Azalea Festival Pin Pals Presented by Wilmington Grill

The Azalea Pin Pals program is a NEW 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's marketing...all while giving YOU the chance to win big!

Pin Program Details

Take home a commemorative keepsake Azalea Festival 2021 pin while vying for one of three Grand Prizes while also enjoying discounts at area businesses in the month of April. Pin sales start December 1st of 2020.

A drawing for 3 Grand Prizes will be held via Facebook LIVE after the Azalea Festival. Need not be present to win.

Pins are $10.

Buy pins at a pre-sale price of 2 for $15 the whole month of December!

Show your pin at participating Pin Partners to receive discounts and promotional items.

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 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021.
  • Purchase your pins starting December 1, 2020.
  • 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, 2021. Guest must show pin to receive the discount and/or promotional item.
  • The Grand Prize drawing will be held on Facebook live at date and time TBA.
  • There are 3 Grand Prizes; 3 names will be pulled; 1st name pulled gets choice of prize, 2nd name gets the remaining prize choices, etc.


  • Pin purchasers must register their pin in order 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 – at a date and time TBD. You need not be present to win.
  • 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 will 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 a week from the drawing date.
  • If a winner of one of the 2021 Prizes declines to accept, a drawing from the remaining non-winning entrants will be made to determine another 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 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 of the North Carolina Azalea Festival and their immediate family members, 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.
  • 2021 Pin Purchase Rules are effective December 1, 2020 – December 31, 2021.


Prize A $2,170 VALUE

  • VIP at the North Carolina Azalea Festival
    • Includes Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night stay at Festival host hotel (1 room)
    • 6 Festival Main Stage tickets with Hospitality Suite, 2 Airlie Luncheon Garden Party tickets, 2 Parade Reviewing Stand tickets
    • Transportation to all Festival ticketed events
    • A $250 clothing allowance
    • A$250 hair/makeup allowance

Prize B $1,340 value

  • Tickets to the North Carolina Azalea Festival
    • 6 Festival Main Stage tickets with Hospitality Suite, 2 Airlie Luncheon Garden Party tickets, 2 Parade Reviewing Stand tickets
  • Dinner at LM Restaurants ($250 value)
  • Photo Perfect Photobooth FREE 2-hour rental (Wedding packages excluded. Weddings may redeem $250 off their package).

Prize C $2,537 VALUE

  • A Wilmington Grill $2,287 value
  • One $250 gift certificate (TBD)




Support these businesses in April 2021 with your pin and receive these special perks:

(More Businesses Added As They Register)

Club Pilates: 20% off first month of membership + no enrollment fee (applies to new members only)

Grind Nutrition: $1 off any combo

Harbour Club Salon and Spa: 10% off select spa services (classic massages and classic facials)

High Tide Nutrition: $1 off any combo

Monkee's: 10% off one full-priced item

Nothing Bundt Cakes: free Bundtlet with purchase of a decorated cake

Photo Perfect Photobooth: $50 off any booking made in April 2021, or taking place in April 2021, plus a premium backdrop upgrade ($50 value). Other discounts not stackable; ie. only one discount applied per booking

Renee's Fine Jewelry: 10% off the month

The Gentlemen's Corner: special discount TBA


Street Fair Vendor Discounts:
Discounts only available during the North Carolina Azalea Festival Street Fair:

Laughing Crab Catering: two crabcake sandwiches for $20 ($6 discount)




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 (enewsletters, 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 Main Stage Concert Tickets of Choice w/Hospitality Suite and Parking.