Airlie Garden Concerts Series

Enjoy the beautiful gardens at Airlie while letting Wilmington’s premier musicians enchant you. Beginning May 18th, every first and third Friday from May through September 21st, come listen to amazing music in the Airlie Oaks.  The events start at 6 pm and go until 8 pm.

It’s a wonderful place to relax and let the beauty of Airlie Gardens wash over you.  Feel free to bring a picnic or a beverage of your choice, a chair or blanket and enjoy the beauty and amazing rhythms take all your worries away.

Seating for concerts is open-lawn, and all outdoors: lawn chairs, small picnic sized tables, blankets, coolers, food & alcoholic beverages are all permitted. (NO sporting equipment, balloons,  smoking, or pets) Please do not dump ice on lawns.

  • Parking:
    • All General Admission and Member parking is offsite:  230 Government Center Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 .  A free shuttle service will run continuously throughout the evening from the offsite Parking Lot to the Gardens (the first shuttle starts at 5 pm and will run continuously all evening).
    • On-site parking is by permit only.
    • On-site drop off Policy-  Uber, Lyft & Taxi drop-off and pick up is permitted, please have the driver show identification if the vehicle is not marked.  You may not be dropped off by a personal vehicle.
  • Food & Beverage- Front Street Brewery & Noni Baca Winery will be on-site selling food & beverage items!  Credit Cards accepted.
  • Rain/Storm Policy:  In the case of forecasted rain, Airlie Gardens will not make a decision to cancel until after 4 pm.  We will post any cancellations on the website and Facebook page as soon as a decision is made.
  • What can I bring to a concert:
    • Allowed
      • Outside food and beverages are permitted
      • lawn chairs
      • small picnic sized tables
      • blankets
      • coolers
    • Not Allowed
      • Tents
      • Staked Umbrellas
      • Sporting Equipment
      • Balloons
      • Pets
      • Smoking of any kind, including vaporizing devices

Admission Rates 

Advanced Tickets Only

  • Adult- $9
  • Child(4-12)- $2
  • Children under 4- Free!
  • Airlie Members- Free
    (Membership card serves as admission, must purchase tickets for additional guests)

    • Individual Members- Admission for one Adult
    • Family, Camellia, Magnolia & Azalea Members-  Admission for 2 Adults & any children under 18 years.

For more Information call 910-798-7700 or Visit their Website

 2018 Concert Schedule:

May 18th, 2018

Signal Fire


June 1st, 2018

Machine Gun

80’s covers and more!

June 15th, 2018

Massive Grass

Blue Grass

July 6th, 2018

Wilmington Big Band

Big Band and Swing

July 20th, 2018

L Shape Lot

New Grass, Americana

August 3rd, 2018

Dung Beatles

Beatles Tribute

August 17th, 2018

Bibis Ellison


Sept. 7th, 2018

Jack Jack 180


Sept. 21st, 2018

Jim Quick & Coastline

Beach Music



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