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Azalea Festival

Azalea Festival

 

WWAY NewsChannel 3 is proud to be a community partner of the North Carolina Azalea Festival. With festivities kicking off Wednesday, April 9 and continuing through Sunday, April 13, 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 2014 North Carolina Azalea Festival and we invite you to join us!

Rapper Nelly to headline Azalea Festival concert

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videoIt may still be winter, but there was a big Azalea Festival announcement tonight. Grammy Award-winner Nelly will play the Friday night concert during this spring's festival. Full story...
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Azalea Festival organizers enlist help to find volunteers

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videoTens of thousands of people enjoy the Azalea Festival's concerts, fairs and special events each year and organizers need your help to make it happen this year. The Cape Fear Volunteer Center is partnering with Azalea Festival organizers in an effort to find the hundreds of the volunteers they need. Full story...
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Venue switch in store for the boxing event at Azalea Festival

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videoBoxing has been part of the Azalea Festival for 35 years. Williston Middle School in Wilmington has served as the location for the Azalea Festival boxing tournament for most of those years, but that will not be the case this April when the Azalea Festival rolls around again. The new venue will be in the heart of downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Riverfront Park work to start after Azalea Festival

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video Work planned at and around Riverfront Park in Wilmington will not start until after next spring's Azalea Festival, the city says. Full story...
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Alan Jackson to play Azalea Festival

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videoWe're barely into fall, but it's already to start making plans for spring's biggest event in Wilmington. The North Carolina Azalea Festival announced country star Alan Jackson will headline one of the concerts set for the annual event, which runs April 8-12, 2015. Full story...
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