We regret to inform you the Aaron Lewis North Carolina Azalea Festival Main Stage Concert will not be rescheduled. Tickets for this show will AUTOMATICALLY be refunded if you paid with credit card (You don’t need to do anything). If you paid with cash or check, we will be issuing checks in the mail. All…

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The North Carolina Azalea Festival announced its 2021 Board of Directors last night at its Annual Meeting. For the 74th North Carolina Azalea Festival, to be held April 7-11, 2021, the Board of Directors will be as follows: President: Deirdre McGlone-Webb President- Elect: John E. Russ, III Vice- President: Denise Szaloky Treasurer: Andrew Nettleman Secretary:…

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Final 2020 Artwork

We hope this finds our Festival Family healthy and safe. As a 501c3 non-profit, we cannot thank you enough for your support of the North Carolina Azalea Festival- and also for your patience and understanding as we navigate the rescheduling process of some of your favorite Festival events. We are pleased to let you know we…

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We wanted to take a moment to give our Festival friends and family a quick update. Our team was in the office both Friday and this morning working diligently on some pretty cool virtual options for April 1-5th – we will continue to share the Festival spirit this year! Please stay tuned as to how…

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Festival Friends, We have come to the day many of us have been dreading; out of an abundance of caution we must cancel our beloved North Carolina Azalea Festival 2020. This statement comes to you with heavy hearts – the Azalea Festival has been a staple in our community for 73 years, showcasing our beautiful…

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Below are updates on how the Coronavirus is impacting the North Carolina Azalea Festival. Festival leadership has been monitoring the Coronavirus situation carefully and collecting information from numerous organizations such as the CDC, WHO, International Festivals and Events Association, and other festivals and events across the country. As recommended by the CDC from this source:…

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Below are updates on how the coronavirus is impacting the North Carolina Azalea Festival. Festival leadership has been monitoring the coronavirus situation carefully and collecting information from numerous organizations such as the CDC, WHO, International Festivals and Events Association, and other festivals and events across the country. As recommended by the CDC from this source:…

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International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) and Haas & Wilkerson InsuranceAnnounce the 2019 Pinnacle Award Winners North Carolina Azalea FestivalBrings Home 4 Gold and 3 Silver Awards! Boise, Idaho- The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the North Carolina Azalea Festival on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held…

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North Carolina Azalea Festival Announces Public Meet and Greet Opportunity with the “royal wedding cake baker” Claire Ptak leading up to the 2nd annual Chefs’ Showcase The North Carolina Azalea Festival will be hosting a public meet and greet opportunity with Claire Ptak, owner of Violet Bakery from London on Friday, January 18th. Claire is…

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For Immediate Release North Carolina Azalea Festival Wins Two International Festivals and Events Pinnacle Awards Boise, Idaho- The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the North Carolina Azalea Festival in Wilmington, North Carolina on October 1, 2018 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the 63rd Annual IFEA Convention,…

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