Airlie Gardens

300 Airlie Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
Map & Directions

Department Contact

Weddings, Special Events & Photo Reservations | 910-798-7705

Environmental Education

Development & Public Relations | 910-798-7703

Membership, Volunteers, Group Tours & Gift Shop | 910-798-7566

Donation Requests for Fundraisers

No phone calls please

Group Tour Requests


Garden Staff

Tara Duckworth
Executive Director
NHC Parks & Gardens
910-798-7620 |

Andy Johnson
Assistant Director
NHC Parks & Gardens
910-798-7620 |

Scott Childs
NHC Parks & Gardens
910-798-7701 |

Janine Powell
Director of Donor Relations
Development & Public Relations
910-798-7703 |

Jodi Rich
Guest Services Manager
Airlie Gardens
910-798-7709 |

Steven Smith
Grounds Maintenance Supervisor
Airlie Gardens
910-798-7706 |

Tanya Gurganious
Program Manager
 Public Programing
910-798-7629 |

Bonnie Derks
Guest Services Coordinator
Membership, Volunteers, Gift Shop & Group Tours
910-798-7566 |

Nicole Licari
Program Coordinator
Weddings & Photo Reservations 
910-798-7705 |

Hannah Seibert
Program Coordinator
Environmental Education 
910-798-7564 |

Sara Dousharm
Program Assistant
Environmental Education
910-798-7564 |

Airlie Foundation Board Members

Hank Estep (Chair)
Michael W. Creed (Vice Chair)
Coo Hocker (Treasurer)
Eric Blaesing (Secretary)
Nikki Bascome
Shane Johnson
Sandra Ray
Charlie Rivenbark
John E. Russ, III
Rep. Ted Davis, Jr. (Emeritus Director)
Teddy Davis (Corbett Family Representative)
Rob Zapple (County Commissioner)

New Hanover County Parks & Gardens Department

Airlie Gardens is a part of the New Hanover County Parks & Gardens Department. The department manages more than 2,900 acres of green space, sporting areas, boat ramps, fishing areas, public spaces, walking trails and non-park properties, including historic Airlie Gardens. Parks & Gardens strives to maintain and operate parks and facilities that enrich the lives of the community and promote an overall healthier lifestyle.  | (910) 798-7620

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