Main Stage Concert Series: Avett Brothers

Join us for our Main Stage Event on Saturday, April 4, 2020. 

Main Stage Concert Series: Aaron Lewis

Join us for our Main Stage Event on Thursday, April 2, 2020. 

Azalea Festival Pops with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

The North Carolina Azalea Festival and the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra are collaborating for the first time ever in the second Pops concert of the 2019-2020 Reed M. Wallace Wilmington Symphony Pops Series. AZALEA FESTIVAL POPS, conducted by Dr. Steven Errante, will pop on Sunday, March 29, 2020, 5:00 pm at the Wilson Center (703 N. 3rd St.). The concert will feature light classics, film scores, and the premiere of Azalea Suite commissioned by the North Carolina Azalea Festival and composed by the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra’s conductor, Dr. Steven Errante. 

Elton John & Tim Rice’s AIDA Performed by Thalian Association Community Theatre

The North Carolina Azalea Festival is proud to be an Executive Producer of the 2019-2020 Thalian Association Community Theatre Season!

Thalian Association Community Theatre, the Official Community Theatre of North Carolina presents ADIA on the Main Stage of Kenan Auditorium UNCW


After Garden Get Down

The After Garden Get Down at Bluewater is a fun dockside party open to the public immediately following the Airlie Luncheon Garden Party. Guests are invited to Bluewater’s waterfront bar & patio to enjoy live music, food and drink specials, and the best view on the Intracoastal. Attendees also receive a special guest appearance by Queen Azalea!


Riverwalk Shag Contest…on the Banks of the Cape Fear

A Shag Contest for all ages...join us for this family-friendly event and watch the dance of the South live in person! Admission is $1 at the door. 


Street Fair Multicultural Stage

Join us for a FREE multicultural, family-friendly celebration that will showcase different cultures flourishing here in the Greater Cape Fear Region. You will marvel at the authentic costumes, dance, and music of some of our best ethnic performing groups and bands.


Waterfront Street Fair Music and Beer Garden

Join us at the Wilmington Grill Music Stage and Beer Garden!