Events

April 20, 2022 - May 25, 2022

Yoga in the Gardens

Airlie Gardens is excited to have Longwave Yoga for a spring series! Join us each Wednesday from 6:00PM - 7:00PM to enjoy the blissful surroundings of nature's magic on our Oak Lawn.

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May 4, 2022

Bird Walk- SOLD OUT

Enjoy birding at the gardens starting at 8 a.m. Advance registration required.

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May 11, 2022

Bird Walk- SOLD OUT

Enjoy birding at the gardens starting at 8 am.

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May 20, 2022

Homeschool Day – SOLD OUT

Hands-on, standard based programs to get your homeschool students excited about the outdoors! Designed for students ages 4-13 years old, parent or guardian participation required.

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May 21, 2022

Guided History Tour – SOLD OUT

Dive into the rich history, horticulture, and ecology of Airlie Gardens on a walking tour of the grounds.

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June 1, 2022

Bird Walk

Enjoy birding at the gardens starting at 8am. All tickets must be reserved in advance and can sell out.

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June 3, 2022 - September 2, 2022

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. 2022 Concert Series dates coming soon. Tickets are limited and concerts will sell out.

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June 3, 2022

Tree Walk

Join Educators on a walk through the grounds to learn about the various tree species throughout the garden! Highlights will include both native and introduced species and the history of the grounds and its plantings.

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June 5, 2022

New Hanover County Resident Free Day

Free admission for New Hanover County Residents the first Sunday of each month! One New Hanover County ID is valid for 2 adults and accompany children under 18. Additional adults must purchase general admission tickets. Tickets must be reserved in advance and can sell out. Please bring proof of residency upon arrival. Photo by Anna Taylor.

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June 7, 2022 - September 6, 2022

Butterfly Releases

Each Tuesday at 2pm you're invited to take part in Airlie Garden's butterfly release. An Environmental Educator will be in our native Butterfly House discussing the butterfly life cycle and the different types of butterflies in the House that week and then will release butterflies into the house. Pre-registration is required for this program and tickets can sell out.

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October 21, 2022

Oyster Roast

A spectacular evening supporting Airlie's Environmental Education Program! Featuring an oyster feast and live entertainment along the banks of Bradley Creek.

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November 25, 2022 - December 22, 2022

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, 2023 - April 15, 2023

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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