Azalea Festival searching for mascot, rescheduling garden party


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Azalea Festival is searching for a mascot and they want your help. Plus, another Azalea Festival event has been rescheduled for the fall.

Organizers want you and your kids to make 3-D paper flowers that they will attach to greenery to make up the mascot. Those are due June 30. Click here for more information.

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In March, we told you two Azalea Fest concerts had been rescheduled for October. Sublime with Rome and Michael Franti & Spearhead will play Friday, October 16. The Avett Brothers with Chatham County Line will hit the stage on Saturday, October 17.

Now the garden party also has a new date: Wednesday, September 16 at Airlie Gardens.