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The Historic Firehouse

historic firehouse, wilmington, nc, event space, weddings, wilmington

Located in the heart of Wilmington's antiques district, Station No. 2 is the ideal venue for an intimate and unique event. 

602 S. 5th Avenue

The Historic Firehouse

Rx Restaurant

Rx restaurant, bar, local, seafood, farm to table, castle street, wilmington

A relaxed eatery in a converted drugstore featuring seasonal daily changing menus with local sourcing.

421 Castle Street

Rx Restaurant

Terra Sol Sanctuary

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A light-filled sanctuary in downtown Wilmington for Yoga, community gatherings and special events.

507 Castle Street

Terra Sol Sanctuary

Graham's Barber Shop

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"Graham’s Barber Shop is truly more than a barber shop, it’s more like a clubhouse where people of all ages can come talk, get wisdom, and a new look."

510 Castle Street

Graham's Barber Shop

Style Girl Vintage

jess james, style girl, vintage, consignment, castle street, wilmington

Shop one-of-a-kind new arrivals, holiday gifts for her & him, enjoy fashion shows,  monthly trunk shows and style swaps.

511 Castle Street

Style Girl Vintage

Rolled and Baked

rolled and baked, castle street, biscuits, restaurant,

Rolled & Baked welcomes you to experience the traditional in a bold, new way!

509 Castle Street

Rolled And Baked

Elsewhere Salon


An eclectic little salon featuring the awesome talents of Paula Lemme & Emily Martian.

511-1/2 Castle Street

Elsewhere Salon

Michael Moore Antiques

Michael Moore Antiques, antiques, collectibles, castle street, wilmington

Michael Moore Antiques specializes in antique and vintage lamps, light fixtures, lighting parts, and shades.

539 Castle Street

Michael Moore Antiques

Dan Beck Gallery

Dan Beck Gallery, OPA, portraits, art, art gallery, castle street, wilmington

The DB Gallery displays the works of Dan Beck, an American Contemporary Impressionist artist.

545 Castle Street

Dan Beck Gallery

Aluna Works


Aluna works offers a line of handcrafted paper products and an assortment of home goods produced by two independent female designers.

603 Castle Street


Luna Caffé

Luna Caffe; coffee; wilmington; castle street

Luna welcomes an eclectic mix of people (and their dogs) to come and stay a while as they enjoy fresh locally roasted coffee.

604 Castle Street


Wilmington Wine

Wilmington Wine

Your friendly, eclectic neighborhood wine shop!

605 Castle Street


Decades of Decor


Decades of Decor is a furniture and home decor store specializing in mid century and modern offerings.

606 Castle Street

Decades of Decor

Anvil & Ink

Anvil & Ink, tattoo, art, metal work, blacksmith, castle street, wilmington

We specialize in tattooing, large-scale painting/mural, metal working/blacksmith, and custom artwork of various media.

606-1/2 Castle Street

Anvil & Ink

Jester's Café

Jester's Cafe, restaurant, bistro, cafe, quiche, outdoor seating, castle street, wilmington

Jester's Café is a favorite spot for locals for breakfast, lunch or Sunday brunch. Come as strangers, leave as friends.

607 Castle Street

Jester's Café

Vintage Values

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you can shop for household items, clothing, furniture, and other treasures while supporting the Domestic Violence Shelter.

609 Castle Street

Vintage Values

Gravity Records

gravity records, vinyl, wilmington, castle street, records

We buy, sell and trade vinyl, CDs, and cassettes, buy, sell, and service audio equipment.

612 Castle Street

Gravity records

Demarco Studio

Kevin Demarco, Demarco Studio, personal trainer, fitness, trx, castle street, wilmington

Kevin Demarco offers customized training programs, one-on-one sessions, couples training, group fitness, prenatal fitness.

614 Castle Street

Demarco Studio

Second Skin Vintage

Second Skin Vintage, vintage, retro, clothing, castle street, wilmington

Curated vintage clothing and accessories for women and men, specializing in pieces from the 1950s, '60s and '70s.  

615 Castle Street

Second Skin Vintage

Just Cut It

Just Cut It Barber Shop, Castle Street, Wilmington, barber shop

Just Cut It Barber Shop was opened by Wilmington native Cedron Emerson, who has been a barber for more than 17 years.

616 Castle Street 

Just Cut It

Roland Sachs Violin Shop

Ronald Sachs Violin shop, violins, violas, cellos, musical instruments, rental, Wilmington

Ronald Sachs Violins is a full-service professional violin shop specializing in the sale, rental, repair and restoration of stringed instruments.

616-B Castle Street

roland sachs

Kids Making It

Kids Making It, woodworking, youth, Castle Street, Wilmington

Kids Making It is a nationally recognized youth program, teaching woodworking, life and entrepreneurial skills to at-risk youth from age 8 into young adulthood.

617 Castle Street

Kids Making It

Big Dawg Productions

castle street, theater, wilmington,

Big Dawg Productions produces entertaining, thought-provoking, and socially responsible theater.

613 Castle Street

Big Dawg Productions

Joe Loves Lobster Rolls


A retro mobile food trailer selling authentic Maine Lobster Rolls since 2013 and a regular Castle Street vendor.

The Hungry Sparrow

A Puerto Rican/Caribbean/West Indies fusion Latin restaurant open for lunch and dinner.

701 Castle Street

The Hungry Sparrow

What's on Wilmington

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Find out what's going on in Wilmington on this super site

What's On Wilmington

Jester's Cafe T-Shirts

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Remember your visit to Castle Street or show your local pride by wearing a t-shirt from Jester's Cafe. 

Buy a T-Shirt

Take the Trolley

Click to see the map of the new Wave Transit Trolley route that brings you right to Castle Street from downtown!


Port City Pride

port city pride, parade, block party, castle Street, gay, lesbian, lgbtq, wilmington, nc

Port City Block Party will be a free public event with entertainment, food trucks, vendors, and an atmosphere of celebration for the entire community.

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