North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc.

North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc. Join us April 6-10, 2022 for the Festival's 75th Anniversary year! Visit http://ncazaleafestival.org for details!

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We are so glad you are here! We have a few guidelines to keep things fun and friendly in our social media space. It is important to the North Carolina Azalea Festival that guests have a forum to provide feedback as we take your feedback very seriously. To ensure the best experience for all of our guests, we have some guidelines that we ask that you follow.



โ€ข Avoid profanity and abusive languag

Operating as usual

The North Carolina Azalea Festival Ticket Office will be closed today in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We'll resu...
01/17/2022

The North Carolina Azalea Festival Ticket Office will be closed today in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We'll resume normal working business hours tomorrow.

The North Carolina Azalea Festival Ticket Office will be closed today in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We'll resume normal working business hours tomorrow.

Join us today at First Baptist Activity Center at 2 pm to learn more about and register for the 74th annual Scholarship ...
01/16/2022

Join us today at First Baptist Activity Center at 2 pm to learn more about and register for the 74th annual Scholarship Princess Pageant! We're looking forward to seeing all of our contestants!

If you missed last meeting, please come at 1:30 pm to catch up!

Over $12,000 is given away each year in college scholarship monies...including a special scholarship for those interested in STEM careers. Thank you to Sarah E. Pless, DDS: Renaissance Dental and Truist for their support of scholarship monies!

Join us today at First Baptist Activity Center at 2 pm to learn more about and register for the 74th annual Scholarship Princess Pageant! We're looking forward to seeing all of our contestants!

If you missed last meeting, please come at 1:30 pm to catch up!

Over $12,000 is given away each year in college scholarship monies...including a special scholarship for those interested in STEM careers. Thank you to Sarah E. Pless, DDS: Renaissance Dental and Truist for their support of scholarship monies!

Azalea Fest Youth Committee Meeting happening TONIGHT at 6 pm at Jungle Rapids! Join us upstairs in the big conference r...
01/12/2022

Azalea Fest Youth Committee Meeting happening TONIGHT at 6 pm at Jungle Rapids! Join us upstairs in the big conference room.

All local high school students are invited to attend to learn how they can be involved in the historic 75th #NCAF!

Azalea Fest Youth Committee Meeting happening TONIGHT at 6 pm at Jungle Rapids! Join us upstairs in the big conference room.

All local high school students are invited to attend to learn how they can be involved in the historic 75th #NCAF!

Meet Chef Fabio Capparelli!Chef Capparelli leads the Culinary team at Bluewater Waterfront Grill with over 15 years expe...
01/12/2022

Meet Chef Fabio Capparelli!

Chef Capparelli leads the Culinary team at Bluewater Waterfront Grill with over 15 years experience in world-class luxury resorts and upscale dining restaurants.

He has made appearances as the Chef personality in the Food Network's Annual New York City Food & Wine Festival Grand Tasting, and on Rocco's Dinner Party on Bravo TV.

Meet Chef Capparelli at this year's Chefs' Showcase, Saturday, January 29th from 1- 4 pm at the Hotel Ballast! Enjoy 5 food courses with alcohol pairings, all for $75+.

http://ow.ly/FsxM50Hs4qz

Meet Chef Fabio Capparelli!

Chef Capparelli leads the Culinary team at Bluewater Waterfront Grill with over 15 years experience in world-class luxury resorts and upscale dining restaurants.

He has made appearances as the Chef personality in the Food Network's Annual New York City Food & Wine Festival Grand Tasting, and on Rocco's Dinner Party on Bravo TV.

Meet Chef Capparelli at this year's Chefs' Showcase, Saturday, January 29th from 1- 4 pm at the Hotel Ballast! Enjoy 5 food courses with alcohol pairings, all for $75+.

http://ow.ly/FsxM50Hs4qz

๐Ÿ“ข NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY!We are pleased to announce Sarah E. Pless, DDS: Renaissance Dental is continuing their STE...
01/11/2022

๐Ÿ“ข NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY!

We are pleased to announce Sarah E. Pless, DDS: Renaissance Dental is continuing their STEM $1,000 Scholarship for a deserving Scholarship Pageant Contestant interested in the STEM field!

