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306 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587 Map it!


Open: Mon-Thur 10-6 pm,  Fri-Sat 10-8 pm,  Sun 1-5 pm

Enjoy Shopping Again at

The Cotton Company

as featured on WNCN


   Located in the Historic W.W. Holding Cotton Exchange Warehouse

Enjoy the most unique shopping experience in Wake Forest!

As you enter The Cotton Company you can browse through over 50 booths stocked with the latest styles and brands including National Brands like Lokai, Melissa & Doug, Burton & Burton, Glory Haus, and Mud Pie; as well as local, handmade artisan products ranging from pottery, candles, bath and body, to jewelry, sweet snacks, and signs.  Also enjoy visiting our resident artists and 1 photographer who have an eclectic assortment of art to fit many different styles.

Art After Hours Tonight From 6pm-8:30pm


October Art After Hours Featured Artist - Dick Larsen well renowned painter


Dick has been a successful artist for over 25 years and has had his work shown in various galleries along the east coast. His work is also included in corporate and private collections in various states. His formal education includes degrees from the Meinsinger School of Art in Detroit, Michigan, and the prestigious Art Center of Los Angeles, California. Dick has also been fortunate enough to study under famous painters and illustrators such as: Bernie Fuchs, Mark English, Coby Whitmore, and John Kilmaster. His various pet portraits are beloved by many Cotton Company customers, and bring back happy memories of their four legged friends.Read more about Dick on our featured artist page.




We are always welcoming new vendors at The Cotton Company! Find out more about our newest vendors: Threads of Grace, Sassy StatementsBarbara Crockett, Victoria Primicias,  Howell & Hayes, Two Funny Birds, and Zuzu's Petals Creations.

Interested in becoming a vendor?

To learn more about The Cotton Company and how to become a Marketplace or Gallery Vendor click here


Looking for a venue for your wedding or next party?

We have 3,200 sq. ft. of historic event space upstairs in our Event Gallery. Contact our Event Director here for more information.







In 2015 The Cotton Company was Voted in the Top 3

Best of the Best for:

Best Art Studio

Best Gift Shop

Best Banquet Facility


Favorite Store Overall



The Cotton Company is proud to
have received 4 Stars from
Talk of The Town

The Votes are in...
And We are the Best!

10 Best of NC

has ranked The Cotton Company #1 in the 
Top 10 Raleigh Shopping Malls & Centers!

Travel Editors from Southern LivingSouthern AccentCooking Light,
& Customer Reviews decide who makes the list

Anthemion Award for building preservation



Even Celebrities have been to The Cotton Company! Here is a picture of one of our owners, Elizabeth Johnson, with famed golfer Arnold Palmer at his 70th birthday party that took place in our Event Gallery!                                     


306 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC - 919-570-0087

Store Hours: Mon-Thurs 10-6pm, Fri-Sat 10-8pm, Sun 1-5pm