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  • Mar
    2 Sat
    Fashion Show

    Fashion Show

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Show at 11:00 AM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    The North Carolina Azalea Festival will hold its second Azalea Spring Fashion Show powered by REV Federal Credit Union at Embassy Suites by Hilton, Wilmington Riverfront. 


    Models will take to the runway to show off spring styles to inspire fashion at the various events during Festival Week including the Garden Party, the black-tie Patrons’ Gala, and the Festival Concerts. 


    After the runway show guests can peruse the vendor’s racks and even try on styles. Ticket holders will receive a swag bag of vendor giveaways, access to a live watercolor sketch by artist Kelsey Rae of Cloud Studio Agency, and a silent auction presented by Lumina Gem. 


    Tickets include a brunch buffet and 2 glasses of wine or champagne. 
    VIP Tickets include front row seating, brunch buffet, 3 glasses of wine or champagne, and early VIP entrance at 10:30 am.


    A cash bar will be available for signature cocktails and liquor. 


     


    Sold Out
  • Mar
    9 Sat
    Scholarship Pageant

    Scholarship Pageant

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 7:30 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Junior high school students from area high schools will compete in this annual Scholarship Pageant based on a private interview with judges, evening gown competition, and on-stage presentation. The winner is the recipient of the Beverly Anne Jurgensen Scholarship Award, named after the beloved Past President of the North Carolina Azalea Festival. Over $12,000 is given away in college scholarships annually. The winner of the Scholarship Pageant has the option to become the Azalea Festival Princess for the year, traveling across the state spreading the Festival spirit!


    Tickets available at Box Office
  • Apr
    3 Wed
    2024 Patron Sponsorship
    North Carolina Azalea Festival

    2024 Patron Sponsorship

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    REGISTRATION PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    PATRON'S PACKAGE: $1,600.00

    REGISTRATION SALE DATES
    PATRON'S PACKAGE Public Onsale: October 3, 2023 10:00 AM to March 25, 2024 5:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Join us as a Patron Sponsor for the 77th North Carolina Azalea Festival! As the ideal introduction to the best of the North Carolina Azalea Festival, the Patron Package includes two tickets to exclusive VIP events such as the Celebrity Reception and Airlie Luncheon Garden Party. Patrons are also listed on our website. 


    Patron Sponsor Ticket Package Includes:


    Thursday, April 4th, 2024

    2 Tickets for Celebrity Reception

    2 Tickets for T-Pain in the Seated Section


    Friday, April 5th, 2024

    2 Tickets for Airlie Luncheon Garden Party (option to purchase eight additional Airlie Luncheon Garden Party tickets while supplies last)

    2 Tickets for Chase Rice in the Seated Section


    Saturday, April 6th, 2024

    2 Tickets for Parade Bleachers

    2 Tickets for the Patrons' Party Gala


    & 1 Unframed Limited Edition Commemorative Print by Sharon Jones

    🌺🌺🌺

    Patron Packet Pickup Week will be March 25th- March 29th
    at the
    NC Azalea Festival Office
    5725 Oleander Drive Unit B7
    Wilmington, NC 28403

    A form for purchasing additional tickets to the Airlie Luncheon Garden Party and other Festival events will be sent to your mailing address after all entertainment is announced.
    At that time you may purchase eight additional Airlie Luncheon Garden Party Tickets at a cost of $220.00 without preferred parking. All Festival tickets (including the Airlie
    Luncheon Garden Party) are only available while supplies last. It is the Festival Office’s date of receipt of purchase monies that governs the availability of tickets you desire to purchase.
    Individuals and businesses are limited to the purchase of three Patronships each. THE FESTIVAL IS UNABLE TO “GUARANTEE” A PRECISE NUMBER OF “ONSITE” PARKING FOR THE AIRLIE GARDENS LUNCHEON EVENT. The Festival will strive to provide as much on-site parking for this event as permitted by the
    Airlie Gardens Foundation and New Hanover County. In order to ensure the best possible chance to receive priority parking at the Airlie Gardens Luncheon, you should
    purchase your patronship as soon as possible. Parking is allotted in order of your assigned patronship number. Additional ticket purchases through your patronship are
    available only while supplies last and do not include priority parking.

