WWAY NewsChannel 3 is proud to be a community partner of the North Carolina Azalea Festival. With festivities kicking off Wednesday, April 8 and continuing through Sunday, April 12, WWAY NewsChannel 3 will bring you local coverage of this exciting Wilmington tradition.
The WWAY News Team will be out and about in the Wilmington community to celebrate the 2015 North Carolina Azalea Festival and we invite you to join us!
Azalea Festival Livestream Schedule:
April 8 - Queen's Coronation - 3pm - 3:30pm
April 10 - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - 10am -11am
April 11 - Azalea Festival Parade - 9:30am - 11:30am-->
If you were unable to attend Saturday's Azalea Festival parade, you will have ten times to watch it on NHCTV.
Sunday's boxing event at the Azalea Festival in Wilmington started 86 minutes late. What appeared to be a lack of organization left a sour taste in the mouth of several parents, coaches and boxers.
Rapper Nelly was arrested on felony drug charges Saturday morning, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
Several historic homes and Basilica Shrine of Saint Mary opened their doors to the public Saturday for the start of the Azalea Festival Home Tour.
The weather wasn't the best Saturday morning for the Azalea Festival Parade, but that didn't stop thousands of people heading to downtown Wilmington.
The Azalea Festival wouldn't be complete without the street fair in downtown Wilmington. It started Friday night.
A former Azalea Festival belle will celebrate her 98th birthday this weekend. Audrey Woodall has lived in Wilmington for most of her life and she's no stranger to the azalea festival.
The azaleas take center stage at this weekend's Azalea Garden Tour hosted by the Cape Fear Garden Club.