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Wednesday, October 1st - Friday, October 31st

Fall at Biltmore

Included with estate admission

Discover fall's fleeting beauty around every turn at Biltmore. From gardens overflowing with colorful mums to Blue Ridge Mountain vistas stretching for miles, our views are unsurpassed.

Student riders are taught by participating instructors, under supervision of the Clinic Instructor(s). Each student rider will receive one private lesson each day of the clinic as well as participate in ground work exercises and audit instructor rides. Lunch included. Bring a horse or lease one of ours. Pre-registration is required; please call 828-225-1454.

This 3 day clinic in Parelli Natural Horsemanship is Level 3/4 Excelling in 4 Savvys and Trail Riding Savvy.  Learn Pareilli method and achieve success without force, partnership without dominance, teamwork without fear, willingness without intimidation, and harmony without coercion.
Cost: $550

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.

Experience the holidays wreathed with the wonder of Biltmore. Our celebration presents Christmas on a grand scale with more than 40 trees decorated by our talented staff, accented with miles of ribbon, garlands, and lights. Festive menus in our restaurants and holiday wine tastings make for a memorable visit.

Thursday, December 18th - Saturday, December 20th

Gingerbread House Tea at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

December 18, 19, and 20, 2014. 1:00 p.m. $65 per person plus applicable tax.

Build your own gingerbread house with the hands-on assistance of a Biltmore Pastry Chef. The price includes instruction, supplies, and a special tea service including an assortment of tea sandwiches. This popular event sells out quickly, so reserve your spot today!

Call 800-411-3812 to reserve.

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.

We welcome an exciting new exhibition exploring fashions of the early 1900s featured in the hit PBS series Downton Abbey. Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times includes more than 40 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 designed by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop Ltd., London.

Friday, March 20th - Saturday, May 23rd

Biltmore Blooms

Included with estate admission

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.