Mark your calendars for Historic Wilmington Foundation’s 2020 Azalea Festival Home Tour, scheduled for Saturday, April 4th and Sunday, April 5th.

For general festival information, visit the Official Festival Website

To sponsor this year’s tour, call Isabelle at 910-762-2511 or


Proceeds from the Azalea Festival Home Tour support Historic Wilmington Foundation and its efforts to preserve and protect the irreplaceable historic resources of Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear region.

Thank you members, sponsors, neighbors and friends for a great 2019 Home Tour! See below for info from the wonderful weekend.

Azalea Festival Home Tour

Presented by Delinda Harrelson & Associates

As part of Wilmington’s nationally acclaimed Azalea Festival, the Historic Wilmington Foundation’s Home Tour is:

Saturday, April 6th, from 12:30pm to 6:00pm AND Sunday, April 7, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

You’re invited to climb the porch steps, cross the threshold and explore Wilmington and its rich past in the historic Downtown, Carolina Place and Carolina Heights neighborhoods. From gracious Italianates to cozy bungalows; featuring a beautiful variety of architecture and décor to delight and inspire, this tour is not to be missed.


Admission $35 | $40 after April 2nd

2019 Azalea Festival Home Tour Houses:

Carolina Place
  • 1910 Wolcott Ave. – Piner House
  • 1719 Wrightsville Ave. – Wallace-Vanlandingham House
  • 2010 Perry Ave.
Carolina Heights
  • 1709 Chestnut St.
  • 1716 Chestnut St. – Crocker-Spillman House
  • 1807 Princess St. – Allen-Collier House
  • 400 S. Front St. – Governor Dudley Mansion
  • 5 Church St. – Harper-Newbold House
  • 120 Castle St. – Brink-Goodman House
  • 318 S. 3rd St. – Burruss-Poisson House

The ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Governor Dudley Mansion will kick off the tour at 12:30pm on Saturday, April 6. Join City and County dignitaries and the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belles as we cut the ribbon and begin the tour!

Also on Saturday afternoon, Boombalatti’s will set up their ice cream truck at the parking lot of Temple Baptist Church at 1801 Market St. Free ice cream treats will be given to ticket-holders while supplies last.

Each Azalea Festival Home Tour ticket is good for the full weekend. Tour-goers can attend either or both days, and may start or end at any point along the route.

Please print your Eventbrite receipt and bring to any house on the 2019 Home Tour on April 6 or 7 to get your ticket. Each ticket will feature the full list of tour homes, as well as neighborhood maps.

Tickets are $35 on or before April 2, 2019, and tickets go up to $40 after April 2, 2019.


Thank you to our valued sponsors for this year’s tour:

Presenting Sponsor

Delinda Harrelson & Associates

Corinthian Sponsors

Ionic Sponsor

Coastal Style Corporation


Doric Sponsors


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No, but please keep your children with you, and do not bring strollers or car seats inside the tour homes. Please have your ticket with you at all homes on the tour.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

On-street parking options vary from neighborhood to neighborhood. There are paid parking decks downtown. Free parking is also available at Temple Baptist Church, 1801 Market Street, Wilmington, NC.

What may I bring into the event?

Pack lightly, as you will be walking from house to house while in each neighborhood. Please do not bring food or drink into the tour homes.

How can I contact the organizer with questions?

Please call HWF at 910.762.2511, or email

What’s the refund policy?

HWF relies on ticket sales to support the mission of preserving and protecting Wilmington’s historic, irreplaceable resources. If you would like a refund, please first consider your ticket as a donation to a worthy cause and let HWF speak with you about other ways your contribution can meet your needs.