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Saturday, December 31 — 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Inn

Inn New Year's Eve Celebration Package guests only.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with us at The Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate as part of your New Year's Eve Celebration Package. Enjoy a delicious four-course dinner in an elegant, intimate setting, perfect for your very special culinary experience coupled with impeccable Biltmore service. After dinner, the excitement continues with an exclusive fireworks show and a sparkling wine toast at midnight to ring in the New Year. Recommended dress code is business casual; jacket suggested.


Call 866-336-1245 to learn more about this package and reserve.

Saturday, December 31 — 7:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Gala at The Inn

Inn New Year's Eve Gala Package guests aged 16 and older only.

Celebrate in style with our annual New Year’s Eve Gala at The Inn as part of your New Year’s Gala Package stay. This dazzling black-tie gala event includes pre- and post-event receptions, an exceptional five-course dinner with wine pairings, and live musical entertainment—plus premium party favors, spectacular fireworks, and a sparkling wine toast at midnight to ring in the New Year. Enjoy unparalleled extravagance and luxury in an elegant setting, complemented by our signature world-class service and gracious hospitality. Black tie dress code. 


Call 866-336-1245 to learn more about this package and reserve.

Saturday, December 31 — 10:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Village Bonfire

Complimentary; Overnight Guests only.

Join us in Antler Hill Village for a casual and relaxing way to welcome the New Year by getting cozy together around a crackling bonfire to enjoy live music. You can even purchase your own s’mores at The Kitchen in Village Hotel and create everyone’s favorite sweet treat! The informal outdoor setting is convenient to Village Hotel and only a shuttle ride away from The Inn.

Saturday, December 31 — 9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Barn Party

$200 per person; ages 16 and older only.

Ring in the New Year with friends at Antler Hill Barn. Located at Antler Hill Village in close proximity to both The Inn and Village Hotel, this lively event is our most casual way to celebrate the end of 2016 and welcome 2017. Enjoy the DJ, light hors d’oeuvres, and dessert, plus beer and wine, and a sparkling wine toast at midnight. Attendees will receive festive party favors and enjoy fireworks from the Village Green.


Reservations required. Call 800-411-3812 to reserve. A cocktail cash bar will be available for those who prefer that option.

Monday, January 9 - Sunday, March 19

Winter at Biltmore

Included with estate admission.

Discover our great indoors at America's largest home, and enjoy the lowest admission prices of the year! 

The artistry of great literary works, costume design, and movie making comes together in a new exhibition premiering in Biltmore House. More than 40 award-winning movie costumes will be on display throughout America’s largest home, accompanied by the original books in George Vanderbilt’s 22,000-volume library that inspired the films. Elaborate costumes from recent films including Sherlock Holmes, Finding Neverland, Anna Karenina, and Far from the Madding Crowd will bring many of Vanderbilt’s favorite stories to life showcased in the grand spaces of Biltmore House.


Photo credit: THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY ©1996 Universal Pictures Limited.

Monday, March 20 - Thursday, May 25

Biltmore Blooms

Included with estate admission.

You haven’t seen Biltmore until you’ve seen it in the spring. Our gardens – designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted – come to life with wave after wave of gorgeous blooms.

Friday, May 26 - Monday, September 4

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.


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