April 3-7, 2024



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 pin while vying for one of three Grand Prizes while also enjoying discounts at area businesses in the month of April. 
A drawing for 3 Grand Prizes will be held on Facebook LIVE on April 19, 2023. You do not need to be present to win.

Pins are $10.

New 2023 Pin Pal Partners as of 3/20/23 - Keep checking back as we continue to add more!

Burney's Sweets and More

Buy any dozen croissants get a dozen glazed for $5

Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity

$5 off $25+ at Cape Fear Habitat ReStores

Photo Perfect Photobooth

$100 off Photo booth rental

Wine & Design - Wilmington

$10 Off Any $37 Canvas Painting Class


20% off your purchase or $50 off party package

Shuck N Shack Leland

15% off an order that is $35 or more

Mary Kay

Contact Cynthia Clontz to receive special offer

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

10% off your purchase of $10 or more, 15% off $25 or more (pre-tax)

Cape Fear Games

$5 off a purchase of $25 or more

Dollar General

10% off Dollar General purchase

Nothing Bundt Cakes

$5 off a decorated cake

Nspired Transformations

10 % off purchase of service or product

The Sideboard Cafe

One free cookie with every sandwich purchase

O'Brien Service Company

$25 off in repairs only

The Maids

Buy 3 Get 1 Cleaning Promotion

Marine Warehouse

15% off everything in our marine retail store excluding electronics and trolling motors

Camille's of Wilmington

15% off gown or free earrings w/ purchase of gown. $40 off tux rental.

Local's Tavern

Get a free appetizer with the purchase of a sandwich or basket

The Children's Museum

One FREE admission with the purchase of an admission of equal or greater value.

Blue Surf Arboretum West

10% off all food purchased

Lilly Pulitzer

10 % off 1 item OR 10% off total purchase with proof of military service

Alpha Graphics

500 Business Cards for the Price of 250

Photo Booths Wilmington

$100 off any package

Avonya's Blends

25% off order until April 30th. Promo Code: Festival
Go to www.AvonyasBlends.com or click the logo above to shop!

Cape Fear Makers Guild

30% off workshops

Rose Pilates

20% off drop-in classes

Babs McDance Studio

10% off group or private lessons

Law Office of Jason Vaughn

15% off consultation

Pizzeria Don Luca

50% off any pizza

The Crazy Mason

20% off your purchase

Wahha Design

30% off any marketing service

20 Orange Spa

Additional 10% off purchases in the boutique, gift certificates + special gift


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 April 19, 2023.
  • 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 – facebook.com/northcarolinaazaleafestival.
  • 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 ncazaleafestival.org 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.

2023 Pin Pals Grand Prize Packages

Prize A $1,000+ VALUE

  • VIP at the North Carolina Azalea Festival
    • 2 – 2024 Festival Concert Tickets to the Thursday night show in the Reserved Seating Section
    • 2 – 2024 Festival Concert Tickets to the Friday night show in the Reserved Seating Section
    • 2 – 2024 Airlie Luncheon Garden Party tickets
    • 2 – 2024 Parade Reviewing Stand tickets

Prize B $1,000+ VALUE

  • $250 Blue Surf Arboretum West Gift Card
  • $250 Cape Fear Habitat Restore Gift Card
  • $250 Marine Warehouse Center Gift Card
  • Photo Perfect Photobooth; Free 2 -hour Rental

Prize C $1,000+ VALUE

  • Wilmington Grill Deluxe Grill


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 Tickets ($420 value)
  • 2 Airlie Luncheon Garden Party Tickets ($420 value)
  • 2 Concert Tickets ($100 value)
  • 2 Concert Tickets ($100 value)
  • 2 Concert Tickets ($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 8,000 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