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The Banquet Hall Tree: A Christmas at Biltmore Tradition

Posted on 10/21/2016 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

The 35-foot-tall Fraser fir selected for the Banquet Hall each year is always the tallest tree inside Biltmore House. Adorned with hundreds of lights and ornaments, the towering tree is a beloved...

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Christmas at Biltmore: Adding it all up

Posted on 10/15/2016 by Amy Dangelico

Decorating America’s largest home for the holiday season is certainly no small task. Christmas at Biltmore is one of the Southeast’s most storied Yuletide destinations and we know that...

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Exploring our ornaments in detail

Posted on 11/30/2015 by Jean Sexton

Each Christmas, Biltmore’s floral team weaves their magic throughout America’s largest home and across the estate, dazzling guests with trees, garlands, wreaths, and more. In addition...

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Remembering our Christmas past

Posted on 11/20/2015 by Jean Sexton

Christmas has always been celebrated in grand style at Biltmore and the festivities have always included a special party for employees of the estate. While George Vanderbilt was still a bachelor,...

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A towering tribute to Christmas

Posted on 11/20/2015 by Jean Sexton

Our magical Candlelight Christmas Evenings bring the season to life with flickering candlelight and cozy flames, plus the sounds of choirs and musicians to create an intimate atmosphere in...

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