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Riverwalk Shag Contest…on the Banks of the Cape Fear
The North Carolina Azalea Festival hosts the Riverwalk Shag Contest during the North Carolina Azalea Festival! Join us for raffles, vendors, shag demonstrations, line dancing, and more! Children five and under are free with adult admission.
Make sure to join us for the very first Riverwalk Shag Contest After Party! The party will start at 7:30 PM and end at 11:00-11:30 PM in the Hotel Ballast ballroom. Two of our finest beach music DJ’s, DJ Fred Rouse and DJ Mike Worley, will be co-hosting the Shag After Party, playing the best of all beach music ranging from the oldies to the newer genres of music. There will be a $10.00 admission fee to enter and spectators of the Shag Contest who are already in the ballroom area will be asked to exit the ballroom and pay the Shag Contest After Party $10.00 fee to join the festivities.