Airlie Gardens

Airlie Gardens Airlie Gardens is a 67 acre historic garden located in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina. This is the official Facebook site for Airlie Gardens.
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NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter
05/03/2021
NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter

NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter

May 15th is Kids to Parks Day- a national day of outdoor play celebrated annually on the third Saturday in May. The day promotes discovery and exploration in the great outdoors in our local, state and national parks. On May 15th, we encourage you to get outdoors and explore your county parks! New Ha...

We will be joining NC Coastal Land Trust virtually on Saturday, April 17th for their Pollinator Palooza! If you want a p...
04/09/2021

We will be joining NC Coastal Land Trust virtually on Saturday, April 17th for their Pollinator Palooza! If you want a palooza in your back yard, don't forget to apply for a free mini garden kit!

This week, in celebration of the North Carolina Science Festival, NC Coastal Land Trust is having a Pollinator Palooza!! We are creating free garden kits for children to create an at-home pollinator garden and learn about our local pollinators🦋🐛🐝 Each kit will include all the materials needed to create your own mini garden! We have a limited number of kits and you must sign up to receive one - use this form to sign up.

We are asking recipients to pick up their kit this upcoming Saturday, April 10th at the NC Coastal Land Trust Office (3 Pine Valley Dr. Wilmington, NC) from 9am-12pm. With a rain date pickup of April 17th from 11am-1pm

Fill out this form to receive a mini garden kit. One kit per household.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4oJI5zdtGIQIGHPI9WVtcs5hHASNBfN6NASmSQNQ-Ljh1_A/viewform?usp=sf_link

If you miss out on a kit, we will have native seed packets with the instructions on how to make your own mini garden available at our Wilmington Office next week April 12th-17th!

Thanks to The Moore Charitable Foundation’s Orton Foundation, N.C. Farm Bureau, and the North Carolina Science Festival for sponsoring this event!

NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter
04/02/2021
NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter

NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter

April is here and it is officially splashpad season! The splashpad at Long Leaf Park is scheduled to open on Thursday, April 1 and will be open daily 9am-sunset through October. The splashpad has a water wheelchair available for use by children whose mobility devices cannot tolerate moisture. Contac...

So happy to see seventy-seven azaleas planted today in the gardens to kick off Plant an Azalea week! We hope you’ll plan...
04/01/2021

So happy to see seventy-seven azaleas planted today in the gardens to kick off Plant an Azalea week! We hope you’ll plant an azalea or two in your own yard!

04/01/2021

Art Explorers with CAM featuring a special guest on a busy day at the garden!

We are proud to partner with the Cape Fear Garden Club to kick off Plant an Azalea Week! We'll be planting more than 70 ...
03/30/2021

We are proud to partner with the Cape Fear Garden Club to kick off Plant an Azalea Week! We'll be planting more than 70 azaleas here this Thursday at 10am!

We are proud to partner with the Cape Fear Garden Club to kick off Plant an Azalea Week! We'll be planting more than 70 azaleas here this Thursday at 10am!

03/18/2021

Airlie Gardens will be closing at 4pm today due to impending weather. Last admittance will be 3:30pm.

3️⃣ Days left to apply as an artist in our upcoming art exhibit, It’s Owl Good! Don’t forget we have sponsorship opportu...
03/12/2021
Annual Art Exhibit: CALL TO ARTISTS! - Airlie Gardens

3️⃣ Days left to apply as an artist in our upcoming art exhibit, It’s Owl Good! Don’t forget we have sponsorship opportunities, as well. Learn more below!

For the ninth year in a row, Airlie Gardens will host their annual art exhibit. This year’s exhibit, "It's Owl Good", featuring 10 oversized fiberglass Owl models will be on display within the gardens, July through December 2021!

Want to help keep New Hanover County beautiful?  Join the TRASH MOB this Saturday!
03/08/2021

Want to help keep New Hanover County beautiful? Join the TRASH MOB this Saturday!

Join the TRASH MOB this Saturday from 9-10:30am and help us pick up litter on Harris and Gordon Roads. We will meet at Parkwood Park- 4827 Canetuck Rd, Wilmington, NC 28411. We will provide all the supplies. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Contact [email protected] to sign up. Learn more at http://nhcparksconservancy.org/?page_id=462 #NHCparks #NHCgov #Volunteer #TrashMob

03/04/2021

Welcome to our spring Art Explorers with Cameron Art Museum! Today we’re talking all about seeds and flowers!

