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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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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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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