Azalea Festival

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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-->

Olympic gold medalist excited about UNCW’s sand volleyball plans
To say Kerri Walsh Jennings has had a big part in helping increase the popularity of sand volleyball is probably an understatement. She and playing partner Misty May Treanor have combined to win the last three Olympic gold medals in the sport. Fri, 04/10/2015 - 4:16pm
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AZALEA BOXING: Set for Saturday and Sunday at Schwartz Center, and it’s free
A venue change appears to be a good thing for amateur boxers at the Azalea Festival this weekend. The Schwartz Center right in the heart of downtown Wilmington will be the new location for the two day event. Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:34am
Updated 9 minutes ago
Lack of organization and late start frustrates boxers at Azalea Festival Tournament
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. Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:49am
Updated 14 minutes ago
Azalea Festival Parade to air 10 times on NHCTV
If you were unable to attend Saturday's Azalea Festival parade, you will have ten times to watch it on NHCTV. Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:30pm
Nelly arrested day after performance at NC Azalea Festival
Rapper Nelly was arrested on felony drug charges Saturday morning, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Sun, 04/12/2015 - 2:04pm
Azalea Festival Home Tour features 170 years of history
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. Sat, 04/11/2015 - 10:13pm
Rainy weather didn’t wash out the Azalea Festival Parade
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. Sat, 04/11/2015 - 9:42pm
Delicious food, unique finds at Azalea Festival Street Fair
The Azalea Festival wouldn't be complete without the street fair in downtown Wilmington. It started Friday night. Sat, 04/11/2015 - 12:58am