We hope you will take a few moments out of your day to read this and pay your respects to a beloved member of the Evans ...
03/03/2021
Minnie L. Clauson Obituary - Visitation & Funeral Information

We hope you will take a few moments out of your day to read this and pay your respects to a beloved member of the Evans family. Airlie would not be the same without the incredible contributions of Minnie Evans. So today, we here at Airlie pause to pay our respects to her namesake and granddaughter. We are forever grateful to the Evans family for their legacy at Airlie.

Share Memories & Support the Family.

NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter
03/02/2021
NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter

NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter

Airlie Gardens is looking for artists and sponsors for our 9th Annual Art Exhibit. It's Owl Good will feature 10 oversized, 4-foot-tall, fiberglass owl models decorated by artists and placed throughout the gardens July-December. Artist designs will be selected based on creativity, craftsmanship, use...

Do you want to be a featured artist or sponsor in our Annual Art Exhibit? 2021 Art Exhibit Artist & Sponsor applications...
02/16/2021
Annual Art Exhibit: CALL TO ARTISTS! - Airlie Gardens

Do you want to be a featured artist or sponsor in our Annual Art Exhibit? 2021 Art Exhibit Artist & Sponsor applications are now LIVE! Click below for more info and how to apply • this year guarantees to be a HOOT!

https://airliegardens.org/exhibits/annual-art-exhibit/

For the ninth year in a row, Airlie Gardens will host their annual art exhibit. This year’s exhibit, "It's Owl Good", featuring 10 oversized fiberglass Owl models will be on display within the gardens, July through December 2021!

02/04/2021

Welcome back to Art Explorers with Cameron Art Museum! Today we’re learning about our winter waterfowl!

New Hanover County Parks & Gardens
02/02/2021
New Hanover County Parks & Gardens

New Hanover County Parks & Gardens

Volunteer opportunities, virtual environmental education programs and MORE! Check out our February newsletter! #NHCparks #NHCgov #AirlieGardens

The TRASH MOB is meeting tomorrow morning at 10am to clean up litter along Carolina Beach Road in the southern part of t...
01/19/2021

The TRASH MOB is meeting tomorrow morning at 10am to clean up litter along Carolina Beach Road in the southern part of the county.

Join the TRASH MOB tomorrow and help us clean up Carolina Beach Road by the location of our newest upcoming park! We will park and meet at 10am in the parking lot behind Taco Bell at 5972 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412 (see photo for location). We will provide all the supplies. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Learn more at http://nhcparksconservancy.org/?page_id=462 #TrashMob #NHCparks #NHCgov #Volunteer

Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County
01/09/2021

Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County

Be on the lookout! There’s 14 TRASH MOBsters cleaning up Harris and Gordon Roads this morning! Want to join them and help keep New Hanover County Beautiful? Visit NHCParksConservancy.org for details. #NHCparks #NHCgov #Volunteer

Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County
01/04/2021

Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County

Join the TRASH MOB this Saturday at Parkwood Park and help us clean up Harris Road! We'll provide all the supplies (trash bags, gloves, safety vests and trash pickers). Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Learn more at http://nhcparksconservancy.org/?page_id=462 #NHCparks #NHCgov #TrashMob #Volunteer

New Hanover County Parks & Gardens
12/31/2020
New Hanover County Parks & Gardens

New Hanover County Parks & Gardens

Check out highlights from 2020, new tennis programs at Echo Farms Park, SQUIRRELS auction and MORE in our January newsletter! #NHCparks #NHCgov #AirlieGardens

Airlie Gardens's cover photo
12/26/2020

Airlie Gardens's cover photo

Do you want to own one of our SQUIRREL sculptures from the 2020 Art Exhibit? They are currently up for auction online un...
12/15/2020
SQUIRRELS!

Do you want to own one of our SQUIRREL sculptures from the 2020 Art Exhibit? They are currently up for auction online until January 15th at 10pm. Two have already sold and several others already have bids! Don't miss out on your chance to own an original piece of art designed by local artists.

https://www.32auctions.com/organizations/43385/auctions/91847?r=1&t=all

Silent auction 'SQUIRRELS!' hosted online at 32auctions.

