Shops
22527 Highway 17
Hampstead, NC 28433
(910) 803-0302

ArtExposure! is a fabulous resource for both artists and the community. Their 5,000 square-foot red barn structure houses art studios, classrooms, gallery exhibits, an art supply store, a custom frame shop and a gift shop.  ArtExposure! hosts Wine and Craft Nights, Paint by Wine classes, teen and adult painting classes, children’s...more about ArtExposure!

The Bumblebee Market Topsail Island Shops
330 N. New River Road
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-2105

Bumblebee Market is in a brand new location and Vera Bradley is in the house! Shop Bumblebee Market’s complete line of Vera Bradley signature print travel bags, jewelry keepers and purses, flip flops and umbrellas. This charming shop is filled with great gifts including Jessie Steele retro-chic aprons, beach cover-ups, fine...more about The Bumblebee Market

The Fishing Village and East Coast Sports Topsail Island Shops
409 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-1887

Built in the style of a coastal fishing village and centrally located in Surf City, the Village is home to East Coast Sports, Island Outfitters, On Shore Surf Shop and the boating store. The Fishing Village offers one-stop shopping for everything you need to fish, surf or just hang at the beach. You'll...more about The Fishing Village and East Coast Sports

Poplar Grove Plantation Topsail Island Shops
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17 N
Wilmington, NC
(910) 686-9518

Open every Wednesday from 8 AM to 1 PM, Poplar Grove's Farmers' Market offers fresh North Carolina fruit, vegetables, plants, herbs, flowers, eggs, cheeses, meats, seafood, baked goods and honey. You'll also meet artists and jewelry makers. The market's mission is to educate the public on local farm products and practices, promote...more about Poplar Grove Plantation

Southern Emporium Topsail Island Shops
208 North New River Dr
Suite J
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 617-9135

Southern Emporium in Surf City, NC offers a thoughtfully curated selection of distinctive home decor, timeless fashions and tasteful gifts. When you enter the door you are greeted and welcomed with warmth and a smile offering southern hospitality at its finest. As you browse, you will find yourself meandering through a...more about Southern Emporium

Surf City Beach Wear and Gift Topsail Island Shops
106 S. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-0835

Surf City Beach Wear and Gift is the perfect place to shop for the beach and the beach cottage. They have bathing suits, beach cover ups and casual clothing for the entire family and a lovely selection of decorative items for cottages and hostess gifts. There is also nice selection of...more about Surf City Beach Wear and Gift

Surf City IGA Topsail Island Shops
106 S. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-3961

Surf City IGA carries everything needed for snacks on the beach, a picnic lunch, or a great grilled dinner on the deck. With a full-time butcher on staff, this store is serious about its meat and it shows in the selection and quality. Grab a good bottle of wine, a great-looking steak...more about Surf City IGA

Surf City Surf School Topsail Island Shops
107 N. Shore Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 616-2280

Topsail Island's Surf City Surf School, SCSS has everything one could need for a future life in shredding! SCSS is locally owned and operated with 20+ years of surfing and instructional experience, all utilized in daily group and private surf lessons, as well as paddleboarding tours. Whether you're an area resident...more about Surf City Surf School

Tommy J Designer Jewelry Topsail Island Shops
13500 NC Hwy 50
Ste 109
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 803-2200

No matter what your personal jewelry style is, you are sure to find something at Tommy J Designer Jewelry. The "Armada Hook Bracelet" is one of Tommy's patented items and is popular among locals and visitors alike. At Tommy J's, satisfied customers are referred to as "HOTI'S", as they become Hooked oTopsail Island. If...more about Tommy J Designer Jewelry

302 S. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC
(910) 328-7911

Visitors get tired of hauling surfboards and bikes to the beach and now they don’t have to. At 50 South Surf Shop a fleet of shiny blue beach bikes line the sidewalk and are available for rent by the hour, day, or week, as are boards. The shop is filled with...more about 50 South Surf Shop

13705 Hwy. 50
Surf City, NC
(910) 329-4600

Bargain Beachwear in Surf City, NC is a one-stop shopping center for all things sand, sun, and fun. Seen easily from HWY 50, the Bargains' massive alligator guards their front door, but don't fret, the gator is friendly and loves to take pictures with customers. After walking through the gator's jaws,...more about Bargain Beachwear

520 New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-4181

This shop's specialty is fully furnishing and equipping beach homes and condominiums. They do it all — furniture, bedding, carpet, lamps, artwork and accessories. They also have a large selection of all-weather outdoor deck furniture and even hammocks. Whether you're just setting up house or looking for one special accent piece, Beach Furniture Outfitters...more about Beach Furniture Outfitters

310 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-1010

A longtime favorite on the beach, Bert's has a full line of name-brand surfwear, sportswear and swimwear for the whole family, as well as sunglasses, T-shirts and shoes. Bert's also offers a full line of sports equipment for sale, including skateboards, skimboards, surfboards and surfing gear. It's open seven days a week....more about Bert's Surf Shop

