Events

September 23, 2020

Birding Mornings

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. All tickets must be purchased in advance. Please note this event is self-guided due to COVID-19.

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September 24, 2020

VIRTUAL CONCERT: Mac & Juice

Enjoy a virtual concert streamed LIVE from Airlie Gardens! For nearly two decades, Mac & Juice have continued to make tremendous evolutionary strides with their sound personally described as “Jammy-Soul-Rock & Roll”.

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September 29, 2020

Tuesdays with Airlie

Introducing a new weekly web series brought to you by Airlie's Environmental Educators every Tuesday at 2pm!

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October 4, 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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October 16, 2020

Oyster Roast - Canceled

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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October 28, 2020

Member Morning

Enjoy a stroll around the grounds an hour before the gardens open; exclusively for Airlie members. Show membership card for entry, no reservation needed.

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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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May 21, 2021 - September 17, 2021

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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June 8, 2021 - September 29, 2020

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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