North Carolina Azalea Festival

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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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2016 North Carolina Azalea Festival Parade Marching Band Line-Up

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. Join us for this FREE event on Saturday April 9, 2016 from 9:30am to 11:30am Parade Route:  The Parade travels down 3rd street…
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Family, Friendly Fun at the North Carolina Azalea Festival

Have you ever wished you were a child again or that you could experience the world like your children? We here at the Azalea Festival definitely have!  That is why we have created a fun-filled week of activities for the whole family to enjoy.  All five senses will be stimulated when you see the brilliant…
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Cole Bros. Circus Not Touring in 2016

The North Carolina Azalea Festival received word this week that one of the long-standing traditions of the Azalea Festival, the Cole Bros. Circus, will not be on tour this year.  Thousands of Wilmingtonians and visitors alike enjoyed time with their children and families at the Cole Bros. Circus during the Festival each year.  Though Festival…
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Festival Presenting Sponsor Belk Brings Modern Southern Style to the Belk Main Stage Chase Rice to Headline Saturday Night with Opening Act Kane Brown

WILMINGTON, N.C., January 20, 2016– The North Carolina Azalea Festival is excited to announce that Belk, Inc. is sponsoring the Festival’s 2016 Belk Main Stage and renewing its partnership as the 2016 Presenting Sponsor. “Our partnership with Belk in 2015 greatly enhanced the Festival guest experience,” said Robby Collins, president of the North Carolina Azalea…
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Call To Artists

  Over 100 North Carolina artists and national artists present fine paintings at the Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale.  The Art Show is a long-standing tradition of the North Carolina Azalea Festival! www.wilmingtonart.org
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Southeast Tourism Society Selects the North Carolina Azalea Festival as a ‘STS Top 20 Event’

Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985 ATLANTA, Ga. December 14, 2016 – The Southeast Tourism Society has selected the North Carolina Azalea Festival as one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for April 2016. This year’s North Carolina Azalea Festival is April 6-10, 2016. The STS Top 20…
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Festival Presenting Sponsor Belk Brings Modern Southern Style to the Belk Main Stage The Avett Brothers to Headline Thursday Night

The North Carolina Azalea Festival is excited to announce that Belk, Inc. is sponsoring the Festival’s 2016 Belk Main Stage and renewing its partnership as the 2016 Presenting Sponsor. “Our partnership with Belk in 2015 greatly enhanced the Festival guest experience,” said Robby Collins, president of the North Carolina Azalea Festival. “Belk shared with us…
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2015 Volunteer Appreciation Event

The success of the North Carolina Azalea Festival is made possible through the hard work and dedication of a large corps of community volunteers. Nearly 100 volunteer committees plan and organize events such as the Parade, the Street Fair, the Spring Soiree, and the community clean-up called Azalea Sweep, as well as critical operations such…
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Cape Fear Community College Students Receive Scholarship Monies From The North Carolina Azalea Festival Endowed Scholarship

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The North Carolina Azalea Festival is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 North Carolina Azalea Festival Endowed Scholarship. This year, there are four Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) students who will receive money towards continuing their education: Anthony Rodriquez, shortly after graduating from high school, enlisted in the Coast Guard.…
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