The North Carolina Azalea Festival celebration features concerts, a street fair, big-name entertainment, a parade and more. The festivities kick off Thursday, April 13 with Carly Pearce performing waterfront at Live Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park. The DGX Street Fair provides an array of shopping and food experiences with more than 250 vendors, as well as a Children's Area with hands-on activities for the little ones to enjoy. On Saturday, the North Carolina Azalea Festival Parade takes place downtown followed by the free Tunes & Blooms Music Festival at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. The evening finale is a fireworks display over the Cape Fear River. As the festival gets closer, look for more exciting entertainment announcements! Attend the North Carolina Azalea Festival and make it a coastal getaway to Wilmington and Island Beaches.


Wilmington and Beaches

North Water Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

(877) 945-6386

Updated January 19, 2023