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Petition leading the charge to bring the Azalea Belles back

The Cape Fear Garden Club is ending the half century tradition of girls dressed as southern belles during the Azalea Festival. That news, however, is being met with substantial push back from the community. 

What is the history behind the tradition of Azalea Belles?

With the ending of a longstanding tradition here in the Cape Fear, their are mixed emotions. The Cape Fear Garden Club announced the end of the Azalea Belles, a decades-long tradition in Wilmington.

Azalea Festival searching for mascot, rescheduling garden party

The Azalea Festival is searching for a mascot and they want your help. Plus, another Azalea Festival event has been rescheduled for the fall.

Azalea Festival turns garden party virtual

This weekend was supposed to kickoff the Azalea Festival in Wilmington. Friday afternoon would have been one of the signature events, the Garden Party. A few local residents didn't let the cancellation of the festival stop the good times. 

Azalea Festival goes virtual

Even though the 73rd Azalea Festival has been canceled, some events will go on as planned that weekend, sorta.

Cape Fear Garden Club cancels 2020 Azalea Garden Tour

Another signature event of the spring has officially been canceled due to the coronavirus.

Azalea Festival works to reschedule ‘signature events’ later this year

While the Azalea Festival won't happen in April like years past, organizers are giving a promising update on the annual event.

Cancellations caused by coronavirus impacting local economy

For the first time in 73 years, there is not going to be an Azalea Festival and that is going to cause a huge loss for the City of Wilmington.

Coronavirus preparations ahead of 2020 Azalea Festival

With the cancellation of several major festivals around the country due to Coronavirus, a huge festival in the Cape Fear is just three weeks away.

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