Shopping Malls and Centers

Go for convenience, accessibility, and selection. Those are the perks of Charlotte's best malls and shopping centers. You can get in and out quickly and see a ton of things. Loads of local shopping options include high-brow and low-brow stores, along with food offerings should you need a drink or a bite along the way. Check out the wide variety at places like Concord Mills or Noda. Indoors or outdoors, there's a bounty to be had.

Waxhaw Historic District


In the 1960s, Waxhaw made the conversion from a sleepy little cotton town to an antique village for folks wanting to escape the busy streets of Charlotte. Though the village's "big sister" has inched ever closer over the years, Waxhaw has...  Read More



Part of the intrepid Ballantyne area on the south side of Charlotte, the Village offers a neat, clean collection of high-end retailers, eateries and personal services set in an attractive, pedestrian-friendly environment. A mixed-use...  Read More

Concord Mills


If you think of yourself as a serious shopper, then Concord Mills may pose a good challenge for you. Among this enormous mall's more popular tenants are the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th Outlet, Bass Pro Shops...  Read More

Carolina Place


This large, modern shopping mall is very nearly a destination unto itself. Indeed, Carolina Place is one of the most popular places to shop in Mecklenburg County, and folks from the neighboring South Carolina counties of York and Lancaster also...  Read More

Northlake Mall


Belk, Dick's Sporting Goods, Dillard's and Macy's anchor this modern, bi-level shopping complex, located north of Charlotte and just off I-77. Northlake's variety of specialty shops (from Ann Taylor Loft to Borders, the choices are legion),...  Read More

SouthPark Mall


The centerpiece of some of Charlotte's most exclusive real estate, SouthPark is synonymous with fashion and style in the Queen City. Long considered one of the top malls in the Southeast, SouthPark has continually reinvented itself, always...  Read More



This cozy Main Street-style development features a variety of mixed-use dwellings, from luxury apartment and office to retail, restaurant and entertainment space. Billed as an "urban village," Birkdale recalls the vibrant town centers found in...  Read More

Park Road Shopping Center


Since it opened in the mid-50s, Park Road Shopping Center has served as a community icon for folks who live in neighborhoods south of Uptown like Myers Park, South End and even Dilworth. This quaint, crescent-shaped center has only gained charm...  Read More

StoneCrest at Piper Glen


This wide-open shopping center, located just off I-485, is a great place to spend an afternoon. The recipe's simple: Drive to Rea Road, park your car and let your feet navigate you from store to store, restaurant to coffee shop. Designed to be...  Read More

North Davidson Street Arts District


North of Uptown, this revitalized area is quickly establishing itself in Charlotte's art circles thanks to unique galleries, performance venues, coffee shops, and eateries. If you're looking for original artwork in the Queen City, NoDa is the...  Read More