702 S. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
(910) 328-7111

The Gift Basket is best known for its 14K gold and sterling silver jewelry. They carry an impressive line of tide and nautical clocks and precision weather instruments, great for any water centered home. The Gift Basket also carries fashion accessories, fine gifts, housewares and wall art. They have a Christmas room and a...more about The Gift Basket

701 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-3291

Originally started in 1962 by Edgar "Johnny" Herring as a bait and tackle shop, the store has passed through the generations, expanded in size and product to include kayaks and quality outdoor apparel and gear. Top name-brands like Patagonia, YETI, Costa Del Mar, Vineyard Vines, Life Is Good, and Chaco...more about Herring's Outdoor Sports

206 N. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-1517

LunaPops sells all-natural, handmade frozen pops. They offer 20 mouth-watering flavors made with real fruit, fresh cream and unique seasonal ingredients. The flavors range from cookies and cream to strawberry pink peppercorn. Even better, a family of four can enjoy these treats for about $10....more about LunaPops

14061 NC Hwy 50
Surf City, NC 28405
(910) 803-0316

Mia's Markeplace is a newcomer to the Topsail Island region and with their arrival, they have brought a whole new flavor to the island, in more ways than plenty! Cruise through their doors and enter into a boutique-style atmosphere, with a beautiful layout.  Their inventory is vast, in the sense that...more about Mia's Marketplace

13500 N.C. Hwy. 50 / 210
Suite 101
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 329-1134

Vacationing in the Topsail Island area and forgot a prescription at home? Don't panic, Realo Discount Drugs will gladly contact your home pharmacy or physician and fill your prescription right here. The pharmacy also carries a full line of over the counter drugs, including sunscreens and sunburn products. Located in Gateway Plaza, Realo Discount...more about Realo Discount Drugs

203 Greensboro Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-1112

Just look for the little pink art gallery by the beach and you will find artist in residence Sandy McHugh. Sandy's artwork reflects her love of the beach, and many of her watercolors depict local beach scenes. Stop in and visit with Sandy during the summer months....more about Seacoast Art Gallery

111 N. Shore Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-2311

Spinnaker's is Surf City's location for surf and beach accessories, such as AJW Surfboards, Billabong, Rip Curl, and Volcom. The store also has a large selection of women's surf-brand apparel, swimsuits and accessories. Check out their selection of designer eye wear, such as Oakley, Electric, VonZipper and Dragon, and sandals by Reef and...more about Spinnaker Surf Shop

Corner of Roland Ave. and Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-0835

This shop carries everything vacationers need for a stay at the beach: summer dresses and cute cover-ups, bathing suits, casual wear for the whole family, games, beach toys, sunscreen, floaties and flips. If you're looking for a hostess gift or something to brighten up the beach house, check out their gifts and home accessories....more about Surf City Shopping Center Gift Shop

314 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-4141

A year-round favorite with residents, Surfside offers the most complete line of women's clothing on the island. The racks are always filled with bathing suits, casual wear and party attire in a wide variety of sizes and in styles for the young and not-so-young. In addition to clothing, Surfside has a...more about Surfside Sportswear and Gifts

106 N. New River Dr.
Unit D
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-5005

With more than 400 varieties of beer on the shelves, these folks are serious about their brew. Whether it is domestic or imported, an IPA, stout, lager, pale ale or porter, beer drinkers will find their favorite cold one here. Their wine selection is extensive and includes a unique selection of...more about Swingbridge Cork & Brew

121 S. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-2138

Topsail Art Gallery specializes in American-made art and crafts. They have a wide variety of originals and reproductions from local, regional and nationally known artists. The gallery offers unique gift items, stained glass, pottery and great hand-crafted metal sculptures. The frame shop can custom-frame any selection and owners Mike and Judy Hendy...more about Topsail Art Gallery

208 N. New River Drive
Surf City, NC 28443
(910) 541-2475

Popcorn! Popcorn! With over thirty flavors, Topsail Island Popcorn Factory serves up freshly popped corn in pure white coconut oil daily. Try a salty flavor like Sea Salt & Black Pepper, Garlic Parmesan, or Wasabi. If you prefer sweet, try the Watermelon or Lemon Pound Cake flavors. That is just the...more about Topsail Island Popcorn Factory

201 New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-1905

The Topsail Island Trading Company carries a very nice selection of resort clothing and a large variety of Topsail Island T-shirts and sweatshirts. While browsing you may detect a delicious scent in the air — that's their famous homemade fudge made with fresh cream and butter. With more than 100 flavors, there's something for...more about The Topsail Island Trading Company

303 S. Topsail Dr
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-2645

With Topsail Steamer you get the best of both worlds! You choose your seafood, meat, veggies, and homemade spices, then they prepare the pot for your deluxe take-home seafood boil. As they say, "No toil, just boil." You can choose the High Tider size which serves 4-5 or the Low Tider...more about Topsail Steamer

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