North Carolina Azalea Festival

Archive for June 2016

Beautiful Views & The Best Burgers In Town

The Rhododendron Festival celebrates the beautiful Rhododendrons that grow on Roan Mountain, host to the largest population of Rhododendrons in the world. The Rhododendrons on Roan are not allowed to be picked EXCEPT to make the bouquets for the winners of the Rhododendron Festival. The festival itself is a two-day event beginning on Friday night…

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June Southern Charm In Full Bloom: Chess Pie by Minnie Pearl

This post is related to our e-newsletter, Southern Charm In Full Bloom. To receive our monthly news and updates, sign up here. Chess Pie by Minnie Pearl You may be asking, what exactly is chess pie? We are here to tell you that it is a delicious, southern combination of sugar, butter….and more sugar and more…

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10 Places You Can Adventure in Wilmington with the #HelloSummer Pack

Looking for fun activities this summer?! Have an adventure in your own backyard with the Limited Edition #hellosummer Azalea Festival Package: includes a cooler, two freakers, and two cups (choice of color). They’re on SALE at the Azalea Festival Ticket Office (5725 Oleander Drive Unit B7) for only $28. We supply the #hellosummer pack and…

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North Carolina Azalea Festival Parade to Air on UNC-TV

The Azalea Festival Parade continues to be one of Southeastern North Carolina’s largest annual event, with over 100,000 viewers each year. Our traditional parade route flows right through the heart of Historic downtown Wilmington. Viewers enjoy floats, marching units and bands, clowns and horses, all highlighted by visiting celebrities, Queen Azalea and her court, and…

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