Another great chance to win a carload pass from our generous sponsor! Please follow the instructions in their post!
12/10/2020

Another great chance to win a carload pass from our generous sponsor! Please follow the instructions in their post!

If you are in the Wilmington, NC area, enter our drawing for a chance to win a carload pass for this weekend to SOLD OUT Enchanted Airlie at Airlie Gardens! To enter the contest, like this post and complete the short form at this link: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/gsz7rW The lucky winners will be announced on Friday morning at 10AM!

Check out the photos from yesterday's Tree Walk at Airlie!  This program is part of the educational component of the #Wi...
12/10/2020

Check out the photos from yesterday's Tree Walk at Airlie! This program is part of the educational component of the #WilmingtonTreeInitiative in which we are a proud partner! Learn more about the initiative and other educational opportunities at WilmingtonTrees.com. #AirlieGardens #NHCparks #NHCgov

12/03/2020

Art Explorers with Cameron Art Museum! Learning all about Animals in Winter!

Holiday hours, bird hike, tree walk and MORE in Parks & Gardens December newsletter!
12/02/2020
NHCGov: Parks & Gardens Newsletter

Holiday hours, bird hike, tree walk and MORE in Parks & Gardens December newsletter!

Did you know that COVID-19 can spread outdoors, too? That's why it's important to keep at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and others in the parks, and wear a face covering for those times you may get closer than 6 feet. Remember- Governor Cooper's Executive Order 180 REQUIRES masks for all...

#givingtuesday2020 at Airlie means taking care of our treasured trees. This photo of the Airlie Oak was taken in the 195...
12/01/2020

#givingtuesday2020 at Airlie means taking care of our treasured trees. This photo of the Airlie Oak was taken in the 1950s, but she's been around since 1545. On this Giving Tuesday, we are pleased to announce the creation of The Airlie Oak Fund. This new fund will enable us to care for and preserve the Airlie Oak and other specimen trees in the gardens. Let's help her continue to weather storms and stand strong for generations to come! https://25816.blackbaudhosting.com/25816/The-Airlie-Oak-Fund

Here’s a great chance to win a carload pass to Enchanted Airlie from our amazing sponsor!
11/24/2020

Here’s a great chance to win a carload pass to Enchanted Airlie from our amazing sponsor!

If you are in the Wilmington, NC area, enter our drawing for a chance to win a carload pass for Saturday, November 28th at 6:30 PM to SOLD OUT Enchanted Airlie at Airlie Gardens! To enter the contest, like this post and complete the short form at this link: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/OobC2y One lucky winner will be announced on Wednesday morning at 10AM!

Friendly reminder that Airlie Gardens will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day. We will be back open and operating on special ...
11/24/2020

Friendly reminder that Airlie Gardens will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day. We will be back open and operating on special hours, this Friday through Sunday, 9am-4:30pm with the last admittance at 4pm each day. A reminder that all general admission tickets to the gardens must be purchased online, in advance, and that our extended hours program, Enchanted Airlie, is SOLD OUT.

Address

300 Airlie Rd
Wilmington, NC
28403

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(910) 798-7700

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The garden is so beautiful this time of the year! Love, love love it!
Thank you for the beautiful memories...
Please delete if not allowed. I have Enchanted Arlie tickets for 6:30 tonight but really need them for Monday night. Does anyone have tickets they can swap with me?
Absolutely loved this place!
https://www.facebook.com/john.hammond.3557440/videos/4400827606625084/ A love song to mother earth with lovely nature images. Share and enjoy Peace.
Giant squirrel in my house. Let the painting begin!!
I was there recently taking pics of my daughter in her cap and gown and had a very unpleasant experience with the staff. They insisted I pay them another 50.00 dollars in addition to the admission fee to take pictures with my IPhone. We had no professional photographer or props, just her wearing a cap and gown. The most embarrassing part of the day is when a staff member started yelling at me running across the parking lot to inform me that they needed more money. Thanks for supporting the class of 2020. I will not visit or support this place ever again.
Our milkweed seeds have sprouted! Ready to transplant them this weekend. 🐛🔜 🦋
Are the gardens pretty to walk through beginning of March?
Any selling their tickets? Need 3!
Had a great time yesterday at Airlie Gardens! So did this bee.
Had a great visit with my Mom ! Loved the Heart Sculptures !!