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Friday, October 17th - Sunday, January 11th

A Gardener’s Place Seminars

Included with estate admission

Please join us in A Gardener’s Place Gift Shop, located beneath the Conservatory, for daily free demonstrations featuring gardening and floral topics.

11:00 a.m. Winter Wreaths
1:00 p.m. Front Door Swags
2:00 p.m. Winter Wreaths
3:00 p.m. Front Door Swags

Candlelight, firelight, and live music bring holiday warmth to the extravagant holiday décor of Biltmore House, creating an evening to remember. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings. Advance reservations are required for evening visits.

Experience the holidays wreathed with the wonder of Biltmore. Our celebration presents Christmas on a grand scale with more than 40 trees decorated by our talented staff, accented with miles of ribbon, garlands, and lights. Festive menus in our restaurants and holiday wine tastings make for a memorable visit.

Monday, January 12th - Monday, March 2nd

Passholder Appreciation - Exclusive Savings

This is the special time of year when we thank our passholders with 2 free admission tickets to share with family and friends, as well as discounts on estate shopping, dining, guided tours, outdoor activities, and stays at the Inn on Biltmore Estate. You’ll also get admission to Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times Exhibition, beginning February 5, 2015.

Monday, January 12th - Thursday, March 19th

Winter at Biltmore

Included with estate admission

Discover our great indoors at America's largest home. Be immersed in the intricate details and artistic touches found in Biltmore House and get a glimpse of tropical beauty in our Conservatory filled with palms, ferns, and orchids. At Antler Hill Village & Winery, enjoy free guided winery tours and exhibits of the Vanderbilts' personal treasures.

Monday, January 26th - Thursday, March 19th

Orchid Talks in the Conservatory

11:00 a.m. Weekdays. Included with estate admission.

Enjoy a complimentary 45 minute talk about our beautiful orchid collection this winter. Capacity is limited to 15 guests daily. Reservations can be made during the day of your visit at any Guest Services location.
Tour meets inside the center front doors of the Conservatory.

Join Winemaker Sharon Fenchak in Athens, Georgia for a seminar on Biltmore Bubbly.

We welcome an exciting new exhibition exploring fashions of the early 1900s featured in the hit PBS series Downton Abbey. Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times includes more than 40 costumes from the series showcased in rooms throughout Biltmore House. The groupings are inspired by the fictional show and by real life at Biltmore, with stories from the estate during the time period woven throughout the exhibition.
Exhibition designed by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop Ltd., London.

Come experience Biltmore Wines at Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina, at this fun Lowcountry festival.

Friday, March 20th - Monday, May 25th

Biltmore Blooms

Included with estate admission

Admire the progression of blossoms throughout all the gardens this spring, ranging from daffodils and stunning tulips to beautiful azaleas and fragrant roses. Biltmore House joins the festivities as well, with a bountiful display of orchids in the indoor Winter Garden and stunning arrangements throughout.