Can’t decide whether to have a glass of wine or a decadent cupcake? Then why not do both? Hot Pink Cake Stand is a little gem along the streets of Downtown Wilmington, and this tasty destination serves up a world of traditional and more unusual cupcakes, as well as a delectable selection of wines (and coffees for something lighter), which when combined, creates a perfectly indulgent afternoon snack or pick-me-up.

Hot Pink Cake Stand is easy to find along Front Street, thanks to the hot pink-striped awning and the outside specials’ board that advertises the latest flavors. Patrons can opt for a classic cake / icing combination, with traditional flavors like vanilla, chocolate, lemon, coconut, red velvet, carrot and chocolate peanut butter, or can opt for something more unusual and creative. In fact, there are several dozen flavors to choose from, which includes local favorites like Nutella, Chocolate Cabernet, Caramel Apple Cobbler, Mexican Hot Chocolate, Pink Champagne, and Vanilla Bean Blood Orange. With so many combinations available, cake lovers can create a personalized and individual creation to call their own. Always delicious within the cozy café setting, or on the go with a dozens of varieties to savor at home, Hot Pink Cake Stand is one of Wilmington’s most treasured guilty pleasures.

  • Monday9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday9:00am-6:00pm
  • Wednesday9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday9:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday9:00am-9:00pm
  • Saturday9:00am-9:00pm
  • Sunday12:00pm-6:00pm
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Scenic Spots in Wilmington, NC

Scenic Spots in Wilmington, NC

From antebellum mansions that steal the scene, to stunning waterfront vistas that can be admired from the downtown streets, Wilmington is a city that is brimming with beauty in every direction. On your next Wilmington vacation, pack along your camera, and be sure and plan an outing to these iconic landmarks, parks, and attractions where the views are breathtaking, and the local landscape is simply unforgettable.

New Hanover County Arboretum

New Hanover County Arboretum

The New Hanover County Arboretum, located on the outskirts of Downtown Wilmington on Oleander Drive, is a peaceful retreat for nature lovers everywhere. With seven acres of greenery, and gorgeous foliage that changes with the season, every visit offers a new way to experience the native and beloved plant life of Wilmington in a perfectly tranquil setting.