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Monday, January 12th - Thursday, March 19th

Winter at Biltmore

Included with estate admission

Discover our great indoors at America's largest home. Be immersed in the intricate details and artistic touches found in Biltmore House and get a glimpse of tropical beauty in our Conservatory filled with palms, ferns, and orchids. At Antler Hill Village & Winery, enjoy free guided winery tours and exhibits of the Vanderbilts' personal treasures.

Monday, January 26th - Thursday, March 19th

Orchid Talks in the Conservatory

11:00 a.m. Weekdays. Included with estate admission.

Enjoy a complimentary 45 minute talk about our beautiful orchid collection this winter. Capacity is limited to 15 guests daily. Reservations can be made during the day of your visit at any Guest Services location.
Tour meets inside the center front doors of the Conservatory.

We welcome an exciting new exhibition exploring fashions of the early 1900s featured in the popular PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey®. Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times includes more than 45 costumes from the series showcased in rooms throughout Biltmore House. The groupings are inspired by the fictional show and by real life at Biltmore, with stories from the estate during the time period woven throughout the exhibition.
Exhibition produced by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop Ltd., London. Downton™ and Downton Abbey®. ©2015 Carnival Film & Television Limited. All Rights Reserved.

While you enjoy the Dressing Downton Exhibition, come experience a special English Brunch at Cedric's Tavern in Antler Hill Village.
The normal lunch menu is also available.
For reservations, please call 828-225-1320.

All bike purchases include a helmet (while supplies last) and 1 year of basic tune-ups at Ski Country Sports!
Limited inventory. All bikes are sold as-is at the Antler Hill Bike Barn on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 828-225-1425 for more details.

Come experience Biltmore Wines at Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina, at this fun Lowcountry festival.

Friday, March 20th - Monday, May 25th

A Gardener’s Place Seminars

Included with estate admission

Please join us in A Gardener’s Place Gift Shop, located beneath the Conservatory, for daily free demonstrations featuring gardening and floral topics.


Spring Seminars:
1:00 p.m.—Exquisite orchids for beginners
2:00 p.m.—Nurturing treasured houseplants

Admire the progression of blossoms throughout all the gardens this spring, ranging from daffodils and stunning tulips to beautiful azaleas and fragrant roses. Biltmore House joins the festivities as well, with a bountiful display of orchids in the indoor Winter Garden and stunning arrangements throughout.

Friday, March 20th - Monday, May 25th

Orchid Display in Biltmore House

Included with estate admission

During Biltmore Blooms, our gardens come to life with gorgeous blossoms. Inside Biltmore House, we complement the grounds in the Winter Garden. This glass-domed room was a place to relax and entertain surrounded by lush plants and flowers. During this time only, you can step down into the room just as George and Edith Vanderbilt’s guests might have. Sit and enjoy music and the fabulous collection of fragrant, exotic orchids.

Experience Biltmore wines at The Washington Hilton at Taste of the South.