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Join us at Antler Hill Village for live music, food*, and fun for everyone!  The whole family can relax and enjoy summer evenings on the Village Green as you watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains. Friday evenings only May 23 - June 27 and Friday & Saturday evenings July 4 - October 25.

*Food, beverages, and tours available for an additional cost.

Saturday, May 24th - Monday, September 1st

Summer at Biltmore

Included with estate admission

Come explore our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge Mountain backyard and create memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, exploring our gardens and grounds, or even bring a picnic and relax in a quiet spot. Add to your visit with additional outdoor activities like fishing, horseback riding, bike rentals, and more, available at our Outdoor Adventure Center.

Friday, August 1st - Sunday, January 11th

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.

August 1 - October 16, 2014
1:00 p.m. Focus on Fall Wreaths
2:00 p.m. Five Minute Arrangements

October 17, 2014 - January 11, 2015
11:00 a.m. Winter Wreaths
1:00 p.m. Front Door Swags
2:00 p.m. Winter Wreaths
3:00 p.m. Front Door Swags

Monday, August 18th - Monday, September 29th

Fire in the City - NC Dining Competition

Charlotte, NC. Select dates during this time, please check website for details.

The “Got To Be NC” Competition Dining Series is unlike any other dinner experience in the country! Taste course-by-course during a series of 8 to 15 dinner competitions hosted in five regions of the state throughout the year. This event is held in Charlotte, NC and will feature Biltmore Wines for purchase, along with other NC wines.

Monday, September 1st - Tuesday, September 30th

Sip & Savor at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Celebrate NC Wine Month at the Inn on Biltmore Estate with a special opportunity in the Library Lounge.  Every evening in September, we will have available for purchase your choice (out of three) of a Biltmore wine paired with a light bite. Relax in the Lounge with a tasty treat!

September is North Carolina Wine Month! Come celebrate NC wines with us at special events all month long, including free wine tastings, wine pairing dinners, specialty tours, special tastings (including a Reactive Tasting), wine flights at Biltmore restaurants, live music, and more.

The Authors for Literacy auction will include distinctive art and crafts, autographed and rare books, and excursions in Asheville and beyond. The evening will also include a live auction opportunity to support the Literacy Council of Buncombe County’s programs, and a keynote by James Patterson. Biltmore has donated all the wine for this event.

Join us for a night of fun and relaxation at The Spa.  Enjoy two complimentary mini spa treatments. You may choose from: reflexology, chair massage, make-up artistry, skin analysis, and a natural nail buff or polish provided by the talented team of therapists at The Spa Biltmore. Representatives from Privai Skincare & La Bella Donna makeup will be in attendance.  The evening also includes light bites, wine tastings, and fantastic spa giveaways worth hundreds of dollars.  $25 of the cost of your ticket may be applied towards a retail purchase or as a Spa credit for a future treatment. As a special thank you, all Passholder Spa night attendees will receive a 15% discount on any treatments that are reserved for a future visit.

This event is offered exclusively to Biltmore Annual Passholders.  Call 800-413-9787 to reserve event and appointment times.

Saturday, September 13th - Saturday, September 13th

Passholder Wine Celebration Day

12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Come celebrate North Carolina Wine Month with a special wine tasting event at the Winery! There will be five special tasting stations, including a barrel tasting, a chardonnay flight with cheese, red wine with chocolate, a flight of sparkling wines, and a flight of our sweeter wines. We hope to see you there!

Thursday, September 18th - Thursday, September 18th

Fall Homeschool Festival - Field to Table

Cost: $22 plus tax per person 4 years old and up.

Join us for a fun and educational day on the estate. This one-day ticket includes admission to Biltmore. All homeschool activities will be held at the Farm in Antler Hill Village and surrounding area. Workbooks will be emailed a week prior to the event, or are available for an additional cost when ordered in advance. Lunch and accommodation options available.

Call 866-851-4661 to reserve.