Shops in Beaufort, NC

Park your car and put on your walking shoes for a pleasant day of shopping in downtown Beaufort, NC, where the shops are unique, the service is friendly, and the possibilities are endless. On Front Street interspersed among the restaurants, you will find the handiwork of local artist, Allison Brooks, at the Handscape Gallery, nautical gifts at the NC Maritime Museum and trendy natural fiber clothes at Fabricate Apparel. Keep walking on Front Street to find your way to the North Carolina Maritime Museum, where you can shop for unique mementos of the area. At the end of the day if your shopping trip was successful (or even if it wasn't), stop by the Fudge Factory to reward yourself with a slice of creamy delight. For those going out on the boat, a shopping trip to the Chandlery Ships Store at The Boathouse in Front Street Village is a must. This convenience store has everything from freshly made sandwiches to bait and tackle.

Featured Local Businesses
The Boathouse at Front Street Village

Beaufort Shops

Coastal Community Market Beaufort Shops
606 Broad St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-2844

Coastal Community Market offers organic foods and natural products as well as gourmet, Asian and Indian foods. The store offers products for people with food allergies and has wheat-free or sugar-free items for special dietary needs. You'll find bulk food items, all types of cheeses, farm-fresh eggs, locally made breads and granola, natural...more about Coastal Community Market

Downton Antiques Beaufort Shops
127 Middle Lane
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 838-1976

At Downton Antiques you will find a wealth of treasures—all unique. The local owners are enthusiastic and informative. They offer antiques, including art glass, lead crystal cut glass, china, porcelain, Limoges, Waterford, Tiffany, Lalique, Orrefors, Kosta Boda, and original paintings. 

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Hungry Town Tours Beaufort Shops
400 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 648-1011

There's nothing ho-hum about touring Beaufort, NC, with Hungry Town Tours. Visitors can pedal or walk through three hundred years of Beaufort's history. It's the best way to see America's Favorite Town. You'll learn about fascinating details, historical narratives, and true stories of the seaport town's rich history. Hungry Town Tours...more about Hungry Town Tours

North Carolina Maritime Museum Beaufort Shops
315 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 504-7704

The Maritime Museum Store is where you can buy a treasure of your visit. Excellent books abound: books about maritime habitats, sea creatures, North Carolina cuisine, seashore plants, maritime history, boat-building, general knowledge on maritime, pirates, and much more. Look for subjects you or your kids have always wanted to know...more about North Carolina Maritime Museum

324 Orange St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-4299

Calypso Cottage, open Tuesday through Saturday year round, is a Luxury Coastal Lifestyle store offering a well-edited selection of items in all price ranges. From stylish and affordable gift items to Matouk, John Robshaw and Pinecone Hill bedding, Juliska china, coastal furniture,decorative home accents, lamps, mirrors, artwork, jewelry, fragrances, bath essentials,...more about Calypso Cottage

431 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-7950

Fabricate specializes in clothes of cool, comfortable natural fibers. It's known for its trendy, expressive clothes for women such as Color Me Cotton, Flax, Habitat, and Chalet. You'll find jewelry, bags, hats, scarves and shoes from Naot. Fabricate is open 11 AM to 5 PM (winter), 10 AM to 6 PM...more about Fabricate Apparel

100 Wellons Dr.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-6644

Fishtowne Seafood Center is a locally owned seafood business. Since its inception in 2004, Fishtowne has focused on buying local seafood harvested by local fishermen. Bill Rice, owner and operator, travels from one end of the county to the other, several times per week, to stock the market with the highest quality, freshest products...more about Fishtowne Seafood Center

The BoatHouse at Front Street Village
2400 Lennoxville Road
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 838-1524

For locals and visitors traveling the Intracoastal Waterway, The BoatHouse at Front Street Village located at the east end of Front Street in Beaufort offers a complete Ship's Store open to the public seven days a week and conveniently located by land or by sea. The Chandlery Ship's Store is an...more about Front Street Village

Somerset Square, 400 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-6202
(800) 551-8066

You guessed it: This store makes fudge — creamy, sinful fudge in many flavors from natural ingredients on marble-top tables right before your eyes. You can buy it by the slice or the pound, to eat or ship anywhere. The Fudge Factory is open daily....more about The Fudge Factory

