GARDEN CLOSURE ALERT 7/30/21 | The Gardens will be closed ALL DAY for a private event on Friday, July 30th.
Advance tickets are required for garden admission.
Open Daily | 9:00AM – 5:00PM (last admission 4:30)
Since its earliest beginnings as a private garden, Airlie’s picturesque grounds have attracted guests for lavish parties and extravagant entertaining. Conveniently located near Wrightsville Beach, Airlie has remained a coastal oasis known for its formal gardens, seasonal blooms, live oaks and historic structures. Photo by Kate Supa.
Tuesday – Saturday | 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Site tours and walkthroughs are by appointment only.
Draped in Spanish moss, the Airlie Oak is the focal point of the Oak Lawn. As our largest lawn, it provides plenty of space for dining, entertainment and lawn games. The area also has perimeter lighting for evening events.
Photo by George Creatives
Located between Airlie Lake and the Bradley Creek Pier, the Bradley Creek Lawn creates the perfect atmosphere and water view for any ceremony or tented event. The lawn provides plenty of space for dining, entertainment and lawn games.
Photo by KMI Photography
As a ceremony-only location, the Pergola Garden is our most popular formal garden for weddings and photos. Full of seasonal blooms, the natural aisle leads to an extraordinary backdrop of the pergola structure and fountain.
Photo by Erin Taylor Photography
Our Bottle Chapel Lawn features a beautiful sculpture of colored bottles, celebrating the spirit of Minnie Evans. Used only for smaller events, this lawn offers a more intimate spot for up to 150 guests.
As a fully outdoor venue, wedding ceremonies and receptions can be booked March through mid-October. Rental times include additional time for set-up and breakdown.
For memorial services and other private events, please contact for pricing.