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Children’s Art Contest

April 5 - April 9

The North Carolina Azalea Festival Children’s Art Contest is an annual art contest showcasing the amazing artistic talents of the youth in our community. Each year over 300 area public, private, and home-schooled elementary and middle school students, grades K-8, submit their artwork to the contest, illustrating the traditions of the North Carolina Azalea Festival…

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High School Writing Contest

April 5 - April 9

  The North Carolina Azalea Festival introduced a new contest this year, the High School Writing Contest, in an effort to reach out to more youth in the greater Wilmington area.   High School students from New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties were invited to submit either a descriptive essay or poem using the prompt:…

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Brigade Boys & Girls Club Community Visit

April 6
Brigade Boys & Girls Club, 2759 Vance St
Wilmington, NC 28412 United States

Each year the Azalea Festival Queen Azalea, Celebrities, and Official Party visit a community organization to help spread the Festival spirit. Thank you to the children, staff, and Brigade Club Board of Directors for making it such a fun visit. Since 1896, the Brigade Boys & Girls Club has been in the forefront of youth development…

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School Visit

April 6

Each year the Azalea Festival Queen Azalea, Celebrities, and Official Party visit a local school to share the Festival spirit.  The school works year-long to prepare a program and showcase their school pride to our Festival special guests. Past School Visits include: 2010: Cape Fear Academy 2011: Myrtle Grove Christian 2012: Snipes Elementary 2013: Roland…

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Hospital Visit

April 6

Each year the Azalea Festival Queen Azalea, Celebrities, and Official Party visit the Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital to help spread the Festival spirit.

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11:30 am

Celebrity Reception

April 6 @ 11:30 am
Cape Fear Country Club, 1518 Country Club Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403 United States

The Celebrity Reception provides sponsors of the Festival a close and personal opportunity to see and meet Queen Azalea, Celebrity Guests, and other Festival Dignitaries.  A relaxing luncheon on sprawling country club grounds, this is a great way to start the festivities! Ticket Information The Celebrity Reception is a private function for sponsors of the…

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7:00 pm

Cole Swindell with Michael Ray and CJ Solar

April 6 @ 7:00 pm
701 N Front St, 701 N Front St
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States

      The North Carolina Azalea Festival brought Cole Swindell with opening acts Michael Ray and CJ Solar to The Miller Lite Main Stage at the North Carolina Azalea Festival on Thursday, April 6th. Cole Swindell Cole Swindell, who has a record-breaking six consecutive No. 1 singles (first four being off his self-titled debut album) and who Rolling…

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