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Cedric’s Tavern invites you to experience our hearty take on Christmas Day dinner. Your robust three-course meal leads off with Oyster and Clam Pan Roast or a Farmer’s Greens Salad, offers up three main course options (Slow Roasted Pheasant, Honey and Mustard Glazed Ham, and Slow Roasted Prime Rib), and concludes with your choice of Gingerbread Cake or White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake. Children’s menu also available, as well as a la carte lunch and dinner menus.


Estate admission or Biltmore Annual Pass required. Reservations highly recommended. Please call 828-225-1320.

Relax and reflect on 2017 and share hopes for the new year in a casual setting that embodies the charm of old Europe. Your celebratory four-course feast features Estate-Raised Ribeye, Seared Duck Breast, Pan Roasted Snapper, Estate-Raised Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb, and Grilled Lobster. Delightfully decadent desserts include our tangy Raspberry Lemon Mousse Bombe and a rich White Chocolate Coffee Bar.


Estate admission or Biltmore Annual Pass with advance reservations required. Please call 828-225-6230 to reserve.

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.

Your ultimate winter getaway awaits at America’s Largest Home® with an alluring combination of value and glamour. Our most peaceful season offers the lowest rates of the year on admission prices and overnight stays at our two splendid hotels. Included with admission are free audio guides (January 8–February 8), free tastings at our Winery, and beginning February 9, the first major exhibition of costumes from the movie Titanic

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!

Saturday, January 20 — 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sparkling Soirée: Style de Masquerade

$85 per person, plus tax and gratuity

A sparkling wonderland befitting a truly grand event awaits you at this special after-hours masquerade celebration. Don a mask and your most stunning attire (prize awarded for best dressed!) and join us in the Winery’s Tasting Room for an evening of elegance. Enjoy a champagne toast, savory canapés, sweet petit fours, and a selection of Biltmore sparkling wines including our new vintage release of Chateau Reserve North Carolina Blanc de Blanc.


Vanderbilt Wine Club members plus one guest enjoy a $20 discount. Biltmore Annual Passholders plus one guest enjoy a $10 discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Evening attire recommended. Masks encouraged, but will also be provided. Reservations required. Please call 800-411-3812 and press 3 to reserve.

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.

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