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Candlelight, firelight, and live music bring holiday warmth to the extravagant holiday décor of Biltmore House, creating an evening to remember. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings. Advance reservations are required for evening visits.

Talented storytellers from Bright Star Theatre present magical holiday favorites for children of all ages in the warm, inviting Village Hotel lobby space. Join us for two separate 45-minute shows.


Complimentary; no reservations required.

Indulge in the ultimate Thanksgiving dining experience with your loved ones at The Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate. Experience a delicious four-course dinner on Thanksgiving Day in our elegant, intimate setting—perfect for a very special culinary experience coupled with impeccable Biltmore service. After dinner, gather around the crackling fire in the Library Lounge and enjoy live Christmas music. Recommended dress code is business casual; jacket suggested.


Reservations required. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve your package today.

Join us for a truly memorable Thanksgiving Day dinner buffet at The Inn. The Vanderbilt Room setting offers a welcoming, family-style atmosphere perfect for creating warm memories. Savor a stunning array of delicious holiday fare before continuing the festivities with live Christmas music and a crackling fire in the Library Lounge. Recommended dress code is business casual; resort wear is accepted.

Reservations required. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve your package today.

Come to Bistro for a fantastic three-course Thanksgiving feast in our vibrant, casual setting! Choose from five delectable main courses: traditional Turkey, Prime Rib, Striped Bass, Pork Tenderloin, and Grilled Scallops. Melt-in-your-mouth dessert offerings include our velvety Butter Pecan Cheesecake, Pumpkin Pie, and Chocolate Caramel Torte. Children’s menu also available.


Reservations highly recommended; please call 828-225-6230

Cedric’s Tavern invites you to experience our take on hearty Thanksgiving favorites. Your robust three-course meal leads off with guest favorite Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Soup or a Farmer’s Salad, offers up a main course of Cider Glazed Turkey with Pretzel and Cornbread Stuffing, and concludes with your choice of a Mini Pie Trio or Maple Cheesecake.


Reservations highly recommended; please call 828-225-1320.

Thursday, November 23 — 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Day Dining at Deerpark Restaurant

$56 per adult, $19 per youth (ages 10-16), $15 per child (ages 6-9), no charge for children 5 and under

This event is SOLD OUT.

Deerpark presents your holiday meal buffet-style in a peaceful, rustic setting. All taste preferences are deliciously satisfied with fare that includes a beautifully displayed chilled Seafood and Antipasti selection, soup, salads, sumptuous Southern side dishes, and a chef’s carving table laden with mouth-watering slabs of Herb Crusted Turkey, Slow Roasted Prime Rib, House Cured Ham, and Maple and Soy Glazed Salmon. Round off your feast with our delightfully divine desserts.


For additional information, please call 828-225-6260.

Saturday, December 2 — 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Vanderbilt Wine Club Christmas Party

$20 per person, plus tax & gratuity

This event is SOLD OUT.
Toast the season with fellow wine club members at our second annual Christmas party! Join us for Christmas gifts and a selection of light bites and fine wines in Cedric’s Loft, from which you can enjoy views of the Village Green, beautifully lit for the holidays. New this year, a glittering cascade of lights illuminates the trees, buildings, and pathways of Antler Hill Village & Winery. After the party, stroll among the warm glow of the lights to the Winery, where a large-scale champagne bubble ornament display adorns the ceiling of our tasting room.


For Vanderbilt Wine Club members (plus one guest) exclusively. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required. 

Join us for the time-honored tradition of creating a gingerbread house! The Inn's pastry chef will be on hand to assist you as you decorate your house with a selection of colorful candies. Also available, assorted tea sandwiches and desserts from our Holiday Tea menu, and for an additional charge, seasonal cocktails.

Friday, December 22 — 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Ornament Decorating at The Inn

$45 per person. Includes supplies. Overnight Guests only.

Create a unique keepsake holiday ornament in this special workshop led by local Asheville artist Andrea Kulish. Participants learn to decorate eggs in the traditional Ukrainian Pysanky style to make beautiful pieces of art. Andrea’s handcrafted ornaments will be displayed during instruction and all supplies will be provided.


Reservations required; call 866-336-1245 to reserve your space.

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