Thalian Hall with a pretty Azalea Festival banner and benches for VIPs to enjoy the parade.
An old, delapidated house out of place in downtown Wilmington.
Police cavalry in the Azalea Festival Parade.
Sherriff cars in the parade.
The circus comes to town every year to be part of the Azalea Festival Parade. The elephant walk is a nice tradition.
Southern Bells, a nice southern tradition, though perhaps it is a little warm for those heavy dresses?
A horse-drawn stagecoach!
Southern Bells in the traditional southern parade.
The Queen of Monkey Junction wearing a monkey mask. Monkey Junction is a neighborhood just south of Wilmington.
The parade was three hours and went in a circle down Third Street to Market Street and then up Second Street. The big finale to the parade was the grand combined marching parade that stopped to perform for the VIPs before Thalian Hall.
The Queen of the Azalea Festival!