Azalea Festival Pin Pals Presented By

The Azalea Festival Pin Pals is a commemorative pin program serving as a fundraiser for the North Carolina Azalea Festival AND a way to include more small, local businesses in the Festival Family…all while giving YOU the chance to win big!

Pin Program Details

Take home a commemorative keepsake Azalea Festival 2022 pin while vying for one of three Grand Prizes while also enjoying discounts at area businesses in the month of April. Pin sales STARTING SOON!
A drawing for 3 Grand Prizes will be held on Facebook LIVE on Wednesday, April 13 at 12 noon. You do not need to be present to win.

Pins are $10.


Show your pin at participating Pin Partners to receive discounts and promotional items the month of April.

Register your pin with the Azalea Festival Ticket Office to be entered into the 3 Grand Prize Drawings.

The official rules are below.

How it Works

  • Do you own a business and want to be a Pin Pals Business Partner? We’ll be accepting business applications  October – February.
  • Purchase your pins starting in December.
  • Pins can be purchased online or at Festival events or through Festival ambassadors. Each pin needs to be REGISTERED with the official Azalea Festival Pin Pals Registration Form in order to be entered into the Grand Prize drawing.
  • Discounts from participating Pin Partner businesses will be for the month of April. Guest must show pin to receive the discount and/or promotional item. (Festival not responsible for any undelivered discounts.)
  • The Grand Prize drawing will be held on Facebook LIVE on Wednesday, April 13th at 12 noon. You do not need to be present to win.
  • There are 3 Grand Prizes; 3 names will be pulled; 1st name pulled gets choice of prize, 2nd name gets to chose from the remaining two packages, and the 3rd name pulled receives the remaining package.

Official Rules

  • Pin purchasers must register their pin to be considered in the Grand Prize drawing.
  • All entries must contain a legible name and a working phone number.
  • The drawings will be held on the North Carolina Azalea Festival Facebook page –
  • Three names will be drawn at random for the three Grand Prizes. The first name drawn will get their choice of one of the three prize packages. The second name drawn will get their pick of the remaining two packages. The third name drawn will get the remaining prize.
  • Winners names may be posted on our website at and promoted on social media.
  • Prizes may not be substituted or redeemed for cash. Winners’ rights may not be transferred or assigned.
  • Arrangements for prize pickup must be made with the North Carolina Azalea Festival within two weeks of the Grand Prize drawing. The Festival will not be responsible for any shipping fees or charges.
  • If a winner of one of the Grand prizes declines to accept, a drawing from the remaining non-winning semifinalists will be made to determine a new winner.
  • No refund or exchange of pins purchased is allowed.
  • To participate in the Grand Prize Drawing, you must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You need not be present to win the Grand Prize Drawing.
  • Prize winners are responsible for federal, state, and local taxes and delivery/shipping fees, and licensing fees.
  • Pin purchasers or winners grant the North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc. without additional compensation, permission to use their names, addresses, and photos in advertising publicity and follow-up marketing.
  • Persons in any of the following categories are not eligible to participate in the Grand Prize Drawing: employees and immediate family members of the North Carolina Azalea Festival, employees or agents of any Prize Sponsor, or Festival Board of Directors and their immediate family members. Festival volunteers, other than the Festival Board of Directors, are eligible to win.
  • Pin must be shown in person for business to honor any discounts/goods.
  • The North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc. is not responsible for discounts/goods promised by Pin Business participants even if promoted by the North Carolina Azalea Festival.
  • Should Azalea Festival events listed in prize packages not be held; prizes will roll over into the next Festival year.
  • These rules are effective as of October 2021.

2022 Pin Pals Grand Prize Packages

*More prizes to be added through February 2022!

