Art and craft aficionados of all tastes will find something to admire at Southern Persnickety – a unique shopping destination that showcases a wealth of talents from the New Bern region and beyond. Situated just south of the downtown area, this charming gift shop and artisan marketplace features more 40 different vendors who craft everything from delicate works of art, to home décor, to jewelry, and everything in between.

Southern Persnickety is located along Old Cherry Point Road across the bridge from the downtown region, and because of this locale, the shop is nicely easy to reach for visitors staying throughout the Inner Banks area, or who are travelling along US 70. The shop is a treasure trove of goodies, and the crafts and artworks on display change regularly, ensuring plenty of surprises with every visit. Though the fare available for sale continually changes, newcomers can expect to find a myriad of decorative and functional items, such as unique jewelry pieces, homemade bath and beauty products, home décor items and furnishings, holiday ornaments, pottery, wood carvings, and so much more. Always worthy of a lingering exploration, Southern Persnickety is a fun destination that shoppers and art fans of all tastes will adore.

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*Off-season hours may vary*
Call 252-631-5097 for current hours.
  • Monday10:00AM-05:00PM
  • Tuesday10:00AM-05:00PM
  • Wednesday10:00AM-05:00PM
  • Thursday10:00AM-05:00PM
  • Friday10:00AM-05:00PM
  • Saturday10:00AM-05:00PM
  • Sunday10:00AM-05:00PM