    $1,600.00
  • Apr
    4 Thu
    T-Pain

    T-Pain

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Doors at 5:00 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    LAWN: $55.00
    ADA: $55.00
    RESERVED SEATING: $75.00
    ORCHESTRA PIT: $95.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    LAWN / ADA / RESERVED SEATING / ORCHESTRA PIT Public Onsale: December 18, 2023 10:00 AM to April 4, 2024 12:00 AM
    ADA Public Onsale: April 4, 2024 12:01 AM to April 4, 2024 11:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Join us Thursday, April 4th, 2024 at Live Oak Bank Pavilion for T-Pain! 

    This is an unedited performance with no restrictions on content or language.

    Interested in exclusive seats to this show?
    Purchase your Patron's Package today! 🌺


    About the Venue: This show is being held at Live Oak Bank Pavilion at 10 Cowan Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.


    Gates will open two hours prior to show time (subject to change). Food, soft drinks, and alcohol are available for purchase with a proper ID.  The venue has a strict no re-entry policy. This venue has a clear bag policy. PURCHASE A NORTH CAROLINA AZALEA FESTIVAL CLEAR TOTE BAG HERE. All bags and persons may be searched prior to entry for the safety of all guests. All concerts are outdoors, rain or shine. In the event of rain, we advise ponchos and rain boots – no umbrellas will be allowed inside the venue. In the event of beautiful weather, we advise sunglasses and sunscreen. It can be a tad colder with higher winds since we are right on the river, please dress accordingly.


    Refund Policy: There will be no refunds. In the event the show is cancelled due to extreme weather or artist cancellation, refunds will be processed within two weeks of the original show date. In most cases, this is a rain or shine event. 


    We acknowledge the special needs and challenges of some of our guests, and guests requiring special needs should notify the box office when purchasing tickets.


    Please visit https://ncazaleafestival.org/main-stage-concert-series/ for a complete list of prohibited items and all venue rules.


    Stay tuned to the North Carolina Azalea Festival social media accounts – Facebook and Instagram – for any concert venue updates. 


    Your purchase of this ticket grants the Festival permission to photograph or video you and your likeness at the Festival Concerts to be used for Festival publicity now or in the future.


    Important Information About Your Tickets!


    Entry requirements are subject to change. By purchasing tickets to this event you agree to abide by entry requirements in effect at the time of the event. Check the venue website leading up to your event for the latest protocols.


    Latest Entry Protocols
    Based on the latest local guidelines, attendees are no longer required to provide proof of negative COVID-19 test and/or vaccination for entry to this event. Be sure to check the venue website for the latest updates and guidelines as entry requirements are subject to change. 


  • Apr
    5 Fri
    Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour

    Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Come enjoy Southern hospitality amid the vibrant color of azaleas and spring flowers during the 76th Annual Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour© in the beautiful coastal community of Wilmington, North Carolina. An official event of the North Carolina Azalea Festival, the tour is one of the longest running and most popular garden tours in the South. Gardens are spread throughout Wilmington and this is a self-guided tour. The tour will open Friday April 5, 2024 at 9:30 am with the spectacular Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

    Tickets available at Box Office
  • Apr
    5 Fri
    Bluewater After Garden Party VIP Package

    Bluewater After Garden Party VIP Package

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Show at 11:30 AM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    INDIVIDUAL: $308.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    INDIVIDUAL Public Onsale: February 22, 2024 10:00 AM to April 5, 2024 1:30 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    The After Garden Get Down at Bluewater is a fun dockside party open to the public AND FREE immediately following the Airlie Luncheon Garden Party. Guests are invited to Bluewater's waterfront bar & patio to enjoy live music, food and drink specials, and the best view on the Intracoastal. Attendees also receive a special guest appearance by the Queen Azalea herself!


    The Bluewater Garden Party VIP Package is your exclusive, VIP access to this event, and to the Airlie Luncheon Garden Party! Ticket purchasers receive a free shuttle to and from the Garden Party from Bluewater, one ticket to the Airlie Luncheon Garden Party, and a three-course dinner post Garden Party at Bluewater. (Your dinner voucher is good through April 30, 2024!) *Please note, alcohol at Bluewater is not included in the Bluewater Garden Party VIP Package.


