Festival season is here! And WRAL.com has all the information you need for festivals across North Carolina. Click here for a month-by-month guide.

A few favorites you won’t want to miss this April include the NC Azalea Festival in Wilmington, Grifton’s 49th Annual Shad Festival, the ever-popular Merlefest held in Wilkesboro, Cary’s Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival, and the annual Dogwood Festival in Fayetteville.

We are in for a lot of great events this spring and summer, and the season is just getting started!