WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — This weekend would have marked the 73rd North Carolina Azalea Festival, but coronavirus put all events to a screeching halt last month.
Some folks are not letting tradition die and are bringing their celebration to social media.
Azalea Festival attendees had to adjust to a new normal this year.
The virtual street fair was a chance for customers to shop online or tune in to live performances by local talents.
A mix of vendors participated from peanut distributors to craftsmen.
The patron’s party and multicultural stage were also held virtually on Saturday.