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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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Time to Light the Luminaries

Posted on 11/20/2015 by Leeann Donnelly

Late in the afternoon just before sunset, a small crew of Biltmore staff members hops out of a pick-up truck in front of Biltmore House to begin a long-standing holiday tradition: the lighting of...

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How a first-timer helps deck Biltmore’s halls

Posted on 11/11/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

For the past decade, Tracy Ross has enjoyed Christmas at Biltmore from the sidelines, first as a host in Biltmore House and then as a member of the Reception & Ticketing Sales Center team....

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Celebrating a Gilded Age Christmas

Posted on 11/10/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(5)

Each year, our floral department selects a theme inspired by the Vanderbilt era, and they interpret it throughout the entire estate, from Biltmore House to Antler Hill Village & Winery, plus...

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