515 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-7707

The General Store, family owned and operated since 1979, is a favorite with locals and visitors alike for its great ice cream and wonderful souvenirs. They carry Simply Southern dresses, tees, caps and visors, along with Guy Harvey. From hats, T-shirts, and shells to saltwater taffy, fudge made on-site, and jewelry,...more about The General Store

437 Front Street
Beaufort, NC
(252) 838-0059

Harbor Specialties offers a variety of "nautical but nice" items, including Tilley hats and ship's models. This shop features Vera Bradley handbags and offers custom embroidery. You'll also find insulated glassware, clocks and barometers. They also have a large selection of boat bags. For a unique shopping experience, stop by this shop...more about Harbor Specialties

431 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-7950

Next to Fabricate, Ibis features upscale women's clothing such as Eileen Fisher, Citron and Tianello. A large selection of scarves and jewelry flatter every outfit. You will also find hats, bags and shoes by Naot, Scala & Yellow Box and San Diego Hats. The store is open every day year round....more about Ibis

421 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 504-3000

Island Traders is a name-brand and catalog clothing store carrying ladies', men's and juniors' items. You'll also find name-brand footwear such as Patagonia, Marmot, Exofficio, Toms and Vibram Five Finger Footwear. Island Traders also carries Merrell, Keen, Reef, Bimini Bay, Sanuk, Chaco, Tervis Tumbler, Old Guys Rule and more. The store...more about Island Traders

412 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 305-6752

Kitty Hawks Kites is all about big adventure—from single line kites, windsocks, and twisters to kiteboarding school. There are three Crystal Coast locations where you will find kites, gifts, toys, apparel, kiteboarding gear, and more. They offer beach and event equipment rentals. ...more about Kitty Hawks Kites

131 Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-2325

The Marketplace and its companion store across the street, The Marketplace II, display the wares of more than 55 dealers from far and near. It's a must-stop shop for browsers and collectors, with a variety of antiques and collectibles that will keep shopping enthusiasts coming back for more. The Marketplace is open seven days a...more about The Marketplace Antiques and Collectibles

Beaufort Historic Site, 130 Turner St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-5225
(800) 575-7483

Located on the Beaufort Historic Site, this store helps finance the educational and restoration programs of the Beaufort Historical Association. Many of the items for sale cannot be found elsewhere because they are made by volunteers. Insiders shop here for local artwork, handmade dolls and books on local history. In summer the...more about The Old Beaufort Shop

300 Courthouse Square
Corner of Turner and Hwy.70
Beaufort, NC
(252) 564-8822

April 11th -  December, 2020  If "local, fresh, organic" are words you want to hear when you shop, make your way to the Olde Beaufort Farmers' Market every Saturday from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  Under the spreading live oak trees by the Carteret County Courthouse, local farmers gather to sell...more about Olde Beaufort Farmers' Market

214 Pollock St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-0900

At Scott Taylor Photography’s Gallery and Studio. you are sure to find that unique image of the coast for your home. Scott is well known for his coastal scenic images, exclusive bridal, wedding and family photography. Let Scott create a family portrait that will be treasured for a lifetime. Scott's new...more about Scott Taylor Photography

432 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-7765

Scuttlebutt specializes in "nautical books and bounty." You'll find an outstanding, high-quality selection of books, clocks, music, games, toys, models and galley ware, along with casual clothing and hats. This is a great store to explore — check out the maps and charts — and it is an Insiders' favorite for unique...more about Scuttlebutt

519 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-2775

Insiders love Seagrass Whimsical Gifts for its selection of eclectic, sassy and all around unique gifts. The store is filled with items that can please those in the "hard to shop for" category. Seagrass carries conversation pieces and collectibles of all kinds, including Life is Crap T-shirts, Laugh Out Loud tin signs,...more about Seagrass Whimsical Gifts

435 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-4967

Stamper's Jewelers, which celebrates its 57th year in business, has a full line of jewelry and excellent engraving and repair services. It's a great shop for brides and grooms. You can find diamond bridal jewelry and gifts for the attendants. Stamper's offers popular sterling silver jewelry and name-brand watches. The skilled...more about Stamper's Jewelers

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