Garden Admission

COVID-19 UPDATE 5/15/20 | The Gardens are open daily. Restrooms are open, however the gift shop remains closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. In an effort to keep staff and visitors safe as well as increase social distance, ALL admission tickets must be purchased in advance, no tickets will be available for sale on-site. READ FULL UPDATE HERE... 

The Gardens are open daily from 9:00AM - 4:30PM*

  • Last admission at 4:00- all guests must exit the grounds by 4:30PM
  • Pets are not allowed in Airlie Gardens, nor can they be left in a vehicle. Service animals are welcome.
  • Photography Policy *
  • January & February- CLOSED MONDAYS
  • Closed: New Years Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

General Admission Ticket Prices:  Tax Inclusive 

Admission prices includes access to the grounds all day. All tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are valid for one year after purchase date and may used for general garden admission day during regular business hours.  

  • Adult 13 & Over
  • New Hanover County Resident (proof of ID required at check-in)
  • Military Active or Retired (proof of ID required at check-in)
  • Children 4-12
  • Under 4

*Portrait and Commercial Photography Sessions require a separate reservation and fee. This includes, but is not limited to: bridal, graduation, prom, family, engagement, or individual portrait photos. Please contact Nicki Licari to schedule a photography reservation: / 910-798-7705. MORE INFORMATION...