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Celebrate the season with The Inn’s Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Dinner buffets in The Vanderbilt Room. The welcoming, family-style atmosphere is perfect for lively conversation and holiday memories. Savor a stunning array of delicious holiday fare, then continue the festivities with live Christmas music and the crackling fire in the Library Lounge. Recommended dress code is business casual; resort wear is accepted.


Package guests may choose between the dinner and the buffet each day. Reservations required. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve your package today.

Sunday, December 31 — 7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Gala at The Inn

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

You are cordially invited to usher in 2018 with exceptional style at The Inn’s annual black tie celebration. Your evening of extravagance and superlative service includes pre- and post-VIP party receptions, an elegant five-course dinner with wine pairings, live entertainment, premium party favors, an open bar, and a sparkling toast at midnight accompanied by glittering fireworks. 


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

Sunday, 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 cafe 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. 

Sunday, 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! 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.


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

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.

Monday, January 8 - Monday, 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! 

Monday, January 8 - Friday, March 16

Passholder Appreciation Special Season

Included with Biltmore Annual Pass

During this special time of year, we thank our Passholders with exclusive, deeply discounted offers on estate shopping, dining, and overnight stays, as well as the opportunity to share their Passholder status with friends and family. Join us for 10 weeks of incredible savings!

Friday, February 2 - Friday, February 23 — Fridays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sparkling Wine and Chocolate Tasting at The Inn

Included with stay at The Inn

What better way to toast romance than with a bit of Biltmore’s best bubbly! Tickle your palate with a variety of award-winning sparkling wines, along with a mouth-watering selection of handcrafted chocolate candies.


For overnight guests at The Inn exclusively. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

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

Savor an exquisite three-course meal served in The Inn’s most exclusive and elegantly appointed dining space. Designed to deliver a memorable, romantic culinary experience, each course on this special menu is accompanied by a carefully selected Biltmore wine.


Reservations required, call 866-336-1245.

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