North Carolina Azalea Festival

Visit Website

Wed., Apr. 11 - Sun., Apr. 15

North Carolina Azalea Festival


  • N. Water Street
    Wilmington NC 28401


Experience a celebration of spring and all that is Southern during a week of colorful garden tours, big-name entertainment, a waterfront street fair, fun family events and one grand parade. The North Carolina Azalea Festival showcases Wilmington's exceptional artwork, gardens, rich history and culture. Entertainment on the main stage includes country music star Billy Currington and hip hop legend Ludacris. The annual parade, viewed by over 100,000 people, is filled with the floats, marching units, bands, clowns, horses, visiting celebrities and the Azalea Queen. Marvel at fireworks over the Cape Fear River after a day at the Street Fair. Cross the threshold into beautiful and historic homes and churches representing 250 years of architecture during the Historic Home Tour. If you're looking for springtime pageantry, the North Carolina Azalea Festival is world renowned!

How to Find Us

Explore nearby listings.


34° 14' 15.7662" / Longitude: -77° 57' 0.8748"


N. Water Street Wilmington NC 28401

Get directions to this listing...

Request your Travel Guide

Download or order FREE guides and maps

Discover Project Project 543

Explore unique spots across North Carolina