NC Azalea Festival & Garden Tour

Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour

Presented by the Cape Fear Garden Club as an official event of the North Carolina Azalea Festival, Airlie Gardens is proud to be a part of one of the longest-running and most popular garden tours in the South. 


Queens Luncheon – Friday, April 5th 2024

The Queen’s Luncheon, or Garden Party, as its commonly referred to as, is an annual event put on by the North Carolina Azalea Festival. This event typically takes place the first Friday in April. Airlie Gardens is closed to the general public and its members all day for this event. This a private function for partners of the Azalea Festival and is not an Airlie Gardens Event. Airlie Gardens does not sell tickets to this event.