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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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June Southern Charm In Full Bloom: Pumpkin Pecan Pie by Nancy Reagan

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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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NC Azalea Festival Queen and Court to Tour NHRMC

The 2016 North Carolina Azalea Festival Queen Anna Kooiman and her court are scheduled to bring some sparkle and smiles to our patients as they tour the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Betty H. Cameron Women’s & Children’s Hospital and Rehabilitation Hospital on Thursday, April 7, at 1:45 p.m. The queen, court, celebrities and festival…
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Wilmington’s Passion Shines Through In Annual Azalea Festival

Wilmington, N.C., March 30, 2016: Just in time for the 69th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival (April 6-10), spring arrives in Wilmington and its island beaches with warm weather and azaleas at every turn. During early spring, azaleas dominate Wilmington landscapes with brilliant splashes of pink, red, white and purple. To say that Wilmingtonians are…
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North Carolina Azalea Festival Presented by Belk Parade Information & Street Fair Presented by Wells Fargo Information

WILMINGTON, N.C., March 21, 2016—The 2016 North Carolina Azalea Festival would like to invite visitors to two of our most popular, family-friendly, and free events of the Azalea Festival – the annual Parade and Street Fair Presented by Wells Fargo! PARADE The 69th annual Azalea Festival Parade kicks off at 9:30 am on Saturday, April…
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North Carolina Azalea Festival Presented by Belk Announces Queen Azalea Anna Kooiman and Other Festival Invited Guests

WILMINGTON, N.C., March 17, 2016— The North Carolina Azalea Festival is proud to announce UNC Wilmington graduate Anna Kooiman will be the Festival’s 69th Queen Azalea. Anna currently serves as anchor and co-host on Fox and Friends Weekend and general assignment news reporter for FOX News Channel based in New York City. “I couldn’t be…
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North Carolina Azalea Festival Presented by Belk Announces Children’s Art Contest Winners

WILMINGTON, N.C., March 9, 2016—The 2016 North Carolina Azalea Festival Children’s Art Contest has been judged and winners selected from almost 900 entries submitted from 26 public, private, charter, and home elementary and middle schools as well as one afterschool art program.  Entries were received from individuals and schools in New Hanover and Pender Counties.…
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North Carolina Azalea Festival Presented by Belk Announces Friday Night Concert at the Belk Main Stage Snoop Dogg

WILMINGTON, N.C., March 4, 2016— The North Carolina Azalea Festival is pleased to announce the third concert act on the Belk Main Stage is Snoop Dogg, playing Friday, April 8, 2016, with opening act Doug E. Fresh.  “The Azalea Festival is so excited to have Snoop Dogg join our lineup on the 2016 Belk Main…
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