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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.

Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Daily

Live Classical Music at The Conservatory

Included with admission

Soloists including harpists, violinists, cellists, and guitarists perform 30-minute instrumental sets at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Depending on the weather, you may find our musicians in our grand glass conservatory, or outside amid the beauty of our spectacular gardens.

Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Daily

Live Classical Music at Biltmore House

Included with admission

The Winter Garden and Breakfast Room of Biltmore House come alive with beautiful music evocative of springtime. Soloists including harpists, violinists, cellists, and guitarists perform 30-minute instrumental sets on weekdays (duos perform on weekends) at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.

Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 1:00 p.m. daily.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Orchids for Everyone

Included with estate admission.

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary gardening demonstration, Orchids for Everyone. Caring for this most beautiful and diverse of all plant species is easier than you think! Discover what orchids need to thrive and re-bloom, season after season.

Monday, March 20 - Saturday, October 28 — Daily

Live Music at Antler Hill Village Bandstand

Included with admission

Relax and unwind to the rhythm and charm of Antler Hill Village as our accomplished jazz, pop, swing, and rock duos and trios deliver fantastic 45-minute sets every hour, on the hour.

 

Monday - Thursday, 2:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. 
Fridays and Saturdays, 4:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. 
Sundays, 2:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. 

Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 2:00 p.m. daily.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Creating a Butterfly Garden

Included with estate admission.

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary gardening demonstration, Creating a Butterfly Garden. Enhance the beauty, life, and motion of your garden with butterfly-attracting plants. Learn about the key role butterflies play in our ecosystem, and which plants work for specific locations.

Friday, March 24 — 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Spring Wine Release

$20 per person, $15 for Biltmore Annual Passholders & Vanderbilt Wine Club Members, plus applicable tax.*

Join us for the first release and tasting of our 2017 Spring Wine–a Rosé that captures the flavor of the season with fruit-forward notes of persimmon and blood orange. Meet this year’s label artist and savor a selection of light bites carefully crafted to complement this very special wine. Includes wine glass souvenir.

 

Reservations required; call 800-411-3812.

*Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, May 21 — 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays

Ask a Gardener

Included with estate admission.

When should you plant bulbs? How do you achieve an ever-changing display of color? What are the tricks to extending your garden’s blooming season? During Biltmore Blooms, our talented horticultural experts are on hand to answer these questions and more! Look for them under the Walled Garden pergola.

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