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The Cotton Exchange

Open Air Market

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Located in historic downtown Wilmington, The Cotton Exchange promises a one-of-a-kind shopping experience that immerses you in the rich history of this charming port city. As you stroll through this expansive complex spanning eight historic buildings, you’ll discover 30 specialty shops and restaurants interconnected by cobblestone walkways in open-air courtyards.

For more than four decades, The Cotton Exchange has welcomed visitors to revel in the timeless allure and 19th-century style of Wilmington. This unique destination offers a city block’s worth of distinct shopping, delightful dining, and endless fun. And here’s an extra perk: don’t forget to take your parking ticket with you, as many of our merchants provide validation. Enjoy up to three hours of free parking when you receive validation from the shops and restaurants, making your visit even more convenient and enjoyable.

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Breakfast Served Cards Accepted Coffee Served Family Food Served Open Area Parking Wi-Fi

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  The Cotton Exchange, North Front Street, Wilmington, NC, USA

 (910) 343-9896

Business Hours

Moninn 10:00 AM-5:30 PM

Tuesday 10:00 AM-5:30 PM

Wednesday 10:00 AM-5:30 PM

Thursday 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM-5:30 PM

Sunday 11:00 AM-5:30 PM