Week of April 4, 2022 - April 10, 2022

North Carolina Azalea Festival

  • Wednesday, April 6th - Sunday, April 10th

For 75 years, the North Carolina Azalea Festival has reigned supreme as one of the biggest and best festivals along the southeast coastline, and newcomers are welcome to join in the fun to experience full days of vendors, live music, parades, and other events that shine a spotlight on the lively city of Wilmington. Founded in 1948, the North Carolina Azalea Festival has emerged as one of the most anticipated events in the state, and the celebration attracts visitors from all over the world who want to discover how enchanting the Cape Fear region can be.

Week of April 18, 2022 - April 24, 2022

Dosher Foundation Gala

  • Friday, April 22nd 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
St. James

Known as one of the most glamourous events of the season for the small town of Southport, the annual Dosher Foundation Gala is a great opportunity to get dressed up to the nines to celebrate and toast a very worthy cause. A benefit that goes to assist the Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation, this springtime gala is a fun and festive way to mingle with community members while enjoying a glitzy evening of food, drink, and music.

Week of April 25, 2022 - May 1, 2022

Kure Beach Street Festival

  • Saturday, April 30th 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Kure Beach

Enjoy a full day of feasting, live music, entertainment, games, food, and so much more with a fun-filled stop at the at the Kure Beach Street Festival. This enticing street fair that’s put on every year by the Town of Kure Beach showcases the beauty of this small coastal town, as well as all the fun things that are found in this hopping vacation destination.

Smithfield's Chicken N Bar-B-Q
Wilmington Riverwalk