VIP Experiences

Exclusive Experiences

These BEHIND THE SCENE opportunities are ways to experience the Festival in a special, VIP way.

Azalea Sweep Teams | $250
Are you TEAM EARTH?! Sponsor an Azalea Sweep Team to help
clean up Wilmington the weekend prior to the Azalea Festival.
Receive one Main Stage concert ticket of choice for up to 10 team
members who volunteer at Azalea Sweep. Team sponsor receives
recognition at Check-In as well as at the volunteer luncheon after
the Sweep. Sponsor logo is also listed on the Sweep T-shirt and
promoted through social media and Festival e-Newsletters.

Celebrity Reception Table | $1,000
Secure a reserved table at the Celebrity Reception. Table sponsorship
comes with eight tickets to the event as well as an introduction to
Queen Azalea and Invited Guests. The table host will receive two
Garden Party tickets as well as recognition in the program speech.

Chefs’ Showcase Table | $1,000
Enjoy a table at the Chefs’ Showcase. Table sponsorship comes
with eight tickets to the event, as well as two Garden Party tickets
for the table host. Table sponsors (all eight guests), also get to
enjoy a private meet and greet with the chefs preceding the Chefs’
Showcase Event with other Table Sponsors and Festival Sponsors.  Table hosts are recognized in the introduction speech.


Parade Reviewing Stand Experience | $25
Watch the Parade from the best seat in town — on the Parade
Reviewing Stand! Enjoy children’s activities, continental
breakfast, and lunch all from your incredible seat along the Parade
route. Includes access to the indoor restrooms.

For Our Existing Sponsors Only:

Patrons’ Gala VIP Table Upgrade | $300
Secure your own private table for four at the Patrons’ Gala.
Includes a server. Note: tickets to the Patrons’ Gala not included.
All table guests must already have Patrons’ Party Gala tickets to
enjoy this upgrade.

Celebrity Reception VIP Table Upgrade | $300
Secure your own private table for four at the Celebrity Reception.
Includes a server. Note: tickets to the Celebrity Reception are not
included. All table guests must already have Celebrity Reception
tickets to enjoy this upgrade.

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at

919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

Festival Sponsors

Our Glen Dale, Benefactor, Gable, Donor Sponsors, Evergreen Sponsors and Community Partners

Thank you to our Patrons!​

Diamond Patrons

American Harbor Insurance
Andrew Consulting Engineers, P.C
Aquesta Bank
Atlantic Packaging
Fern Bugg
Coastline Mortgage/John & Jolie Russ
Cape Fear Engineering
Collins & Collins Law Offices, PLLC
Diesel Parts of Carolina, LLC
Peter and Stewart DiFiore
Ferguson Enterprises
First National Bank

Rod Flinchum
Frank Carter Enterprises, Inc.
Joanne Harcke
Jonathan and Jennifer Hedge
Industrial Machine & Welding, Inc.
Garland and Linda Kalnen-Sykes
King Law Firm, P.A.
Sandra and Joseph Kittinger
Liz Carroll Interiors
M & W Property (2)
Will and Emily Mullinix
Nationwide Sheally Insurance Group
Barbara & Bubba Rawl

Rogers Family
John Scholz
South Atlantic Services, Inc.
Southern Bank & Trust Company.
Jim and Fran Summerlin
SunTrust Bank
Denise Szaloky – Advantage Farms
The Overholt Law Firm, PC
TowneBank Mortgage
Berry & Beth Trice
Deirdre McGlone-Webb
Wilmington Gastroenterology
Wilmington GI

Lifetime Patrons
Gierie Orthodontics
Dr. Michael Kuzma and Rhonda Kuzma
Ross Marino, CFP
Mr. and Mrs. David Swain
Linda Wilson

2022 Patrons

To Date March 2022

ABC Supply Co.
Adams Products – CRH Old Castle
Andrew Jackson Law P.C.
ARC Transit, LLC
Ballantine Company, Inc.
Baugh Consulting
Big Sky Design Shop & Studio
Blue Mind Coworking
Blush Haus of Beaute
Braxton & Co. LLC
Brooks Pierce Law Firm
Brynes Holding Corporation
Bubbly Events
Byrnes Holding Corporation
Cape Fear Engineering Inc.
Cataract Consultants 
Causey Investments 
Coastline Therapy Group
Compass Pointe Realty
Computer Warriors IT Support
Copley Investment Management
Copy Pro
David & Kris Czufin
Davis Hartman Wright LLP
East Coast Autos and Trailers
East Coast Seafood
ECS Southeast LLP
Emerge Ortho (2)
Kathleen Esposito
Scott & Sharon Evans
First Bank (2) 
First Carolina Bank
Frist Citizens Bank
Sammy & Shannon Flowers
Michael and Lauren Franklin
Deborah A. Gasser
Holly & Dave Grange
Carolyn Byrnes Greenwood (2)
Griffin Estep
Ben & Stephanie Harris
Sarah Harris
Wayne and Phyllis Hicks (2)
Hotrods Recycling 
Paula Humphrey
Industrial Cleaning Equipment (ICE)
Marta Jacobus
Lindsey Jones


KBR-Kathryn Bruner Reality
William Kaufman
David & Nancy Kauffman
Gerald Komlofske
L. McNeil Chestnut Attorney City, Law/ Government
Liberty Land
Law Office of J Chris Huff, PC
Eddie and Jean Lawler
Longley Supply Company
Maus, Warwick, Matthews
Lindsey McDermott
McGriff Insurance
McNeil Chestnut, Attorney at Law
Monteith Construction
Andy Mills
Anne & Ed Murray
Andrew and Summer Nettleman
Susan and Thomas Nettleman
Nico Shipping Corp. (2)
North State Bank (2)
Paragon Bank
Greg Pleasants/UBS Financial Services
Piedmont Advantage CU
PM Canady
Precision Cams
Barbara Pugh Real Estate
Susan Renton
Carrie & Jeremy Roberts
Traci & Larry Roberts
Saffo Contractors, Inc
Shirley Prince
SeaHorse Management
Silver Shears Hairstyling
Beck and Elizabeth Smith
Southern Trust Mortgage
Spot Real Estate
Jane Stabler
Stevens Fine Homes
S&W Ready Mix Concrete
The Computer Warriers
The Pediatric Center
Tashmahall Industries, LLC
Lisa Wayne
Jim & Wendy Wrigglesworth
Tommy & Holly West
Kim and Pat Whitfield
Bob Williams 
Wilmington Pathology Associates
Wilmington Wealth Consulting at UBS
Wade & Ashley Wilson