  • Apr
    5 Fri
    Queen's Dance Party

    Queen's Dance Party

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Show at 6:00 PM
    REGISTRATION PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    GENERAL ADMISSION: $55.00

    REGISTRATION SALE DATES
    GENERAL ADMISSION Public Onsale: February 9, 2024 10:00 AM to April 5, 2024 8:30 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Join us at Wilmington Convention Center for a night of dancing with Queen Azalea, the Azalea Festival Queen’s Court, the Azalea Festival Princess and Court, and Miss North Carolina!

    This event is geared towards youth ages 7-17. The night will consist of heavy appetizers and dancing, and opportunities for photographs, autographs, and getting to know the Azalea Festival royalty!


    Tickets are $55 plus taxes/fees, and include food and non-alcoholic drinks. Everyone in attendance needs to purchase a ticket (chaperones included). 


    $55.00
  • Apr
    5 Fri
    Chase Rice

    Chase Rice

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Doors at 5:00 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    LAWN: $55.00
    ADA: $55.00
    RESERVED SEATING: $75.00
    ORCHESTRA PIT: $95.00
    FRONT ROW: $150.00
    SECOND ROW: $125.00
    AISLE: $95.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    LAWN / ADA / RESERVED SEATING / ORCHESTRA PIT / FRONT ROW / SECOND ROW / AISLE Public Onsale: December 18, 2023 10:00 AM to April 5, 2024 12:00 AM
    ADA / FRONT ROW / SECOND ROW / AISLE Public Onsale: April 5, 2024 12:01 AM to April 5, 2024 11:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Join us Friday, April 5th, 2024 at Live Oak Bank Pavilion for Chase Rice!


    Interested in exclusive seats to this show? 
    Purchase your Patron's Package today! 🌺


    About the Venue: This show is being held at Live Oak Bank Pavilion at 10 Cowan Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.


    Gates will open two hours prior to show time (subject to change). Food, soft drinks, and alcohol are available for purchase with a proper ID.  The venue has a strict no re-entry policy. This venue has a clear bag policy. PURCHASE A NORTH CAROLINA AZALEA FESTIVAL CLEAR TOTE BAG HERE. All bags and persons may be searched prior to entry for the safety of all guests. All concerts are outdoors, rain or shine. In the event of rain, we advise ponchos and rain boots – no umbrellas will be allowed inside the venue. In the event of beautiful weather, we advise sunglasses, or an official PINK CAMO NCAF hat, and sunscreen. It can be a tad colder with higher winds since we are right on the river, please dress accordingly.


    Refund Policy: There will be no refunds. In the event the show is cancelled due to extreme weather or artist cancellation, refunds will be processed within two weeks of the original show date. In most cases, this is a rain or shine event. 


    We acknowledge the special needs and challenges of some of our guests, and guests requiring special needs should notify the box office when purchasing tickets.


    Please visit https://ncazaleafestival.org/main-stage-concert-series/ for a complete list of prohibited items and all venue rules.


    Stay tuned to the North Carolina Azalea Festival social media accounts – Facebook and Instagram – for any concert venue updates. 


    Your purchase of this ticket grants the Festival permission to photograph or video you and your likeness at the Festival Concerts to be used for Festival publicity now or in the future.


    Important Information About Your Tickets!


    Entry requirements are subject to change. By purchasing tickets to this event you agree to abide by entry requirements in effect at the time of the event. Check the venue website leading up to your event for the latest protocols.


    Latest Entry Protocols
    Based on the latest local guidelines, attendees are no longer required to provide proof of negative COVID-19 test and/or vaccination for entry to this event. Be sure to check the venue website for the latest updates and guidelines as entry requirements are subject to change. 


     


    $55.00 - $150.00
  • Apr
    6 Sat
    Parade Bleacher Seating

    Parade Bleacher Seating

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Show at 9:30 AM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    SECTION C: $6.00
    SECTION D: $6.00
    SECTION E: $6.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    SECTION C / SECTION D / SECTION E Public Onsale: February 9, 2024 10:00 AM to April 6, 2024 11:30 AM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
    Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the 77th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival Parade!

