Welcome! It’s the 63rd Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival

Azalea in Bloom

Azalea in Bloom

The North Carolina Azalea Festival runs from April 7th through April 11, 2010 and celebrates Wilmington’s exceptional artwork, gardens, rich history and culture with five days of entertainment that includes a plethora of activities and events for all ages and interests.   These include the Cole Brothers Circus, a Goo Goo Dolls Concert with Collective Souls, as well as a Montgomery Gentry Concert, ( both concerts taking place at the UNCW Trask Coliseum), the ever popular NC Azalea Street Festival that runs for 3 days downtown (and let’s not forget the parade), and of course the famous Azalea Garden Tour now in its 57th year!  There is also a juried art show and sale and the Historic Home Tour, along with dozens of other happenings that will surely keep you busy all weekend long.  From flowers to fashion, crafters to clowns, and the queen and her court, be a part of the pageantry and all that is Southern by participating in one or more of these activities occurring at various locations throughout the city during the upcoming weekend.  Please log on to www.ncazaleafestival.org or call 910.794.4650 to find out all the details and costs associated with the many different programs  that aren’t mentioned here.    This is North Carolina’s biggest festival of the year and Wilmington, NC pulls all the stops out to ensure that everyone has a great time!

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