70th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival

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Come celebrate the official arrival of spring Southern-style at the 70th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival being held from thth, 2017 in nearby Wilmington, North Carolina.

The Festival is a celebration of Wilmington’s outstanding artwork, culture, gardens and rich history during five days that will provide a vast assortment of special events including a lively parade, street fair, circus, assorted concerts, pageantry, and so much more that is purely Southern.

Since its inception in 1948, the North Carolina Azalea Festival has blossomed into an extended weekend celebration that attracts over 300,000 people. For more than 60 years, the folks of southeastern North Carolina have been throwing the best party in the South and you’re invited!

There’s something for everyone here that includes a rich array of artwork, gardens, history and culture. Events Include the Azalea 5k / Walk / Run, the Queen’s Coronation, the concert featuring local musical performances, the Circus, Art Show, Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Tour, the Street Fair, parade, coin show, boxing match, the historic home show and lots more!

Following are just a few of some of the popular events taking place. For the full listings check out the Azalea Festival’s website.

North Carolina Azalea Festival Events

Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour

North Carolina Azalea Festival Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour

Sponsored by the Cape Fear Garden Club, the tour has been featured in Southern Living magazine and is one of the longest-running and most popular garden tours in the South.

Being held from to from April thth, 2017.

Tickets are $25.00 (plus tax) to cover all three days and are available now in the North Carolina Azalea Festival Ticket Office.

Street Fair

North Carolina Azalea Festival Street Fair in Wilmington

Spread out over three days, April thth, the North Carolina Azalea Festival Street Fair is a free, family event with more than 330 arts and craft vendors, 40 food vendors, 2 stages, a Children’s Area and a whole lot of fun!

The Street Fair is located in downtown Wilmington on Water, Front, and Market Streets.

Historic Home Tour

North Carolina Azalea Festival Historic Home Tour

The North Carolina Azalea Festival Historic Home Tour on April thth, 2017, is an annual event held each year by the Historic Wilmington Foundation.

The Historic Home Tour is a self-guided tour of homes in Wilmington, NC. The homes will be available for tour Saturday, April 8th from and on Sunday, April 9th from p.m.

Tickets are $30 and will go up to $35 on the day of the event.

Call the North Carolina Azalea Festival Ticket Office at 910-794-4650 to obtain your tickets today.

Happy Spring! We hope to see you at the Festival!

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