Located in the heart of Hatteras Island in Avon Village, and featuring a colorful array of goodies that will appeal to shoppers of all varieties, The Cosmic Octopus is a unique shop that offers an alternative selection of goodies for visitors and locals alike. Featuring everything from a wide selection of electronic cigarettes and glass tobacco pipes to unique tapestries and hand-woven hammocks, The Cosmic Octopus is an inviting destination to shop, explore, and unwind along the beaches of Hatteras Island.

The Cosmic Octopus is located in a small shopping plaza in the center of Avon, and is a modest-sized but fully supplied store that is stocked with curiosities. In addition to the tobacco and vaping supplies, The Cosmic Octopus also hosts a wide array of activities, which includes regular tie-dye classes for kids and adults alike in the summer months. On the shelves, gift seekers will find unique tie-dye clothing and other apparel, relaxing hammocks, and an array of other gifts with a decidedly colorful theme. With everything from intricate and premium hookahs to impotrted tobacco and gifts, The Cosmic Octopus is a unique shopping destinations for visitors who appreciate a laid-back and altogether colorful lifestyle on the southern Outer Banks.