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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!

Azalea Festival unveils official artwork

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videoFriday evening at Cape Fear Country Club, Azalea Festival leaders introduced the festival's featured artist to the public. William Mangum, who worked on the piece for three weeks, was finally able to show all his hard work off. Full story...
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Azaleas arrive for next year's Garden Tour

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videoThe North Carolina Azalea Festival is still months away, but the Azalea Garden Tour began taking shape today. Encore Azalea donated various types of the plant to next year's Garden Tour owners, so they can begin gearing up for next spring's big event. Full story...
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Azalea Garden Tour provides $65,000 in community grants

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videoAfter a long selection process 13 recipients received checks today from the Cape Fear Garden Club. Full story...
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NC Azalea Festival racks up international awards

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The 2013 North Carolina Azalea Festival received six prestigious awards from the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) along with the likes of the Kentucky Derby and the Indy 500. Full story...
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Replacing N. 3rd St. Bridge could impact Azalea Festival Parade

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video The North Third Street Bridge in downtown Wilmington is in desperate need of repairs. The bridge was built in 1920 and will take a year to replace, but replacing the bridge would have a major impact on of the biggest events in the Port City. Full story...
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