Ready to shop your heart out? The Lake Norman area is bustling with antique shops, boutiques, and shopping centers for the ideal outing. Here's a list of some of the leading stores and shopping centers Lake Norman has to offer.


Downtown Cornelius

Stop by Downtown Cornelius and enjoy a variety of local shops and restaurants to explore all within walking distance. Shop second hand at Brand Name Consignment, shop for the ideal Christmas gift at Elite Gifts & Decor, or find the perfect outfit at Avalilly's Boutique - Cornelius' only discount designer boutique! 


Oak Street Mill Antiques

Are you a lover of vintage antiques? Look no further! Oak Street Mill has a collection of unique antiques, collectibles, art, and vendor booths for you to browse. This historic building converted from an old cotton mill has over 11,000 square feet of vintage items and art for sale from local artisans in the Lake Norman area. 

Oak Street Mill


Lebo's is a western wear store located in Cornelius and is the perfect spot if you are looking for shoes or a rustic look. They have quite the variety of clothes to look through, including dance attire, work wear, boots, and so much more. Their stylish choices make for a great stop on your shopping day!

Sweet Magnolia

Sweet Magnolia

Categorizing itself as a 'southern-chic' boutique, Sweet Magnolia Boutique boasts an array of gifts, clothing, furniture, and handmade art from local artists. Come out and shop name brand and locally made upscale clothing, shoes, scarves, and jewelry from several high-end designers and find the perfect gift for a friend or yourself! 

Knotty & Board Interiors

Knotty & Board Interiors is a furniture and decor store located in Cornelius for all those moving in, remodeling, or interior design obsessed. They sell a wide variety of items from large furniture pieces all the way to as small as candles. Their numerous different styles is sure to fit whatever you are looking for.

Knotty & Board

The Shops on The Green

The Shops on The Green is a shopping center located in Cornelius and has local retailers as well as nice consignment shops, like The Whimsical Wardrobe, if you are looking for cheaper but stylish clothing. As well as having local places to grab a bite, there is certainly new places to try in this shopping strip whether it be for food or shopping.




Main Street Shops

Downtown Davidson is known for its rich history and bustling art scene. Main Street Shops offer a wide variety of unique stores all within walking distance! Pick up a new book at Main Street Books, browse The Village Store for exclusive gifts, and even get your ideal look at Moxie Mercantile.

main street zoomed in

Rumor Mill Market

Rumor Mill Market

Converted from yet another historic cotton mill, Rumor Mill Market is home to over 80 local artisan booths with over 12,000 square feet of vendors for you to enjoy. Come out, enjoy a cup of coffee and browse a unique variety of custom art, antiques, furniture, home decor, and so much more.


South Main Square

Located in the South Main Arts District (SoMa) of Downtown Davidson, South Main Square is an eclectic village of specialty shops, art exhibits, and restaurants for the perfect afternoon out on the town. Shop for antiques, furniture, home decor, upscale clothing, and even purchase exceptional art at The Casual Creative.

South Main Square

Lake Norman Cottage

Lake Norman Cottage

Lake Norman Cottage is an adorable, homey style, wine bar with tastings and a gift shop that has quickly become a favorite to the visitors of Lake Norman. One part of the shop offers the tastings and new wines, the best homemade cookies, and the very unique gifts. The other part is the wine bar staffed with very kind and knowledgable employees ready to serve you.




Birkdale Village

Birkdale Village

Lake Norman's biggest shopping attraction, Birkdale Village is your ideal one-stop shopping experience - boasting open-air shopping, restaurants, bars, residential buildings, and even a movie theater. Some of the incredible shops include, William Sonoma, Sephora, Barnes & Noble, etc. Browse the wide variety of over 60 locally owned stores and mainstream retailers for the ultimate shopping escapade.

NorthCross Shopping Center

NorthCross Shopping Center is a regional open-air shopping center with over 60,000 square feet of national retailers, locally-owned shops, and restaurants. Some of the larger shopping stores include Old Navy, HomeGoods, Kohl's, and many more. With over 40 retailers both large and small, you're guaranteed to find just the thing you're looking for. 


We hope we listed some new places for you to try out or maybe just some places you forgot about! Do you have a favorite shop in Lake Norman? Comment your favorite store below and don't forget to tag @visitlakenorman in all of your Lake Norman activities!