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Azalea Festival

Azalea Festival sells out Pre-Festival Party

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video The Pre-Festival Party to the Azalea Festival at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside was a sellout. Full story...
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Tickets for Pre-Festival Party still on sale

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videoFriday is the Pre-Festival Party to the Azalea Festival at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside. Tickets are 50 dollars a piece or 200 dollars for a pair, and a hotel room for the night. Full story...
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Widespread Panic to play two Azalea Festival concerts

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videoGet ready for Panic at the 2014 North Carolina Azalea Festival. Widespread Panic will play two concerts during the 67th annual event in April, festival organizers announced this morning. Full story...
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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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WWAY's Sunday night sports - April 14

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videoThe national championship for beach wrestling will be held at Carolina Beach later this month. We have the details on the national event. The UNCW baseball team suffered a home loss on Sunday against Delaware. Adam Scott is the first Australian to win the Masters. Sports is part of the Azalea Festival; thus, we checked out Azalea boxing. Plus more! Full story...
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Street fair draws thousands to downtown Wilmington

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video It’s the final day of the 2013 Azalea Festival and thousands are hitting downtown to enjoy the street fair. Full story...
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Multicultural Stage shares diversity at Azalea Festival

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videoOnce again this year the Azalea Festival featured the Multicultural Stage during the Street Fair. WWAY's Brandon Taylor served as Master of Ceremonies this afternoon. Full story...
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Azalea Festival Art Show raises money for art scholarships

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video The Azalea Festival may be about flowers, but it also has an event for for art lovers. The 31st Juried Art Show featured more than 100 work by artists from North Carolina and surrounding states. Full story...
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Home tour opens door to Wilmington's history

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videoThe Azalea Festival is more than all that tasty food and fun games. Home owners T.J. and Judy Porter revealed Wilmington's historic past by hosting the ribbon cutting yesterday for the Azalea Festival Historic Home Tour, which featured ten historic sites in all. Full story...
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Hundreds turn out for Azalea Festival Coin Show

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videoThe Cape Fear Coin Club hosted a coin show for Azalea Festival weekend. There were more than 30 dealers at the event at the American Legion on Pine Grove Drive to buy, sell, appraise and trade coins. Full story...
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Sunny skies draw big crowd to Azalea Festival Parade

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videoThousands of people lined the streets of downtown Wilmington Saturday for the Azalea Festival Parade, and it was a parade of princesses. Full story...
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