Azalea Festival Parade Shuttle

Going to the Azalea Festival Parade? Leave your parking hassles behind. On Saturday, April 14, 2018 Wave Transit will offer shuttle service from Independence Mall, on Oleander Drive from the Wells Fargo parking lot, to the corner of Fourth St. between Princess St. and Market St. in downtown Wilmington. Shuttle service will begin at 7:00 am and run on a 15 minute schedule until 1:45 pm.  The last shuttle will depart the downtown Wilmington shuttle drop off location at 1:45 pm, returning to Independence Mall at 2:00 pm.

Fares for the shuttle service are only $4.00 round trip ($2.00 each way) for adults and change will be available. Students, seniors (over 65), and disabled fare is $2.00 round trip ($1.00 each way).  Children under five ride free with a fare paying adult.

Shuttles will run approximately every fifteen minutes, traffic permitting. Individuals who would like to stay downtown after the Parade can catch Wave Transit fixed-route bus 202 Oleander West to the mall. Individuals can catch Route 202 Oleander West from Wave Transit’s Downtown Transfer Station located on Second St. and Princess St. Click here for detailed bus route information. Tickets for the special shuttle service must be presented to the driver upon boarding.

If you need additional Azalea Shuttle information, give us a call at (910) 343-0106 or send an email to  For more information about the Azalea Festival click here to visit the official website.