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The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad

Included with estate admission

Enjoy an intimate look at the family that created Biltmore with our exhibition, The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad. This exhibition sheds light on the time the Vanderbilts spent as a family at Biltmore and beyond. Located in Antler Hill Village.

Availability varies.

Equestrian Center - Ride Biltmore Program

$30 per person with estate admission, plus applicable tax.

Enjoy more than 80 miles of well-marked estate trails with your horse. Limited primitive camping and access to our rental paddocks are both available for additional fees.


Call 828-225-1454 to reserve.

Classical and contemporary favorites provide a soothing respite from a day of exploration and adventure on the estate.

Featuring some of the area’s finest musicians, our live jazz evenings offer the perfect opportunity to cozy up with a cocktail and recount the highlights of your day at Biltmore.

Come to Village Social at Village Hotel for live music Friday and Saturday evenings. Kevin Scanlon blends diverse musical styles to create his own sound that features guitar, banjo, harmonica, and vocals. 

Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this relaxed-paced, one-hour guided stroll on partially paved trails. Meet your River Stroll leader at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes; active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop within The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.


For overnight guests 10 and up only. Reservations required and may be taken one hour prior to hike; call 866-336-1245 or see concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting: contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at 828-225-1425 prior to event.

The stylish fashions and luxurious travels of the Vanderbilts launch at Biltmore, host of the first large-scale exhibition of costumes from this iconic film. Winner of 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Costume Design, Titanic showcased the extensive wardrobes favored by transatlantic travelers like George and Edith Vanderbilt in the early 1900s. Learn more about the Vanderbilts’ travels as you marvel at the opulence of their attire.


©1997 Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Welcome spring at its colorful finest! Acres of ever-changing blossoms weave a tapestry of colors across historic gardens designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Tuesday, March 20 - Thursday, May 24 — 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Effortless Orchids

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop located beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary gardening demonstration, Effortless Orchids. Caring for this most beautiful and diverse of all plant species is so much easier than you think! Discover what orchids need to thrive and re-bloom, season after season.

Friday, March 23 - Friday, May 25 — Select Dates, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Gourmet Wine Evening

$80 per person plus tax

March 23, April 13 & 27, May 11 & 25
This special evening features Biltmore’s finest wines, including our award-winning Chateau Reserve Sparkling and Antler Hill Series, each individually paired with specially selected hors d’oeuvres. Delight in the discovery of how specific combinations of fine wine and flavorful fare stimulate the senses to create a truly satisfying experience!


Limited to 20 attendees, reservations recommended; call 800-211-9803 to reserve, or visit guest services on day of visit. All guests must have a ticket. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy an exclusive 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

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