This is the last week for local high school juniors or seniors interested in the pageant to register. Interested parties can show up at First Baptist Activity Center this Sunday, January 16th at 2 pm with the $75 registration fee to register.

***Over $12,000 are given away in college scholarship monies annually!***

๐Ÿ“ข NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY!

We are pleased to announce Sarah E. Pless, DDS: Renaissance Dental is continuing their STEM $1,000 Scholarship for a deserving Scholarship Pageant Contestant interested in the STEM field!

This is the last week for local high school juniors or seniors interested in the pageant to register. Interested parties can show up at First Baptist Activity Center this Sunday, January 16th at 2 pm with the $75 registration fee to register.

***Over $12,000 are given away in college scholarship monies annually!***

Meet Chef Nathan Sims, the Executive Chef of the Hotel Ballast! Chef Sims has been the Executive Chef at the Commerce Cl...
01/11/2022

Meet Chef Nathan Sims, the Executive Chef of the Hotel Ballast!

Chef Sims has been the Executive Chef at the Commerce Club in Greenville, SC and at the Bald Head Island Club, and has also worked at the St. James Club in Southport.

Meet Chef at the 2022 Chefs' Showcase, held Saturday, January 29th at the Hotel Ballast at 1 pm.

http://ow.ly/Gcut50HrQhN

Meet Chef Nathan Sims, the Executive Chef of the Hotel Ballast!

Chef Sims has been the Executive Chef at the Commerce Club in Greenville, SC and at the Bald Head Island Club, and has also worked at the St. James Club in Southport.

Meet Chef at the 2022 Chefs' Showcase, held Saturday, January 29th at the Hotel Ballast at 1 pm.

http://ow.ly/Gcut50HrQhN

The #NCAF Scholarship Pageant interest meeting is TODAY at First Baptist Activity Center, Independence Blvd, at 2 pm!  T...
01/09/2022

The #NCAF Scholarship Pageant interest meeting is TODAY at First Baptist Activity Center, Independence Blvd, at 2 pm! This is an informational meeting where a guardian should attend.

You will have the opportunity to officially sign up and the registration fee of $75 will be due at that time.

The #NCAF Scholarship Pageant interest meeting is TODAY at First Baptist Activity Center, Independence Blvd, at 2 pm! This is an informational meeting where a guardian should attend.

You will have the opportunity to officially sign up and the registration fee of $75 will be due at that time.

๐Ÿ“ข Opportunity Alert! Local high school juniors and seniors gain experience in public presentation and the importance of ...
01/07/2022

๐Ÿ“ข Opportunity Alert!

Local high school juniors and seniors gain experience in public presentation and the importance of community engagement through our Scholarship Pageant Program.

Only a few days left to register for the Pageant - Sign up here http://ow.ly/9VRB50HoHbc or join our interest meeting on Sunday, January 9th at First Baptist Activity Center at 2 pm.

๐Ÿ“ข Opportunity Alert!

Local high school juniors and seniors gain experience in public presentation and the importance of community engagement through our Scholarship Pageant Program.

Only a few days left to register for the Pageant - Sign up here http://ow.ly/9VRB50HoHbc or join our interest meeting on Sunday, January 9th at First Baptist Activity Center at 2 pm.

Meet one of our Chefs for the #NCAF Chefs' Showcase - Saif Rahman. Saif is the 2021 NCRLA Chef Showdown Chef of the Year...
01/07/2022

Meet one of our Chefs for the #NCAF Chefs' Showcase - Saif Rahman. Saif is the 2021 NCRLA Chef Showdown Chef of the Year Winner!

The Chefs' Showcase will be held Saturday, January 29th from 1- 4 pm at the Hotel Ballast. Tickets are $75+ and include a 5-course meal with alcohol pairings. ๐Ÿคค๐Ÿท

Grab some friends for a fun and tasty Saturday outing!
Purchase here: http://ow.ly/GJAy50HpEL8

Meet one of our Chefs for the #NCAF Chefs' Showcase - Saif Rahman. Saif is the 2021 NCRLA Chef Showdown Chef of the Year Winner!