  • Apr
    6 Sat
    Battleship Boom & Bloom Fireworks Bonanza

    Battleship Boom & Bloom Fireworks Bonanza

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Show at 7:30 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    General Admission $30 | Includes pink folding chair, popcorn, DJ, self-guided deck tour, premiere firework viewing.


    Kids 5 and under are free. Please select amount of children that will be attending. 


     


    Rain or shine unless the fireworks are canceled. If the event is canceled you will receive a full refund.



    Sold Out
  • Apr
    7 Sun
    Mini Golf Party 9 am

    Mini Golf Party 9 am

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Show at 9:00 AM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $40.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 15, 2024 10:00 AM to April 7, 2024 12:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Attend a Mini Golf Party with NFL Pittsburgh Steeler and Wilmington hometown celebrity, Alex Highsmith! $30 per player gives you 18 holes of putt-putt at Jungle Rapids; at one of the holes Alex Highsmith will be available to take photographs, sign autographs, and putt around with you! You also will receive a $5 Jungle Rapids Arcade Card and fun swag! Ticket price is the same for adults or children; children must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times.

    Only individuals with paid tickets will have access to the course. Adults must purchase a ticket to chaperone their children. Participants will sign up for a time slot to play (9:30 am- 10 am, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, or 12 noon - 1 pm) and must complete the course in their time slot. There will be four participants on a hole at a time; individual ticket holders will be paired with others. In order for a party of four to play together, please register all tickets under one name. A portion of the proceeds of this event will be donated to the Alex Highsmith Foundation.


    This is a rain or shine event.


  • Apr
    7 Sun
    Mini Golf Party 10:30 am

    Mini Golf Party 10:30 am

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Show at 10:30 AM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $40.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 15, 2024 10:00 AM to April 7, 2024 12:30 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Attend a Mini Golf Party with NFL Pittsburgh Steeler and Wilmington hometown celebrity, Alex Highsmith! $30 per player gives you 18 holes of putt-putt at Jungle Rapids; at one of the holes Alex Highsmith will be available to take photographs, sign autographs, and putt around with you! You also will receive a $5 Jungle Rapids Arcade Card and fun swag! Ticket price is the same for adults or children; children must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times.

    Only individuals with paid tickets will have access to the course. Adults must purchase a ticket to chaperone their children. Participants will sign up for a time slot to play (9:30 am- 10 am, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, or 12 noon - 1 pm) and must complete the course in their time slot. There will be four participants on a hole at a time; individual ticket holders will be paired with others. In order for a party of four to play together, please register all tickets under one name. A portion of the proceeds of this event will be donated to the Alex Highsmith Foundation.


    This is a rain or shine event.


  • Apr
    7 Sun
    Mini Golf Party NOON

    Mini Golf Party NOON

    Wilmington, NC
    United States
    Show at 12:00 PM
    TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    ADVANCED: $40.00

    TICKET SALE DATES
    ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 15, 2024 10:00 AM to April 7, 2024 12:00 PM

    PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

    Attend a Mini Golf Party with NFL Pittsburgh Steeler and Wilmington hometown celebrity, Alex Highsmith! $30 per player gives you 18 holes of putt-putt at Jungle Rapids; at one of the holes Alex Highsmith will be available to take photographs, sign autographs, and putt around with you! You also will receive a $5 Jungle Rapids Arcade Card and fun swag! Ticket price is the same for adults or children; children must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times.

    Only individuals with paid tickets will have access to the course. Adults must purchase a ticket to chaperone their children. Participants will sign up for a time slot to play (9:30 am- 10 am, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, or 12 noon - 1 pm) and must complete the course in their time slot. There will be four participants on a hole at a time; individual ticket holders will be paired with others. In order for a party of four to play together, please register all tickets under one name. A portion of the proceeds of this event will be donated to the Alex Highsmith Foundation.


    This is a rain or shine event.


5725 Oleander Drive, Suite B7
Wilmington, NC
United States
Office Address: 5725 Oleander Dr B7 Wilmington NC, 28403 Event locations may vary