Prize A $1,670 VALUE

  • VIP at the North Carolina Azalea Festival
    • 3-night overnight accommodations at the Festival Host Hotel (April 7, 8, and 9) 
    • 2 Festival Concert Tickets to the Thursday night show in the Reserved Seating Section
    • 2 Festival Concert Tickets to the Friday night show in the Reserved Seating Section
    • 2 Festival Concert Tickets to the Saturday night show in the Reserved Seating Section
    • 2 Airlie Luncheon Garden Party tickets
    • 2 Parade Reviewing Stand tickets
    • Transportation to all Festival ticketed events

Prize B $850 VALUE

  • Tickets to the North Carolina Azalea Festival
    • 6 Festival Concert tickets in the Reserved Seating Section, 2 Airlie Luncheon Garden Party tickets, 2 Parade Reviewing Stand tickets

Prize C 

  • Coming Soon!


Sign up to be a Pin Partner (Participating Business)

Perks for the Pin Partners (Businesses):

-Your business name listed on this Festival website page

-Your business name listed in Festival digital marketing of the Pin Pals program (E-newsletters, social media, etc.)

-Your business name and your discount included in Festival sponsorship ticket packages for additional promotion

-A Festival print  (while quantities last)

-Marketing collateral for you to hang in your business

-Increased promotion for your business!

-All Pin Partner businesses who participate will be entered in drawings to win Festival event tickets

5 Drawings:

  • 2 Airlie Luncheon Garden Party Tix ($370 value)
  • 2 Airlie Luncheon Garden Party Tix ($370 value)
  • 2 Main Stage Tix ($100 value)
  • 2 Main Stage Tix ($100 value)
  • 2 Main Stage Tix ($100 value)

-Pin Partner Businesses will receive 20% off an ad in our Festival Fun Guide (a free map and schedule passed out Festival week to 20,000 people)

Sign up to be a “Prize Sponsor”: In addition to the discount you provide all pin purchasers in April, donate a $250 gift certificate that we’ll use in our Grand Prize Drawing.
Receive name recognition in Grand Prize promotion, additional social media promotion of Grand Prize, as well as 2 Festival Concert Tickets of Choice in the Reserved Seating Section.

Past Pin Pals Discounts


Apple Annie's Bake Shop

Free cookie with each purchase

Bitty & Beaus

$1 off a cup of coffee

Courtyard by Marriott Wilmington Downtown/Historic District

15% off standard rates

CPI Security

One FREE smart home device with the purchase of a CPI Smart Home Security System *

Coastal Massage & Spa

Member benefits for the month of April

Golf Cart Fix

Free NC Flag or Azalea Themed Golf Cart Windshield Decal when you join our mailing list at ( no purchase necessary).

The Gentlemen's Corner

10% off

Junction 421

One complimentary individual fried pimento cheese appetizer with purchase.

Learning Express

10% off with exclusions


20% off one regular priced item


10% off one regular priced item

One Belle Bakery

2 free cupcakes with a $10 bakery purchase

Pinnacle Family Chiropractic

80% off initial X-rays (makes this a $50 visit)

Renee's Fine Jewelry

10% off

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Buy any food item (excludes kids, sides, and breakfast) - and get one 24 oz smoothie free

Wine & Design - Wilmington

$10 off

Your Computer Friends

20% off remote support and drop off services

Beach Bagels

One Free Fountain Drink, Regular Coffee or Iced Tea per pin per purchase of a sandwich

Club Pilates

20% Off first month of membership + no enrollment fee (applies to new members only)

Crabby Chic

10% off your purchase with a few exclusions

Grind Nutrition

15% off

Donut Inn

20% off your full purchase; BOGO donut, coffee, or breakfast sandwich; Buy 6 donuts get 6 free

Harbour Club Salon and Spa

10% off select spa services (classic massages and classic facials)

Kale Me Crazy

15% off your purchase

Moe's Southwest Grill

Free side of queso with the purchase of an entree and drink

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Free bundtlet with purchase of a decorated cake

Photo Perfect Photobooth

$50 off + premium backdrop upgrade ($50 value) for events taking place in April and future events booked in April CLICK TO BOOK

Pine Valley Catering

10% off Cafe Menu with certain exclusions

Topsail Steamer

$15 off any Bay Bucket

Wrightsville SUP

20% off

Wine & Design - Leland

$10 off any adult class

Wear Your Pin to Get These Discounts at Participating Street Fair Vendors During the NCAF Street Fair

Laughing Crab Catering

Two crabcake sandwiches for $20 (vs. reg. $26)