Shopping On Topsail Island

When your in the area, be sure to try these stores while shopping for that special gift.

On your way to the swing bridge in Surf City, Starfish Gifts is well worth a visit. Starfish Gifts has a store full of local art, exquisite and unusual handmade jewelry, frames, unique gifts for babies as well as older children, and a wonderful assortment of home decor accessories.

The selection changes frequently so be sure to visit often to see what’s new. Starfish has very competitive prices and offers free gift wrapping for special gifts too. You’re sure to find just that perfect item when you shop at Starfish Gifts.

Bumblebee Market has something for everyone. Jewelry, handbags, cookbooks, plush toys, activities books and puzzles for children, high quality napkins and towels are just some of the items you’ll find here. In the kitchen and gourmet department, you’ll find pasta shaped like NC State and UNC logos and cat or dog lovers pasta shaped like heads and paw prints. Numerous other fun pasta shapes are available too. To really appreciate all the store offers, you’ll need to spend time at Bumblebee Market.

The Fishing Village in Surf City is home to two clothing shops. Island Outfitters has island wear for men, women and children, with accessories for all ages too. On Shore Surf Shop has clothing sure to please athletes both young and old, with a vast range of styles and prices available.

New Shop Opens In Topsail Beach

South End Outfitters is the newest shop on Topsail Island, having opened in March 2013. Clothing from such well known, high quality brands as Tommy Bahama, Vineyard Vines, and Peter Millar are offered for the first time here.

This also is the place to find Sperry Top-Siders, the perfect shoe for boating, fishing and ambling on the island. South End Outfitters also offers bicycle rentals, the perfect way to get around the island and stand up paddle boards.

Across the street you’ll find one of the oldest Topsail Beach businesses, Beach Shop and Grill, in business on Topsail since 1952. In addition to all types of beach sundries, the gift shop carries the popular Beach Dog t-shirts that are fast becoming collectibles, with new designs introduced each summer.

Furnish Your Beach House

DDT Outlet has been furnishing beach (and other) houses for years. Now with three locations in the Wilmington area, with one located just minutes south of Topsail Island on Highway 17 North, the store carries a wide enough selection to furnish a home inside and out. There is a heavy emphasis on beach and nautical themes and everything from outdoor rocking chairs perfect for watching the waves roll in to lamps, beds, sofas, chairs, clocks, dining tables, bar stools and so much more is in stock and ready to go. The unique merchandise runs the gamut from whimsical to practical. There is something for nearly everyone there.