The Chefs' Showcase will be held Saturday, January 29th from 1- 4 pm at the Hotel Ballast. Tickets are $75+ and include a 5-course meal with alcohol pairings. ๐Ÿคค๐Ÿท

Grab some friends for a fun and tasty Saturday outing!
Purchase here: http://ow.ly/GJAy50HpEL8

Just a few days left to register for the Azalea Festival Scholarship Pageant! Register here: http://ow.ly/iL9k50HoCVT or...
01/06/2022

Just a few days left to register for the Azalea Festival Scholarship Pageant!

Register here: http://ow.ly/iL9k50HoCVT or join us at the interest meeting this Sunday, January 9th at First Baptist Activity Center at 2 pm.

Just a few days left to register for the Azalea Festival Scholarship Pageant!

Register here: http://ow.ly/iL9k50HoCVT or join us at the interest meeting this Sunday, January 9th at First Baptist Activity Center at 2 pm.

Check out our Pastry Chef for the #NCAF Chefs' Showcase - Tiesha Lewis! Tie is the 2021 North Carolina Restaurant and Lo...
01/04/2022

Check out our Pastry Chef for the #NCAF Chefs' Showcase - Tiesha Lewis! Tie is the 2021 North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association's Pastry Chef of the Year!

Tickets for the Showcase are $75+ and include a 5-course meal with alcohol pairings. ๐Ÿคค๐Ÿท

http://ow.ly/HsKi50HmP83

Check out our Pastry Chef for the #NCAF Chefs' Showcase - Tiesha Lewis! Tie is the 2021 North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association's Pastry Chef of the Year!

Tickets for the Showcase are $75+ and include a 5-course meal with alcohol pairings. ๐Ÿคค๐Ÿท

http://ow.ly/HsKi50HmP83

There is still time to sign up for the #NCAF Scholarship Pageant- open to local high school juniors and seniors. The pag...
01/04/2022

There is still time to sign up for the #NCAF Scholarship Pageant- open to local high school juniors and seniors.

The pageant is based on a private interview with judges, evening gown competition, and on-stage presentation. Over $12,000 in scholarship monies are given out!

http://ow.ly/GjvG50HmNoc

There is still time to sign up for the #NCAF Scholarship Pageant- open to local high school juniors and seniors.

The pageant is based on a private interview with judges, evening gown competition, and on-stage presentation. Over $12,000 in scholarship monies are given out!

http://ow.ly/GjvG50HmNoc

Becoming a healthier YOU on your list of 2022 resolutions?!Join our Azalea Sun Run 5k Virtual race for $25, grab a cool ...
01/04/2022

Becoming a healthier YOU on your list of 2022 resolutions?!

Join our Azalea Sun Run 5k Virtual race for $25, grab a cool T-shirt, and run wherever you chase the sun the week of March 26 - April 2. Enter your race results for a chance to win free Festival tickets!

Want to run with new friends? Join us Saturday, March 26 from 9-11 am at Wrightsville Beach Park to pick up your T-shirt and run the beach!

Register here - http://ow.ly/PMTo50HmOvU

Becoming a healthier YOU on your list of 2022 resolutions?!

Join our Azalea Sun Run 5k Virtual race for $25, grab a cool T-shirt, and run wherever you chase the sun the week of March 26 - April 2. Enter your race results for a chance to win free Festival tickets!

Want to run with new friends? Join us Saturday, March 26 from 9-11 am at Wrightsville Beach Park to pick up your T-shirt and run the beach!

