Wilmington, NC – August 10, 2021 – Battleship NORTH CAROLINA invites the public to watch the 2021 N.C. Azalea Festival fireworks from the Battleship site.

The festival has scheduled the fireworks for 9 p.m. Saturday, August 21. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for the event at the Battleship.

Tickets are available for $20 per person with ages 5 and under admitted free.Tickets are for sale online only. Details and link to purchase at www.battleshipnc.com/azalea-festival-fireworks.

Ticket holders should bring their own chairs and blankets. Food will be available for sale on site. Creators of Battle★Star Collection products for the Battleship will also be on hand.

Event will be canceled if the fireworks are called off. A limited number of tickets are available.

Other August 2021 programs at the Battleship

All Battleship visitors under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, August 14

The August edition of Battleship 101 has been canceled, but the Ship remains open to visitors as usual, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Saturday and Sunday, August 14 & 15
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Have an American flag flown over the Battleship, and learn how to fold and display it correctly. The Friends of the Battleship will have flags available for$40 or provide your own current, American flag to fly.

About the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is self-supporting, not tax supported, and relies primarily on admissions to tour the Ship, sales in the Ship’s Store, rentals, donations and investments. No funds for its administration and operation come from appropriations from governmental entities at the local, state or federal levels. Located at the junction of Highways 17/74/76/421 on theCape Fear River, the Battleship is open daily. Visit www.battleshipnc.com or follow us on Facebook.com/ncbb55, Twitter.com/battleshipnc and Instagram.com/battleshipnc for more information. The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is a historic site within the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (www.NCCulture.com).


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