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UPDATED Festival info!

REMEMBER!

Pets are not allowed at the street fair, even on a leash. The only dogs permitted at the fair are service animals. If you bring a non-service animal with you to the street fair, you will be asked to leave.

 

North Front Street Improvements

North Front Street will be open for pedestrians in time for the Azalea Festival!

  • This major project milestone is being reached on time.
  • The Market Street intersection is already open to vehicles in three directions.
  • Lighting, traffic signals, trash containers, benches, landscaping, parking paystations and other amenities are being added over the next couple of weeks.
     

 

Azalea Festival Friday Saturday Sunday
On-street parking Free after 5 p.m. - No time limit Free all day - No time limit Free all day - No time limit
Market & Second Street decks Normal operation Event parking fee - $5 Event parking fee - $5
Hannah Block lot Normal operation Event parking fee - $5 Event parking fee - $5
Second Street lot Closed Closed Closed

There will be no parking in the city’s surface parking lot located at Second & Market streets because events are being held there.


Private lots and decks

Several private surface parking lots and decks are operated downtown. These lots are privately owned and operated. The City of Wilmington has taken every measure to make sure that these lots are adequately marked with signage; however, many of these lots are not free to the general public for this event.
 

Street Closures

Many streets downtown will be closed for the festival and parade.

Festival closures

Street closed Starting at Ending at Date/time
Water St. Walnut St. Market St. 4/9 @ noon - 4/11 @ 8 p.m.
Front St. Walnut St. Orange St. 4/9 @ 6 p.m. - 4/11 @ 8 p.m.
Grace St. 2nd St. Water St. 4/9 @ 6 p.m. - 4/11 @ 8 p.m.
Chestnut St. 2nd St. Water St. 4/9 @ 6 p.m. - 4/11 @ 8 p.m.
Princess St. 2nd St. Water St. 4/9 @ 6 p.m. - 4/11 @ 8 p.m.
Market St. 2nd St. Water St. 4/9 @ 6 p.m. - 4/11 @ 8 p.m.
Dock St. 2nd St. Water St. 4/9 @ 6 p.m. - 4/11 @ 8 p.m.
Harnett St. N. 4th St. N. 3rd St. 4/9 @ 10 p.m. - 4/10 @ 1 p.m.
Bladen St. N. 4th St. N. 3rd St. 4/9 @ 10 p.m. - 4/10 @ 1 p.m.
Brunswick St. N. 4th St. N. 3rd St. 4/9 @ 10 p.m. - 4/10 @ 1 p.m.
Hanover St. N. 4th St. N. 3rd St. 4/9 @ 10 p.m. - 4/10 @ 1 p.m.

 Parade closures

Street closed Starting at Ending at Date/time
N. 3rd St. Davis St. Market St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
N. 2nd St. Bladen St. Hanover St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
N. 2nd St. South of Hanover St. Market St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
N. Front St. Davis St. Market St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Nutt St. Brunswick St. Red Cross St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Nutt St. Walnut St. Grace St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
N. Water St. Red Cross St. Market St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Harnett St. N. 4th St. Past N. Front St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bladen St. N. 4th St. N. Front St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Brunswick St. N. 4th St. Nutt St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hanover St. N. 4th St. Nutt St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Campbell St. N. 4th St. Past N. 3rd St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Estell Lee Place Nutt St. End of Estell Lee Place 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Red Cross St. N. 3rd St. N. Water St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Walnut St. N. 3rd St. N. Water St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Grace St. N. 3rd St. N. Water St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Chestnut St. N. 4rd St. Past N. 2nd St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Princess St. N. 3rd St. N. Water St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Toomer Alley N. 3rd St. Past N. Front St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Market St. N. 3rd St. N. Water St. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cowan St. All of Cowan Street is closed. 4/10 @ 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Visit the Azalea Festival website to learn more.

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