Posted on: March 23rd, 2023 Posted in Community News

Spring is here, and fun events are right around the corner. Wilmington, NC is notorious for its many spring events. From the famous NC Azalea festival to the BBQ, Bourbon, & Beer Festival, there are plenty of things to do this spring. Continue reading to start planning your spring agenda:

BBQ, Bourbon, & Beer Festival

The BBQ, Bourbon, & Beer Festival is held every year at Live Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington, NC. Come enjoy great food, drinks, music, and games with friends this spring. This festival focuses on highlighting locally crafted beer, bourbon, and BBQ from the Wilmington area. If you didn’t get a chance to attend this year, mark your calendars to make sure you get tickets in 2024!

NC Azalea Festival

The NC Azalea Festival is an incredible event that you don’t want to miss. Located in historic downtown Wilmington, the NC Azalea Festival welcomes people of all ages to enjoy its parade, vendors, and experiences. The NC Azalea Festival welcomes over 300,000 attendees every year, making it one of the largest events in Wilmington. This year, singer-songwriter Carly Pearce will be live in concert during the festival. Mark your calendars for April 12-16, and make sure to attend this show-stopping event.

Cape Fear Craft & Cuisine

The Cape Fear Craft & Cuisine event is happening April 1st at the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher. This unique event is perfect for foodies and fans of craft beer. During Cape Fear Craft & Cuisine, local chefs will pair their best dishes with locally brewed beer for attendees to enjoy. Bring your friends to this fun event to spend time outdoors, enjoy delicious food and beer, and make lasting memories. What better way to kick off spring than with expertly crafted beer and food?

Wilmington Coffee Fest

Calling all coffee lovers! The Wilmington Coffee Fest is happening this year on April 29-30 at Waterline Brewing Company. This two-day event brings together the best coffee roasters, tea suppliers, and all things coffee related. Attendees can enjoy coffee from professional roasters, learn about the coffee making process, and buy beans from all around the globe. Whether you drink black coffee or frappuccinos, the Wilmington Coffee Fest can be enjoyed by coffee lovers of all kinds. Not a huge coffee fan? No problem! The event will also feature local baked goods, food trucks, and live music.

Live Music

Wilmington is known for its growing live music scene, especially during the spring and summer months. Greenfield Lake Amphitheater and Live Oak Bank Pavilion host live music events throughout the year and often invite big name artists to play for the community. This year, there are many artists coming to play at these venues, including popular pop, rock, and folk musicians. Check out each venue’s website to see the upcoming events and book tickets!

Wilmington, North Carolina, is calling you with so much to do and see!

If you’re ready to dive into the breezy coastal vibes Wilmington has to offer, we hope you’ll make River Bluffs your first choice for a neighborhood! Located along the Cape Fear River banks, we’re eager to welcome you! Schedule your tour with us today!