Events

November 24, 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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November 25, 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 – SOLD OUT

Enchanted Airlie 2020 is SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support! 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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December 6, 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 and can sell out. Please bring proof of residency upon arrival.* *DECEMBER 6th 2020 | The gardens will close early on Sunday, December 6th at 4:30pm. Last admission will be at 4:00 and all guests must exit by 4:30pm. NHC Free Day tickets do not include admission to Enchanted Airlie.

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December 9, 2020

Birding Mornings

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second Wednesday of every month. All tickets must be purchased in advance. We will be reintroducing guided bird hikes in October - please wear a face covering.

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December 9, 2020

Airlie Gardens Tree Walk

Join Airlie Gardens educators on a walk through the grounds to learn about the various tree species throughout the garden! Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

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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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October 15, 2021

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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