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Holiday Traditions


Wreathed in wonder

Posted on 11/17/2014 by Holly Clark

Christmas at Biltmore is a season wreathed in wonder when we honor George and Edith Vanderbilt’s legacy of warm welcome and holiday hospitality at Biltmore House. From dozens of beautifully...

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Timeless Tradition Continues at Biltmore’s Employee Christmas Party

Posted on 11/11/2014 by Sharon Bell

One night each November, Biltmore employees and their families gather to enjoy a Christmas evening amidst the twinkling lights and evergreen aromas throughout Biltmore House. Though the impressive...

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Behind Biltmore Poinsettias

Posted on 10/29/2014 by Sharon Bell

The Winter Garden is known as one of Biltmore’s premier displays of holiday greenery during Christmas at Biltmore. Throughout the years, this room has hosted countless musicians, carolers,...

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Our Christmas tree-toppers top them all!

Posted on 10/21/2014 by Jean Sexton

When George Vanderbilt’s grandson inherited Biltmore House in 1960, the immense home had been open to the public for three decades. Each year, Biltmore House was closed December–March...

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Designing A Welcome Home

Posted on 12/12/2013 by Jean Sexton

Once you pass through the entrance way “Vestibule” into Biltmore House, you have entered a special place for Biltmore Floral Designer Mary Quirk. This is the first space that guests...

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