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Cherish Mom on her special day at The Inn’s annual brunch prepared with the freshest seasonal ingredients. Bring your camera and capture this memorable moment in front of our floral photo display beautifully embellished with roses and peonies in various shades of pink.


Call 800-411-3812 to reserve.

Sunday, May 13 —10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Deerpark Restaurant

$56 per adult, $24 per youth (10-16), $15 per child (6-9)

Honor Mom this Mother’s Day with a buffet-style brunch featuring farm-to-table breakfast favorites, hand-carved meats, and chilled seafood.

Reservations recommended, call 828-225-6260. Estate admission required. Passholders with an advanced reservation for Sunday brunch at Deerpark may bring guests without an estate admission ticket with them in their vehicle.

Biltmore’s exciting new exhibition showcases breathtaking large-scale glass sculptures in an equally breathtaking setting: the historic gardens of America’s Largest Home®. The vibrant colors and organic shapes that distinguish Chihuly’s dramatic creations are captivating presented within Biltmore’s artfully designed landscapes. The sculptures' placement in the gardens offers an intriguing juxtaposition of the master works of two consummate artists—premier American artist Dale Chihuly and revered Biltmore landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted.

Biltmore House & Gardens will open to the public for special viewings of Chihuly’s stunning large-scale glass sculptures after dark. Chihuly Nights at Biltmore—by reservation only—is an enchanting opportunity to witness the effects of dramatic nighttime lighting upon the luminous colors and graceful forms of these spectacular installations. Sunset over the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, live music in the gardens, and a wine bar make the evening experience all the more enticing. Chihuly’s towering works of art illuminated against a night sky surrounded by the timeless beauty of Biltmore House & Gardens: a truly moving, memorable experience.


Reservations required; guests must have an evening admission. Biltmore Annual Passholders enjoy a $20 savings per admission.

Saturday, May 19 —1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Target & Taste

$160 per person plus tax for Sporting Clays and Wine Tasting, $50 for Wine Tasting only.

Join us at Biltmore Sporting Clays Club on the estate’s scenic west side! Your leisurely afternoon includes sporting clays activities, followed by a special wine tasting with hors d’oeuvres, plus lawn games, and live music.


Limited number of tickets available, reservations required, please call 800-411-3812 and press 3. Questions about sporting clays? Call 828-257-5959. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy an exclusive 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

Experience a truly unique dining event staged in our historic gardens! This collaborative six-course feast showcases the talents of Biltmore’s chefs, each of whom will present a special course paired with one of Biltmore’s finest wines. Join us in the Conservatory’s Sitting Room for this rare opportunity to dine among the flowers on a glorious late spring evening.


Reservations and advance payment required; call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Explore our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge Mountain backyard and create memories to last a lifetime. Summer at Biltmore offers such fun family-friendly outdoor activities as hiking, biking, stand up paddle boarding and fly fishing. For a more restive pace, enjoy our magnificent gardens, bring a picnic, and relax in a quiet spot. Summer-time savings are available all season long, with $10 off per adult with seven-day advance purchase, and free admission for kids 16 and under!

Sunday, May 27 — 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Celebration Dinner at Antler Hill Barn

$99 per adult/youth plus tax, gratuity included, $60 per child (age 0-9) plus tax, gratuity included

Join us for a delicious dinner buffet that pays tribute to our veterans with a unique USO South Pacific theme evening and fun activities for all ages.  Enjoy live music, Biltmore wine, select beers, and non-alcoholic beverages.  Your evening ends with a dramatic fireworks display on estate grounds.


Overnight stay or Biltmore Annual Pass with advance reservations required. Availability is limited. Please call 866-336-1245 to reserve. Passholder dining discount does not apply for this event.

Saturday, June 9 — 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

June Wine Club Pick-Up Party

$15 per person plus tax for Wine Club members; each Wine Club member may bring one guest for an additional $15 plus tax

Why just pick up your summer wine shipment when you can also enjoy an exclusive members-only opportunity to share fine wine, light bites, live music, and good company? Not yet a Wine Club member? Discover the many benefits of membership and join today!


Exclusively for members of Vanderbilt Wine Club and their guests. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required, call 800-411-3812. No discounts apply for this event. Rain Date: Sunday, June 10, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 30 — 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Mad Hatter Tea Party at Vanderbilt Room at The Inn

$125 per person (gratuity included) plus tax

Join us in the Vanderbilt Room at The Inn to celebrate a book from George Vanderbilt’s personal collection, “Alice in Wonderland,” with this exclusive tea.


Immerse yourself in a truly enchanting “through the looking glass” experience! Savor a selection of fine teas and artfully prepared light bites surrounded by stunning décor inspired by the “Alice in Wonderland” tea party. 


Available to overnight guests, Passholders, and guests with Daytime Admission. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve.

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