Register here - http://ow.ly/PMTo50HmOvU

Need a Vacation to New Orleans?!Taste Edible Delights and Spirits in New Orleans, Louisiana*Four Days & Three Nights at ...
12/17/2021

Need a Vacation to New Orleans?!
Taste Edible Delights and Spirits in New Orleans, Louisiana

*Four Days & Three Nights at Either the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel
*Economy Class Air Tickets for Two
*Your Choice of a $200 Gift Card to Commander's Palace or Mr. B's Bistro
*Original Cocktail Walking Tour

Raffle tickets are selling for $100; and we're only selling 100!
Enter to win and more information here: http://ow.ly/WYIP50HevJT

Need a Vacation to New Orleans?!
Taste Edible Delights and Spirits in New Orleans, Louisiana

*Four Days & Three Nights at Either the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel
*Economy Class Air Tickets for Two
*Your Choice of a $200 Gift Card to Commander's Palace or Mr. B's Bistro
*Original Cocktail Walking Tour

Raffle tickets are selling for $100; and we're only selling 100!
Enter to win and more information here: http://ow.ly/WYIP50HevJT

A huge shout out to Carli Batson, Miss North Carolina and 2017 Azalea Festival Princess Court member, as she competes fo...
12/16/2021

A huge shout out to Carli Batson, Miss North Carolina and 2017 Azalea Festival Princess Court member, as she competes for the role as the 100th Miss America tonight!

Check out these photos from Carli's time on the Princess Court!๐ŸŒบ

Your Azalea Festival family wishes you all the best!
#NCAF #MissAmerica

A huge shout out to Carli Batson, Miss North Carolina and 2017 Azalea Festival Princess Court member, as she competes for the role as the 100th Miss America tonight!

Check out these photos from Carli's time on the Princess Court!๐ŸŒบ

Your Azalea Festival family wishes you all the best!
#NCAF #MissAmerica

@ncafyc had an awesome time @battlehouseilm tonight!!!
12/16/2021

@ncafyc had an awesome time @battlehouseilm tonight!!!

We had a merry time celebrating the holidays with some of our Festival Committee Chairs, Co-Chairs, and Emeritus Chairs!...
12/10/2021

We had a merry time celebrating the holidays with some of our Festival Committee Chairs, Co-Chairs, and Emeritus Chairs!
The Festival Family ๐Ÿ’œ was strong!
#ncaf #visitnc #festivalfamily

Check out the Azalea Festival Holiday Gift Giving Guide at the link below! Includes new merch, discounts, ideas and more...
12/10/2021

Check out the Azalea Festival Holiday Gift Giving Guide at the link below! Includes new merch, discounts, ideas and more!

http://ow.ly/N5qt50H86yK

Check out the Azalea Festival Holiday Gift Giving Guide at the link below! Includes new merch, discounts, ideas and more!

http://ow.ly/N5qt50H86yK

Calling all area high school Juniors & Seniors...there's limited time to sign up for the 2022 Scholarship Princess Pagea...
12/08/2021

Calling all area high school Juniors & Seniors...there's limited time to sign up for the 2022 Scholarship Princess Pageant!

This personal development program meets Sundays in January and February to prepare you for your time to shine on stage...and the opportunity to win college scholarship monies!

https://2022azaleafestscholarship.my-trs.com/

Calling all area high school Juniors & Seniors...there's limited time to sign up for the 2022 Scholarship Princess Pageant!

This personal development program meets Sundays in January and February to prepare you for your time to shine on stage...and the opportunity to win college scholarship monies!

https://2022azaleafestscholarship.my-trs.com/

Who is ready to see Wilmington's Miss North Carolina, Carli Batson, take the crown of MISS AMERICA?!?!
12/07/2021

Who is ready to see Wilmington's Miss North Carolina, Carli Batson, take the crown of MISS AMERICA?!?!

@missamerica , here I come! โœˆ๏ธ
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Today is the day!! NONE of this would have been possible without the selfless support and LIMITLESS love of my tribe! I am forever indebted to all that made it possible for a girl like me to compete for the opportunity, and job of a lifetimeโ€ฆnow, letโ€™s go to MISS AMERICA!!
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#MAO #MissAmerica #MAOTeen #scholarships #scholarship #scholarshipopportunities #scholar #graduate #college #classof2021 #candidate #MissNC #MissAmerica #MAO100 #CarolinaCares #DreamBig #CarliForTheCrown #BeyondTheBucket #VisitHP #NorthCarolina #ILM โ€”> #MoheganSun

Chefs' Showcase Tickets NOW ON SALE!!!Join us Sat, Jan 29 from 1- 4 pm for a 5-course meal with wine pairings. Only $75 ...
12/01/2021

Chefs' Showcase Tickets NOW ON SALE!!!

