Join the tradition of the North Carolina Azalea Festival! Located in beautiful, historic Wilmington NC on the Cape Fear River, the Azalea Festival is a five-day celebration of Spring and Southern hospitality. The 67th North Carolina Azalea Festival will be held April 9-13, 2014. Information on all Festival events will be at your fingertips, including information on our four-day Concert Series with headliner Widespread Panic. Other events include the Cole Bros. Circus, the Airlie Luncheon Garden Party, a Patrons Gala, a Street Fair, a Parade, a Boxing Competition, the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour, and more. Be the first to receive breaking news on entertainment announcements, behind the scenes information, and insider tips to complete your Festival experience.We invite you to experience the grandest party in the South!