Shopping in Elizabeth City, NC

A bustling downtown, a shopping mall and three shopping centers have shoppers hopping.

On Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 19:09
Elizabeth City

Home to an assortment of retailers, including a shopping mall, a bustling downtown and three shopping centers, Elizabeth City, N.C., is an excellent destination for savvy shoppers.

Southgate Mall


The only enclosed mall in the northeastern area of North Carolina, Elizabeth City's Southgate Mall is home to a variety of national and regional stores. The mall is anchored by Belk and JCPenney, and features more than 30 specialty shops, such as Rue21 and Hibbett Sports.




Elizabeth City's downtown offers stores such as Firefly Home Boutiques and Gifts, a unique home decor shop that features items such as hand blown glassware, Shay Leslie Boutique, a clothing, accessory and shoe shop for women, and Selig's, featuring a variety of gift items. The area also includes Gregg Shoes, which specializes in brand-name shoes that provide comfort for both men and women, as well as handbags and accessories.


Griffin Street Square


Located within walking distance of the waterfront, Griffin Street Square is home to an array of shops, such as the SoHo Organic Market. This locally owned store offers whole foods and artisan breads, cheeses and meats. In addition, the shopping center is home to Carolina House Gifts & Decorative Accessories and Puddleducks, featuring children's clothing.


Port Elizabeth Center


The Port Elizabeth Center features more than 223,000 square feet of retail space, and offers an assortment of stores, including Royal Fashions, Cato and Ollie's Bargain Outlet. This shopping center also provides an abundance of parking and is centrally located at the intersection of US Highway 17 South, Ehringhaus Street and Hughes Boulevard.


Shoppes at Tanglewood


The Shoppes at Tanglewood offer a multitiude of stores to meet your needs, including a Walmart Supercenter, as well as smaller shops such as Shoe Show, GameStop and Claire's. These retailers are conveniently located at the intersection of Highway 17 Bypass and Halstead Extension.


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