Between April 5th and 9th Downtown Wilmington is buzzing with activity surrounding the 70th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival! This festival is the culmination of all things southern from the Azalea Queen’s Coronation to the Airlie Garden Party to great music and food! Mark the dates on your calendar and make plans to join our CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates team there!
Festivities kick-off Wednesday with the arrival of the Queen and her official crowning. Then, head out for the Loop to Lake 5K/10K/1 Mile Fun Run. End your evening at UNC-Wilmington’s Kenan Auditorium for beach classics by The Temptations!
Friday is the famed Airlie Garden Party – Ladies, find your best brimmed Southern hat…Fellows press your seer-suckers and get ready for Wilmington’s Bash of the Year! Round out your Friday evening with Duran Duran!
Saturday is the day it all comes together! The azaleas put on their best coats and shine for all the guests to see! Enjoy an early morning parade followed by all-day celebrations – peruse the street festival, take in the main stage shows and exhibition, and enjoy historic home and garden tours. Even check out some of our CENTURY 21 Sweyer homes open for touring during that weekend!
There are dozens of events to attend, hundreds of vendors to see and even FIREWORKS!! So join our CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates team for this can’t miss Wilmington event!