2015–2016 Club Theme

“Future Forward: Our Next Ninety Years”

The Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc. in Wilmington, North Carolina is the oldest and largest garden club in North Carolina and among the largest garden clubs in the nation.

We are a non-profit organization best known for producing the annual Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour ©, featuring the finest and most exquisite gardens in our area, along with the beautiful ‘Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc, Azalea Belles©.‘  In 2016 ‘Stepping Into Spring’ was presented April 8th – 10th . Visit our web page  Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour© for more information.  All of the profits from the tour are reinvested in the community.  Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc.  promotes beautification projects within New Hanover County through grants made possible by the proceeds from the annual Azalea Garden Tour. The club is quickly moving toward $1.2 million in donations to the community, mainly for maintaining and enhancing the natural beauty of the Cape Fear region.

Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc. is a registered, non-profit corporation which is exempt from US Federal income tax under Section 501(c) 5 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Upcoming Events

  • Due to weather rescheduled to May 5th
    Airlie Showcase Garden Committee will be hosting a 'Floating Garden Party' in the Southern Garden from 1 - 2:30 for all members of the club. Stop by and see the results of your generous contributions!
  • May 5th, 6-9PM
    Plein Air Paint Out Opening Reception at Spectrum Gallery in the Forum, to view the gardens and belles of the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour © captured on the canvases of 10 plein air artists.
  • May 14th
    Bird Island Cruise, For more information click here: SOLD OUT!.
  • May 17th - 11:30
    May Luncheon & Installation of 2016-2017 Club Officers. Luncheon cost is $22.00. To sign up please RSVP to Eileen Haley.