Celebrate spring Southern style at the North Carolina Azalea Festival. As the largest festival of its kind in the state, enjoy pageantry, colorful garden tours, big-name entertainment, a waterfront street fair, parade and fireworks. Get cultured at the Juried Art Show and Sale featuring over 100 regional and national artists or be mesmerized by natural beauty during the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour. Have a dose of Southern hospitality with the Historic Home Tour and spend the day with friends and family at the Waterfront Street Fair including a Children’s Area, Music & Beer Garden and over 250 vendors. Musical acts on the main stage include country music star Hank Williams Jr. and Tyler Farr. Viewed by over 100,000 people, the annual parade showcases floats, marching bands and the Azalea Queen. Book a spring getaway to attend the North Carolina Azalea Festival.