Events

July 5, 2020

New Hanover County Resident Free Day

Free admission for New Hanover County Residents the first Sunday of each month! Tickets must be reserved in advance. Please bring proof of residency upon arrival.

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July 8, 2020

Birding Mornings

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second Wednesday of every month. Enjoy a self guided stroll around the grounds without the crowds. All tickets must be purchased in advance.

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July 17, 2020

Airlie Member Evenings

Enjoy an after-hours evening exclusively for Airlie Members. Tickets must be reserved in ADVANCE. All parking is onsite.

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July 31, 2020 - September 25, 2020

Summer Concert Series

Bring your chairs and join in on our summer tradition by the Airlie Oak. These family friendly concerts allow guests to enjoy live music while taking in the beauty of Airlie Gardens. Concerts are held the 1st and 3rd Friday, August through September.

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Butterfly Releases

You're invited to take part in Airlie Garden's butterfly release. Look forward to an educator who will be in our native Butterfly House discussing the butterfly life cycle and the different types of butterflies in the House that week.

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October 16, 2020

Oyster Roast

Join us for a spectacular evening featuring an oyster feast along the banks of Bradley Creek. Proceeds from this event support Airlie’s Environmental Education Programs.

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November 27, 2020 - December 22, 2020

Enchanted Airlie

A tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the holiday season.

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March 1, 2021 - April 1, 2021

Spring Bloom

When warmer temperatures approach, Airlie Gardens’ springtime blooms are a sight to see! Experience over 60,000, tulips and 75,000, azaleas within the gardens.

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April 5, 2021 - April 11, 2021

North Carolina Azalea Festival

Wilmington, N.C., hosts the annual Azalea Festival each April. As the largest festival of its kind in the state, the Azalea Festival showcases the charm of our community.

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