Join us Sat, Jan 29 from 1- 4 pm for a 5-course meal with wine pairings. Only $75 for a full afternoon of food and fellowship!

Check out http://ow.ly/lV6O50H1fuq for more info!

Chefs' Showcase Tickets NOW ON SALE!!!

Join us Sat, Jan 29 from 1- 4 pm for a 5-course meal with wine pairings. Only $75 for a full afternoon of food and fellowship!

Check out http://ow.ly/lV6O50H1fuq for more info!

Help provide Festival internships to UNCW students today on this #givingtuesday!Donations made straight to this UNCW Fun...
11/30/2021

Help provide Festival internships to UNCW students today on this #givingtuesday!

Donations made straight to this UNCW Fund are given to UNCW Festival interns in the form of scholarships...and provide real-life experience planning the biggest event in Wilmington!

http://ow.ly/yS2y50GZzao

Help provide Festival internships to UNCW students today on this #givingtuesday!

Donations made straight to this UNCW Fund are given to UNCW Festival interns in the form of scholarships...and provide real-life experience planning the biggest event in Wilmington!

http://ow.ly/yS2y50GZzao

It's time to spread those Seahawk wings and be a part of #givingtuesday! BEST PART - You can give to UNCW AND help suppo...
11/30/2021

It's time to spread those Seahawk wings and be a part of #givingtuesday!

BEST PART - You can give to UNCW AND help support the Azalea Festival by donating to the UNCW Azalea Festival's Fellowship in Volunteerism and Civic Engagement. These funds directly support student internships with the Festival.

Use the link to give to student internships....supporting both UNCW and NCAF: http://ow.ly/yS2y50GZzao

It's time to spread those Seahawk wings and be a part of #givingtuesday!

BEST PART - You can give to UNCW AND help support the Azalea Festival by donating to the UNCW Azalea Festival's Fellowship in Volunteerism and Civic Engagement. These funds directly support student internships with the Festival.

Use the link to give to student internships....supporting both UNCW and NCAF: http://ow.ly/yS2y50GZzao

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Wilmington, NC
28403

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Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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๐ŸŽ It's Day 9 of Giveaways!! WHO! wants to WIN 2 FREE GA Lawn tickets to REO Speed Wagon during the 75th North Carolina Azalea Festival on Friday, April 8th North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc. To enter into our random drawing for the WIN! โค๏ธ Love or Like our Page and North Carolina Azalea Festival FB page ๐Ÿ‘ Like this Post ๐Ÿ’žTag your BFF, Favorite Person and tell us WHY you should WIN & What is your favorite REO Speedwagon song! We will draw our first random WINNER tomorrow! 12/11 #wndwilmington #wilmingtonnc #happyholidays #wineandesign #azaleafestival #ncazaleafest
Andy Griffith and his wife, Barbara, greet fans at the 1958 North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc.! ๐ŸŒบ This image is featured in our photography exhibit, "Are We There Yet? North Carolina's Variety Vacationland, 1930sโ€“1970s!" Learn more: bit.ly/3dBwez2 #NCVacationland
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Thanks North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc. for hosting the art unveiling at our place. It was a great night!
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Andy Griffith and his wife, Barbara, greet fans at the 1958 North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc.! ๐ŸŒบ This image is featured in our photography exhibit, "Are We There Yet? North Carolina's Variety Vacationland, 1930sโ€“1970s!" Learn more: bit.ly/3dBwez2 #NCVacationland
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Today's #flashbackfriday includes a tremendous thank you to our amazing students & families for participating in our Azalea Festival performance last Saturday! ๐ŸŒบ We are so proud of our dancers for all the hardwork they put into each and every performance. We were beyond blessed to miss the majority of the rain and are thankful for our audience who came to support us despite the grumpy weather ๐ŸŒง๏ธ Make sure to leave a message of support for our performers in the comments below ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฟ and have a beautiful start to your weekend! #wilmingtonconservatory #azaleafestiva North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc. Turning Pointe Dance Company
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