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Crape Myrtle Festival, Inc.

  • P.O. Box 12201
    Raleigh, NC 27605

Like its namesake, Crape Myrtle Festival (CMF) is a vibrant, dynamic non-profit that has thrived in this most oppressive of climates. The Festival supports North Carolina organizations that assist people living with HIV/AIDS and the gay, lesbian and transgender communities through celebration and outreach. Started as a small gathering among friends in 1981, the Crape Myrtle Festival is now the oldest AIDS-related fundraiser in the Southeast. Through its diverse yearly events, grand gala and individual donations, the Festival has raised over one-million dollars for more than thirty service agencies statewide.


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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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